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“Fresh Aire: the Music of Mannheim Steamroller”!

1/31/2007
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SIOUX FALLS, S.D. – The much anticipated tour “Fresh Aire: the Music of Mannheim Steamroller” will make a stop at the Washington Pavilion for a single performance in Sioux Falls on Friday, March 9, 2007 at 8:00pm. Tickets, which are $49.00, go on sale Saturday, February 3 at 10am and can be purchased at the Washington Pavilion Box Office, online at www.washingtonpavilion.org, or by calling (605) 367-6000. Fresh Aire is the Grammy award-winning series of albums from Mannheim Steamroller composer and founder Chip Davis. In Fresh Aire, Davis created groundbreaking music that is an innovative blend of classical themes with pop elements that he calls “18th Century Rock-n-Roll.” The first album Fresh Aire was released in 1974, and the series’ final component was released recently to great acclaim. Each of the eight Fresh Aire albums explore topics; the first four Fresh Aire albums were inspired by the magnificence and distinctiveness of the four seasons, while Fresh Aire 5 through Fresh Aire 8 deal with man’s curiosities about the world in which we live. This performance will feature the famous Mannheim Steamroller videos multi-media images, synchronized lighting, special effects and, of course, the world-renowned music of Mannheim Steamroller. Mannheim Steamroller is a group of the most talented and versatile musicians touring the world. The band is an ever-changing consortium of musicians, technicians and engineers using state-of-the-art equipment to create Mannheim Steamroller’s signature sound. The musical performers will be 15 in number including 10 local, professional musicians as orchestral accompaniment. Final casting for the core Mannheim Steamroller band has not yet been announced. (Founder Chip Davis is currently in Omaha developing a series of concerts for the Space Foundation in support of NASA’s space program.) Fresh Aire has captured the hearts and imaginations of millions of fans around the world. Mannheim Steamroller has sold more than five million Fresh Aire records. Davis won a Grammy for Fresh Aire 7, and the entire series raised the bar for audio and video production standards. In addition to Fresh Aire, Mannheim Steamroller has gained international acclaim with its seasonal music: from Valentine’s Day to Christmas and the Fourth of July to Halloween, people around the world celebrate holidays with music from Mannheim Steamroller. For more information and to sample music, visit www.mannheimsteamroller.com. Special discounts are available for groups of 10 or more by calling 605-367-6000. “Fresh Aire: the Music of Mannheim Steamroller” is proudly presented by Jam Theatricals (www.jamtheatricals.com).