Grammy Award-Winning Turtle Island Quartet Performs at Baton Rouge General


Baton Rouge, La. – The two-time Grammy Award-winning Turtle Island Quartet, whose music fuses classical quartet esthetic with contemporary American musical styles, performed a special mid-week concert at Baton Rouge General on October 22 courtesy of the Manship Theatre.

In partnership with the Manship Theatre and the Janice H. Pellar Creative Arts Entrepreneurship Project in the LSU College of Music & Dramatic Arts, the Art’s in Medicine program’s weekly Friday Lunch Live! concert series brings local musicians and performers to Baton Rouge General each Friday at noon for performances. The concerts are free and open to the community and all are welcome to join Baton Rouge General for performances by pianists, guitarists, singers and other musicians. Recent performers include George Bell on trumpet, rhythm and blues singer Kalesha Brown Boudreaux, the LSU A Cappella Choir and nationally known Riders In the Sky.

Launched in fall 2012, Baton Rouge General’s Arts in Medicine program brings the arts to patients and family members through a variety of creative activities, music and more. Learn more about the Arts in Medicine program and Friday Lunch Live! concert series, and see a list of upcoming concerts at


About Baton Rouge General Medical Center

Baton Rouge General Medical Center is Baton Rouge’s first and only full-service community hospital, with 527 licensed beds between two campuses. As the first hospital in Baton Rouge, opening its doors in 1900, Baton Rouge General has a long history of groundbreaking milestones, as well as providing the Greater Baton Rouge community with high quality healthcare for generations. From our birth center to senior services, and state-of-the-art heart and cancer care, Baton Rouge General provides care for the whole family at every age and every stage of life. 

Baton Rouge General is affiliated with and also serves as a satellite campus of Tulane University School of Medicine. In addition to serving as a satellite campus for Tulane medical students in the LEAD (Leadership, Education, Advocacy and Discovery) Academy program, Baton Rouge General also offers a Family Medicine Residency Program, Internal Medicine Residency Program, Sports Medicine Fellowship Program, School of Nursing and School of Radiologic Technology. Baton Rouge General, an accredited teaching hospital since 1991, is committed to exceptional medical education and serves a diverse population that is representative of the types of patients, injuries, illnesses and healthcare needs most frequently seen by physicians in private practice. For more information, visit, find us on Facebook and follow us on Twitter.