Tuesday, May 19, 2015

Music at the Tabernacle 2015

WEEK ONE
May 25-29, 2015
"Music at the Tabernacle"
Summer Concert Series
May 25-July 31, 2015
Monday through Friday
12:00 Noon

Encore Performance 
Friday, July 31, 2015
7:00 P.M.
All concerts free to the public


Monday, May 25, 2015

Cache Community Band

The Cache Community Wind Symphony will kick-off the 2015 Summer Noon Music at the Tabernacle with a selection of continental marches, a fantasy of Civil War tunes, a salute to the Armed Forces, and exuberant selections of Copland and John Williams. 

The Cache Community Band program, and more specifically the Wind Symphony, consists of 65 excellent musicians who reside throughout the valley, ranging in age from 14 on up!  For 39 years, this band/symphony has been a major year-round contributor to the cultural and artistic landscape of Cache Valley. 

Under the musical direction of Dan Stowell (since October 2013), the Wind Symphony has become a premier community musical organization, comparable with some of the best around the country.  The organization has ambitious plans as it continues to grow and excel.  For more information about the Wind Symphony, the CC Big Band, or the schedule of upcoming concerts and events, go to www.cachecommunityband.org


Tuesday, May 26, 2015



Young Prodigies - Piano and Harp

David Ban, 13, will play Sonatine 3rd movement by Maurice Ravel, and Grandes Etudes de Paganini (1851 version) Etude No 5 in E Major by Franz Liszt.  David is a 7th grader at Mount Logan Middle School.   He started learning piano at Utah State University (USU) Youth Conservatory when he was five.  He is a student of Professor Gary Amano.  David has won awards in many piano competitions, such as the Utah Symphony Youth Guild Recital Audition (2014, 2015), USU Piano Festival (2009-2015), and Weber State Piano Festival (2013).  He’s also a finalist for Utah Symphony Salute to Youth Audition in 2013 and 2014.  Last year, David won concerto competitions and performed twice as a piano soloist with two orchestras.  David enjoys performing in various community concerts, assisted living homes, and accompanying string trios and school choir. He is a member of school math team, debate team and school musicals.  He likes fishing, playing tennis, skiing, swimming, and playing games.

Jennifer Ban,16, will play Concert Etude Gnomenreigen (Dance of the Gnomes) by Franz Liszt, and Sonata in E-flat Major, Allegro, by Joseph Haydn.  She is is a Junior at Logan High School and has studied piano for 11 years and is piano student of Luke Hancock.  Jennifer has won top prizes at the USU Piano Festival each year since 2008, and was awarded the Performer of the Year and the Spencer L. Taggart Memorial Award in the USU Youth Conservatory multiple times.  Her piano solo performance received superior rating at Utah High School Activity Associations’ Solo & Ensemble Competition in the last three years.   In 2014 she was a finalist at Utah Symphony Salute to Youth Competition.  In 2013, she won piano concerto auditions and played with two orchestras.  Recently, she won 2nd Place at American Protégé International Concerto Competition and is invited to perform at Carnegie Hall in December.  Jennifer also plays the violin and is the concert master of her school orchestra and a member of “The 21 Strings” quintet.  She enjoys sharing her music and frequently plays in the community concerts, assisted living homes and Logan Regional Hospital.  She has a 4.0 GPA and is the President of math club and President-Elect of HOSA Future Health Professionals at Logan High School.  She likes reading, skiing, hiking and cooking.

Rachel Smith,13, will play the Suite Ergamasque Prelude by Debussy.  Rachel is 7th grade at Logan’s Mount Logan Middle School and studies piano with Miho Everitt.  Rachel has been a finalist for both the 2012 and 2014 Utah Symphony Salute to Youth auditions and also the Beverley Sorenson Young Artist Competition 2013.  Among her awards are a performance in the Utah Symphony Youth Guild Recital, top prizes in various piano competitions, and she is winner of the 2015 Cache Symphony Orchestra Piano Concerto Competition.  Rachel has performed in the masterclasses with Weiyin Chen and Stephen Beus, and performed Haydn piano concerto with Cache Symphony orchestra last month. Besides piano, Rachel enjoys reading and is bilingual in Japanese and English.

