Carnegie to host Melissa Aldana February 16

Melissa Aldana

Carnegie Hall invites the public to an evening of jazz with tenor saxophonist Melissa Aldana on Friday, Feb. 16, at 7:30 p.m.

Aldana became the first female instrumentalist and the first South American to win the Thelonious Monk Competition in 2013. She is also a recipient of the Martin E. Segal Award from Jazz at Lincoln Center and a double recipient of the Altazor Award, Chile’s highly prestigious national arts prize.

The Mainstage Lounge host for this performance is Katie Eads of Edward Jones Investments. Doors open at 6:30 p.m.

Students are encouraged to take advantage of the special $7 student rate for this performance. Adult tickets to the performance are $30, and discounts are available for Carnegie Hall members, senior citizens, and military. To purchase tickets, please call 304-645-7917 or visit

This engagement of Melissa Aldana is funded through the Mid Atlantic Tours program of Mid Atlantic Arts Foundation with support from the National Endowment for the Arts.