Thursday, September 15, 6 - 8pm
THURSDAY TUNES AT TAM
Artist and producer Georgette Gantner teams up with the Torrance Art Museum to present Thursday Tunes at TAM, a monthly series of live music events hosted by the museum. Thursday Tunes at TAM seeks to build the publics’ engagement with the musical arts by highlighting different musical genres. The monthly performances are offered free of charge and provide a unique musical and artistic experience, a live concert set against the museum’s current running exhibitions.
The events are open to the public
This month's live performers are the group Grant Hungerford & Friends, featuring Grant Hungerford on trumpet, September 15th from 6:00 to 8:00PM at the Torrance Art Museum. The museum's current exhibition is "The Gildless Age," guest curated by Denise Johnson.
Suggested Donation: $20
Thursday, August 11: Grant Hungerford & Friends
Grant Hungerford (Trumpet) received merit scholarships to attend USC, B.M. and the Manhattan School of Music, M.M. where he studied under principal trumpet players with the Los Angeles Philharmonic, New York Philharmonic and the Metropolitan Opera among others. In New York, Hungerford performed with many different groups playing both classical and pop music, including playing on the Double Fantasy album with John Lennon and Yoko Ono. After Lennon’s death and the plans for world tour were canceled, he returned to classical music. Hungerford has since performed with virtually every orchestra in the Los Angeles area, and is currently Principal Trumpet with the Burbank Philharmonic, the Downey Symphony, The Peninsula Symphony, Trumpet professor at UC Santa Barbara, and Music Director of St. John Fisher Church in Rancho Palos Verdes. He has been recorded on soundtracks for movies and commercials as well as many CD projects.
Accompanying Grant will be Brian Chapman on bass. Joe DiResta on guitar and John Rusnak on piano.
About the Series’ Founder
Georgette Gantner is an artist whose goal is to support the arts. She has produced a number of exhibits through the Redondo Beach Art Group. In her great appreciation of music, her intention is to promote and present the talents of upcoming musicians and composers in a local setting.