Black Cedar Duo with Kris Palmer and Steve Lin

DVCMS sponsors a special discovery concert featuring the Black Cedar Duo (guitar and flutes/recorders) to be presented on Sunday, November 4th beginning at 3:00 p.m. at the Holy Trinity Episcopal church in Ukiah. This concert is a special feature in addition to our three scheduled season concerts.

Steve Lin and Kris Palmer have joined talents to create this first-of-its-kind chamber ensemble, with Steve Lin on guitar and Kris Palmer on wood flute, flute, alto flute and recorders.
Steve Lin is a winner of the Boston Guitar Fest and the East Carolina Guitar Competitions, and a finalist in the Taiwan International Guitar Competition. Classical Guitar Magazine calls him "…a confident player with a powerful sound, quick hands, and a solid musical memory."
Kris Palmer is a winner of a Special Presentation Award from Artists International, and winner of the Carmel Chamber Music Society Competition. 

The program will include composers from the renaissance through 2011, with performances of John Dowland’s Flow My Tears, David Smith’s Russian River Portraits (world premiere), George Handel’s Lascia Ch’io Pianga (Leave me to Weep Now), Toru Takemitsu’s Toward the Sea, and four of the Mountain Songs by Robert Beaser.
South Bay Guitar Society writes “Steve and Kris guide us on a deeply satisfying journey. They produce a perfect synchronization of subtle rhythms and phrases.”
Tickets are $18, (& $10 students 8-18) and are available at Mendocino Book Company, at the door and online at This is an opportunity to hear a unique ensemble of terrific musicians in a sublime acoustic venue. 

*The Duo will also perform in Ft. Bragg at Weller House Inn on Saturday night.