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Musician and arranger Chris Carmichael will speak at the Bob Kirby Branch on Thursday, June 14 at 6:00 p.m. Carmichael is a formally trained violinist from Bowling Green. He has lent his talents to artists spanning several genres, including Taylor Swift, Lionel Richie, Martina McBride, Buddy Guy, and many more.
Arrangements of distinction include the string quartet arrangement of Tim McGraw’s “If You’re Reading This,” which originally aired at the 2007 Academy of Country Music awards show, and later became a single release. His contributions to film soundtracks include Down in the Valley, The Sapphires, and Shrek 2. In 2014, Chris Carmichael’s string arrangements appeared on three of the albums on the Americana top 40, with Billy Joe Shaver, Chuck Prophet, and the debut of Lee Ann Womack’s “The Way I’m Livin’”. In 2015, his talents contributed to Christian artist TobyMac’s two-time Grammy nominated album, This is Not a Test, as well as The Embers of Time by Josh Rouse.
For free tickets, visit www.warrenpl.org/tickets or call 270-782-0252.