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Sat, Jun 08


Colonial Beach Baptist Church

Woodland Sketches | A Voice & Piano Recital (Livestream Available)

Kick off your Potomac River Fest weekend and join Benjamin Swanson and David Kim for “Woodland Sketches” – a mesmerizing voice and piano recital featuring a rich variety of French, Italian, and English art songs.

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Woodland Sketches | A Voice & Piano Recital (Livestream Available)
Woodland Sketches | A Voice & Piano Recital (Livestream Available)

Time & Location

Jun 08, 2024, 4:00 PM – 5:00 PM

Colonial Beach Baptist Church, 10 Garfield Ave, Colonial Beach, VA 22443, USA

About the event

Step into a magical world where the enchanting melodies of nature intertwine with the human experience through the captivating voices of tenor Benjamin Swanson and the masterful piano artistry of David Kim. In the heart of Summer 2024, the serene ambiance of woodlands will echo with the ethereal tunes of Woodland Sketches, a voice and piano recital that promises an unforgettable journey through lush musical landscapes.

*Livestream link included with ticket purchase.*

🌺 Harmony in Nature, Music, and the Human Experience:

Woodland Sketches is a celebration of the symbiotic relationship between music, nature, and the human soul. Each composition is a brushstroke, painting a vivid picture of the interconnectedness between the melodies inspired by woodlands and the depths of the human experience. As the artists bring to life compositions inspired by the beauty of woodlands, the audience is invited to embark on a sensory journey, connecting with the melodies as they intertwine with the natural world.

🦋 Artists in Focus:

Benjamin Lowell Swanson: A dynamic music educator and tenor vocalist, Benjamin Swanson breathes life into the beauty of music. His dedication as the Artistic Director of Soundwaves Chorale and other esteemed roles showcases a commitment to nurturing musical talents and creating inclusive musical cultures. Having shared the stage with renowned ensembles and artists, his unwavering passion illuminates every performance.

David Kim: David Jonghak Kim is a multifaceted musician whose journey from the Cleveland Institute of Music to his role as a distinguished pianist, composer, and faculty member at the VCU Music Department has been defined by a passion for music and mentorship. With a rich history of global mentorship for rising pianists and a profound dedication to composition, David Kim brings a unique blend of expertise to every note, making him a distinctive force in the world of classical music.


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