Arianna (Annie) Worthen, 15,  is a Sophomore at Intech Collegiate High School and has been playing the lever harp for nine years.  She will be playing “River Flows in You” by Yiruma, “Love Me Like You Do” by Ellie Goulding, and “Take Me to Church” by Hozier.  
Annie has played in several orchestras throughout middle and high school.  Last year, she placed first in the Senior Division at the Stratford-Loosle Young Musician's Competition held in Smithfield.  At age 13, she was selected to perform a harp solo on the Utah State University main theater stage and was a guest performer at the Mrs. Utah Pageant.  She has played the harp for numerous formal and informal occasions including several theater productions.  Each week she plays the harp at the Logan Regional Hospital for patients, staff, and visitors.  Annie cannot walk or stand unassisted due to an undiagnosed congenital Neuromuscular Myopathy.  This disease causes limited strength throughout her body, which prevents her from playing a pedal harp.  However, Annie loves playing her lever and electric harps.  

Emma Cardon,16, will perform Mendelssohn’s piano Concerto in G Minor, 3rd movement as well as her own composition.  Emma has won awards at the USU Piano Festival, the Cache Symphony Orchestra Concerto Competition, the Utah Music Teachers Association (UMTA) Piano Concerto Competition, and was a finalist in the 2011 Utah Symphony Salute to Youth Piano Concerto Competition.  She studies piano with Dennis Hirst at USU.  
Emma is also a cellist and plays in the Logan High Orchestra, the RED Trio, and in the Utah All-State Orchestra in 2014 and 2015.  Emma began composing at age six, and has won awards in competitions including National Young Arts Foundation, USU Youth Conservatory, and PTA Reflections.  She recently won the national Olga Klein Nelson composition award.  She will study composition at Brevard Music Institute in North Carolina this summer.

Wednesday, May 27, 2015


USU String Students

The USU String Students who will perform are violist Ellyn Thornton; cellist Josiah Cordes; and violinists Suni Norman, Jesse Massey, Rebecca Mitton, and Brynn Seegmiller.  (The piano accompanist is Jessica Roderer.)  All of these performers are students of the Fry Street Quartet, faculty of the Caine College of the Arts at Utah State University. 

To be a music major in the string area (music education or performance) at USU requires joining a highly motivated group of students who receive an extraordinary amount of attention and care from their mentors. Lessons, orchestra, and chamber music are intensive and involve interaction with the entire string faculty.

The String Quartet Residency at USU's Caine College of the Arts was recently endowed by Dan and Manon Russell, an extraordinary gift for providing Utah State's String Program for future generations.

Thursday, May 28, 2015

Hatch Family 
(Magician/Deceptionist, Violin & Piano)

Richard & Rosemary Hatch of the Hatch Academy of Magic & Music will be joined by their son, pianist Jonathan Hatch, for an ensemble performance combining classical music and theatrical magic. Music by Bach, Kreisler, Saint-Saëns and Miyagi will be featured along with magic by Vernon, Punx, and Hecklau, among others. Highlights from their popular "Matinée Enchantée" programs at the Thatcher-Young Mansion will be included, along with several new pieces making their Tabernacle debut.

Although Richard holds two graduate degrees in Physics from Yale University, he prefers apparently to violate the laws of nature rather than discover them! His family moved to Logan in October 2010 and opened the Hatch Academy of Magic and Music, an educational institution, in the historic 1878 Thatcher-Young Mansion.  (www.hatchacademy.com)

Rosemary, a graduate of the Eastman and Yale Schools of Music, teaches violin at the Hatch Academy and performs with the American Festival Orchestra and the Utah Festival Opera Orchestra.

Jonathan studied piano with Paul Krystofiak at St. Thomas University in Houston and with Sophia Gilmson at the University of Texas before joining his parents in Utah. He is currently active as a visual artist, having had gallery exhibitions of his works in Logan and Salt Lake City.


Friday, May 29, 2015


The Hartstrings 
(Salt Lake City)

Hartstrings perform a repertoire of sacred, classical, folk, and broadway songs anything from Orange Blossom Special to Lloyd Weber's Pie Jesu. The group consists of Brody and Corine Hart and their four children. Brody sings and plays the piano and organ. Corine and all of the children sing and play the violin. Hartstrings has performed numerous times on Temple Square for the Families Making Music concert series, Temple Square Concerts in the Park summer concert series, and First Night Celebration. They performed last Christmas in the Logan Tabernacle for the first time and are thrilled to be back this spring. As a family, they have performed together as far away as India and Brazil.

