Saturday, July 14, 2012

Week SEVEN at the Tabernacle

  A day lily, added to new landscaping this summer at the tabernacle.
For July 16-20, 2012

Tuesday July 17th Noon  

         Friendly Strings

This concert showcases the talents of five music performance graduates from Utah State University.

        Nicole Tolson, Violin graduated from Utah State University majoring in Violin Performance, where she studied with William Fedkenheuer. A 2011 winner in USU's Concerto Competition, Nicole performed Tchaikovsky’s Violin Concerto as a soloist with the Utah State University Orchestra on April 27, 2011.   
      Megan Richards, Cello has been playing the cello for 16 years and graduated from USU with a degree in Cello Performance.  She teaches private cello lessons and plays for Music Theatre West, the Utah Festival Opera and Musical Theater Company, and the American Festival Chorus and Orchestra.   
     Rebekah Blackner, Violin toured with orchestra, chamber, and solo performances across the United States, Europe and Asia. Having had the opportunity to study with some of the most sought-after and distinguished violin faculty, Rebekah is a passionate violin teacher committed to excellence and maintains a violin studio in Salt Lake City and Logan, Utah.
      Anarie Petroff, piano  has soloed with the USU Symphony orchestra, taught courses for the USU music department and Youth Conservatory program, and directed the USU Summer Piano Clinic. Her private students have received awards in local, state, and national competitions and appeared as soloists with the Utah Symphony, Utah Chamber Artists, and Cache Valley Chamber Orchestra.  
      Holly Morgan Smith, Cello  is a recent graduate of Utah State University in Cello Performance, where she was a student of Anne Francis of the Fry Street Quartet.  Holly is currently a member of the American Festival Orchestra under the baton of Dr. Craig Jessop. An avid teacher, Holly manages a private studio of young cellists and teaches introductory orchestra classes in the Cache County elementary schools through the Mountain West String Academy.

Wednesday July 18th Noon  

Michelle Broadbent


Michelle  earned a Bachelor of Music degree from Utah State University, a Master of Music degree from Brigham Young University, and is currently a member of the voice faculty at BYU-Idaho. During her time at USU and BYU she received multiple scholarships and awards, including BYU Singer of the Year, concerto competition winner (at both universities), the Outstanding Opera Performance award, and appeared as soloist with the BYU Philharmonic Orchestra, and USU’s Symphony Orchestra. 

Thursday July 19th Noon 

Warren Sallinger:  Antarctica/South America Travelogue

A Summer Citizen with a life of travel and a career in international development, presents a captivating and personal view of the frozen continent, Antarctica, and South America. Antarctica, the coldest, driest and windiest continent with the highest average elevation has been a source of fascination for centuries. Since 2006, Sallinger has lectured o South american aboard Holland American Line cruise ships. Aith his family, he escaped Nazi Germany to American in 1939 and his wife came to America in 1955, as a post -war bride from Germany.

Friday July 13th Noon

Cinnamon Creek Singers

The Cinnamon Creek Folk Singers are a group of twelve women from Northern Utah who for nineteen 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.    Group members include Ronda Shaffer, director; Janet Hunt, ; Diane Erickson, Annette Barber, Pam Bench, Angela Daugherty, Diane Dunn, Kaye Jacobsen, Tere Moore, Janice Toyn, Eleanor Wellings, Merrilee Wells, and Becky Whittier.

The Concert and Lecture Series is sponsored by  Cache Community Connections and is sponsored in part by the RAPZ TAX and the Cache Valley Radio Group  


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