In partnership with Strathmore's Artist in Residence Program (AIR), The Village at Rockville is pleased to host the final concert in the series.
Patrick McAvinue, fiddle.
International Bluegrass Music Association Momentum Instrumentalist of the Year, Patrick is regarded as one of the most innovative and driven young fiddlers in the industry, able to translate the traditions of bluegrass into a fresh, eclectic, forward-thinking language of his own. A highly in-demand sideman, he has performed and recorded with bluegrass music icons Bobby Osborne, Del McCoury, Marty Stuart, Paul Williams and J.D. Crowe, to name a few. He and his fiddle have appeared at Carnegie Hall, The Kennedy Center, The Birchmere, The Country Ren-dez vous Festival in Crappone, FR, The U.S. Embassy in Quito, EC, Die Dreikönigskirche in Dresden, DE, The Koppernik Theatre in Prague, CZ and The Harrietville Bluegrass & Country Festival in Harrietville, AUS. Currently, Patrick tours with the acclaimed bluegrass super-group Audie Blaylock & Redline, the Baltimore-based traditional roots quartet Charm City Junction and is a featured recording artist for the Patuxent Music recording label.
He holds a BM in Jazz Performance from Towson University, where he studied under the direction of renowned pianist Tim Murphy, trumpeter David Ballou and violinist Dr. Jeffrey Howard. Currently, Patrick resides in Baltimore, MD where he is a private music educator, teaching children and adults alike.
An Informational Community session will begin at 5pm with a wine and cheese reception at 5:30pm, and concert immediately following at 6:30 p.m.
Please RSVP online today, as seating is limited and available on a first-come, first-served basis.
For more information about The Village at Rockville, please call (301) 424-9560.