Elisabeth Von Trapp in Concert on October 11, 2009 at 7:00pm:
For Elisabeth vonTrapp "the sound sof music" are part of her earliest memories. Born and raised in Vermont, Elisabeth is the granddaughter of the legendary Maria and Baron von Trapp, whose story inspired The Sound of Music. Singing professionally since childhood, Elisabeth has enthralled audiences from European cathedrals to Washington D.C.'s Kennedy Center.
Inspired by her father Werner von Trapp's guitar playing and singing, Elisabeth has carried on the legacy of the internationally renowned Trapp Family Singers. She begaan taking piano lessons when she was eight and by the age of sixteen she was playing guitar and traveling back roads of New England performing with her siblings at weddings, gospel meetings and town halls.
Building on her famed family's passion for music, Elisabeth has breated her own artistic style, at once ethereal and earthy, delicate, and powerful. Listeners have likened her to Judy Collins and Loreena McKennit. Critics have called her voice.. "hauntingly clear" "joyfully expressive" and "simply beautiful". The Boston Globe raves that "before the concert is over, she will have the crowd gasping with the sheer beauty of her voice."
Come to Kernstown UMC on October 11, 2009 for this uplifting concert event!
For more information about Elisabeth von Trapp, please visit her website at: