Thursday, December 1, 2016

Christmas Concerts


"Tidings of Comfort and Joy"
7:00 pm
Logan Tabernacle
Free to the Public


Thursday, December 1, 2016 


USU LDS Institute Choir
Join us as talented voices  of the LDS Institute Choir at Utah State University provide beautiful, beloved music to kick off the season of Tidings of Comfort and Joy.  


Friday, December 2, 2016




Chase Petersen is a new aspiring director and producer that is bringing back a Christmas favorite from Logan’s Christmas Series last year. He has had the wonderful opportunity to work with Logan during their summer series as well and direct a variety show called A Night on Broadway.  Chase is currently producing and directing another Christmas concert in Davis County that features a full choir and orchestra, along with soloists Madilyn Paige from NBC’s The Voice and BYU Vocal Point member Kyle Lemperle.  Chase looks for talented performers to share the stage with him to create an exciting and professional atmosphere for the audience, and is always seeking new talent as it comes his way.​  It will be an excellent program.



Saturday, December 3, 2016


                                                            Voices of Light

VOICES OF LIGHT choir is a volunteer, community-based choir from Pocatello, Idaho.  This choir was started a year and a half ago by director Sheri Not Help Him.  Now its 40-plus voices sing year-round with the purpose of sharing music about our Savior, Jesus Christ.  They have performed twice before here at the Logan Tabernacle, and we welcome them back for this Christmas performance.

Voices of Light choir will be singing contemporary settings of Christmas music, including traditional favorites and original music by composer David Hassan.  They will also utilize talents of choir members for solo, ensemble, and instrumental additions to the professional sound of the choir in presenting a moving and entertaining program.  You will enjoy the energy and spirit of this group to enhance your Christmas experience.


Tuesday, December 6, 2016


                       Ellis Elementary Christmas Program

Take some of the most delightful children on the planet and teach them some of the most beloved music and you have the wonderful, spirited program that the Ellis Elementary children will share with Cache Valley.  There was not an empty seat in the Tabernacle last year as these children presented one of the most popular programs of the season.  


Wednesday, December 7, 2016


                              Cinnamon Creek Folk Singers



The Cinnamon Creek Folk Singers are a group of thirteen women from Northern Utah who for twenty-four years have arranged, performed, and shared their love for traditional Western Pioneer, Railroad, and American folk songs. The group was created to preserve and promote the national and regional folk music heritage. Traditional instruments used during their programs include the mountain dulcimer, fiddle, bodhran (Irish) drum, guitar, concertina, tin whistle, banjo, folk bass, harmonica, and washboard. 
Cinnamon Cinnamon Creek Folk Singers will be performing a Patriotic Christmas on December 7, Pearl Harbor Day.  Always a popular group they will be performing such favorites as White Christmas, Military Medley, The Holly and the Ivy and I'll Be Home for Christmas.  


Thursday, December 8, 2016


Towne Singers

The Towne Singers is a community choir that rehearses in Logan, Utah.  It was formed in 1966 by Gene Tueller; this is the choir's 50th year! The Towne Singers is Cache Valley's oldest mixed choir. 

We welcome new members to join our positive, supportive environment, and we work hard together to create quality, uplifting music.  Gary Poore was the former director and now the choir has two new directors this year: Aubrey Taylor and James Prasek.  The choir is also grateful to continue to be accompanied on the piano by Terri Duncombe.  We hope you enjoy our Christmas Concert, Carols of Joy!

Friday, December 9, 2016
RED Trio
The RED Trio is made up of Logan High School Seniors Raymond Li (viola), Emma Cardon (cello), and David Kim (violin).  This dynamic ensemble has been performing together since 2010.  

They recently were chosen as a winner of the 2015-2016 Cache Valley High School Chamber Music Ensemble Project to perform on a concert with the Cecilia Quartet in February 2016, and won that competition in 2014-2015, performing with the prizewinning Dover Quartet in March 2015.  In 2016 and 2015 they won a Superior rating at the State Solo and Ensemble Festival.  

They have performed extensively and are not to be missed.  Very gifted young adults!


Saturday, December 10, 2016


                                             Tuba Christmas


TUBACHRISTMAS is a registered trademark of the Harvey Phillips Foundation, founded by renowned tuba player, the late Harvey Phillips, in 1974. 

