DAVIDSON – Israeli multi-instrumentalist Amir Gwirtzman will perform a free concert Friday, April 15, at 6:30 p.m. at Davidson College Presbyterian Church’s Congregation House, 218 Davidson-Concord Road.
Gwirtzman has performed around the world and is a master of saxophones and clarinets of all sizes, flutes from around the world, bagpipes, vuvuzela and a woodwind section full of other African, Asian, European and Middle Eastern wind instruments.
He performed at the White House during a ceremony for the 50th anniversary of the founding of Israel.
The Charles and Lynn Schusterman Family Foundation is sponsoring the artist’s U.S. tour to expose American audiences to talented Israeli artists. The Goldring/Woldenberg Institute of Southern Jewish Life, based in Jackson, Miss., is coordinating the 13-state Southern part of the tour, and the Lake Norman Jewish Congregation is co-sponsoring Gwirtzman’s Davidson appearance.