[url] => https://www.etix.com/ticket/e/1007755/ethan-bortnick-bloomington-minnesota-masonic-heritage-center
[date] => September 27, 2018
September 27, 2018
Tickets: Adults $31 each; Groups of 10+ and Heritage Society Members $27 each. To reserve space for your group and lunch for the 1:00 pm show, please call 952-948-6524.
Famous for his piano skills from a very young age, 17-year-old Ethan Bortnick became a Guinness record holder at age nine for being "The World's Youngest Solo Musician to headline his own concert tour." Since bursting on to the national stage as a very young child, Ethan has appeared on talk shows with the likes of Jay Leno and Oprah Winfrey and toured internationally, connecting with audiences across the globe.
Much of his young career has also been devoted to raising money for charities. So far he has raised more than $50 million for various causes, and shared the stage at charity events with notable artists including Elton John, Andrea Boccelli, Beyoncé, Josh Groban and Reba McEntire.
On September 27th, Ethan Bortnick will present two shows at the Ives Auditorium!
At 1:00 pm: Generations of Music Concert
At his matinée show, Ethan Bortnick will be singing and playing piano (with his band) in the style of his popular and award-winning PBS Specials. Enjoy a wide range of songs appropriate for all generations, including original songs, current radio hits, and popular numbers from the likes of The Beatles, Michael Jackson, Billy Joel, and Neil Diamond. He will even delve into classical music as well as popular and jazz standards from the first half of the 20th century.
At 7:30 pm: Celebration of Music Talent Search
For the evening show, Ethan Bortnick will host local musicians in a talent competition. Contestants will have a chance to perform in front of the audience, and possibly win a chance to perform with Ethan at a future date. The contestant application form is online at https://www.celebrationofmusic.com/audition, and the opportunity in "Minneapolis, MN" in September is open to talented youth between the ages of 4 and 25. Come watch the competition and see who Ethan discovers!