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2013

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MID-VALLEY OFFSPRING, including COMPOSER and POET

ERIK PETERSON, violin and Artistic Director, performed in four works at the Whiteside June 18, led the chamber orchestra June 21, and played Dvorák and the Kenji Bunch première on final concert June 25. Erik also led the Children’s Concerts.

KATHERINE McLIN, violin, performed Wagner and Hindemith June 14, in the chamber orchestra June 21, and in Turner and Korngold June 23.

KEVIN LEFOHN, violin, is executive director of the nation’s oldest youth orchestra, the Portland Youth Philharmonic. He performed at the Whiteside on the 18th and in the orchestra June 21.

ADAM MATTHES, viola, performed June 14, 18, 21, and 23, including a Hindemith solo sonata on June 23.

ANN GRABE, cello, performed Puccini and Wagner on the opening concert June 14.

ANNE RIDLINGTON, cello, performed six chamber works June 14, 18, and 25, in the orchestra June 21, and in all four exciting performances for children.

NOAH SEITZ, cello, performed Verdi and Hindemith June 14, Turner and Korngold June 23, and in the orchestra June 21.

LARA WICKES, oboe, performed music of movie composers at the Whiteside June 18 and presented an illustrated talk: Playing for the Freeway Philharmonic: Life as a Free Lance Musician on Wednesday June 19 at the Congregational Church.

KRISTINA (HORD) MASCHER, horn, of the Luxembourg Philharmonic and the American Horn Quartet, performed Britten with the chamber orchestra June 21, and Strauss and a sonata by her husband Kerry Turner June 23.

ANNE (BRASSFIELD) HUBBLE, soprano, performed a cycle by Judith Freeman on the opening concert June 14, and again Saturday June 15 in a recital of Freeman’s recent works at 4:00 at First Presbyterian Church.

BOB BRUDVIG, percussion, performed in all four Children’s concerts, in Corvallis June 19 and in Summit and Newport June 22.

JUDITH WALLS FREEMAN, composer, set the poems by poet ROGER WEAVER performed on the opening concert June 14. Another set of songs, Touchstones, also based on Weaver’s poetry, were presented the following afternoon, June 15 in the First Presbyterian Church. They were performed by tenor Nicholas Larson, violinist Penelope Wolff, cellist Anne Ridlington, bassist Joe Zaerr, and the composer at the piano.

 GUEST ARTISTS

ANTHEA KRESTON, violin, performed Puccini and Wagner in the opening concert June 14.

JESSICA LAMBERT, violin, performed Verdi and Hindemith June 14, in the chamber orchestra June 21, and Turner and Korngold June 23.

SHIN-YOUNG KWON, violin, performed Verdi and Puccini June 14, in the orchestra June 21, and Fauré and Dvorák June 25.

KEIKO ARAKI, violin, of the Oregon Symphony, performed in the orchestra June 21 and Fauré on the final concert June 25.

KENJI BUNCH, viola and COMPOSER, performed Verdi and Hindemith June 14, at the soirée for Patrons June 16, in the orchestra June 21, and in Fauré June 25.

PHILLIP STEVENS, viola, performed in the June 21 orchestra and in the Children’s concerts June 19 and 22. In the June 25 final concert he performs Dvorák and the première of the Kenji Bunch trio.

DREW GIAMBRONE, bass, performed in the orchestra June 21, and in Fauré and Dvorák in the final concert June 25.

CATHERINE PETERSON, flute, performed at the Whiteside June 18, in the four Children’s concerts, and led the première of Kenji Bunch’s trio, on C flute, alto flute, and piccolo.

HELENA KOPCHICK, bassoon, performed Poulenc and Jan Bach at the Whiteside Theatre June 18.

RACHELLE McCABE, piano, performed Judith Freeman’s songs and Wagner on June 14, and Fauré June 25.

MONICA OHUCHI, piano, was heard in the soirée for Patrons June 16, at the Whiteside June 18, and in Strauss and Korngold June 23.

SUNGHEE KIM, piano, was heard June 18 in Copland and John Williams at the Whiteside Theatre.

DOMINIQUE MORALEZ, tenor, was heard in Britten June 21 and in Fauré in the final concert June 25. Dominique also narrated and performed in the four Children’s concerts.

LILY BURTON and LYNNE FINCH, violins, and KENNETH FINCH, cello, all of the Oregon Symphony, performed in the chamber orchestra June 21.