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Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum Musician Spotlight: Mark O’Connor
Sun., February 12, 1:00 pm-2:00 pm
Mark O’Connor is a Grammy and Country Music Association award-winning composer, violinist/fiddler, guitarist, mandolin player and educator. He began as a child prodigy and has performed, recorded and composed music in multiple genres during his 50-year career. O’Connor has released numerous solo albums; written concertos performed by the Baltimore Symphony Orchestra, the Chicago Symphony and the London Philharmonic Orchestra; and collaborated with Sam Bush, Bela Fleck, Yo-Yo Ma, Tony Rice and Wynton Marsalis. His playing can be heard on more than 500 albums by artists including the Judds, Dolly Parton, Paul Simon, James Taylor and Randy Travis, and his influential O’Connor Method of fiddle instruction is widely used by hundreds of music teachers around the world. Ford Theater. Included with Museum admission. Program ticket required. Free to Museum members.