Due to COVID-19 the precautions we are taking to protect our community, there will be no in-person shows this year. We look forward to seeing our artist series supporters next year!
At Advent Christian Village, our senior living activities are designed to create engaging experiences for everyone in the community to enjoy. And that’s exactly what the Dowling Park Artist Series accomplishes. This unique connection of senior living and art gives you the chance to see amazing performers that are happy to share their passion with you. Explore some past events below and join us in redefining art for seniors!
Every life has a purpose. From the time Paul Saik was a small child, he has touched the lives of many with his talents and love of music. An accomplished vocalist and pianist, Paul is living his purpose with every breath and every step…armed with a passion for sacred music and a sincere desire to reach others with the powerful message of Christ’s love.
Jerry Ryan, Bobby Horton, Brad Ryan and Andy Meginniss perform their great audience-enthralling form of music combined with a huge dose of comedy. Between performances with symphony orchestras, opening for Red Skelton, Barbara Mandrel, Jeff Foxworthy and many more top stars and concerts for Chambers of Commerce, art councils and city celebrations, these entertainers maintain a busy schedule!
Greg is a world-class harpist whose aggressive style of playing usually redefines the listener’s concept of performance on the harp. His superb musicianship combined with an enthusiastic attitude toward the Christian life has made him one of the most sought-after Christian performers in America for the past 25 years.
Songs that are mostly new, with age-old themes, Williamson Branch’s music is mostly bluegrass, sometimes country, often times gospel, but always fresh and exciting. Their vocals soar with a closeness that can only be found in family members. Their instrumentation is impressive, their laughter is contagious, their clog dancing is exhilarating, and their personalities are sparkling.
Erma Bombeck shattered the taboo against admitting to the frustrations and fatigue of being a housewife and mother. Find out how Erma got started as a humorist. Chuckle along as she pokes fun at kids, diets, husbands, household appliances, and especially herself. Includes a Q&A in character with Erma Bombeck, and a Q&A with the presenter, Susan Marie Frontczak.
Jon and Ben Burchfield make music that inspires the soul. Classical guitar, midi-marimba, Irish whistles and recorders make these two artists sound like an entire ensemble! The stylistic diversity of Appalachian, Classical, Jazz, Renaissance, Praise, Worship and Gospel has attributed to the stunning arrangements that have put this Dove-nominated duo in demand. Their concerts are a combination of music, storytelling and comedy as each plays off the other in a way that’s entertaining and captivating.
The King’s Brass provides innovative worship for young and old alike through the “best in sacred brass music.” By teaming together, these Christian professionals from around the USA perform their original arrangements as heard on their eight recordings. For more than twenty years, The King’s Brass has performed over one hundred concerts each season with three trumpets, three trombones, a tuba, keyboards, and percussion.
Kirk Whipple & Marilyn Morales are devoted to programming a wide variety of works for two pianos and 1 piano / 4 hands. Their acclaimed interpretations of the classical duo literature, modern works and their own original compositions have won them audiences in communities throughout the United States and abroad. Their performances are hits with audiences of all ages and musical backgrounds.
ACV is dedicated to continuing to provide opportunities for residents of this area to experience the performing arts locally. In order to accomplish this, however, your help is needed. If you wish to support the arts in Dowling Park, or for more information, please contact:
Performers who would like more information about being part of the Live! at Dowling Park, Artist Series should also contact Mr. Grillo.