An Evening of Brazilian Music

Kristen Mather de Andrade and her Little Big Band 

Join acclaimed clarinetist/vocalist Kristen Mather de Andrade and her “little big band” as they play music from her debut Brazilian music album “Clarão,” and some classics from the Brazilian repertoire.

Kristen will be joined by a full horn section in addition to her frequent collaborators, the great Brazilian musicians César Garabini (7-string guitar) and Eduardo Belo (double bass).

70-minute program with no intermission, held outdoors in the open air chapel at Asbury United Methodist Church.

Reservations are recommended for concert seating; lawn seating and “bring your own chair” seating available in the rear of the parking lot. Ample parking. Refreshments will be served following the performance.

Click 'Reserve Tickets' or call the church office at 914-779-3722 and leave a message with name, phone number, email address, and number in your party.


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Eclectic virtuoso Kristen Mather de Andrade has been a member of the prestigious West Point Concert Band since 2007 and the Band’s principal clarinetist and soloist since 2012. Additionally, Kristen is the clarinetist, co-founder and artistic director of Vent Nouveau, a New York City ensemble that performs and records material exclusively for winds and brass, as well as the West Point Band’s one-of-a-kind ensemble, Quintette 7. She became interested in Brazilian music and culture when she met her husband in 2011, and her album “Clarão,” has received accolades both in the U.S. and in Brazil for its authenticity, creativity, and virtuosity. A soulful singer as well, Kristen’s vocal stylings have been hailed as “just as powerful as her clarinet.” (Independent Artist Buzz)