Brody Hart is a member of the Mormon Tabernacle Choir. He and his wife perform on a monthly basis in the Conference Center on Temple Square where we they play piano and violin duets that Brody arranges. Brody has played piano for LDS artists like Alex Boye, George Dyer, and Jenny Jordan Frogley in concert. He has been asked to arrange music and perform in small groups for President Monson and other leaders of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints.  Brody received his bachelor’s degree from the University of Utah, and his doctor of dental surgery degree from the University of Michigan. Brody works as a dentist in West Jordan, Utah. 

Corine Hart has a violin performance degree from the University of Utah where she studied with Ralph Matson, concertmaster of the Utah Symphony. In 1999, Corine performed in Nauvoo, Illinois as a young performing missionary where she met her future husband, Brody.  Corine is a member of the Orchestra at Temple Square and accompanies the Mormon Tabernacle Choir on their weekly broadcasts and on tour. Corine maintains an active teaching studio in Salt Lake City.

Makenzie Ann Hart, age 12, studies violin with Deborah Moench.  Last year Makenzie was featured as a solo violinist during the General Women's Meeting of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints. She was seen by millions around the world on television playing her violin.  Makenzie is a member of the Gifted Music School in Salt Lake City on full scholarship.

Eliza Mary Hart, 10, is a member of Rocky Mountain Strings. She studies violin with Deborah Moench. She recently returned from Minneapolis where she performed with the Suzuki Youth Orchestra of the Americas. In 2013, Eliza received a Reflections National Award of Merit for her violin composition. Eliza has received a superior rating in the National Federation of Music Clubs festival for the past 5 years. Her passions include drawing, painting, sculpting, hiking, camping, and boating.

Ivy Grace Hart, 8, studies with Deborah Moench. She has received superior ratings in the National Federation of Music Clubs festival the last 3 years. Ivy also studies the piano. She has daring tastes: she enjoys escargot, sushi, sashimi, and calamari. Ivy wants to be a chef one day.

BJ Hart, 5, started violin lessons at age three. He recently soloed on Temple Square where he played Twinkle, Twinkle Little Star.  


Friday, May 29th, 2015
7:00 pm, in the evening!!!!!!

Westminster Bell Choir

The Westminster Bell Choir and the Belles of Westminster, under the direction of Cathy Ferrand Bullock, will feature arrangements of familiar hymns and praise songs, a Led Zeppelin classic rock favorite (you’ve never heard “Stairway to Heaven” played quite like this!), a new composition from Westminster ringer Jill Bowers, and a bell sextet with accompaniment by pianist Ali Snow.

The bell choirs are interfaith groups sponsored by Logan’s First Presbyterian Church. The 20 ringers range from high school to retirement age, represent a number of local churches and wards, originally hail from all over the country, and have anywhere from a few months to a few decades of ringing experience. The groups rehearse from August through May. During those nine months, they typically give a couple dozen performances in churches, wards, retirement apartment complexes, nursing homes, and other venues. They have participated in the American Festival Chorus’ Christmas concerts for several years. One of their most enjoyable activities has been their annual trip to the Utah State campus to flash mob various classes at the end of the fall semester.

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.


Wednesday, April 1, 2015

Multicultural Night


All are Welcome-Free to the Public

The 3rd Annual World Cultures Night at the Logan Tabernacle is a unique multi-cultural event which includes music and dance from several different countries of the world.  The opening theme dance, “Color of the Wind”, will be performed by Katrina Kartsone (Miss Cache Valley runner-up).


Representing Saudi Arabia with dancing and song are Feras Alfuwairs, Sultan Aljohani, Ahmed Alghamdi, Nasser Alquahtani, Abdullah Hakki, Mohammed Labani, Abdolmohesan, and Alotaibi.  These performers members of the Saudi Student association at Utah State University.

Representing China is Jennifer Jin who will play a violin solo.

Representing the Dominican Republic with a traditional dance are Carolos Frias, Massiel Ramirez, Geraldine De La Motta, Miguel Then, Ivan Quezada, and Estefania Arias.




Representing India with “Fusion of Western and Classical Dance” are Shreya Garg, Ishika Garg, Diya Garg, Keli, Sibi Siddharthan, Ankit Garg, Ali Tariq, Guari Garg, Sakshi Singh, and Gareema Dhiman.  These kids are from age group starting 4years until 14years and some have been learning dance from Srisurya and Selvi Sidharthan for last few years now.  Srisurya Sidharthan is a talented artist in the field of traditional Indian classical dance known as Bharatanatyam.  She has performed in many venues in the United States as well as the Sri Krishna Temple, Sri Ganesha Temple, Festival of Lights USU, Salt Lake City Public Library for Diwali Celebration. This dance performance has been choreographed by Srisurya and her mom Selvi Sidharthan who is a very good dancer herself.


