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Calendar of Performances
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Steppin' Up
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Wailin' Jennys
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Bankhead Exhibits
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The Drowsy Chaperone
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International Guitar Night
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Mike Montemerlo
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Science On Saturday
14
Bankhead Resident Companies
15
Celtic Nights
16
Die Fledermaus
17
Some Enchanted Evening
18
Euclid String Quartet
19
In the Mood—1940s Musical Revue
20
Pink Floyd Concert Experience
21
American Idols
22
Second City
23
Guitar Passions
24
Richard Marx
25
Social Media
26
LVPAC Member Benefits
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LVPAC Membership Form
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LVPAC Annual Members & Supporters
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Education Outreach
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JACKSON POLLOCK!
jan 9
Create edible “action painting” cookies
Bothwell Downtown Art Studios
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LVPAC BOARD of DIRECTORS
LVPAC STAFF
Theater Manager
Ed Estrada
Director of Development
Pollock-style action painting on canvas
Bothwell Arts Center
2466 8th Street
Kimberly Moore
Secretary
Jean King
Nancy Mueller
Bothwell Arts Center Manager
Linda Ryan
Finance Manager
Operations Manager
Jole Mendoza
Facilities Manager
Julio Gomez
Fundraising Coordinator
Ann Rice
Graphic Designer
Rebecca Schoefer
Food and Beverage Manager
Michelle Sheldon
Emeritus
Len Alexander
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President
Joan K. Seppala
Director of Marketing
reanna goucher
jan 21
Chairman
Philip R. Wente
2013–14 Media Sponsors
Treasurer
Michael J. Bocchicchio
Nancy Bankhead
Diana Reyes Baughman
Michael Faber
Chris Grant
Dale Kaye
Ro Khanna
Steve King
Joseph Madden
Layne Marceau
Aaron Ortiz
Tom Reitter
Jean Shuler
Charles Smith
Denise Watkins
Donna Wilcox
Emeritus
Phillip N. Dean
Patrick Kernan
JAN U AR Y
Livermore School of Dance Jazz Division
performance calendar
Steppin’ Up
saturday jan 4 at 2 & 7pm
A Passionate Approach to Latin Guitar
Heartfelt Folk Harmonies
tuesday feb 25 at 7:30pm
Wailin’ Jennys
saturday jan 11 at 8pm
Tri-Valley Repertory Theatre
Drowsy Chaperone
jan 18,24,25,31 at 8pm
jan 19,26 at 2pm
Guitar Passions
Sponsored by ABC Music Source & Academy
Grammy Award-Winning Songwriter
Richard Marx
thursday feb 27 at 7:30pm
Global Greats of the Acoustic Guitar
MARC H
Grand Masters of Illusion
wednesday jan 22 at 7:30pm
saturday mar 1 at 8pm
International Guitar Night
Outerbridge Clockwork Mysteries
Rae Dorough Speaker Series
A Celebration of
tuesday jan 28 at 7:30
sunday mar 2 at 2pm
Mike Montemerlo
FEBRU AR Y
Free Lecture Series for Students
LLNL’s Science on Saturday
feb 1,8,22, mar 1 at 9:30 & 11:15am
Tri-Valley Repertory Theatre
Drowsy Chaperone
saturday feb 1 at 2pm & 8pm
Journey of Hope and Promise
Celtic Nights
tuesday feb 4 at 7:30pm
Lamplighters Music Theatre
Die Fledermaus
saturday feb 8 at 8pm
sunday feb 9 at 2pm
A Valentine from Broadway
Some Enchanted Evening
friday feb 14 at 8pm
Del Valle Fine Arts
Euclid String Quartet
saturday feb 15 at 8pm
In The Mood
1940s Musical Revue
wednesday feb 19 at 2 & 7:30pm
Pacific Chamber Symphony
Evoking the Essence of Early Music
Philharmonia Baroque
wednesday mar 5 at 7:30pm
Innovative and Distinctive Jazz
Fred Hersch
Sponsored by Clark and Kathy Streeter
friday mar 7 at 8pm
A Rollicking Tribute to Johnny Cash
Rusty Evans and Ring of Fire
saturday mar 8 at 8pm
Livermore Valley Opera
Rossini’s Cinderella
mar 15, 22 at 8pm
mar 16, 23 at 2pm
International Master of the Sarod
Amjad Ali Khan and Sons
thursday mar 20 at 7:30pm
Brothers of Bluegrass
The Gibson Brothers
friday mar 21 at 8pm
Forward with Scotland’s Past
Battlefield Band
thursday mar 27 at 7:30pm
Sponsored by Jean King
West Coast Presenters
West Coast Presenters
friday feb 21 at 8pm
friday mar 28 at 8pm
Pink Floyd Concert Experience
Led Zeppelin Concert Experience
Livermore-Amador Symphony
Del Valle Fine Arts
saturday feb 22 at 8pm
saturday mar 29 at 8pm
American Idols
Poulenc Trio
Laughing Matters
Valley Concert Chorale
sunday feb 23 at 7pm
sunday mar 30 at 3pm
Second City
Carmina Burana
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Livermore School of Dance
Jazz Company
DANCE
saturday
jan 4 at 2 & 7pm
All 4 One Cause
Steppin' Up
photos:
Kerri Hamilton
A benefit for Sleep Train Foster Care children
and families, Steppin’ Up is a spectacular
showcase of all types of dance styles. The
performance will have a fusion of four different
acts: Broadway Tribute, Salsa Fever, Urban Funk,
and a piece dedicated to the children. There will be a
reception immediately following both shows to meet and
greet the performers.
Livermore School of Dance Jazz
Company is the leading dance
group of the Livermore valley.
We have been performing for
the last seven years in many
local events including the
Bankhead grand opening, Mardi
Gras Extravaganza, Amgen Tour
flash mob, and hosted the second annual Sunset Soiree
dance event at Shea Stage (August, 2013). Livermore
School of Dance was established by Liz Roberts (Jazz
Division Director) and Shelly Schoendienst (Ballet Division
Director) in 2004. Livermore School of Dance promotes
self-confidence and a love of dance in a professional and
nurturing environment. Our Jazz Division dancers learn the
latest trends and technique in jazz, tap, contemporary, hip
hop, musical theater, and lyrical dance.
Voted 2012
Livermore Downtown Business of the Year
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artist website www.livermoredance.com
call 925.373.6800 / click www.bankheadtheater.org / come by 2400 First Street / livermore
dance up c omin g p e rf orm a n c e
Keep on Dancin'
jun 19,20
lv p a c
presents
BLUEGRASS
saturday
jan 11 at 8pm
Heartfelt Folk Harmonies
Wailin’ Jennys
What started as a happy
accident of singer-songwriters
uniting for a one-time-only
performance at a tiny guitar
shop in Winnipeg, Manitoba has
evolved into one of the most beloved
of international folk acts, the Wailin’
Jennys. Nicky Mehta, Ruth Moody and
Heather Masse’s three distinct voices
combine in achingly-perfect harmonies,
creating some of the most exciting and
exquisite music on the folk-roots scene.
