You’re invited to an exciting evening of community and jazz music, featuring guest artist Lady Kiah from Kaua’i. The band will include Unity’s own Dave Finch and some of Bend’s local jazz artists.
Lady Kiah brings a joyful and elevating sound through her trumpet, aiming to lift up hearts and deepen community. This evening will be one to remember! Dave Finch will accompany Kiah on piano along with other local musicians.
Check out Kiah’s music at: www.kiahsong.com
Questions for this event? Contact Kiah at (510) 427-3387.
Kiah holds a Master’s in Music specializing in trumpet, and has studied with renown trumpet players, musicians, and educators. Based on Kaua’i, Kiah is visiting Bend as a part of her West Coast tour.
Kiah Abendroth is a third generation female trumpet player. She holds her Master’s Degree in Music from the University of North Carolina School of the Arts, specializing in classical trumpet performance. Her instructors include renowned trumpeters Judith Saxton, David Washburn, and Dean Boysen (as well as her father, Roy Abendroth, and the inspiration of her mother and grandmother, Lori and Beverley). Although Kiah’s training is classical, she also enjoys playing free improvisation, jazz, world, reggae, sacred music, folk and more!
Kiah has performed with some incredible artists (Ozomatli, Elijah Ray, Fantuzzi, Amber Lily & Tubby Love) in addition to various chamber orchestras, pit orchestras and jazz ensembles in New York City and around the USA. During her time in NYC, Kiah was honored to be the producer and soloist for an original production at the Lincoln Center Institute, “Introspection,” which featured classical works, original poetry, and an original philosophical ballet.