Arts center to present music
Merryall Center for the Arts on Chapel Hill Road will present a musical program Sept. 16 at 8 p.m.
Tom Do Brasil, formed to perform the music style Choro, expanded to include Bossa Nova, Forro and Sertanejo.
They have partnered with New York City-based Vox Novus to commission new works by contemporary composers.
The musicians, from different backgrounds, add their own style and talents to the colorful sounds of Brazil and Latin America.
This year, according to Kristin Mather de Andrade, who leads the group, it has reached out to some of the best musicians from Brazil itself to join the group.
Joining deAndrade, who plays clarinet and sings, will be Sergio Krakowski on pandeiro, Vitor Gonçalves on accordion, Eduardo Belo on bass and Benji Kaplan on guitar.
Tickets are $20 online and a the door.