Annual TUBACHRISTMAS events are held in various cities throughtout the United States, as well as international locations. The purpose of these events is to promote tuba and euphomium music by providing an opportunity for tuba and euphonium players of all different ages and skill levels to get together and perform Christmas music arranged specifically for those instruments. Younger players benefit from playing with older, more experienced players. Many players play at multiple events annually. 

The first TUBACHRISTMAS event held in Logan was in 2009, and events have been held in Logan every year since then.  More information about TUBACHRISTMAS at http://tubachristmas.com.  

Great Christmas music done in an unusual way.  It will be a delightful evening.

THE CONCERT AND LECTURE SERIES IS SPONSORED BY  CACHE COMMUNITY CONNECTIONS AN INTERFAITH AND CIVIC ORGANIZATION, AND IS ALSO SPONSORED IN PART BY THE RAPZ TAX.  THE CHURCH OF JESUS CHRIST OF LATTER-DAY SAINTS ALLOWS FREE USE OF THE HISTORIC LOGAN TABERNACLE, AS WELL AS PROVIDING FINANCIAL SUPPORT.




Christmas Concert Series

December 1-18, 2016



"Tidings of Comfort and Joy"
2016
7:00 p.m.
Free to the Public-All are Welcome
Come celebrate the holiday season at the Tabernacle
Top professional talent!
Not to be missed!


THE CONCERT AND LECTURE SERIES IS SPONSORED BY  CACHE COMMUNITY CONNECTIONS AN INTERFAITH AND CIVIC ORGANIZATION, AND IS ALSO SPONSORED IN PART BY THE RAPZ TAX.  THE CHURCH OF JESUS CHRIST OF LATTER-DAY SAINTS ALLOWS FREE USE OF THE HISTORIC LOGAN TABERNACLE, AS WELL AS PROVIDING FINANCIAL SUPPORT.















Sunday, November 20, 2016

14th Annual Interfaith Thanksgiving Service


The Cache Community Connections Civic and Interfaith Council welcomes everyone to come together to enjoy incredible musical performances on a night to celebrate "Gratitude and Generosity”. This wonderful event is free and open to the public.

Cache Valley’s 14th Annual Interfaith Thanksgiving Service will be held on Sunday, 20 November 2016 at the Logan Tabernacle beginning at 7pm.

Musicians include the First Presbyterian Chancel and Children’s Choir, Prince of Peace Lutheran Choir, organist Brandon Clayton, pianist Danielle Burgess and trumpeters Trevor Tuescher and Nathan Hult. Insights will be shared from various faiths such as the Logan Society of Friends (Quakers), the Baha'i Community, Logan Islamic Center, USU Interfaith Student Association, Cache Valley Sanghas (Buddhist), Cache Valley Unitarian Universalists, St. Thomas Aquinas Catholic Church, the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints and St. John’s Episcopal Church.

Join in expressing exuberant thanks as a community.


THE CONCERT AND LECTURE SERIES IS SPONSORED BY  CACHE COMMUNITY CONNECTIONS AN INTERFAITH AND CIVIC ORGANIZATION, AND IS ALSO SPONSORED IN PART BY THE RAPZ TAX.  THE CHURCH OF JESUS CHRIST OF LATTER-DAY SAINTS ALLOWS FREE USE OF THE HISTORIC LOGAN TABERNACLE, AS WELL AS PROVIDING FINANCIAL SUPPORT.


Sunday, October 9, 2016

Surveying the Solar System with NEOWISE



FRIDAY, OCTOBER 14, 2016




                          Pedro Sevilla

Electrical Engineer
Space Dynamics Laboratory
"Surveying the Solar System with NEOWISE"

Friday, October 14, 2016
Logan Tabernacle
7:00 p.m.
Free to the Public-All Are Welcome


The SDL-developed Wide-field infrared Survey Explorer (WISE) instrument continues to be a key asset in the search for potential threats to the earth years after its primary mission ended.  It was designed to survey the entire sky at infrared wavelengths and was proven to be a valuable means of discovering and characterizing the small bodies in our solar system.  Following the conclusion of its primary mission, the WISE spacecraft was placed into hibernation in February 2011.  Now the renamed NEOWISE,  the spacecraft was reactivated in October 2013 to continue the search for NEOs.  

