Monday, March 18, 2013

April and May Events at the Tabernacle

After presenting lectures for January, February and March of this year, Spring brings several musical concerts to the Logan Tabernacle.  Be sure to put the dates on your calendar.  All of these concerts are FREE to the public.

(Click on each organizations name to see their websites.) 
April 5th, 2013
Friday at 7pm  
The Imperial Glee Club is in it's 97th consecutive year in Cache Valley eagerly anticipates celebrating it's centennial in 2016.  The Magic Philharmonic is celebrating it's 30 year anniversary by combining with the Glee Club for performances in the Logan tabernacle on April 5th and King Fine Arts Center in Burley, Idaho on April 12th.  "Greatest Hits" will be performed, including selections from Les Miserables, patriotic songs, and other familiar favorites. 

April 19th, Friday at 7pm
From The Caine College of the Arts and Utah State University, the University Chorale and the Women's Chorus, under the direction of Dr. Michael Huff, will present a program of choral music, a cappella, accompanied by piano, and accompanied by instrumental ensembles.
Dr. Michael Huff

May 18th, Saturday at 7pm 

The Westminster Handbell Choir sponsored by the First Presbyterian Church of Logan will be presenting their Spring Concert  this evening.  They are always a popular event in the Valley and at the Tabernacle.  Plan to attend this always popular concert under the direction of Cathy Ferrand Bullock.  
May 24th, Friday at 7pm   (notice change of date from earlier post)

A Spring Organ Concert will held Friday, May 24th at 7:00 pm at the Logan Tabernacle.  The concert will feature four organists: Karla Axtell, Kelvin Smith, Harry Heap, and Jonathan Rose.

Karla Axtell traveled to Italy in 2011 with the USU University Choirs where she accompanied the choirs at the organ in various cathedral performances.  She is currently studying organ with Lynn Thomas. Karla received her bachelor of music degree with piano emphasis from Utah State University.

Kelvin Smith received a Master’s Degree in 1992 from Brigham Young University in Organ Performance, studying under Parley Belnap. Kelvin is currently a Guest Organist at the Salt Lake Tabernacle for the noon organ recital series. His family enjoys a 39 rank pipe organ in their home.

Dr. Harold Heap, (alias Harry Heap), served as Organist and Choirmaster at St, John’s Episcopal in Logan for 20 years and has performed and directed choral and organ concerts in the Logan Tabernacle.  He earned a Bachelor’s Degree with Honors in voice at the University of Iowa, a Master’s Degree Cum Laude in conducting, and a Doctorate in Choral Literature and Conducting at the University of Illinois.

Jonathan Rose joined the musical staff of St. John’s Episcopal Church in Logan in 2009 as organist and choirmaster. He studied organ with R. Shane Fellows, James M. Drake and Lynn W. Thomas at USU and received a BA in Organ Performance in 2012.  He serves as Dean of the Cache Valley Chapter of the American Guild of Organists.

The Logan Tabernacle Concert and Lecture Series is sponsored by  Cache Community Connections and appreciates the support of the Cache County RAPZ tax.  The use of the Historic Logan Tabernacle is allowed free of charge by the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints.