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Focal Point COVID-19 Policy
The Focal Point does not require proof of COVID-19 vaccination, negative COVID-19 tests, or masks. There may be future shows where these are required at the request of the performer. This will be clearly noted on our website and all social media platforms when the event is advertised. We will also continue to follow the St. Louis County Health Department guidelines and will update our practices accordingly. Thank you for your continued support for The Focal Point.
April 7 @ 8:00 pm$20 – $25
Muriel Anderson is a guitarist, harp-guitarist and composer who embraces music from all over the world with grace, joy and gentle humor. Muriel is the first woman to have won the National Fingerstyle Guitar Championship. Her CD, “Nightlight Daylight”, was chosen as one of the top 10 CDs of the decade by Guitar Player Magazine, and her “Heartstrings” recording accompanied the astronauts on the space shuttle. Among those she has performed/recorded with are Chet Atkins, Les Paul, Victor Wooten, Tommy Emmanuel and the Nashville Chamber Orchestra. Muriel’s facility across the genres of folk, classical, bluegrass, popular and international music is revered by guitarists worldwide. Muriel was also named one of the top 50 acoustic guitarists of all time by Guitar Player Magazine.
Her stunning multimedia show takes you on a journey in music and stories, with a backdrop of visuals artfully projected behind her. It is a musical journey through space, the seas and around the world with visuals by celebrated photo-artist Bryan Allen.
Muriel’s new theme is Optimism and it is the release of her new album and book “The Optimism Collection”. It features music and visuals drawn from a huge variety of inspirations.
Her “Acoustic Chef” is a CD of music from around the world with a cookbook of recipes and stories to go with each tune and another project with partner, Bryan Allen, is Acoustic Sailing. Muriel is host of the renowned Muriel Anderson’s ALL STAR GUITAR NIGHT® and founder of the MUSIC FOR LIFE ALLIANCE charity.