Mark O'Connor Appalachian Christmas
Mark O'Connor Appalachian Christmas @ The Seasons Performance Hall.
Mark O'Connor is bringing his Appalachian Christmas to Yakima!
Mark O’Connor began his creative journey at the feet of American fiddling legend Benny Thomasson, and the iconic French jazz violinist Stéphane Grappelli. Now, at age 59, he has melded these influences into a new American classical music and is perpetuating his vision of an American School of String Playing. Mr. O’Connor has won three Grammys, seven CMA awards as well as several national fiddles, guitar, and mandolin champion titles. His distinguished career includes representing the United States Information Agency in cultural diplomacy on six continents and performing in front of several U.S. presidents including being invited to the White House by President Ronald Reagan to perform as a teen