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Classical Blast blurs musical lines, melding classical music into classic rock hits or rocking music by Beethoven, Bach and composers from other centuries, sometimes adding original lyrics. From Bach to classic rock to metal to pop, we hope you’ll find our approach to music a refreshing change. It’s the past, present & future all brought together in perfect harmony! An evening with Classical Blast is a total blast for any age! Join us for the ride...

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Welcome to the NEW Classical Blast!

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We are so excited to introduce our new string section! Say hello to these world class musicians:Violinist, actor and composer, Greg Hirte is well known in the Chicago theatrical community. He recently performed in Lookingglass Theater’s hit production of “Steadfast Tin Solder." Other theatre credits include: 19 seasons with Goodman Theatre’s "A Christmas Carol;” roles of Luther in "Ring of Fire: The Music of Johnny Cash," and Leon in "Hank Williams: Lost Highway" (American Blues Theater). Greg has performed and composed music for Goodman Theatre, Chicago Shakespeare Theater, Court Theatre, Drury Lane Theatre, Victory Gardens Theater and Piven Theatre Workshop, as well as several international music festivals. He has also performed with bands, Mucca Pazza, The Flashbulb, Gin Palace Jesters, Can.Ky.Ree, and Mojo & The Bayou Gypsies.

Cellist Kelsee Vandervall has been playing cello for 19 years. A Columbia College grad, she received a dual Masters in Cello Performance & Chamber Music from the University of Michigan. She was awarded a Fellowship with the New Haven Symphony in Massachusets. Kelsee has performed with Grammy award winner Paula Cole, Todd Rundgren, smooth jazz artist Brian Culbertson, gypsy jazz guitarist Samuel Strouk, Charlie Sexton, and with groups like the River Raisin Ragtime Revue and Glad Rags. She has recorded with singer/songwriter Yoshi Breen, on John Legend’s “Legendary Christmas” album and episodes of FOX TV's “Empire." Kelsee spent part of 2018 touring with renowned hip-hop artist J Cole. She performs on acoustic and 5-string electric cello.

Violinist, Scott Daniel has been playing since he was 4 years old. Originally from Oak Park, he was assistant concert master for the Berkshire Symphony. Scott is currently in the Masters Program at DePaul after graduating from Williams College in Massachusets. He has performed at music festivals in Vienna and Quebec, as well as the U.S. He has also performed with a number of jazz and rock groups in Chicago. He's a violin monster on electric violin!

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Metamorphosis   Classified
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Metamorphosis Track list:

1.  Immigrant Song/ In the Hall of the Mountain King
2.  In the Air Tonight/ Sarabande
3.  Metamorphosis
4.  Wrapped Around Your Finger/ Pavane
5.  Crazy Train/ Canon in D
6.  Creep/ Cello Suite No. 1/ Ave Maria
7.  Mr. Brightside/ Ode to Joy
8.  Nature’s Way
9.  Us & Them/ Clair de Lune
10. Celtic Crossover (Swallowtail - Tam Lin)
11. Layla
12. Beautiful

BONUS TRACK:
Nights in White Satin/ Greensleeves




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Classified Track list:

1. The White Room
2. Beautiful Day
3. Dust In the Wind
4. WonderWall
5. Babe, I’m Gonna Leave You/ While My Guitar Gently Weeps
6. Beat It
7. Nothing Else Matters
8. Sweet Child O’ Mine
9. Comfortably Numb
10. Breakfast in America/Stairway to Heaven


Dark Side
$15

Dark Side of the Yule Track list:

1. Coventry Carol/ Great Gig in the Sky
2. Silent Night/ Sound of Silence
3. Twinkle
4. Fairytale
5. Imagine
6. Dance of the Sugarplum Fairy/ Enter Sandman
7. Carol of the Bells/ Game of Thrones
8. River
9. Pray for Me
10. Gabriel’s Message
11. God Rest Ye Merry Gentlemen
12. Amazing Grace/ Hallelujah

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