In 2004, the Wailin’ Jennys’ first fulllength album 40 Days was released to
great critical acclaim, winning them a
Juno Award, Canada’s top music honor.
They were soon appearing regularly
on the radio show A Prairie Home
Companion and packing venues across
North America. Their follow-on album
Firecracker found fans across genres,
from traditional folk to alternative
country, pop and rock, and they have
continued to reach new creative heights
with each subsequent release. Their
2011 album Bright Morning Stars
combined fresh and innovative sounds
with the band’s signature harmonies,
delivering a perfect mix of Americana,
pop and traditional folk in a classic style.
Although known primarily for their
acoustic music, each of the Wailin’
Jennys brings a wide range of musical
backgrounds and talents to the group.
Ruth Moody is a classically-trained
soprano and pianist, praised for her
versatile vocals on traditional and Celtic
music, who also adds guitar, banjo and
bodhrán to the mix. Mezzo Nicky Mehta
plays the guitar, harmonica, drums and
ukulele, and grew up surrounded by
classical music, training as a dancer
before making music her focus. Alto
Heather Masse, a jazz voice graduate
of the New England Conservatory of
Music, plays the upright bass and has
performed with Mark O’Connor’s Hot
Swing. Each has a unique and individual
style of musical expression, but together
forge a beguiling mix of Americana, pop
and traditional folk that is delivered with
the dynamic and irresistible vocal power
of three.
"Show-stopping harmonies,
impressive instrumental
prowess, and breathtaking
songs." / Ontario Arts Review
artist website www.thewailinjennys.com
call 925.373.6800 / click www.bankheadtheater.org / come by 2400 First Street / livermore
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The Gibson Brothers
mar 21
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Bankhead Theater
January Exhibit & Reception
Reception on Jan 16th, 6–7:30pm
Art on display Jan 8th to Mar 5th
2400 First Street, Downtown Livermore
For information: 925-447-ARTS | www.bankheadtheater.
org
Gas
by Karen Barr y
To the Point
This exhibit celebrates the pencil and the growth in the number of area
artists who have embraced this medium with varied drawing and painting
techniques. The show will feature long time area pencil artists including
Kathleen Hill, Maclyn Pons, and Lenore Kreit. In addition, pencil artists from
the Livermore Valley Pencil Artists organization and students from Maryann
Kot’s Colored Pencil Basics and Beyond class will participate.
Colored Pencil artist and teacher Maryann Kot began teaching the medium
at the Bothwell Arts Center in late 2012 and has taught 60 students in the
past year. As a result, the medium has caught on in the Tri-Valley to such a
degree that Livermore is now the center for the Colored Pencil Society of
America’s Northern California Chapter and the Bothwell was chosen as the
site for the Society’s Bay Area Colored Pencil workshops in the future.
Maryann has a Nature Illustration Certificate from the Tucson Desert
Museum Art Institute in AZ. The three-year program’s curriculum is strong in
drawing, colored pencil, and pen & ink. She has had solo shows in Tucson
and the bay area and has participated in national art shows as well.
Maryann Kot and the Bothwell Arts Center would like to give a heartfelt
“Thank You” to our local art store, Way Up Art & Frame, whose
sponsorship and promotional assistance has helped to grow the arts in the
area, including the classes taught by Kot.
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THEATER BLUES
“Theater Blues is a project that seeks to capture aging movie theaters in cyanotype
before they are gone. I’ve been a lover of both photography and movies since I
was young. Theater Blues allows me to express both of those loves. Moving into
the Bothwell’s Downtown Art Studios has allowed me the space I need to bring
this project to life. The Downtown Art Studios has been a great place to work, be
inspired, and be driven by the artists around me.”
–Jonathon Miller
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The Bankhead Theater hosts receptions for the rotating art exhibitions in the Lobby and Founder's Room. These are free to the public and
allow you to meet the artists and explore the exhibitions at your leisure. Proceeds from art sales benefit the Bothwell Arts Center.
Kot
Tri-Valley Repertory Theatre
Resident
company
theatre
jan 18,24,25,31 at 8pm
jan 19,26 at 2pm
feb 1 at 2 & 8pm
A Parody of American Musical Comedy of The 1920s
The Drowsy Chaperone
To chase his blues away, a
Producer
Director/
Choreographers
Musical Director
photo
Robert Sholty, James Mille
modern day musical theatre
addict known simply as 'Man
in Chair' drops the needle on his
favorite LP—the 1928 musical
comedy The Drowsy Chaperone. From the
crackle of his hi-fi, the musical magically
bursts to life on stage, telling the tale of
a pampered Broadway starlet who wants
to give up show business to get married,
her producer who sets out to sabotage
the nuptials, her chaperone, the debonair
groom, the dizzy chorine, the Latin lover
and a pair of gangsters who double as
pastry chefs.
Kathleen Breedveld
Christina Lazo
and Misty Megia
Joe Simiele
cast
Man in the Chair
The Drowsy Chaperone
Janet van de Graffe
Robert Martin
George
Aldolpho
Mrs. Tottendalee
Ron Lytle
Alexis Rogers
Catherine Williamson
Ryan Cowles
Marty Newton
Alex Orenberg
Belinda Maloney
Underling
Feldzieg
Kitty
Trix
Gangster #1
Gangster #2
Superintendant
Scott Maraj
Jeff Seaberg
Meghan Ihle
Anne Milbourne
Justin Isla
ENSEMBLE
Erin Carrino
Max DeSantis
Carmen Hanson
Lisa Otterstetter
Liz Schinella
Nick Sears
Daniel Quezada
Bob Stratton
musical theatre up c omin g p e rf orm a n c e
Shrek The Musical
jul 19 - aug 3
artist website www.trivalleyrep.org
call 925.373.6800 / click www.bankheadtheater.org / come by 2400 First Street / livermore
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lv p a c
presents
GUITAR
wednesday
jan 22 at 7:30pm
Global Greats of the Acoustic Guitar
International Guitar Night
For almost 20 years,
guitarist Brian Gore has
united some of the world’s
foremost acoustic guitarists in
a unique event that highlights
musical collaboration and creativity.
Sponsored by Acoustic Guitar
Magazine, International Guitar Night is
the only production of its kind to have
grassroots origins. Originally founded in
a small Bay Area club, each year Gore
invites premier guitarists from around
the globe to demonstrate the musical
diversity within the world of acoustic
guitar, uniting classical, jazz, folk, and
new acoustic styles. While it has grown
in stature to become one of the most
important acoustic guitar showcases in
the world, IGN has retained an informal
ambiance in an intimate setting.
Joining Gore in 2014, Italian steel
string guitarist Pino Forastiere has
brought his classical guitar background
to collaborate on projects from jazz
and rock, to electronic and pop. He is
revered for his unique mix of melody,
improvisation and hand percussion.
Mike Dawes
from England is
hailed as one of
the world’s finest
young fingerstyle
guitarists. Since
his debut single in
2012, he has toured
every continent,
his energy and
charisma combining
with a virtuoso
style acclaimed for
its subtle nuances.