A second group representing India is The “Bollywood Mash Dance Team who dance at various events held by Indian Student Association from Utah State University.  They are Divya Reddy, Sharavya, KD, Nanda Kishore, and Neetha.




Representing Japan is Melissa Otani-Jensen (soprano sololist) with an ancient Japanese song, “Tress of Hair”.
Melissa Otani-Jensen grew up in Hiroshima, Japan.  She began formal vocal training at age 17. One year later, Otani-Jensen debuted as a soloist with the Utah Valley Symphony. She went on to compete in various vocal competitions, receiving the Utah Award at the Met National Council Regional Auditions and being a featured soloist with the Utah Symphony at Abravanell Hall. Otani-Jensen performed with the Utah Festival Opera Company in the summer of 2010.  In 2012, she was awarded first place in the Classical Singer Vocal Competition, and during her studies at BYU she received the Nancy Peery Marriot BYU Female Singer of the Year Award. After four years of vocal study in New York City, Otani-Jensen recently moved to Logan, Utah and opened the Otani-Jensen Vocal Studio.




Representing Scotland is Mattthew Gilbert  playing a couple of pieces on the bagpipes.  Gilbert fell in love with the bagpipes when he heard a bagpipe band in an Idaho parade. He has been playing for 2 years now and is already part of the USU Scotsman Band. 



Representing Ireland is the “An Tus Nua School of Irish Dance” with Terena Lund, director.  The dance schoold recently merged with Inishfre of Logan.  The school has all levels and ages of dancers.  They love to perform and share the beautiful Irish Dance art with everyone!


Representing Bolivia is Antonio Arce, guitarist and singer.
Antonio is a Quechan Indian from a small village in southern Bolivia.  His parents and siblings now live in Salta Argentina.  Antonio graduated from Brigham Young University and Utah State University and works for the Ute Tribe in Ft. Duchesne, Utah.  



Representing the Navajo Nation are the “Bitter Water Dancers” by the families of Paul and Maggie Israelsen, Duane and April Daw , Casey and Alicia Owen, Tim and Brynne Israelsen, Ryan and Brianne Israelsen,Fletcher and Tiffany Duhadway, Andy and Brianne Murri, and Samual Israelsen.

Paul and Maggie Israelsen from North Logan and their family of 7 children have been sharing their Native American dancing for over 30 years. They are from the Navajo tribe and continue to teach their own families the importance of their culture. Dancing together as a family keeps them close and has given them many cherished memories. 


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, February 3, 2015

Music of the Heart



"Music of the Heart” 
A Valentine's Concert
Friday, February 13, 2015
7:00 p.m. 
       All are Welcome-Free to the Public      
   
 

“Music of the Heart”, a Valentine's Concert of romantic songs from Broadway to big bands to opera, will be performed by Mike Bailey, Natalie Burningham, Susan Haderlie, Betty Hammond, and Elli Price, accompanied by Merrilee Broadbent.  In addition, varied instrumental selections  will also be offered by the New Horizons Orchestra, directed by Janice McAllister and Patti Bartholomew, assisted by Dan Bragg.



Mike Bailey has sung with the Tabernacle Choir for 8 years. He has a degree in choral music education and has taught music for the past 30 years. He has performed on stage in operas and musicals, has been a soloist in many venues, and performs and directs in choruses throughout the valley. He currently is an elementary school counselor in the Davis District.

Natalie Burningham received a B.A. in Music Therapy at Colorado State University with voice as her main instrument. In Colorado she ran her own Music Therapy business, doing children's music groups and geriatric therapies. Natalie has sung the role of Hansel in 'Hansel and Gretel' with the Heritage Theater and has performed solos in the Messiah and other venues as well. Natalie is married and has two adorable children.

Merrilee Broadbent is a gifted accompanist who started playing the piano at age 3 and has been busily involved in music ever since. She plays and sings for her own talented family and accompanies for the Cache Children's Choir, as well as many other venues.

