Friday, June 26, 2015

WEEK SIX

JUNE 29-JULY 3, 2015
12:00 Noon
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.

Performers include: 
  
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.





Saturday, June 20, 2015

WEEK FIVE

June 22-26, 2015

All Performances at 12:00 noon  
All are Welcome,  Free to the Public


Monday, June 22, 2015


Utah Festival Opera and Musical Theatre

Singers and instrumentalists will perform their favorite music in addition to previewing the upcoming UFOMT season which includes Man of La Mancha, Carousel, La Boheme, How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying,   and other performances. 


Tuesday, June 23, 2015


Members of the Utah State acting troupe will spotlight this summer’s season: “Noises Off” by Michael Frayn; “Last Train to Nibroc” by Arlene Hutton; “The Mystery of Edwin Drood” (the Musical) book, music, and lyrics by Rupert Holmes; “And Then There Were None” by Agatha Christie -- organized by the Lyric’s musical director Luke Shepherd.   Individual members will also sing musical theater pieces from their personal repertoire.  For further information call 435-797-8022 or visit lyricrep.com


Wednesday, June 24, 2015


Karla Axtell (Pianist & Organist)

Karla Axtell’s program will consist of organ and piano repertoire.  A native of San Diego, she has lived in Cache Valley for over 35 years.  Karla studied piano at Utah State University where she completed a bachelor of music degree with piano emphasis in 2008.  She has studied and taught piano intermittently over the years, accompanied the Cache Children’s Cantate Choir, and has served as accompanist for numerous community events and soloists.  Axtell is currently a rehearsal accompanist for the American Festival Chorus.   She loves all types of music and appreciates the many experiences in serving her community.  She performs frequently for the noon concert series at the Logan Tabernacle.
Karla is married to Bruce Axtell.  Together they have six daughters, two sons, and 17 grandchildren. 
Karla has produced CD’s featuring LDS hymns for piano and orchestra arranged by Jay Richards titled, “Hymns of Faith, Volumes 1 & 2”,  and recently a CD, titled  “Classical Piano”, available at the Book Table in Logan.


Thursday, June 25, 2015



Miho & Friends (Piano & flutes)

Pianist Miho Everitt and the “Lolite Duo” (flutists Jo Hays & Allyson Bailey) will be performing beautiful pieces for two flutes and piano: Sonata in E minor by Loeillet, Concerto in A major by Cimarosa, Sonata in A major by Telemann, and Duettino by Doppler 

Jo Hays has a bachelor’s degrees in music performance (flute) from Utah State University and mechanical engineering from the University of Memphis. At USU, Jo played principal flute in the Symphony Orchestra and Wind Orchestra, and performed in the Caine Woodwind Quintet, MĂșsica Viva Chamber Ensemble, and the Flute Choir. She studied flute with Leslie Timmons and Nancy Toone. Jo was a college-division winner in the Utah Flute Association Concerto Competition in 2003 and 2005, and later served as President of the Utah Flute Association.  Hays had a fifteen-year career designing medical implants and instruments for hip, knee, shoulder, and spine surgery.  She is now a patent agent who assists inventors in patenting their ideas: maywoodip.com. She and her husband moved to Logan from Tennessee in 1997.

Allyson Bailey has a bachelor’s degree in Flute Performance and a master’s degree in Accounting, both from Utah State University. Currently Ally works as a Business Manager in the Caine College of the Arts and plays with the Quintessence Woodwind Quintet.  She formerly played in  HiFalutin' Flute Choir and the Cache Symphony Orchestra. 

Miho Everitt was born in Osaka, Japan and began her piano studies at age of 4. At age 9, she became a student of Jorg Demus and won the All- Japan piano competition.  Since then she has won numerous competitions in Japan including the All-Japan soloist contest. She has a bachelor's degree in piano performance from Soai University. She enrolled in a Master's program in piano performance  at University of Utah and studied with Susan  Duehlmeire.  She has performed extensively as a soloist and in ensembles.  She enjoys teaching, performing piano, and being busy with her five children. 


Friday, June 26, 2015


Mark Gibbons (Country/Folk Singer)

Mark Gibbons sings mostly Country Western music along with some of the best songs he grew up with.  He enjoys sharing his talent and has sung for various groups all over the Western United States.  Come prepared to relax and have a good time. Mark was raised on, lived on, worked on, owned and loved a family Dairy Farm. Working with five generations of family members they have produced and raised the most valuable commodity there is, "great kids". Last year Mark changed direction and now works as the State Executive Director of the Farm Service Agency, USDA. He and his wife Shanna live in Lewiston, close to their three sons and their families.


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.


Saturday, June 13, 2015

WEEK FOUR

Monday, June 15, 2015


 Utah Festival Opera and Musical Theatre

Singers and instrumentalists will perform their favorite music in addition to previewing the upcoming UFOMT 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/



Tuesday, June 16, 2015


Interlude String Trio

The Interlude String Trio program will include pieces by Bach, Mozart, Haydn, Joplin, Boccherini and a few Irish folk tunes. Kennita and organist Millie Camire will add to our program today by favoring us with a performance of “Song Without Words” by Craig Phillips.

