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Pianist Paul Sullivan will be joined by Winter Harbor Music Festival Artistic Director Deirdre McArdle for a concert which will bridge the gap between classical music and jazz. Paul Sullivan has enjoyed a richly varied and distinguished career as a composer and a pianist. As a soloist, with his trio, and as a member of the Paul Winter Consort, he has played concert tours in most of the United States and Europe, as well as the Middle East, Central America, and Asia. He has performed among the dunes of the Negev Desert, in Leonard Bernstein’s living room, and on the stages of many of the world’s finest concert halls. He has been a guest on Marian McPartland’s “Piano Jazz”, and he has also performed with some legendary orchestras, such as the Philadelphia Orchestra under Eugene Ormandy, the Boston Pops under both Arthur Fiedler and Keith Lockhart, and several regional orchestras around the US.

Sullivan has worked in some of New York’s most prestigious jazz clubs as well, including Sweet Basil, The Village Vanguard, and Bradley’s. He has played with a wide variety of masters from Benny Goodman to Tommy Flanagan, as well as Red Mitchell, Lou Donaldson, George Mraz, Gerry Hemingway, Marc Helias, Gene Bertoncini, Eugene Friesen, Jamie Haddad, Luciana Sousa, Cafe, Sarah Lee Guthrie, Noel Stookey, Don McLean, Pheeroan AkLaff, Eddie Daniels, Richard Stoltzman, Nana Vasconcelos, Cyro Baptista, Ivan Lins, Glen Velez and many other luminaries. His 18 CDs have sold over 300 thousand copies and have won 3 Indie Awards. His music has been broadcast internationally, as well as on all the major American networks, including National Public Radio. He received a Grammy Award for his work on the Paul Winter Consort CD, Silver Solstice.

Founder of the Winter Harbor Music Festival, and daughter of Irish-American painter Patrick McArdle, Deirdre is the Executive Director of Harbor Music; The Artur Balsam Ensemble Classes for Piano and Strings, supported by Indiana University, the manager of the 92 Y Orchestra, artistic director of the Alexander & Buono International Flute Competition, and serves as a member of the executive board of the New York Flute Club. An avid chamber music player, she has had notable performances with members of the New York Philharmonic, the Metropolitan Opera Orchestra and the Los Angeles Philharmonic. Deirdre has served on the faculties of Manhattan School of Music and Bowdoin College and performed to critical acclaim in solo recital at Carnegie’s Weill Recital Hall and the South Bank Centre in London. Recent performances include a tour of Taiwan and Japan with the Taipei Philharmonic and the Saga Harmonie, appearances in Israel, France and Ireland and concerts at the 92nd Street Y and the Nicholas Roerich Museum in New York City.

Acadia's Oceanside Meadows Innstitute is honored to present this program of the Winter Harbor Music Festival that has many magnificent evenings of music planned for this 2019 season including Goldberg Variations performed by Deiran Manning, Jeffrey Swann in Concert, Soprano Laura Whittenberger,WHMF Gala Concert, Annual Summer Sing, HMS Pinafore at Hammond Hall, Side by Side Matinee and HMS Pinafore on the Pier and wrapping up with a wonderful Violin and Piano recital.

To read more about all the Arts and Science programming at Acadia's Oceanside Meadows Innstitute please see our 2019 calendar of events.

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