THANKS TO ALL FOR A GREAT 2013 FESTIVAL!
2012-2013 Season Performers
Below is a list of peformers presenting concerts and workshops during the 2012-2013 Season on the Mount Dora Music Festival. Most concerts are free to the public and a select few require tickets. To purchase tickets, visit the Tickets Page.
Jefferson Starship Acoustic
Jefferson Starship, the name created by Paul Kantner for his 1971 solo debut "Blows Against The Empire" recording has endured 37 years as rock music's premier "political science fiction" themed band. That recording was the first and only to ever be nominated for literary science fiction's Hugo Award … a stellar achievement. Read More »
Eirinn Abú's A Saxy Valentine's event has been cancelled by the artist.
Eirinn Abú realizes the power and importance of music in a person's life and as a result he wants his music to always speak to a person's soul even more than just creating something that simply sounds good. Read More »
Born in Villemomble, France, Laurent Boukobza entered the world of music at the age of 10 when he began studying with Catherine Collard at the Paris Conservatory where after graduation he worked as an Assistant Piano Instructor. Laurent is the recipient of the First Prize of Piano and Chamber Music from the Conservatoire National Superieur de Musique de Paris. He has also studied with the respected Germaine Mounier, Yvonne Loriod and Michel Beroff. His background also encompasses Chamber Music studies with Jean-Claude Pennetier, Christian Ivaldi, and the "Amadeus Quartet". Read More »
Nici Haerter is an accomplished harpist with over 25 years performance experience. Digital sales of her solo CD " Harp For All Ages" spans five continents and counting. As a soloist, Nici performs regularly throughout Central Florida at corporate functions, special events, elegant weddings, and at skilled care facilities in the "Healing Harp," where she also plays with a portable, strolling/therapy harp for a more interactive and personal approach. Read More »
Legacy! is a musical group comprised of professional singers who are available to perform in ensembles of varying sizes. Read More »
Leo Lopez is an extremely talented guitarist, born on the Caribbean coastal town of Ponce, Puerto Rico. In his small community of Belgica the musical style of Bomba y Plena was born. From his childhood room he listened to the musicians in the streets jam until the wee hours of the morning. At the age of three his mother bought him his first guitar and he was hooked. His formal training started at the age of eight in the public school system and continued with private lessons until he was one of the chosen few to study in the arts academy in his town. Read More »
The Simple Cavemen
A Central Florida porch band devoted to three chords and the truth, the Simple Cavemen are familiar to Lake County music fans from regular appearances at the Yalaha Bakery. For a decade, these Cavemen have been evolving from suburban patio dwellers into sophisticated beings skilled at striking stringed instruments and drums. Here is their story, recently found scrawled in primitive handwriting on the bathroom walls at a Central Florida Waffle House. Read More »
Slip & the Spinouts
When Yeehaw Junction's favorite sons, Slip, Noah, and Scott - better known as Slip and the Spinouts - kick into
gear, they don’t mess around. Rockabilly is their music and they own it like no other Florida band. Mixing it
up with western swing, surf, old country, blues and roots music, they take you on a thrill ride back to the
hot rockin’ days of Elvis, Johnny Cash, Buck Owens, Carl Perkins, Hank Williams, and Johnny Burnette.
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Justin Weber, pianist and composer, is currently a music composition and theory major in his Junior year at Stetson University in Deland, FL. Well known to many Mount Dora residents, Justin has played piano at local events and clubs, has acted in productions at the Sonnentag Theater at the Ice House, and has been Music Director at the theater for both youth and adult productions. Read More »
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