Considered one
of Argentina’s
most important
guitarists, Quique Sinesi plays the
7-string Spanish guitar, piccolo guitar and
charango, combining elements of tango
and folklore with jazz, classical and world
rhythms in his dynamic music.
International Guitar Night presents each
guitarist in their own concise solo recital
during the first half of the show and
then returns for a second set that offers
various groupings before ending in a
“These four talented
musicians bring so much
diversity and passion to
each performance—a treat
for every acoustic guitar
fan.” / Arizona Reporter
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artist website www.internationalguitarnight.com
call 925.373.6800 / click www.bankheadtheater.org / come by 2400 First Street / livermore
four-guitar finale. For these guitarists,
who typically tour alone most of the
year, the interactive format fosters a
welcome level of camaraderie – an
opportunity to collaborate rather than
compete. With their immense talent,
the blend of different genres, styles and
personalities, results in a dynamic night
of music that thrills both performers and
audiences alike.
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Guitar Passions
feb 25
Rae Dorough Speakers Series
speaker
Resident
tuesday
jan 28 at 7:30pm
Mike Montemerlo
company
Google Self-Driving Car Project
A Glimpse of the Future
Self-driving vehicles hold the promise of
saving lives and reshaping our relationship with
the automobile. The Google self-driving car project
was created to rapidly advance this technology. Mike
Montemerlo is a staff software engineer at Google
working on self-driving cars. He received his B.S. and
M.S. in Electrical/Computer Engineering and PhD in Robotics
from Carnegie Mellon University. He worked at the Stanford
Artificial lntelligence Lab as the software lead for Stanley, the
robot that won the 2005 DARPA Grand Challenge. Mike will
entertain you with the adventures that Google has had as he
demonstrates the capabilities (and limitations) of these vehicles.
the
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peakers
eries
The Speaker Series honors Rae Dorough, who was a respected Livermore
resident and supporter of many cultural events. Her family were initiating
sponsors. The series features provocative, entertaining and enlightening
speakers on a diversity of topics.
The Series is Sponsored in part by
jean King
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call 925.373.6800 / click www.bankheadtheater.org / come by 2400 First Street / livermore
In this special 20th anniversary year,
Science on Saturday will present a themed program
of four talks focusing on computational modeling as
a tool for scientific discovery in the 21st century.
This four-week series of FREE lectures and demonstrations is
intended for middle and high school students. There are four
dates, each with a unique presentation by leading llnl science
researchers supported by master high school science teachers. The
1-hour presentations are at 9:30 am and 11:15 am. Seating is on a
first come basis and may not be reserved in advance.
February 1
Computer Simulation:
Exploring Nature with a Computer
Vic Castillo, LLNL Scientist
Rodger Johnson, Teacher Monte Vista High School
Vic Castillo, PhD is a research engineer at LLNL and was honored with the
2013 Community Service Award from Great Minds in STEM.
Rodger Johnson teaches Physics, Chemistry, and Physics and Engineering
Technology at Monte Vista High School.
Computers are becoming an increasingly cheaper, more
powerful tool that cannot be ignored by professionals.
Computer simulation reproduces the behavior of natural
and man-made systems to help us understand, predict, and
communicate. In this series kick-off, we will show you how
computer simulation is used by LLNL scientists on the world’s
fastest computers. We will also show you how you can get
started doing your own computer simulations with free, opensource tools for class projects or just for fun.
February 8
Fusion Modeling:
using big computers to understand one of
the universe's biggest secrets
Frederico Fiuza, LLNL Lawrence Fellow
Dan Burns, Teacher Los Gatos High School
Frederico Fiuza, PhD is a Lawrence Postdoctoral Fellow in the Fusion Energy
Sciences Program at LLNL who has received a 2013 ASCR Leadership
Computing Challenge (ALCC) award.
Dan Burns teaches AP Physics and is the Los Gatos High School's
technology coach.
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website http://education.llnl.gov/sos/
Fusion energy is a possible long-term energy solution to
provide the energy needed to drive economic growth and
social development. Harnessing the energy of the Sun and
stars here on Earth requires a detailed understanding of
the behavior of matter at extreme temperature and density
conditions. Massive simulations, using up to one million
computer processors (equivalent to hundreds of thousands
of laptops working simultaneously), play a critical role
in this research. They allow us to test different theories
and explore different fusion approaches, such as “fast
ignition” of the fusion fuel. We will discuss the challenges
associated with fusion modeling, and how the outstanding
computational resources and advanced computer graphics
at the Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory help us to
create a miniature Sun on Earth.
lawrence livermore national laboratory presents
Science on Saturday
February 1, 8, 22 and March 1 at 9:30 & 11:15am
February 22
Menacing Microbes:
Protein Models Reveal Secrets
Beth Vitalis, LLNL Scientist
Dean Reese, Teacher Tracy High School
Beth Vitalis, PhD is the lead biologist on the LLNL Pathogen Bioinformatics
team working with numerous collaborators and sponsors, including the
Centers for Disease Control (CDC).
Dean Reese is the Science Department Chair and a Physics Teacher at
Tracy High School.
Microbes are living organisms too small to be seen. While
most are friendly to humans, some microbes, called
pathogens, can cause disease. Although the medical field
has created miraculous antimicrobial drugs to ward them
off, menacing microbes often change their protein makeup in devious ways to evade being destroyed, resulting in
antibiotic resistance and eventually ‘super-bugs’. Proteins
are diverse and dynamic biomolecules that determine how
organisms thrive in changing environments. Protein modeling
is a computational tool that researchers use to ‘see’ microbial
proteins. Using LLNL’s high performance computational
capabilities, 3D models are created of microbial proteins,
providing visual tools to expose microbial secrets. This
information can be used to help detect, understand, and
identify new ways to treat the menacing microbes.
March 1
The Cardioid Project:
Modeling the Human Heart
David Richards, LLNL Scientist
Erin McKay, Teacher Tracy High School
David Richards, is a PhD computational physicist at LLNL leading a team that
is working with scientists at IBM simulating the human heart using powerful
supercomputers.
Erin McKay is the Biotechnology and IB Biology teacher at Tracy High School.
Computer modeling is a powerful tool for scientific inquiry
when experiments are too costly, too dangerous, or
simply impossible. In this talk we will describe how to
build a computer model of a human heart, starting from an
individual cell and then using data from an actual person
to create a realistic representation of a beating heart. We
will discuss some of the tricks and techniques we use to
combine the power of Sequoia's 1.6 million CPUs to perform
simulations of unprecedented detail and duration and show
examples of how doctors and researchers may soon be able
to use such simulations to investigate the effects of new
drugs on cardiac rhythms or improve the success rate of
complex surgical procedures.
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Resident
c om pa nie s
Home to nine Resident Companies with over 270 combined
years of artistic experience, the Bankhead Theater’s state-ofthe-art facilities enable these organizations to grow artistically and
institutionally, develop audiences and collaborate on key projects
while maintaining their respective missions and identities.
