Lisa Smith Wengler Center for the Arts

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Bria Skonberg

Sponsored by Michelle and Mark Hiepler

Saturday, September 17, 2016 • 8 PM

Smothers Theatre

Award-winning trumpeter, vocalist, and composer Bria Skonberg is "poised to be one of the most versatile and imposing musicians of her generation" (Wall Street Journal) with her adventurous style, rooted in New Orleans jazz and blues, world percussion, soul, and cabaret. briaskonberg.com


Noted as a millennial "shaking up the jazz world," according to Vanity Fair, in 2013 she earned a Jazz Journalists' Association nomination for "Up and Coming Jazz Artist of The Year" and is included in DownBeat Magazine's Rising Star Critics' Poll for 2013/2014. She has recently been honored with a New York Bistro Award for "Outstanding Jazz Artist" and swept the 2014 Hot House Jazz Magazine Awards in all categories nominated: Best Jazz Artist, Best Trumpet, Best Female Vocalist, and Best Group for the Bria Skonberg Quartet. 

$17–$35

Lisa Smith Wengler Center for the Arts

Box Office

310.506.4522

 

Open Monday through Friday, noon to 5 PM,
and two hours prior to most performances.