Preview: Third Annual Art Auction
October 1 – 11, 2014
Thank you so much to all who lend their time, talents and resources to make this event possible each year. Below, you can preview our auction items and learn more about the generosity and talents of the artists, individuals and businesses behind The Carrack’s Third Annual Fundraiser.
Modern Original Jazz By Eric Hirsch Trio
Eric Hirsh is a jazz pianist, composer, and bandleader who focuses on cross-genre and interdisciplinary collaboration as a catalyst for bringing out the best in artists so that they in turn might more deeply inspire their audiences.
Hirsh performs regularly in the Triangle as a member of jazz/hip hop quartet The Beast and as the director of thirteen-piece salsa band Orquesta GarDel. He is the pianist and arranger for singer/cellist Shana Tucker, and is also a member of New Music Raleigh, a contemporary classical collective that showcases works by living composers.
Hirsh is a 2012 recipient of the North Carolina Arts Council Composer Fellowship, a 2014 Fellow at Ravinia Festival’s Steans Music Institute, a 2009 participant of the Betty Carter’s Jazz Ahead program at the Kennedy Center, and a four-time winner of the ASCAP Foundation Young Jazz Composers Awards.