CANTABELLA CHILDREN’S CHORUS
22 ND
SE ASON
Cantabella Children’s Chorus’ mission is to develop music literacy, healthy vocal technique and choral artistry
within children K-12 through excellence in music education, fine choral production and collaborative cultural
arts experiences.
www.cantabella.org
DEL VALLE FINE ARTS
33 RD
SE ASON
The mission of Del Valle Fine Arts is to present professional chamber music concerts and to encourage
appreciation of chamber music in school children.
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LIVERMORE-AMADOR SYMPHONY
51ST
SE ASON
The mission of the Livermore-Amador Symphony is to present musical programs of cultural and educational
value for the benefit of the community, and to encourage, stimulate, and support community interest in the
musical arts.
www.livamsymph.org
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LIVERMORE VALLEY OPERA
21ST
SE ASON
The mission of Livermore Valley Opera is to enrich our community by producing the world's best operas, and to
foster the careers of talented opera singers. We encourage a wider appreciation of opera and the associated arts.
www.livermorevalleyopera.com
PACIFIC CHAMBER SYMPHONY
25 TH
SE ASON
Pacific Chamber Symphony is dedicated to presenting unique classical music experiences by performing a
wide repertoire of great masterworks for chamber orchestra highlighting the talents of seasoned professional
musicians inspired by the creative virtuosity of Maestro Lawrence Kohl.
www.pacificchambersymphony.org
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RAE DOROUGH SPEAKERS SERIES
6 TH
SE ASON
The Rae Dorough Speaker Series features leading thinkers in science, literature and the arts who discuss topical
issues of particular interest to the Livermore community in the intimacy of the Bankhead Theater.
www.mylvpac.org
TRI-VALLEY REPERTORY THEATER
30 TH
SE ASON
Tri-Valley Repertory Theatre is an educational, non-profit volunteer organization dedicated to providing affordable
quality theatre, theatrical training, a showcase for talent, and a cultural experience within the Tri-Valley and East
Bay communities.
www.trivalleyrep.org
VALLEY CONCERT CHORALE
50 TH
SE ASON
The mission of the Valley Concert Chorale is to engage audiences in the transforming power of music by sharing
our passion and joy in live performance. We are dedicated to excellence in singing choral music of all genres,
nurturing the next generation of singers, and supporting musical endeavors in our Tri-Valley community.
www.valleyconcertchorale.org
VALLEY DANCE THEATRE
33 RD
SE ASON
The mission of the Valley Dance Theatre is to provide talented ballet dancers with performance opportunities
and to bring affordable, professional-quality ballet education and performances to the East Bay.
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www.valleydancetheatre.com
lv p a c
presents
WORLD
tuesday
feb 4 at 7:30pm
Journey of Hope and Promise
Celtic Nights
Celtic Nights, drawn
from the history and folklore
of Ireland and her Celtic
cousins, is a dazzling showcase
of storytelling, music and dance
that takes audiences on a timeless
journey of hope and promise. Lilting
melodies and the plaintive lyrics of Celtic
ballads, together with fiery fiddle playing
and traditional step dancing, comes
together to create an unforgettable
picture of the lives and loves of a great
people from a small island.
A story in constant motion, Celtic
Nights is an epic tale of departures,
arrivals and the lengthy road between,
telling of a proud and passionate people
who dared to leave their beloved
country to seek their dreams of a
future in America. Every moment is
filled with a deep sense of history and
powerful emotions of joy and laughter,
melancholy and sadness.
Celtic Nights celebrates not only the
Ireland the immigrants left behind, but
their lives in the America they found, a
new and welcoming homeland. In return,
they passed on the legacy of their Celtic
heritage through their music, song,
dance and storytelling. The rich sounds
of Ireland have had a long-reaching
influence on American music, and
continue to be echoed in the bluegrass,
country and western music of today.
Interwoven throughout the evening are
beloved songs and ballads, including
such old favorites as Danny Boy, Isle of
Hope, and May We
Never Have to Say
Goodbye, and the
show is enhanced
by breathtaking
images of the
old country and
traditional Celtic
costumes. The
talented cast of
singers, dancers
and musicians
make every minute
memorable, encouraging the audience
to sing along and become a part of this
eternal story of hope. Uplifting and
unforgettable, Celtic Nights leaves the
theater ringing with the sounds of Celtic
music and never fails to earn a place in
the heart of every listener.
"A chance to watch the Irish do what
they often do best." / Rutland Herald
artist website www.celticnights.ie
call 925.373.6800 / click www.bankheadtheater.org / come by 2400 First Street / livermore
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Battlefield Band
mar 27
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LAMPLIGHTERS MUSIC THEATRE
theatre
saturday feb 8 at 8pm
sunday feb 9 at 2pm
or the Bat Bites Back
Johann Strauss’s bubbly
tale of temptation and
revenge. Spend a riotous
evening in the company of
Gabriel von Eisenstein, his
beautiful wife Rosalinda, her besotted
lover Alfred, the pert and saucy parlormaid Adele, and the wily Doctor Falke,
as they confuse and amuse themselves
and us in a sophisticated hide-and-seek
game of mistaken identity that will
spin you from the fabulously licentious
ball of the eccentric Russian Prince
Orlofsky to a night in jail on charges of
disorderly conduct. A night of Viennese
love, laughter and levity, where
Champagne is King!
STAGE DIRECTOR
MUSIC DIRECTOR/CONDUCTOR
CHOREOGRAPHER
Vienna-born Maestro George Cleve will
conduct the Lamplighter Orchestra in
this quintessential Viennese operetta.
Maestro Cleve is the world-renowned
Music Director of San Francisco's
Midsummer Mozart Festival, which he
founded in 1974. He has appeared with
most major American orchestras—
including the New York and Los Angeles
Philharmonics, the Boston, Cleveland,
San Francisco, Pittsburgh, and Montreal
Symphonies—and scores of leading
symphony and opera orchestras in
Europe, Asia and around the world.
Barbara Heroux will stage direct this
frothy, fun-filled confection for us.
Barbara Heroux
George Cleve
Tom Segal
photos
David Allen, Joanne Kay, 2013
"... a rare
combination
of first rate
professionalism
and outpouring of
pure joy."/ Lucy Simon,
Composer of The Secret Garden
Lamplighters Music Theatre
is a San Francisco based company
founded in 1952 to produce the comic
operas of Gilbert and Sullivan and other
works of comparable wit, literacy and
musical merit.
Now recognized as one of the world’s
preeminent Gilbert and Sullivan
companies, the Lamplighters perform
high quality classic musical theatre
throughout the Bay Area. The hallmarks
of a Lamplighters production are lavish
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costumes and sets, live orchestra,
excellent comic acting, and gorgeous
unamplified singing that showcases the
beauty and purity of the human voice.
In addition to an active performance
schedule, the Lamplighters provide
performance opportunities to local
theatre artists and promote appreciation
for the arts through youth programs,
school performances and community
outreach.
artist website www.lamplighters.org
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The Pirates of Penzance
aug 23,24
lv p a c
presents
theatre
friday
feb 14 at 8pm
A Valentine from Broadway
Some Enchanted Evening
Two bright stars of
Broadway join together in
a truly enchanted evening
of music and laughter. With
familiar love songs and other
favorites, Dale Kristien and Bill Hutton
will deliver a heartfelt valentine direct
from the Great White Way. Opening
the evening will be comedy star Steve
Bruner, whose signature blend of
engaging and family-friendly humor has
been entertaining audiences in comedy
clubs, on television, and on cruise ships
worldwide for more than a decade.
