First Friday Concert Series: Linda Sparks & Steven Paul Spears


Everyone is welcome. If accommodations are needed to attend, please contact the library administrative office at 920-886-6315 or by email at at least 24 hours in advance of the program.

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Join us for a wonderful performance from accomplished pianist, Linda Sparks and talented vocalist, Steven Paul Spears!

About the Performers

Linda Sparks, pianist, is a well-known performer, teacher, and adjudicator in the Fox Valley. A native of Alabama, she earned her master’s in piano performance at the University of Alabama, where she graduated with special honors, and then taught at Jacksonville State University. A staff accompanist at Lawrence Conservatory, she has taught at UW-Green Bay, UW-Fox Valley, Lawrence Academy of Music, and continues to maintain a private teaching studio.

Noted for being “most consistently musical, most clear in diction,” possessing a “stunningly beautiful, edgeless tenor” and for “lustrous singing,” tenor Steven Paul Spears has performed with many arts organizations across the United States and Europe. Receiving a master’s degree in Music from the Juilliard School and a bachelor’s degree in Music from the University of Louisville, Steven is in his 19th year of teaching at Lawrence Conservatory.

2023 marks the 16th year of Linda and Steven’s collaboration, which they have done for many recitals and occasions.

The concert will take place in the first floor Shattuck Community Room. All interested individuals are welcome to attend this free event!

The Friends of the Neenah Public Library and the Neenah Public Library Trust Fund present the Concert Series. Donations to the Friends and the Trust Fund are always accepted and appreciated

May 12, 2023 @ 02:00 pm
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