Serenata Brasileira

Martin Kuuskmann and Jovino Santos Neto

Monday, July 10, 7:30pm

Two Grammy nominated musicians perform at the Jansen Art Center in Lynden, Washington on Monday, July 10 at 7:30pm.

Bassoonist Martin Kuuskmann and  pianist and composer, Jovino Santos Neto join forces to interpret a selection of lyrical pieces by Brazilian composers during this special engagement.

The serenade will include music by Antonio Carlos Jobim, Hermeto Pascoal, Santos Neto, Pixinguinha, Edu Lobo and more. The audience can expect beautiful and profound melodies, inspired interpretations and deep musical interactions.

Three-time Latin Grammy nominee Jovino Santos Neto, a master pianist, composer and arranger, is among the top Brazilian musicians working today, bringing energetic grooves and lyrical melodies to a variety of musical genres, blending both traditional and modern styles.

Jovino gives lectures, clinics and master classes worldwide on a variety of musical topics, and is a professor of Music at Cornish College of the Arts in Seattle, Washington.

An Estonian-born bassoon virtuoso with two Grammy nominated albums, Martin Kuuskmann’s charismatic and commanding performances throughout the world have earned him repute as one of the leading solo instrumentalists today.

Professor Kuuskmann recently joined the faculty of the Lamont School of Music in Denver, Colorado.

This concert is a collaboration between the Jansen Art Center and the Drayton Harbor Music Festival. Tickets are $20 and available for purchase here online or at the Gallery Shop at the Jansen Art Center. 

  • Neto & Kuuskmann
    July 10, 2017
    7:30 pm - 9:30 pm


321 Front St, Lynden, Washington, 98264, United States


The Chamber Hall at the Jansen Art Center is located in the NW corner of the second floor: