Arietha Lockhart & Todd Skrabanek This month Skrabanek has accompanied vocal coachings and recordings for two students of Indra Thomas (internationally renowned for her Aida role), while preparing for his own concert 3pm Sunday, June 25th at the Steinway Piano Gallery 5950 North Point Pkwy, Alpharetta in Alpharetta, Georgia. Skrabanek has added three original compositions to the program: with gambist Jacob Bitinas, he will perform Ruminations for Viola de Gamba and Piano (which was a
Skrabanek will play from 10:30am to 2pm at the Mother’s Day Brunch at Atlanta Country Club, 500 Atlanta Country Club Drive, Marietta Ga 30367. 80 tunes from musical theater, jazz standards, and the classical repertoire have been selected to honor mothers young and old on their special day!
Todd Skrabanek accompanied baritone Jarius Cliett in a recital Sunday May 7th at the Eastminster Presbyterian Church, Stone Mountain, Georgia. Works included three settings of Du Bist Wie Eine Blume, the Mozart Catalog Aria, spirituals, musical theater, and gospel. The concert was given to benefit Mr. Cliett’s studies at the Summer Opera Workshop in Hawaii.
On Saturday April 8th, Todd Skrabanek entertained artists and patrons of the arts at the Druid Hills Golf Club for the final Awards Night of the week-long Olmsted Plein Air Invitational, a competition for internationally renowned painters, each submitted a painting from the landscape of Piedmont Park that they produced this week The atmosphere was lively and convivial, and he played jazz standards, pop/rock, Spanish, Irish, and classical. Other activities this month in addition to
Todd Skrabanek, in a last minute sub role, played a dance class for the Alvin Ailey dance troupe which served as the warm up for their Wednesday Feb. 15 performance at the Fox Theatre. Class was led by a formal Atlanta Ballet dancer, who directed the dancers in fundamental steps and leaps in a variety of tempi and beat patterns. Skrabanek played Chopin, Strauss, Brahms and improvised as per the requirements of the exercises. He