Kitchigami Regional Library will present A World of Music with Todd Green Legacy concerts in Kitchigami communities during March and April. Green will present a community concert in Wadena at Memorial Auditorium on Saturday, April 9 at 7 p.m. The concert is free, and tickets may be picked up at the library. Library staff asked that you get tickets or call ahead only so they can plan for refreshments, seating and evaluations.
Multi-instrumentalist Todd Green performs original music on more than 30 acoustic string, flute and percussion instruments from around the world, inspired by the cultures of the Middle East, Central Asia, Far East and South America. He uses digital samplers to record and overdub himself live on stage to become a one-man-orchestra of unique and exotic instruments from all over the world. Todd takes his audience on an amazing World Music tour, adding to his performance with entertaining and informative explanations of the music and instruments.
Green has been writing and performing his music professionally since the age of 15. Green attended Berklee College of Music, and studied with guitar greats George Benson, Pat Matheny, Christopher Parkening, and Mick Goodrick. He studied ethnic instruments, including the Indian Bansuri flute with masters Sachdev and Steve Gorn. Green is known for his diverse talent on a multitude of string, flute and percussion instruments. He is acclaimed for his virtuosity on the Middle Eastern Oud or Kemenche, the South American Charango and Zamponia, and the East Indian Tablas or Santoor.
Green's artistic mission is to "help bring down the barriers that divide us by experiencing other cultures through their music" Regardless of your musical interests and background, a Todd Green performance is a unique experience that will broaden your musical horizons in an unforgettable way.