Mark O’Connor is a Grammy- and Country Music Association award-winning composer, violinist/fiddler, guitarist, mandolin player, and educator. His influential O’Connor Method of fiddle instruction is widely used by thousands of music teachers around the world. O’Connor has released numerous solo albums and written concertos performed by the Baltimore Symphony Orchestra, the Chicago Symphony Orchestra, and the London Philharmonic Orchestra. He also has collaborated with Sam Bush, Béla Fleck, Yo-Yo Ma, Tony Rice, and Wynton Marsalis, and his playing can be heard on more than 500 albums by artists including the Judds, Dolly Parton, Paul Simon, James Taylor, and Randy Travis. Maggie O’Connor is an award-winning fiddler and violinist who has recorded with Paul Simon and performed with Zac Brown Band. The O’Connors frequently perform as a duo and will release their newest album, Life After Life, on April 26. As members of the Mark O’Connor Band, they won a Grammy for Best Bluegrass Album in 2017. Ford Theater. Included with Museum admission. Program ticket required. Free to Museum members.
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