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In Performance at the Governor's Mansion
A showcase of Kentucky’s best and brightest performers, featuring music, dance, dramatic readings, poetry, and more.
Tim Lake

For more than 20 years, banjo master Tim Lake has entertained audiences across the state and around the world with his brand of “American music with Kentucky style.” His repertoire ranges from bluegrass to classical to original compositions.

Tim earned a doctorate in music from the University of Kentucky in 1991. Two years later he premiered his American Concerto for 5-String Banjo and Orchestra with the Atlanta-Emory Orchestra in Atlanta. He’s also the recipient of an Al Smith Artist’s Fellowship from the Kentucky Arts Council for composition.

He performs with his Little Big Band, featuring Ken Holbrook and James Moore.


Series Premiere
Features Tim Lake and the Little Big Band, Governor's School for the Arts Alumni, and Alicia Helm and Everett McCorvey (#101)


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