Butler County Times Gazette
  • Harp soloist to play holiday program at Brown Bag

  • Suzanne Shields of Wichita will perform her solo harp music for the Coutts Museum of Art’s monthly Brown Bag Lunch Program at noon Tuesday.
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  • Suzanne Shields of Wichita will perform her solo harp music for the Coutts Museum of Art’s monthly Brown Bag Lunch Program at noon Tuesday.
    Shields is an El Dorado native, who received her musical training at the University of Kansas and Wichita State University. She has performed for many different types of events as a soloist and with the Wichita Harp Ensemble, a group of folk harpists she founded in 2011. She has released 3 cds, two for solo harp and one for flute and harp.
    Shielfs will be presenting a program entitled “Holiday Harp Music from Around the World.”.
    “Suzanne has played here at the Coutts previously, and its always a great holiday program,” said Rod Seel, director of the Coutts. “She was definitely a crowd favorite, and very good about showing people how her harp works after the program.”
    The Coutts Museum of Art, located in downtown El Dorado, is a regional destination art museum housing more than 1,500 works of art in an historic downtown building. The collection includes Art of the American West, contemporary American, European, and regional Kansas art.
    The museum is open from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesday thruugh Friday and noon to 4 p.m. Saturday. The museum and all Brown Bag Programs are always free and open to the public. The Brown Bag program is funded in part by El Dorado Main Street. Check the Coutts’ Facebook page at www.facebook.com/couttsmuseum for updates on museum activities.
     

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