Susan Haderlie has performed with opera and stage companies throughout the U.S. including Utah Opera, Idaho Falls Opera, Cimmeron Opera, Heritage Theater, Marjorie Lyons Playhouse, and her latest performance with Lyrical Opera Theater in the role of Suzuki from Madama Butterfly. She served 8 years as Artistic Director for Idaho Little Theatre where she stage directed, produced, and performed. She has been a member of the voice adjunct faculty at Utah State for the past 12 years.

Betty Hammond has a Master's Degree in Vocal Performance and a Bachelor's Degree in Piano Performance and English. She has taught for years with the USU Music Department Adjunct Faculty. She has been the featured soloist in many events and has had leading roles in musicals and operas. She currently sells real estate and senior insurance.

Elli Price is the daughter of Rodney and Karen Price. She has been a soloist for a variety of events and is making her debut with the Logan Tabernacle Concert Series. She is taking online college courses and sings with the Logan Institute Choir.

The Cache Valley New Horizons Orchestra (NHO) is a beginning/intermediate orchestra for adults (age 40 and older). It acts as a "re-entry" point for those who played an instrument earlier in life and want to participate in an orchestra again. 


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.






Wednesday, January 14, 2015

Martin Luther King Celebration




Cache Community Connections 
Presents 
5th Annual

Martin Luther King 
Celebration
Friday, January 16, 2015
Logan Tabernacle
       7:00 p.m.Annual
Martin Luther King Celeb

                  id January 1
Welcome:
Kathy Robison Chair Cache Community Connections

Opening Song:
Imperial Glee Club “Distant Land” by John Rutter

History of MLK event:
Richard West past chair of CCC

Song:
The Lord is My Shepherd: 23rd Psalm

Introduction of Speakers:
Dan Judd

Speakers:
Ariel Blair and Jim Bay

Song:
Community Choir “Precious Lord, Take My Hand” directed by Buffy Evans

Introduction of Speaker:
Mark Innocenti

Speaker and Presentation:
Sara Ortiz, winner of the 2015 Martin Luther King Jr. 
Essay and Video Contest

Closing Song:
Community Choir “Praise His Holy Name” 
directed by Buffy Evans

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.



Buffy Evans 

Friday, December 12, 2014

Christmas Concert Series

WEEK TWO

"Tidings of Comfort and Joy"

All are welcome
Free to the public



Sunday, December 14, 2014
7:00 p.m.
North Logan Stake
presents
Selections from Handel's 
"Messiah"
Chorus and Orchestra




Tuesday, December 16, 2014
7:00 p.m.

Quintessence Woodwind Quintet

Quintessence Woodwind Quintet will perform a wide array of music ranging from folk tunes, popular songs, and classic literature.  The  members of the quintet are Ally Bailey (flute), Kellie Richardson (oboe), Dan Stowell (clarinet), Laverna Horne (horn), and Warren Barton (bassoon).  The different combinations of instruments share a spectrum of tonal colors.

Quintessence actively performs in the community, providing music for weddings, church services and educational clinics.  They perform regularly for the Logan Tabernacle concert series, and have appeared as guest artists with the USU Alumni Band, the Cache Community Wind Symphony, the Imperial Glee Club and at Hamilton's Restaurant.  The quintet has been invited to perform at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Music Festival and the King Fine Arts Center in Burley, ID.  The quintet was also the resident quintet for the USU Clarinet Symposium.

The quintet, along with sister performing groups Dichotomy Duo and Tihai Trio, comprise the 3's Company Music Studio. 
For more information, or to book performances, call Dan Stowell at (435) 760-1130, or email dan.l.stowell@gmail.com.


Wednesday, December 17, 2014
7:00 p.m.


Towne Singers
 with special guests, Hartstrings

The Towne Singers with guests, the Hartstrings, will perform a variety of Christmas music.  The Towne Singers is Logan’s longest-running mixed-voice choir and is directed by Gary Poore. 

The “Hartstrings” is the family of Dr. Brody and Corine Hart who play string instruments and perform regularly on Temple Square in Salt Lake City.  Dr. Hart also plays the piano and organ, and Corine plays in the Orchestra at Temple Square.  
Makenzie Ann Hart, 11, is a member of the Gifted Music School in Salt Lake City.
Eliza Mary Hart, 10, is a member of Rocky Mountain Strings.  She recently returned from Minneapolis where she performed with the Suzuki Youth Orchestra of the Americas
Ivy Grace Hart, 7, has received superior ratings in the National Federation of Music Clubs festival the last 3 years.  She also studies the piano
Brody James Hart, Jr. (BJ), 4, began his violin studies last fall.