Dale Kristien is best known for her
record-breaking four-and-one-half
years in the lead role of Christine in
The Phantom of the Opera. Kristien
first played Christine opposite the
original Phantom, Michael Crawford,
on Broadway and the two premiered
the Andrew Lloyd Webber show in Los
Angeles. The longest running Christine
ever, she was featured in more than
1,700 performances and was the only
actress allowed to play the role for all
eight performances per week. Kristien
has also appeared on Broadway in
Camelot and in the Houston Grand
Opera revival of Showboat.
Bill Hutton is a Tony Award nominee,
distinguished for having created the
title role for the original Broadway
production of Joseph and the Amazing
Technicolor Dreamcoat. He also
originated the role of Auccussin in the
musical Festival, which played in San
Francisco, Los Angeles, Ford's Theatre
in Washington, DC and off-Broadway
in New York. Hutton starred in the
original musical The Wrong Box, and
was honored with a Los Angeles Drama
Critics Circle award nomination for the
West Coast Premiere of William Finn's
In Trousers.
In a delightful and intimate performance,
Kristien and Hutton will treat audiences
to highlights of their stage careers. With
hits such as Music of the Night, Think
of Me, Close Every Door, and many
more, Some Enchanted Evening will
celebrate the most romantic of holidays
with some of the most romantic music
on earth.
"Delighting audiences...two
of the finest voices around." / Daily News (Los Angeles)
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The Songs of Johnny Mercer
apr 12
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Del Valle Fine Arts
Resident
company
classical
saturday
feb 15 at 8pm
Euclid String Quartet
Jameson Cooper, 1st violin Jacob Murphy, 2nd violin Luis Vargas, viola Si-Yan Darren Li, cello
Formed in Ohio in 1998, the Euclid Quartet took its name from
the Euclid Avenue in Cleveland, home to a wealth of artistic and
cultural institutions. The Euclid Quartet is one of the best-regarded
chamber ensembles of its generation, known for performances filled
with passion, virtuosity, and sensitivity. Captivating audiences and
critics ranging from Carnegie Hall to school classrooms to radio and television
broadcasts, the quartet has performed to great acclaim across the country.
In 2007, the Euclid Quartet was appointed to the prestigious string quartet
residency at Indiana University South Bend.
program
Franz Joseph Haydn (1732-1809)
—String Quartet in C major,
Op. 76, No. 3 "Emperor" —
Allegro
Poco adagio; cantabile
Menuetto; Allegro
Finale: Presto
Giacomo Puccini (1858-1924)
—Crisantemi—
Wynton Marsalis (b. 1961)
—At the Octoroon Balls—
Creole Contradanzas
Mating Calls and Delta Rhythms
Rampart St. Row House Rag
intermission
Claude Debussy (1862-1918)
“The Euclid Quartet has a refined warm, rich
tone, precise ensemble, and spot-on intonation.
They play with great expression, and the subtle
use of gestures is always included at the perfect
moment and with impeccable good taste.” /
—String Quartet in G minor, Op. 10—
Animé et très décidé
Assez vif et bien rythmé
Andantino, doucement expressif
Très modéré; Très mouvementé
et avec passion
MusicWebInternational.com
Del Valle Fine Arts is a nonprofit community
service organization whose purpose is to provide high
quality music performances for the Tri-Valley area and
to encourage classical music appreciation in school
children. The 2013-2014 season marks the thirty-sixth year that Del Valle Fine Arts
has been bringing professional concerts to Livermore.
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artist website www.euclidquartet.com
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Poulenc Trio
mar 29
Artbeat, Inc.
bigFAMILY
band
wednesday
feb 19 at 2 pm & 7:30 pm
Fully Staged Tribute to the Big Band Greats of the '40s
In The Mood–1940s Musical Revue
Hop aboard the
Chattanooga Choo Choo and
you'll soon be In the Mood
to hear some great musicians
Sing, Sing, Sing. Much more
than just a concert, In the Mood is a
fully staged tribute to Glenn Miller,
Tommy Dorsey, Benny Goodman
and all the big band greats of the
'40s. Complete with period costumes
and choreography, In the Mood
pays homage to America's greatest
generation, when people listened and
boogied to up-tempo big band rhythms
and danced intimate ballads. Many
of the musical arrangements were
written by Vic Schoen, conductor and
arranger for The Andrews Sisters, and
Music Director for both Universal and
Paramount Pictures. Experience the
swing, the rhythm and the jazzy, brassy,
sentimental music of this pivotal time in
America's history.
artist website www.artbeatshows.org
www
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West Coast Performing Arts Presenters
ROCK
friday
feb 21 at 8pm
starring House of Floyd
The Pink Floyd Concert Experience
Experience the ultimate
Pink Floyd Tribute Show in
this live musical performance
starring House of Floyd!
The Bay Area’s HOUSE OF FLOYD
performs the music of Pink Floyd,
and has gained a strong following for
their unique ability to enthuse both the
hard-core fans of the early adventurous
Floyd and those who enjoy the songs
and soundscapes that later brought
them widespread appeal. They capture
the essence of each of the various
Pink Floyd eras from the formative Syd
Barrett days, through the 70s and the
final post-Waters era.
In the Pink Floyd tradition, a HOUSE
OF FLOYD concert incorporates sound
effects, moving lights, lasers and video
projection—including many of the
original, legendary backing films used
by Pink Floyd. The set lists on any given
night might be from an actual Pink Floyd
concert, or a custom HOUSE OF FLOYD
mix, but always includes rarely heard
live arrangements used by Pink Floyd
in concert—as well as the occasional
obscure pieces that never made it to
vinyl and were heretofore unknown to all
but the serious collectors.
The Pink Floyd Concert Experience has
packed sold out houses throughout the
U.S. and their spectacular
stage show
is not to be missed. HOUSE OF FLOYD
performs their ultimate Pink Floyd tribute
show live—including backscreen and
laser lighting.
This is a live recreation of an actual Pink
Floyd concert and highlights the greatest
and most popular music of their career,
including Dark Side of the Moon, The
Wall, and Wish You Were Here.
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"One of the best Pink Floyd shows
we've seen!" / San Francisco Chronicle
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artist website www.houseoffloyd.com
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Come Together:
Beatles Concert Experience
may 10
Livermore-Amador Symphony
Resident
company
classical
saturday
feb 22 at 8pm
Prelude Talk at 7 pm
Dedicated to Conductor Dr. Arthur Barnes in his 50th season!
