The Maitland Symphony Orchestra Presents “An Evening with National Hammered Dulcimer Champion, Joshua Messick”

Blue Bamboo Center for the Arts, 1905 Kentucky Ave, Winter Park

Asheville, North Carolina-based National Hammered Dulcimer Champion, Joshua Messick, breathes new life into an ancient, enchanting instrument. Be transported as he weaves cinematic stylings and endless imagination with virtuosic performances. A beautiful and captivating listening experience, Joshua’s musical artistry is influenced by Celtic, World, Renaissance, Folk, and Classical music. www.joshuamessick.com

“I came upon Joshua Messick bringing a gorgeous hammered dulcimer to life. His ability to pull both gentle beauty and edgy power out of this instrument is astounding. And his ear is impeccable. I had no idea that a hammered dulcimer player could be a rockstar.” BJ Leiderman – Theme Composer, NPR

“Joshua is a player who understands the power of the space between the notes and has the ability to transform a solo piece into a symphonic experience.” Jerry Read Smith, Master Hammered Dulcimer Luthier