Thursday, December 18, 2014
7:00 p.m.

 Christmas Is For Children 
(young musicians)

This program will include young piano students of Elizabeth Sampson, the RED String Trio, string students of Ahnalisse Gubler, and piano students of Mark Gubler.
       
Elizabeth Sampson’s students are:
Clay Hopkins, 9, will play “Ding Dong Merrily on High”, a traditional French melody arranged by Kevin Olson. Clay attends the 4th grade at Heritage Elementary. 




Madison Brenchley,11, will play “Christmas Fantasia” by Jennifer Linn. 
She is in the 6th grade and is a 4.0 Honor student at Spring Creek Middle School. 




Braden Petersen,13, will play "Oh Come All Ye Faithful with Joyful Joyful We Adore Thee", arranged by Bernadine Johnson.  He attends
the 8th grade at Mount Logan Middle School.  He composes songs on the piano and the cello. 

Katelyn Simon, 8, will play “Ukrainian Carol”.  







Luke Facer,13, will play a Christmas medley.  Luke attends South Cache Jr. High School. 






The RED Trio is made up of violist Raymond Li, cellist Emma Cardon, and violinist David Kim, all of whom are sophomores at Logan High School. They will perform some lively holiday trios, and also feature Christmas solos by each of the players:  “O Come, O Come Emanuel” (Raymond), “Greensleeves” (Emma), and “O Holy Night” (David). 
Raymond Li has served as the LHS Orchestra President. Emma Cardon is also a pianist and composer and has won many awards for composition, most recently as a 2015 National Young Arts Foundation Winner.  David Kim was selected to perform as a soloist with the Cache Valley Symphony Orchestra in 2014.  The trio is coached by Claire Cardon.
Ahnalisse Gubler violin and viola students are:

Lisa Wilson,11, will play "He is Born, the Divine Christ Child" on the violin.






Shyanne Blankenship,11, will play "What Child is this?" by McCallister on the viola.






Raylyn Shipley, 8, will play "Infant Holy" on the violin.






Carlie Jenkins,11, will play "Away in a Manger" on the violin.






Camary Davis, 11, will play "God Rest Ye Merry Gentlemen" on the viola.







Mark Gubler piano students are: 
Eric Ellis, 10, will play “Let it Snow”
He currently studies under Dr. Kevin Olson. 






Lauren Ellis, 8, will play “Silent Night”
Lauren was awarded 2nd Place in the Mini Artists Division at the 2014 USU Piano Festival. 




Thatcher Ellis, will play “Rudolf the Red Nosed Reindeer”
Thatcher was awarded an Honorable Mention at the 2014 USU Piano Festival. He is a 4th grade student at Heritage Elementary in Nibley.


Kodee Thomas, will play “Carol of the Bells”
He attends Bear River High






Afton Jaussi 5,  will play “Little Drummer Boy”
She also plays the viola. 





Logan and Kimber Jaussi and will play a duet “Sleigh Ride”.
Logan and Kimber also play the guitar.





Evelyn Price, 13, will play “Sing Noel, Noel”
She sings in Cache Children's Choir





Amelia Price will play “Tres Villancicos” (Three Christmas Carols)
She also plays the flute, sings with the Cache Children's Choir, acts with the Logan Youth Shakespeare group, and debates with the Sky View High School debate team.


Frances Price will play “Up on the House Top” and “Jingle Bells”
She sings in the Cache Children's Choir.





Friday, December 19, 2014
7:00 p.m.
Westminster Bell Choir & Guests,
Kermit Herd and Buffy Evans

Using five octaves of English handbells and five octaves of chimes, the 24 members of the Westminster Bell Choir and Belles of Westminster will use a variety of techniques to perform sacred and secular favorites, including “Silent Night,” “He is Born,” How Great Our Joy,” and “What Child is This?”.  The concert will also feature a piece for bell quartet; an appearance by the First Presbyterian children’s choir; an opportunity for the audience to sing along with the bells; and special music by Kermit Herd and Elisabeth (Buffy) Evans. 

The bell choirs are interfaith groups sponsored by Logan’s First Presbyterian Church. The ringers range from high school to retirement age, represent a number of local churches and wards, originally hail from all over the country, and have been ringing anywhere from a few months to a few decades.


Sunday, December 21, 2014
7:00 p.m.

Cache Community Food Pantry
Benefit Concert



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.