Carnegie to host Melissa Aldana February 16

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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 www.carnegiehallwv.org.

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.