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Rendezvous Arts/Salon Series-AcrossTheBoard Quartet Virtually From Friday, February 12 - Friday, March 26

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Rendezvous Arts/Salon Series-AcrossTheBoard Quartet Virtually Part of the Salon Series

  • Dates: February 12 - March 26
  • Time: 12:00 am to 11:59 pm
  • Price: $10 – $38
    if event takes place in person, tickets $38. $10 virtual ticket

This link is available for purchase through March 26th.  You will receive a link to the concert in your ticket confirmation email, and it is yours to watch at your convenience.

Rendezvous Arts
Across The Board Quartet-VIRTUALLY

Where music, art and people come to play
Katherine Hughes / Kent Wehman / Ken Haebich / Neal Wehman

Celebrate Valentine’s Day weekend with your sweetheart and this amazing group of musicians—traditional Valentine’s tunes like Rodgers and Hart’s “My Funny Valentine” will be interspersed with fun tangos by Astor Piazolla and more!  In light of the pandemic, this concert is being held virtually.  Buy purchasing a ticket, you will receive a link that is yours to watch at your convenience!

The AcrossTheBoard Quartet is jazz-based, but also plays a range of music, as their name implies. The group came together through an annual Concert for Peace curated by violinist Katherine Hughes. Katherine is a versatile musician who is known for performing a wide variety of styles—classical, pop, jazz, folk. She has appeared on concert stages, in the orchestra pits of operas and Broadway musicals, on many recordings, and in numerous television productions. Kent Wehman has been an active freelance pianist in the Chicago area for the past forty years. He has performed with many types of groups playing jazz, pop, dance, and classical music in clubs, hotels, restaurants, and churches. Bassist Ken Haebich began his professional music career at age 13. He is currently a Professional Musician, Bassist, Composer, and Educator. Neal Wehman has been a top call freelance drummer in the Chicagoland area since 2007.  He has been hired to play for the PBS special “Chicago Voices” featuring artists Renee Fleming, Kurt Elling, and John Prine.  He was also a drummer for the hit Broadway musical “Hamilton” in Chicago. Together they perform an appealing repertoire that draws on their varied experience.


February’s Featured Artist is Cynthia Von Orthal:
Cynthia is an actress, writer, director and puppet designer. She has performed at many theaters across the country and in Europe, including the Goodman, Steppenwolf, Victory Gardens, Blue Rider, The Actor’s Gang in Los Angeles and Trejnar Studios in Prague. While at Hystopolis Puppet Theatre, Ms. Von Orthal co-created an all puppet version of The Adding Machine, which won an International UNIMA Award for Excellence in Puppetry. Her own company, Von Orthal Puppets, has designed puppets and masks for several productions for Chicago’s theatre and ballet scene including Joffrey Ballet and Goodman Theatre.  Ms. Von Orthal has produced an original all puppet musical, Akuba’s Dream, which she wrote with her husband, composer Paul Mertens of Poi Dog Pondering. She has appeared on Roseanne and in the film A League of Their Own, and is a graduate of the Goodman School of Drama.


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