The Interlude String Trio is comprised of Kathleen Lloyd of Smithfield, 1st violin; Laura Morgan of Mendon 2nd violin; and Kennita Thatcher of North Logan, cello. They have played together as a trio since February of 2014 and been colleagues for over 25 years playing together in chamber groups and orchestras in the valley.

Kathleen’s first love is creating music. She also loves teaching and maintains a large studio of piano students. She is a member of the Cache Symphony Orchestra and frequently plays with the American Festival Orchestra.

Laura is a beloved teacher to her violin students. Through her work in the Mountain West String Academy, she has been a major influence to countless children as they begin their music careers.

Kennita enjoyed teaching music in public and private settings over the years. She is currently focusing on solo and ensemble performances.  In addition to her love for the cello she is a licensed massage therapist and enjoys yoga and being in nature.  


June 17, 2015 
SET UP (Tabernacle closed)


SUMMERFEST
JUNE 18-20, 2015
Come and Enjoy!

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.









Friday, June 5, 2015

WEEK THREE

June 8-12, 2015

Monday, June 8, 2015


Singers and instrumentalists will perform their favorite music in addition to previewing the upcoming UFOMT 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/



Tuesday, June 9, 2015


Ryan Frazier & Friends


Ryan Frazier and Friends will provide a program of piano, vocal, and clarinet selections from the works of several composers including Gershwin and Barber.  Ryan Frazier is a soloist, collaborator, jazz pianist and teacher.  He is currently working on a Computer Engineering degree.

Emma Frazier began playing the ukulele and singing at the age of seven and since then she learned to play the piano, guitar, organ and violin.

Ryan and Emma each have a Master's degrees in piano and are the proud parents of three children. 

Laurie Hart, soprano, is a teacher and performer. She is a USU voice faculty member and assistant director for the popular CCA Summer Vocal Performance Camp.  She has performed in many different venues from summer stock theatre to opera.

Catherine Wells is a clarinet performer and teacher. She has performed with several orchestras in Idaho and Utah. 




Wednesday, June 10, 2015


Lyric Theatre

The Lyric Repertory Company will spotlight this summer’s season: “Noises Off” by Michael Frayn; “Last Train to Nibroc” by Arlene Hutton; “The Mystery of Edwin Drood” (the Musical) book, music, and lyrics by Rupert Holmes; “And Then There Were None” by Agatha Christie -- organized by the Lyric’s musical director Luke Shepherd.   Individual members will also sing musical theater pieces from their personal repertoire. The Lyric Repertory Co. is located in downtown Logan at 28 W. Center St.  For further information call 435-797-8022 or visit their website:  www.lyricrep.com.


Thursday, June 11, 2015
Mountain Crest High School Young Artists

The students who placed 1st, 2nd, or 3rd in this year’s “Young Artist Cup” at Mountain Crest High School will present a musical program of the six categories of the competition:  Piano, Female Vocal, Male Vocal, String, and Brass/Wind/Percussion.  The students are  Sabrina Ellis, piano; Matt Rigby, tenor saxophone; Katharine Burn, violin; Heather Hopkins, cello; Sarah Whitney, cello; and the following vocalists: Ben Spencer; Mason Syddall; Rachel Olsen; Katie Ditton; and Emmaline Swink.
The Young Artist Cup is a music competition held each spring that allows students to display their talent and compete for trophies and cash prizes. The Young Artist Cup is privately sponsored and organized by a committee of community volunteers with the support of Mountain Crest High School.  This is the16th year for this event.

Friday, June 12, 2015



Relic Acoustic Band 
(Pops from 60’s & 70’s)

The RELIC Acoustic Band is a group of local musicians who perform easy listening, acoustic oldies.  These veteran musicians are Irv Nelson, Scott Olsen, and Steve Roberts.  Their sound is fresh and their performances are entertaining.  With three guitars and three voices, they paint a musical landscape with their intricate harmonies, perfect for dinner music, parties, reunions, weddings, and other.  Their song list includes arrangements of favorites from the great artists of the 1960s and 1970s --- songs that everyone remembers and loves from the “golden era” of popular music.  

Scott Olsen is plays an assortment of different instruments, but in the Relic band he usually plays his Breedlove acoustic guitar.  He plays the harmonica and sings lead vocal on several songs.  Scott resides in Garland, Utah.

Steve Roberts is actually a rock and roll drummer.  In Relic band, he plays a beautiful Ibanez acoustic guitar... and occasionally beats on a Cajon drum box or plays bass. Steve is the baritone of our group. Steve lives in Providence, Utah and works designing bridges for JUB Engineers.

Irv Nelson is primarily a keyboard player, but in Relic he plays a Taylor acoustic guitar, a Hohner 12-string acoustic guitar, and a Breedlove acoustic bass guitar.  In addition he sings lead vocal on some songs. Irv currently resides in Smithfield.  His day job is teaching private piano, guitar, bass and vocal lessons in Logan.

 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.