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Turtle Island Quartet – Visiting artist

October 2, 2018 @ 11:00 am - 11:50 am

4 male musicians playing string instruments

4 male musicians with string instruments with trees, leaves & stone arch in backgroundThe Turtle Island Quartet, a modern string quartet, will perform Tuesday, Oct. 2 in Building 4, Room 115.

Since its inception in 1985, the Turtle Island Quartet has been a singular force in the creation of bold, new trends in chamber music for strings.

The journey has taken the quartet through forays into folk, bluegrass, swing, be-bop, funk, R&B, new age, rock, hip-hop, as well as music of Latin America and India … a repertoire consisting of hundreds of ingenious arrangements and originals.

Winner of the 2006 and 2008 Grammy Awards for Best Classical Crossover Album, Turtle Island fuses the classical quartet esthetic with contemporary American musical styles.

Their visit is sponsored by Quad City Arts Visiting Artist Series.


October 2, 2018
11:00 am - 11:50 am
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Black Hawk College Quad-Cities Campus
6600 34th Ave.
Moline, IL 61265 United States


Jon Palomaki