Performances are free
Open to the public
Come and enjoy!
Monday, June 29, 2015
Utah Festival Opera & Musical Theatre
Singers and instrumentalists will perform their favorite music in addition to previewing this year’s season which includes Man of La Mancha, Carousel, La Boheme, How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying, and other performances. For more information, go to www.utahfestival.org/.utahfestival.org
Tuesday, June 30, 2015
Debbie Ditton’s Singers
Debbie Ditton is bringing some of her most talented student singers to the Historic Logan Tabernacle for the audience to enjoy. Debbie has been teaching in Cache Valley for 21 years and is currently the Executive Director of Music Theatre West. Debbie loves performing, music directing and teaching.
Wednesday, July 1, 2015
Sassafras Folk String Band
Sassafras Folk String Band offers crowd-pleasing entertainment with tight vocal harmonies and lively instrumentation. This talented all-girl string band specializes in folk music, both old-timey and contemporary, and an exciting mix of Celtic, Bluegrass and Blues. Sassafras has captivated audiences of all ages for over 10 years with their vibrant harmonies and a sassy mix of guitar, banjo, mandolin, fiddle and bass.
Candice Kempton plays the fiddle, mandolin, and guitar. She feels very lucky to have found such great friends to perform music with. Whenever possible, she loves spending time with her children and grandchildren. She teaches fiddle, violin and mandolin and loves it!
Genet Brown adds a unique spark to the group with her awesome bass playing, beautiful voice and fun personality. Genet also plays the piano, organ, clarinet and dulcimer, but her basses are her passion!
Kristen Day is a graduate of Violin Performance and Pedagogy at BYU. She uses her experience to teach others the joy of music through private violin instruction. Her husband and four adorable children keep her busy when she’s not fiddlin’,
Marianne Sidwell uses performing as therapy, playing her guitar and singing is much cheaper and more fun! She plays folk fife, dulcimer and likes to pick up other random instruments just because. She comes from a musical family and also enjoys performing in musical theater. She loves being with her husband and four children.
Betty Leishman picked up the banjo while her children were young and hasn’t put it down since. She has played claw-hammer-style banjo for the past 20 years, along with harmonica, guitar, and bodhran. She has played with a variety of folk groups, accompanied choirs and stage productions, adding the sound of the banjo anywhere it is needed – which, of course, is everywhere!!!
Thursday, July 2, 2015
Kim Maycock & Friends (Multi-talented performers)
Kim Maycock & friends will present a program “Voices of Summer” which embraces the many perspectives of summer and our nation’s birth. From the warmth of sunshine to making family memories, those who have served our country to those who benefit from that service. Program will include contemporary stage works, original compositions, and traditional patriotic melodies such as: Songs for a New World, Homeward Bound, Battle Hymn of the Republic, and other favorites.
Nick Whitesides is a songwriter, having written and arranged more than 500 original songs, 25 of which have been recorded professionally. He has co-written with two LDS artists and played for thousands of people. He was in the band “Double or Nothing” and is currently identified with a solo act entitled “Magnetic Romance.”
Kimberly Roderick Maycock is a Registered Nurse with a passion for the performing arts. She has performed leading roles in musical theater productions as well as solo concerts in venues worldwide. Currently, she works as a Clinical Director for Haven & Lantern Health Groups and is wrapping up production of her first solo album, “Streams of Mercy.”
Darrin Young is a Second Grade teacher with a love for singing, having performed in many musical theater and opera productions, including ten years as a member of the Utah Opera Chorus. He now spends his time taking care of his two kids Mikey and Ari with his wife Rachel and are awaiting the third addition in October.
Arianne Green Hellewell recently graduated from the Vocal Pedagogy program at Weber State University (WSU). She currently has her own studio where she teaches voice. She also teaches as an adjunct faculty member at WSU in the Musical Theater department.
Levente Medveczky was born and raised in Budapest, Hungary where he was invited to play numerous concerts both in solo and orchestral events nationwide. He’s currently enrolled as an Organ Performance student at Brigham Young University.
Friday, July 3, 2015
The Broadbent Family
The Broadbents are back! They are a family of gifted musicians who share their talents with joy and enthusiasm. Merrilee is the arranger and artistic director of the group. Richard will melt your heart with his rich baritone voice. Michelle, a performance graduate of USU, BYU, and even BYU’s prestigious “Singer of the Year,” will thrill you with her gorgeous high notes and down-to- earth delivery. James, whose background includes everything from musical theater to opera, brings warmth and beauty to your favorite melodies. He and his talented wife, Annie, light up the stage with their love songs. Christopher, age 15, is just plain fun. It will be beautiful music from start to finish. You’ll be tapping your toes and humming a song when you leave!
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.