Past Events

Karen Strid and Friends

Karen Strid and Friends

7:30 pm October 28, 2017 Soldotna Christ Lutheran Church Traditional and Mainstream Jazz   Pat Owens: trumpet and flugelhorn Originally from Spokane, WA, Pat began playing professionally at the age of 16.  He enrolled in the Jazz Studies Program at Spokane Falls College and graduated from Eastern Washington University.  At 19, Pat joined the Spokane Orchestra backing up major jazz artists...

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John Lutterman and Tim Smith

John Lutterman and Tim Smith

Saturday, November 19, 2016 – 7:30 p.m. Soldotna Christ Lutheran Church Dr. John Lutterman and Dr. Timothy Smith bring a selection of cello and piano repertoire to our audiences on Nov. 19. Both performers are UAA music professors. Dr. Lutterman specializes in period-instrument performance including 18th, 19th, and 20th-century practices. Dr. Smith is well-known to our Peninsula...

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Tomoka Raften and Armin Abdihodzic

Tomoka Raften and Armin Abdihodzic

Saturday, January 21, 2017 – 7:30 p.m. Soldotna Christ Lutheran Church Dr. Armin Abdihodzic and Ms. Tomoka Raften present great works of chamber music for flute and guitar. Dr. Abdihodzic is a UAA music professor and has performed on the Peninsula with his guitar ensemble, Borealis Guitar Quartet, as well as soloing with the Kenai Peninsula Orchestra. Ms. Raften has performed and taught on...

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Elena T. Bird

Elena T. Bird

Saturday, February 18, 2017 – 7:30 p.m. Soldotna Christ Lutheran Church Ms. Elena T. Bird grew up in Kenai, studied opera and vocal music at the University of Colorado, and has been living and working outside of New York City as a professional musician since she received her master’s degree from Florida State. This past year, Ms. Bird was the recipient of a Young Artist award in opera,...

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Rick Zelinsky Jazz Quintet

Rick Zelinsky Jazz Quintet

Date Set!: Sunday April 9, 2017 at 3:00pm Kenai Visitor and Convention Center   Tickets: $20 for general admission and $10 for students and youth Available at Northcountry Fair, River City Books, Already Read, Country Liquor and at the door. Rick Zelinsky, who teaches band in the Anchorage School District and saxophone at the University of Alaska, Anchorage, is a well known saxophone &...

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The Young Americans

The Young Americans

Wednesday, March 29, 2017 – 6:00 pm Renee C. Henderson Auditorium This season, the Performing Arts Society is pleased to co-sponsor a workshop and performance with The Young Americans show choir. For three days, the dancers and musicians of The Young Americans will transform the intermediate wing of Mountain View Elementary into a performing arts institute for children in our community. At...

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