Sat, Feb 02|
Concert in Newport w Mikaela Schey
3 hours of solo sets and collaboration at Cafe Mundo in Newport, OR!
Time & Location
Feb 02, 2019, 6:00 PM – 9:00 PM
Cafe Mundo, 209 NW Coast St, Newport, OR 97365, USA
About the event
Musician Sean Frenette undoubtably holds the distinction of being the only musician to have performed at Carnegie Hall 3 times on 3 different instruments AND performed at Lincoln City’s Annual Chowder Cook-Off in 2011. (Word is that he even composed a “theme song” especially for the cook-off!)
Since 2011 Sean’s returns to the Oregon Coast have primarily been with the kirtan ensemble Shantala, who Sean toured worldwide with for seven years. Next weekend, however, Sean returns to the Oregon Coast with an entirely new offering of solo
guitar, piano, woodwinds, percussion, and vocal music and also in collaboration with guitarist, beat-boxer, poet, vocalist Mikaela Schey formerly of the cosmic-folk quintet Sol Nectar.
Friday, February 1st, at 7pm Sean will do a catered concert event at Neskowin Valley School
10005 Slab Creek Rd. Neskowin, OR. Tickets available at: www.neskowinvalleyschool.com
Saturday, February 2nd, from 6 -9 pm Sean and Mikaela will play solo and together at Café
Mundo in Newport, OR. NO COVER, all ages. Café Mundo is at 209 NW Coast St, Newport,
OR. For more info visit: http://www.cafemundo.us
Sunday, February 3rd, 1-3pm Sean returns to Corvallis to offer his popular vocal class series "Nada Yoga and Raga Singing: Effortless Singing.” All levels welcome, no prior experience
needed. The workshop will be held at Integrated Acupuncture and Natural Therapeutics 2727
NW 9th St, Corvallis, OR. For more info visit the Facebook event page
Sean’s music artfully blends improvisation and slow-crafted composition, as well as a great breadth of musical influences (Michael Hedges, Eliot Fisk, Jimi Hendrix, Zakir Hussain, Edgar Meyer, Björk, Jeff Buckley, Fela Kuti, Tool, Thelonius Monk, Debussy, and Bach.) That his music covers a wide range is not surprising given his background: he is a conservatory-trained
classical guitarist, a long-time student of Indian classical vocal music, a prolific composer, a creative improviser, and a passionate educator. Sean's music is a sprawling synthesis of innovation and tradition, a vibrant, captivating musical tapestry. You’ve never heard anything quite like this!
And as if having Sean wasn’t enough he is coming fresh with a brand new collaboration with the soul-stirring artistry of Mikaela Schey. Mikaela followed the paint drops of her ancestors into the listening heart of Life as Art. Sparked by the deep heights of music and song, she collaborates on the classical guitar with melodic beatboxing and lush vocals, and celebrates creativity as the currency for culture change. She co-created the cosmic folk group Sol Nectar from 2013-2016, playing at farmers markets, bathhouses and yoga studios.