American Idols
Join us as the symphony investigates
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a musical enigma, Franz Schubert’s
Unfinished Symphony No. 8. How
did Schubert write, publish, and
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perform a symphony without
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actually finishing it? We also perform
A.P. Barnes
50th Season
classics of the American repertoire:
Aaron Copland’s 1942 Lincoln
Portrait, written
at the height of
patriotic WWII
2013–2014
fervor, featuring
narrator and former
United States Defense
Secretary William Perry;
and Howard Hanson’s lyrical
"Romantic” Symphony No. 2,
the Eastman School of Music director’s acclaimed
work which eventually led him to a Pulitzer Prize.
Don’t miss this evening of musical excellence as
we also feature solos performed by the winners
of our student competition!
program
duc
tor
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Franz Schubert (1797-1828)
Dr. Arthur P. Barnes earned a
doctorate from Stanford University and
enjoyed 35 years teaching
music and conducting at
Stanford, most notably
with the Stanford band.
Dr. Barnes gave Stanford
a sound that set it apart
from other bands. His
ability to write popular two-minute pieces
with a rock flavor soon became the stuff
of legend. His brass band compositions
written at the University of York summer
2012, were published in Britain. Dr. Barnes
has appeared as a guest conductor, clinician
and adjudicator in Australia, Japan, England,
the Philippines and parts of the U.S.
Symphony No. 8 Unfinished
Bernhard Crusell (1775-1838)
Concerto in F minor, 1st movement
Robert Shi, clarinet
Frederic Chopin (1810-1849)
Since 1963, Livermore-Amador
Symphony is a community-based
orchestra comprised of talented
local musicians.
Join the fundraising Symphony
Guild, an active volunteer force
that has promoted the symphony
for 51 years! Call (925) 606-5422.
Concerto No. 2, in F minor, 1st movement
Arie Chen, piano
Grants have been received from:
INTERMISSION
Lockheed Martin/Sandia National
Howard Hanson (1896-1981)
Symphony No. 2 Romantic
Aaron Copland (1900-1990)
Lawrence Livermore National
Security LLC, GE Foundation,
Laboratories, Chevron Humankind,
Clorox Company Technical Center—
Pleasanton, City of Livermore
Commission for the Arts, Livermore
Cultural Arts Council
The Lincoln Portrait
William Perry, narrator
artist website www.livamsymph.org
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lv p a c
presents
comedy
sunday
feb 23 at 7pm
Laughing Matters
Second City
The Second City’s
legendary comic style shines
in Happily Ever Laughter, a
hilarious revue filled with some
of the best sketches, songs
and improvisations from their 53-year
history. When The Second City opened
its doors in December 1959, no one
could have guessed it would become
one of the most influential and prolific
comedy venues in the world. Under
the leadership of Paul Sills, Howard
Alk and Bernie Sahlins, the small cabaret
theater developed a unique way of
creating and performing comedy based
on improvisational games. Experimental
and unconventional in its approach, their
spontaneous, interactive style appealed to
a younger generation of both performers
and audiences. Today, The Second City
has become a Chicago landmark and is
considered a national treasure.
The talented members of The
Second City have served as some of
comedy’s greatest ambassadors. Their
brightest stars have hit the road with
The Second City Touring Company
including Tina Fey, Stephen Colbert,
Amy Poehler, Steve Carell, and Bill
Murray. For years, Second City alumnus
populated NBC’s Saturday Night Live
with such superstars as John Belushi,
Dan Aykroyd and Gilda Radner, and
recently Cecily Strong and Jason
Sudeikis joined their ranks. Their
comedy doesn’t stop at the border
either; Second City’s Canadian sister
theater provided a successful launching
pad for the careers of John Candy,
Eugene Levy, Rick Moranis and many
others through SCTV.
The Chicago Tribune has called The
Second City “a comedy powerhouse,”
and the next generation of comics
can be counted on to deliver an
incomparable evening of side-splitting
entertainment. Whether playing off
news ripped from the morning headlines
or sending up classic gems from their
archives, The Second City is always a
laugh-out-loud hit. Audiences become
part of a show filled with hilarious sketch
comedy, scripted and improvisational
elements, in an evening of smart,
cutting-edge comedy that guarantees
Happily Ever Laughter.
"A whole new, highly desirable
plane of roaring comedy...the show
consistently kills.” / Chicago Tribune
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artist website www.secondcity.com
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3 Blonde Moms
apr 4
lv p a c
presents
GUITAR
tuesday
feb 25 at 7:30pm
A Passionate Approach to Latin Guitar
Guitar Passions
sponsored by
ABC Music Store & Academy
Three-time Grammy
Award-winning guitarist
Sharon Isbin merges her
innovative classical technique
with iconic jazz master Stanley
Jordan and Brazil's leading guitarist
Romero Lubambo in an exquisite
evening of Latin-inspired jazz.
Isbin is acclaimed for her extraordinary
lyricism, technique and versatility.
Named “Best Classical Guitarist” by
Guitar Player magazine, she was the
first guitarist ever to win the Munich
Competition. With her most recent
release Sharon Isbin & Friends: Guitar
Passions, she has now recorded
more than 25 albums from Baroque,
Spanish/Latin and 20th Century styles,
to crossover and jazz-fusion. Isbin has
expanded the guitar repertoire with
some of the finest new works of this
century, commissioning and premiering
more concerti than any other guitarist,
as well as solo and chamber works.
Jordan is known for taking listeners on
breathless journeys into the unexpected.
Romero Lubambo arrived in the United
States from Rio de Janeiro in 1985
bringing a fresh new sound in jazz guitar.
Comfortable in any musical setting,
he unites the rhythms of his native
Brazilian musical heritage with a fluency
in the American jazz tradition, forming
a distinctive sound. A composer and a
performer, Lubambo demonstrates both
the ability to express creative musical
thoughts through improvisation, as well
as the virtuosity to deliver them.
In an unforgettable musical experience,
this powerhouse trio of guitarists will
put a classic and contemporary twist
on music with a distinctive Latin flavor
drawn from Isbin’s musical mentors and
the music of Brazil, Paraguay, Argentina,
Colombia and Spain.
Since the start of his remarkable career,
Stanley Jordan has been a musical
chameleon. His playing is infused with
openness, imagination, and versatility,
as well as sheer maverick daring.
Whether expressing himself in bold
reinventions of classical masterpieces,
soulful explorations of pop-rock hits,
blazing straight-ahead jazz forays, or
ultramodern improvisational works,
" The face for innovation in
classical and Latin guitar
playing in America." / WHQR-FM
artist website www.sharonisbin.com
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Rusty Evans & Ring of Fire
mar 8
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lv p a c
presents
POP
thursday
Feb 27 at 7:30pm
Grammy Award-Winning Songwriter
Richard Marx
Over the past 25 years,
Grammy Award-winner
Richard Marx has made his
mark on the music world as
both a singer and songwriter.
The only male solo artist to have his
first seven singles reach the Top 5,
he has more than a dozen Number 1
hits to his credit. His classic romantic
ballads such as Right Here Waiting,
Now and Forever, and Hold on to the
Nights have earned him a permanent
place in the hearts of fans worldwide.
