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Cello recital

When: August 7, 2022 @ 5:30 pm
Where: St. Thomas Episcopal Church, 201 Sun Valley Rd, Sun Valley, ID 83353, USA

On Sunday, August 7, 5:30 p.m., at St. Thomas Episcopal Church, Kyla Davidson will present a recital of cello works, accompanied by Joel Bejot on the piano. It will be a varied program, including “Memorial to Martin Luther King” by Oskar Morawetz, “Postludium” by Valentin Silvestrov, and excerpts of “Sonata for Cello and Piano” by Sergei Rachmaninoff. Pieces will be preceded by short explanations by the performer. Kyla has competed and performed nationally and internationally during her career, both as a soloist and with various chamber ensembles and orchestras. Ms. Davidson represented the College of Idaho at the Juilliard String Quartet Seminar in 2008 and 2009, and returned to her alma mater as adjunct cello faculty for the 2020-2021 term. Kyla maintains a vibrant private studio, and has also mentored many young artists at the Sun Valley Summer Symphony Festival, the Tahoe Music Institute, and the College of Idaho Cello Festival. Currently, Kyla is enrolled at the graduate school at McGill University in Montreal, Canada. Joel Bejot is an organist and choirmaster, and owner of Joel Bejot Music Studio. He has worked for a variety of churches, ensembles, and organizations for more than 18 years. Since moving to Idaho in …

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“Stabat Mater,” by Giovanni Pergolesi

When: April 10, 2022 @ 5:30 pm
Where: St. Thomas Episcopal Church, 201 Sun Valley Rd, Sun Valley, ID 83353, USA

Local musicians Meredith Skillman, soprano, Anna Majernikova, mezzo-soprano, and Joel Bejot, piano, will perform “Stabat Mater” by Giovanni Pergolesi at St. Thomas Episcopal Church, 201 Sun Valley Rd, Sun Valley, April 10, 2022, 5:30 p.m. This work by Pergolesi, an 18th-century Italian, explores what Mary, the mother of Jesus, must have felt as she watched her son die on the cross. It is a moving work, and especially suitable for Palm Sunday.  

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Geoffrey Friedley, Diana Livingston-Friedley, and Mark Neiwirth in concert at St. Thomas

When: March 6, 2022 @ 5:30 pm
Where: St. Thomas Episcopal Church, 201 Sun Valley Rd, Sun Valley, ID 83353, USA

Geoffrey Friedley, Diana Livingston-Friedley, and Mark Neiwirth will be performing a concert of exceptional vocal music at St. Thomas Episcopal Church, Sun Valley, ID, 201 Sun Valley Rd. Sunday, March 6, 5:30 p.m. Artist bios: Dr. Diana Livingston Friedley has appeared as a guest soloist with numerous organizations throughout the United States, Germany, Italy and Taiwan. More recently she has appeared with the Idaho State Civic Symphony, Idaho Falls Symphony, Boise Baroque Orchestra and Opera Idaho. Diana has also recently appeared in regional recitals singing Wolf’s Italienisches Liederbuch, Spanisches Liederbuch, and Brahms’ Liebeslieder with tenor Geoffrey Friedley and pianist, Marck Neiwirth. Her many operatic roles include: Lucy in Menotti’s The Telephone, at The Old Town Actors Studio (OTAS), Pocatello; Woman in Poulenc’s La voix humane also at OTAS, ISU and The College of Southern Idaho; Mrs. Webb in Ned Rorem’s Our Town, with Opera Idaho, Boise; Ichi Ban, in Napa 2. Lift Me into Heaven Slowly Text: Robert Creeley (1926-2005) Lift me into heaven slowly, cause my back’s sore any my mind’s thoughtful, and I’m not even sure I want to go. Lift me into heaven slowly. 3. Billy the Kid Text: Anonymous Billy was a bad man. Carried a …

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Choral Evensong at St. Thomas Episcopal Church

When: November 21, 2021 @ 5:30 pm – 6:15 pm
Where: St. Thomas Episcopal Church, 201 Sun Valley Rd, Sun Valley, ID 83353, USA

Come join us for Choral Evensong, resuming for the first time at St. Thomas since December 2019. Evensong is a service of choral music, readings, and prayers, and evolved out of the monastic tradition of Matins and Vespers, and comes to us through the Anglican tradition as sung Evening Prayer. All services at 5:30 p.m. Freewill offering, reception follows. Nov 21, Mechtilde of Hackeborn and Gertrude the Great Dec 19, St. Thomas Jan 16, Hariett Bedell Feb 20, Frederick Douglass Mar 20, the Annunciation of Jesus to Mary

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Joel Bejot Piano and Organ recital

When: October 24, 2021 @ 5:30 pm – 6:30 pm
Where: St. Thomas Episcopal Church, 201 Sun Valley Rd, Sun Valley, ID 83353, USA

St. Thomas’ own Director of Music, Joel Bejot, will present a recital of piano and organ works written by women. Featuring works by Fanny Mendelssohn Hensel, Emma Lou Diemer, Nadia Boulanger, and Rachel Laurin. Come take a musical trip through works that are just as inspiring, interesting, moody, and triumphant as any work written by a composer you have heard of. October 24, 5:30 p.m. St. Thomas Episcopal Church, 201 Sun Valley Rd, Sun Valley, ID.