Music lovers everywhere are invited to the Echoes of Gerudo Valley Live Launch Concert featuring ocarina virtuoso Heather Scott and friends.
The live launch concert will be held on Saturday, May 7 at 6 p.m. Central time. Featuring songs from the new Echoes of Gerudo Valley CD release, favorite world music pieces, songs from Final Fantasy, and some great Anime music, it celebrates the launch of the new CD and an instructional DVD, allowing viewers to follow along and learn to play their favorite songs from the video game “The Legend of Zelda: Ocarina of Time” on the ocarina.
To see the concert, fans should visit: http://www.ustream.tv/channel/stlocarina. The concert is free and no password is required.
Prior to the concert, fans can help plan the concert play list by voting on their favorite Legend of Zelda songs from the new CD, Echoes of Gerudo Valley. To vote, go the St. Louis Ocarina official forum at http://www.stlocarinaforum.com and sign up for a free account and look for the voting poll under the News and Updates thread. The deadline to vote is Wednesday, May 4, 2011. During the concert, Heather and her friends will play the three most popular Zelda songs chosen by fans.
About Heather Scott
Young people all over the world have become interested in the ocarina, a pocket-sized pottery wind instrument, thanks to the popular video game “The Legend of Zelda: Ocarina of Time.” Already a professional flutist with a Master’s degree, Heather Scott has become an amazingly accomplished ocarina player, and has devoted herself to promoting passion for music. She has frequently appeared as a guest lecturer on radio and television programs as an advocate for music education and its benefits for children.
About STL Ocarina
STL Ocarina http://www.stlocarina.com was established in 2005 to help revive interest in the art of ocarina playing. An outgrowth of the St. Louis School of Music, the company produces ocarinas for all ages and skill levels, from colorful kids’ models shaped like fish, whales, and dolphins starting at $10 to professional models starting under $100 and made of Purple Clay, a rare natural mineral found only in the region of Yixing, China. The company’s ocarinas have been used in performances by major symphony orchestras including the New World Symphony, the Atlanta Symphony, the Chicago Symphony the St. Louis Symphony Orchestra.