Marx grew up in the Chicago suburbs
where his father worked in advertising
as a commercial jingle writer. Marx
began playing music and writing songs
as a teen and while he was still in high
school, a tape of his songs reached
pop star Lionel Richie. When Marx
arrived in Los Angeles at the age of
19, he worked first as a session singer
for Ritchie and other artists, then as a
songwriter, before releasing his own
debut album in 1987.
With a broad stylistic range, Marx
has written and produced songs for
many top artists including Barbra
Streisand, Vince Gill, Natalie Cole,
Josh Groban, and ‘NSync. Dance
with my Father, written with the late
Luther Vandross, won Song of the
Year at the 2005 Grammy Awards. His
hit Better Life with Keith Urban spent
six consecutive weeks at the top of the
country charts in 2005 and was followed
to the top by Long Hot Summer in
2010. Marx has released 10 solo albums,
including last year’s Christmas Spirit, as
well as more than a dozen compilation
and live albums.
In 2006, Marx went on the road with
Ringo Starr’s All-Star Band for 22
dates in North America, playing guitar
and performing his own hits. In addition
to appearances with others, Marx has
been enthusiastically received on solo
acoustic tours in the U.S., China, Russia
and Europe.
Marx has supported many causes,
from donating the royalties from his
hit single, Should’ve Known Better,
to build a room at the NYU Medical
Center for pediatric cancer patients,
to his 1989 recording of Children of
the Night, which brought attention to
the plight of homeless children on the
streets, raising more than $500k for the
Children of the Night Foundation. Marx
has also organized an annual all-star
benefit concert for the Cystic Fibrosis
Foundation, raising more than $4 million
for research to cure
the disease.
"A great storyteller...chart topping romantic...
the best-kept secret in music. Don’t ever
miss out on a chance to catch one of his solo
acoustic shows.” / Tampa Bay Times
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artist website www.richardmarx.com
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Richard Marx has sold more
than 30 million albums, scored
14 chart-topping singles and,
as a songwriter, earned a
Grammy for song of the year.
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Gary Wright
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Phillip N. and Muriel F. Dean
Bill and Sally Dunlop
Fremont Bank
The Independent
Steve and Kay King
Herman and Marjorie Leider
Tony and Shirley Macchiano
Visit Tri-Valley
Michael and Denise Weiner
Faye and Lee Younker
Artiste $2,500
David and Jolene Abrahams
Alameda County Fair Association
Len and Francoise Alexander
Wesley and Elizabeth Arnold
Petie and Bob Baltzer
Anthony Bettencourt and Karin Bunnell
Michael and Janet Bocchicchio
Joe and Deolinda Caldeira
Jack Campbell
ClubSport Pleasanton
Diablo Magazine
Jospeh Donner
Connie Duke
Fantasy Sound
Jean and Wes Felton
Carl Guardino
The Bill King Memorial Fund,
in conjunction with the
Livermore Y's Men's Club
Arne and Margo Kirkewoog
Jon and Lori Kriens
Livermore Amador Symphony
Association Members
Livermore Dental Care
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Marcel Orthodontics
Lockheed Martin
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Ovation $1,000
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1st United Services Credit Union
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Alaska Airlines
Artistic Edge
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Anthony, Angie and Lauren Bilich
Don and Judy Briemle
Michael Brisentine
Bob and Rosemary Bronzan
Joyce and Paul Brown
Sally Brown
Teri and Tom Concannon
Dona Crawford
Cubus Solutions, Inc.
Carl DiNicola
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Barbara and Les Edwards
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June Ferreri
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Jim and Peg Folta
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Steve and Diane Gilmour
Bill and Linda Green
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Charles and Khabira Hartwig
Len and Julie Herberth
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Carol Lokke
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Roland von Metzsch
Jean Wente
Karl Wente
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Encore $500
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Kim and Charlene Grandfield
Claire Grosshans
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John Hayes
Ray and Kathleen Hill
Gregory Hitchan
Joseph Hogan
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Mark and Debra Hudson
Michaele Kashgarian and Mark Rose
Jonathan and Julia Kennedy
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Barbara and Tom Lasinski
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Robert and Anna Lim and Family
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Jim and Bonnie Schmidt
Barbara Stear and Suzanna Spring
Sam Stone
Stan and Pam Wheeler
John Zucca
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Fred and Kathy Allen
Richard and Ellen Andrews
Tim and Claudia Barry
Christy and Dick Baxter
Marcelina and R.E. Bell
Jim and Jane Benham
Bill and Connie Bish
Diane and Steve Blackwell
Joan Boer
Vern and Doreen Booth
Rob and Kelly Bowers
Virginia L. Brown
Bob and Linda Burleson
John and Marilyn Carstensen
Frank and Diane Chambers
Rosemary Chang and Ted Buttner
Sheran Clark
Harriet Cole
Adela and Robert Cook
Pamela and Alan Copeland
Edith Cornelsen
Katie and Ron Cortez
The Corzett Family
Jim and Dorothy Costa
Kathy and Pat Coyle
Robert and Dolores Craig
Dermott and Elinor Cullen
Robert Dashner
Richard and Judith Davies
Walter and Nan Davies
DCM
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Charles and Barbara De Paoli
Anne and Jack Dini
Gus Dorough
Ron and Sue Dovichi
Sharon and Vaughn Draggoo
Garrett Drummond and Anna Siig
Robert and Marilyn Dumesnil
Mark and Joyce Eaton
The Edwards-Weber Family
Pat and Margaret Egan
Carol A. Eicher
Dennis and Marcia Elchesen
Rodman Elfin
Roberta and Mark Emerson
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Don and Nancy Faraudo
Lourdes Farfan
Dennis and Molly Fisher
Barbara and Ronald Flores
Michael and Diana Fredrich
Joseph and Hilda Furtado
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Cathy Gomes
Ronald and Valery Goodman
Lori Grant
Joan Green
William and Sally Haag
Gregory P. Hahn
Richard and Young M. Hayes
Ed and Holly Heuer
Alan and Levan Hindmarsh
Janet Holmes
Markus and Ann Huber
Patricia Iannucci
Enez James
Martha Jensen
Steve Jensen
Barry and Carole Jolette
David and Valerie Jonas
Paula Jones
The S. W. Kang Family
Dale and Ted Kaye
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Norm and Kathy Walker
David and Karen Warner
Bryan Waugh
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Clay and Jo Dee Widmayer
Charles and Lenise Wimborough
Alan Winslow
Tom and Janice Wolery
Robert R. Wood and
Barbara J. Davis-Wood
Tracy Yoell
Mary and Bill Zagotta
Connie and Joe Zaug
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Darryl and Karen Albertson
Shirley Anderson
Vernice J. Anderson
William S. and Penny Anderson
Joe and Linda Arluck
Phil and Sharon Arnold
Douglas and Barbara Baird
Marge Baker
Evelyn Bakken
Jack and Ann Bankhead
Manette Barlow
Robert and Helen Barnes
Richard and Rita Bast
Marsha L. Becker
Ervin and Dorothy Behrin
Dennis and Diane Bellucci
William Benett
Paul Benevento
Corey Bennett
Cynthia Benson
Joanne and John Bezis
Lori and Gregory Bianchini
Susan Bieszczat
Cynthia Bird
Renel and Larry Birk
Dorothy Bishop
Richard and Peggy Boerger
Chung Bothwell
