ALL-STAR LINEUP – Click on dates below to purchase individual tickets $15. All concerts start at 7:30pm and take place at First Congregational Church. 2401 Cornwall Ave. in Belingham, WA.
DEC. 3 – JEREMY BERRY, violist (BMC Awards 2001, 2002, 2003)
Jeremy Berry began his viola studies with Elizabeth Stuen-Walker at the age of five. A graduate of both The Juilliard School (B.Mus.) and Colburn Conservatory of Music (Artist Diploma), Mr. Berry is a member of the famous Calidore Quartet, and visiting assistant professor at Stony Brook University.
APRIL 7 – WESTERN TREASURES
Every year we bestow the Virginia Glover Awards on three Western students, chosen in competitive audition. But the awards concert is often more about the joy of collaboration, as the recipient’s friends pile on for an exhilarating classical jam session, full of virtuosity and fun.
MAY 5 – JEREMY DESCHANE, pianist (BMC Awards 2001, 2002, 2003, 2004)
After sweeping the BMC Enid Carrick Awards, Jeremy Deschane solo and chamber appearances have taken him across the U.S. His teachers have included Jeffrey Gilliam, Rebecca Penneys at the Eastman School of Music, and John Pickett at Central Washington University, as well as master classes and lessons from such artists as Leon Fleisher, Malcolm Bilson, Stephen Drury and Gil Kalish.
JUNE 2 – KATHERINE COPLAND, soprano
Ms. Copland grew up in Bellingham, and earned a B.Mus. degree from the University of Washington. She now resides in New York City. At Manhattan School of Music, Ms. Copland was Rosalinde in Die Fledermaus. Other lead roles in New York include The Judgment of Paris (Eccles), the Brahms Requiem, Messiah, Simon Boccanegra, Carmen, and Sir John in Love; in Italy, La rondine, Anna Bolena, Madama Butterfly, and Le nozze di Figaro (both the Countess and Susanna).
TAKE-A-STUDENT: One teenager accompanied by an adult is admitted free to all Night Beat concerts at First Congregational Church (except Martin Kuuksmann’s benefit concert). Because of space limitations at Firehouse PAC, the offer is not valid for the Cole Porter show in October.