THE CONCERT AND LECTURE SERIES IS SPONSORED BY  CACHE COMMUNITY CONNECTIONS AN INTERFAITH AND CIVIC ORGANIZATION, AND IS ALSO SPONSORED IN PART BY THE RAPZ TAX.  THE CHURCH OF JESUS CHRIST OF LATTER-DAY SAINTS ALLOWS FREE USE OF THE HISTORIC LOGAN TABERNACLE, AS WELL AS PROVIDING FINANCIAL SUPPORT.







Tuesday, August 30, 2016

Friday, September 9, 2016


"Healing Within Our Communities"
Logan Tabernacle
Free to the Public-All are Welcome




THE CONCERT AND LECTURE SERIES IS SPONSORED BY  CACHE COMMUNITY CONNECTIONS AN INTERFAITH AND CIVIC ORGANIZATION, AND IS ALSO SPONSORED IN PART BY THE RAPZ TAX.  THE CHURCH OF JESUS CHRIST OF LATTER-DAY SAINTS ALLOWS FREE USE OF THE HISTORIC LOGAN TABERNACLE, AS WELL AS PROVIDING FINANCIAL SUPPORT.


Thursday, August 4, 2016

WEEK ELEVEN

AUGUST 8,  2016
DEBBI DITTON & THEATER WEST


Debbi Ditton

Debbie Ditton has been teaching and performing in Cache Valley for over 20 years. She loves performing with her students and friends in the Tabernacle. Debbie is the Executive Director of Music Theatre West and teaches almost 40 voice students a week. She also loves working with teens and elementary school children to excite them about their talents and introduce them to the magical world of musical theatre.


AUGUST 9, 2016
NICOLE TOOLSON & FRIENDLY STRINGS 

Friendly Strings

Nicole Tolson, Meg Watts, Kate Weese , and Maddie Watts all began playing their instruments at a very young age. They have been blessed to share their talents all over the world, Prague, Poland , Italy. However their favorite place to perform is within the walls of their own home, accompanied by their incredible mother, Shaun Watts. They are forever grateful for their mother's patience and tenacity in helping them develop their musical talents.


AUGUST 10, 2016

THE THREE SONS--BLUE GRASS BAND

The Three Sons

The Three Sons are a local bluegrass band composed of father Wally Gibbons, and his three sons. Karl, Kory, and Kelin Gibbons. Wally plays bass, and sings backup vocals. The sons are all multi-instrumentalists, proficient on guitar, banjo, mandolin, and dobro. They take turns singing lead and harmony as needed. The band has been playing together for about four years. They released their first CD of original songs last summer, titled "Right Where I Want To Be". The band enjoys writing, performing, and recording their music, along with traditional bluegrass standard.

AUGUST 11, 2016

UNDER THE WILLOW-THE CRANEY FAMILY

The Brody Craney Family

The Brody Craney Family will dazzle you with their talents and abilities.  The children have performed in several productions in Cache Valley including Susical the Musical, Oliver and Bonnie & Clyde.  We will enjoy great sounds from this talented family from  blue grass to classical ----in vocal, strings and piano.  



AUGUST 12, 2016
7:00 P.M.
NO NOON PERFORMANCE TODAY!!!!!

****ENCORE PERFORMANCE****

TOP PERFORMERS FROM THE SEASON!
WILL BE AN OUTSTANDING EVENING!
Bring the family and come and enjoy!


Saturday, July 30, 2016

WEEK TEN

MONDAY, AUGUST 1, 2016
CRAIG JESSOP, BACH MASS IN B MINOR, INFORMANCE


Craig Jessop

Dr. Craig Jessop is Professor of Music and the founding Dean for the Caine College of the Arts at Utah State University.   These appointments follow Dr. Jessop’s distinguished tenure as music director of the world famous Mormon Tabernacle Choir and Head of the Department of Music at Utah State.    He is the founder and Music Director of the American Festival Chorus and Orchestra and has served as the music director of the Carnegie Hall National High School Choral Festival sponsored by the Weill Institute of Music at Carnegie Hall.   Prior to his appointment with the Tabernacle Choir, Dr. Jessop was a Lieutenant Colonel in the U.S. Air Force music programs, where he served as director of the U.S. Air Force Singing Sergeants in Washington, D.C. (1980-1987); as commander and conductor of the Band of the U.S. Air Forces in Europe at Ramstein, Germany (1987-1991); and as commander and conductor of the Air Combat Command Heartland of America Band (1991-1995).  

