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ART INSPIRES -- MUSIC

Sunday, 7/9/2017
2:30PM-3:00PM  
Chiaki Ito and Christopher Marcellus
ART INSPIRES -- MUSIC: "BEYOND THE HORIZON"
CAM Members: Free, Museum Admission all others
Hughes Wing

A special closing program for CAM’s exhibitions "Beyond the Horizon" and "Landscapes from the collection" (on view through July 9), two of Wilmington’s premier creative musical artists, Chiaki Ito and Christopher Marcellus performing original music created for the exhibitions. Chiaki and Christopher understand the nature of visual and audible art and the importance of their connection in stimulating interest beyond the surface.

ABOUT THE ARTISTS:
Chiaki Ito, one of Wilmington's most successfully real estate attorneys, is also an award-winning Musical Director for Wilmington's bustling Theater scene and has graced the prestigious Thalian Hall stage for nearly three decades for more than 80 shows, producing 30 of them as part owner of Cape Fear Theater Arts LLC. Chiaki is also a founding member of the group LaCi, one of Wilmington's most talented and sought-after bands that flawlessly covers the entire gambit of musical genre's as well as stunning original material. Chiaki is an accomplished musician, whose keen ear for perfection has gained her city-wide notoriety among the most accomplished musicians, she even mastered the ukulele in only two weeks’ time.

Christopher Marcellus, an award-winning music producer, is no stranger to Wilmington's music scene as well, being the front man vocalists for Wilmington's premiere "party band" Port City Shakedown, as well as bass player for Darryl Murrill and Jazzpel and LaCi. Christopher's musical creativity spans the length of the aural pallet leaving no stones unturned. Whether producing or playing live, he understands the "language of music" and its ability to heal as well as connect individuals in its beauty together.