"Music of the Heart”
A Valentine's Concert
Friday, February 13, 2015
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.