Today's performance will be an introduction to Bach's famous, Mass in B Minor to be performed on August 2, 2016 


TUESDAY, AUGUST 2, 2016

BETTY HAMMOND & RELATIVE VOICES

Relative Voices

A group of “family” singers, all related to one another, will perform a varied program of solos and duets, featuring songs from Broadway, the big bands, opera, and folk.  The performers are Michael Bailey, Natalie Bailey Burningham, Susan Haderlie, Betty Hammond, and Elli Price, accompanied by Merrilee Broadbent.  They are all accomplished vocalists, with multiple degrees and years of teaching experience.  A delightful and accomplished group!

WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 3, 2016
JOHN KNUDSEN, ROCK STRING QUARTET





Rock String Quartet consists of John Knudson, violin; Candice Kempton, 2nd violin: Jamye Dunn on viola and Rachel Johnston.

John received his BA in violin performance from Utah State in 1996 and a MA in violin performance from George Mason University in 2001 in Virginia.  He spent close to 20 years performing in our nations Capitol in and out of the White House, Kennedy Center, Smithsonian, congress and corporate events.  He has performed for the last 3 presidents.  He has also performed with groups such as, Lee Greenwood, Alabama, Bon Jovi, Billy Joel, Aretha Franklin, Trans Siberian Orchestra, and Alex Sharp from Celtic Women. Now back in Logan he runs JKStringz, teaches at USU and Mountain West Strings.


THURSDAY, AUGUST 4, 2016
KARLA AXTELL & KERI HALE ( organ, piano and vocal)
Karla Axtell

Kerri Hale


Karla Axtell, a native of San Diego, has lived in Cache Valley for almost 40 years.  She began piano lessons at age 8 and years later she completed her Bachelors of Music with piano emphasis from Utah State University in 2008.   She currently is rehearsal accompanist for the American Festival Chorus under the direction of Craig Jessop.   Karla is married to Bruce Axtell with six daughters, two sons, and 18 grandchildren.   Keri Hale, the youngest, is performing today with Karla.   She has produced 2 CD’s featuring LDS hymns for piano and orchestra arranged by Jay Richards.  For more information visit her website karlaaxtell.com.  

Keri is a 2016 graduate of Westminster College in Salt Lake City majoring in Art Administration with a minor in music.   Keri is married to Alex Hale and is currently working for the Real Soccer Foundation.  Their program will consist of organ selections by Karla and vocal solo works by Keri Hale, accompanied by her mother.  



FRIDAY, AUGUST 5, 2016
FRY STREET QUARTET


Fry Street Quartet

This remarkable quartet - hailed as "a triumph of ensemble playing" by the New York Times - is a multi-faceted ensemble taking chamber music in new directions. Since securing the Grand Prize at the Fischoff National Chamber Music Competition, the quartet has reached audiences from Carnegie Hall to London, and Sarajevo to Jerusalem,  with "profound understanding...depth of expression, and stunning technical astuteness"..Deseret News.  Members include:  Robert Waters, violin; Rebecca McFaul, violin; Bradley Ottesen, viola; and Ann Francis Bayless, cello. 

The Fry Street Quartet is pleased to hold the Dan C. and Manon Caine Russell Endowed String Quartet Residency at the Caine College of the Arts at Utah State University.  A must see performance!

THE CONCERT AND LECTURE SERIES IS SPONSORED BY  CACHE COMMUNITY CONNECTIONS AN INTERFAITH AND CIVIC ORGANIZATION, AND IS ALSO SPONSORED IN PART BY THE RAPZ TAX.  THE CHURCH OF JESUS CHRIST OF LATTER-DAY SAINTS ALLOWS FREE USE OF THE HISTORIC LOGAN TABERNACLE, AS WELL AS PROVIDING FINANCIAL SUPPORT.