This Saturday night the 21st of July at 7pm, The Kirk will host the Rendezvous Quartet. This is band is sponsored by the Los Primos Project. A project started over 20 years ago by Jeff Goodspeed and his wife Amara, it has raised over $600,000 for music education in NS as well as sending 700 musical instruments to Cuba and 400 cultural exchanges between Cuba and NS. The quartet features Jeff on sax along with Augusto Enriquez and his son and daughter. Augusto is one of the most popular musicians in Cuba, he has played with Pavaroti among many others.
In July 2018 there will be a very special Musical Rendezvous! Augusto Pedro is the 25 year old son of Augusto Enriquez and he has been studying classical guitar in Spain for the past 6 years. He has been a featured soloist with the Madrid Symphony Orchestra.
Alison Enriquez is Augusto's 17 year old daughter and she has been studying high school in Halifax for the past 2 years. She is currently the principal 2nd violin with both the Nova Scotia Youth Orchestra and the Dalhousie Symphony Orchestra.