Briefs 03-06-14

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Concert spotlights young musicians
The Santa Fe Youth Symphony Association presents the eighth Annual  “Spotlight on Young Musicians” concert, 7 p.m. March 15 at the Scottish Rite Temple in Santa Fe. Special guest, music educator and 12 Grammy Award winning composer David Grusin, will perform pieces during the evening.
The concert will feature outstanding young musicians from northern New Mexico who auditioned to participate. Winners will perform selections from Broadway to Bach, and jazz to pop.
Proceeds from the concert will support music education for youth.
Tickets for the Spotlight Concert are $10 for adults, $5 for students, and children 5 and under will be admitted free.  Tickets will be available at the door, or in advance by calling the Santa Fe Youth Symphony offices at 467-3770.
Call or visit sfys.org for additional information.  

Time to break away in Taos
For less than the cost of two roundtrip airline tickets to a crowded beach destination, spring break in Taos, is an attractive option with numerous outdoor and cultural activities including a “Spectacular Spring Break” concert Saturday, featuring music by Taos singer/songwriter Max Gomez and alternative band from Austin, Texas, Alpha Rev.
The concert begins at 8 p.m. Tickets are $12 and can be purchased at Taos Lifestyle or KTAOS.com. The concert will be held at KTAOS Solar Center, located at 9 State Road 150 in Taos. Call 575-758-KTAO for more information or visit ktaos.com.
Taos Ski Valley will have a “Spring Beer Festival” on Saturday from 4:30 to 7 p.m., which gives brew lovers a chance to sample beers from across the Southwest along with food from Taos’ best restaurants. Tickets are $25. This is a 21 and over event only.
Monitor Staff Report