For your listening pleasure: The Fabulous French and slack-key mastery

Shot of Danny Carvalho standing against some windows at sunset while playing a guitar. The sun is reflected off of the windows

Danny Carvalho

The UH West Oʻahu community will have two musical opportunities this week when the Galliard String Quartet and singer, songwriter and slack-key artist Danny Carvalho visit campus.

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On Wednesday evening Chamber Music Hawaiʻi’s Galliard String Quartet will take advantage of the great acoustics of the James & Abigail Campbell Library when it performs a program titled “The Fabulous French.” The evening will feature the music of turn-of-the-century composers Germaine Tailleferre, Édouard Lalo, and Claude Debussy.

The performance is scheduled from 7 to 9 p.m., Wednesday, Oct. 17. UH West Oʻahu students with a current ID can attend for free; UH West Oʻahu faculty and staff receive a $5 discount off of the $31 general admission price.

On Thursday afternoon, Na Hoku Hanohano and Grammy nominated singer, songwriter, and slack-key artist Danny Carvalho will appear at a Hoʻokani Kulanui, an opportunity for students, faculty, staff and community members to join in music making or just listen. Carvalho will join with multi-Hōkū-award winner and UH West Oʻahu faculty member Bobby Moderow Jr. for the 1 to 3 p.m. session in the UH West Oʻahu Dining Hall.

The event is free and is is sponsored by the UH West Oʻahu PIKO Project which is funded by a U.S. Department of Education Title III grant, and the UH West Oʻahu Humanities Division – Music program.

Images courtesy of Danny Carvalho and Chamber Music Hawaii