Laura Bowly
Nancy Briemle
Kathy and Alan Brooks
Ann Brown
Janice Brown
John and Beth Butera
Merilyn "tilli" and Wayne Calhoun
Susie Calhoun and Troy Bowers
Merry and Darrell Carter
Karen Cauble
Carol and Tony Chargin
Bill Chestnut
David and Laurel Coats
Sandy and Matt Coblentz
Rosemary Coleman
Marc and Elizabeth Costantino
Michael and Teresa Cowen
Fred and Beth Cullum
Linda Culpepper
The Cupps Family
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Greg and Sue Davis
Marilyn Davis and Terry May
Antonia Dell
Sydney and Leslie Dent
Joan Dickinson
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Helen Dourov
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Alice-Jane Eachus
Pam and Scott Eckert
Janet Eddleman
Harold and Martha Eddleman
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Carolyn G. Estey
Betty Fallon
Jill Farrell
Michael and Pam Ferrucci
Douglas Ford
Marilyn Foreman
Anne Fowler
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Carol Guarnaccia
Art and Sue Gwerder
Audrie and Glenn Hage
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Joe and Irma Hernandez
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John and Mary Lou Hodgson
Pat and Clarence Hoenig
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Sydney Hucul
William and Mary Inouye
Erik Johnson
Mayor and Mrs. Marshall Kamena
Sharon R. Kantor and
Gregory VanBuskirk
Meenu Kapai
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Julie Klein
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Delma Kline
James and Susan Knauer
Kevin and Darnell Knauss
Paula Krinsky
Mary Kroesen
Don and Lorna Kruse
Ann and Ed Lafranchi
John and Diane LaMartine
Greg and Evelyn Lamberg
Dwight and Marianne Lang
Bruce and Donna Langdon
Richard and Gayla Langlois
Leota Lee
Anne Les
Joanne Levatin
Livermore School of Dance
G. Locke
Patti Loranger
Ken and Charlene Loveland
Fred and Audrey Lovell
David and Marylou Lowell
George MacKanic
George and Linda Mackin
Madeleine Maffei
Laimdota Maizitis, EA
Marylynn Marino
Suzanne McCann
Philip and Andrea McCarthy
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Judy McMurry
David and Barbara Mertes
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Art and Kathy Molvik
Lynn Monica
Beverly Morris
Dr. Max Moses and Marlene Moses
Bob and Nancy Mueller
Joan Mumma
Michael S. Nagorka
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Emery and Gayle Nelson
Bruce and Dolores Nevin
Steve and Judy Noble
Robert and Melba Nobriga
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Rick Nordyke
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Stan and Patsy Olsen
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Janice Paquette
Carol L. Peake-Faber
Al and Valerie Petersen
Steven Peterson
Ann Pfaff-Doss
Lee and Marietta Pittenger
Martin H. Plone
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Rachel A. Rodrigues
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David and Dolores Sanchez
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Save Mart Supermarkets
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Art Scott
Cheryl and Dave Seberger
Bill and Loretta Shay
Michael Silva
Rea Simpson
Ray and Bonnie Smith
Robert and Patricia Spooner
Jerilynn Stark
Judy Stephens
Wendy Stevens
John and Kay Stewart
Pete and Val Stuckey
Randy Tamberg
Bob and Sandy Terhune
Fran and Cal Thompson
Richard Town
Maria and Mark Triska
Elizabeth Trutner and James Hartman
Bennie and Margo Tschirky
Mark Tu
Dick and Jean Tucker
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Thomas and Antoinette Van Stavern
Fredrick Van Wagener
Delilah Vanderpool
Barbara Varnell
Jerry and Marti Vattuone
Ron and Adrienne Vyse
Jeff and Susan Wagoner
Hoyt Walker
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Jen and Eric Weise
Kathleen Whaley
Cindy and Jerry Wheeler
Alec and Rachel Willis
Arleen Wood
Dixie and Cal Wood
John and Teresa Woodward
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Donald C. Kumpf
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Larry and Shirley LeBel
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Margaret Lindley
Stan and Susan Locke
Joan Lynn
Gary and Sue Mansfield
Skip and Lou Anne Martin
Kathy Maschal Walsh
Charles and Virginia McFann
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Patrick Meissner
Dr. Thomas and Mary Mele
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Grace Mullins
Don Mutch and Marie McGarvey
Linda and Dave Myers
Barbara G. Nisi
William and Patricia Niven
Milo Nordyke
Jim Oliver, Stuart Coffey and
Barbara (Oliver) Coffey
James and Sharon O'Connor
Keith and Barbara Olson
Tina and Clinton Onderbeke
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Don and Ann Peters
Ethan and Marguerite Platt
Lyn and Pat Pleasance
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Gary and Regina Porter
Peter and Jacky Poulsen
William and Suzanne Rabe
Carolyn Ramsey
Tim and Melinda Rau
Ann Rice
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Mike and Jane Robles
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John and Fran Sanders
Allyn Saroyan
Cheryl and Keith Sawyer
Gianni Schell
Jim and Pat Scofield
Tania H. Selden and William C. Turner
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Charlotte and Jerry Severin
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Mike Singh
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Steve and Sue Springer
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Alan and Dolores Steuer
John and Marti Sutton
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Sally Swanson and Dick Hatfield
John Todd and Sally Maier
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Wesley and Elizabeth Arnold
Tom and Tricia Banahan
Peggy and Dick Boerger
Bob and Rosemary Bronzan
Alan and Peggy Frank
Bob and Barbara Hickman
Doug and Raquel Holt
Lawrence Livermore National Security, LLC
Livermore School of Dance
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Stan and Pam Wheeler
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Valerie McCarthy
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Education Outreach
Support for Student Tickets
Arts Education Fund
Changing Young People's Lives through the Arts
We believe that our mission to bring
world-class arts and entertainment to
the Livermore Valley includes providing
school districts across the region with
access to performances and artists that
will change young people’s lives.
Working in partnership with teachers, administrators,
parents and students, LVPAC hosts a wide range of school
specific performances in the Bankhead Theater and also
provides workshops, master classes and teacher training
opportunities using the artists that appear on our stage.
Educational activities include WOW! - The World of
Wisdom-a project that presents entertainment-based
programs for young people in math, science and technology;
$15 student tickets for all LVPAC Presents performances;
family-friendly Bankhead Theater events; and free in-school
performances, workshops and master classes. Portions
of these activities are underwritten through generous
contributions and matching gifts to our education fund.
The Student Ticket Program was created through an
anonymous grant from a Livermore family to underwrite
discount tickets for all LVPAC Presents events. Children
ages 2-17 attend performances featuring world-class visiting
artists in music, theater and dance for about 1/3 of the
regular ticket price. This gift makes it affordable for parents
to share the performing arts with their families.
Recognizing the value of this new program, the Bill King
Memorial Fund, in conjunction with the Livermore Y’s
Men’s Club, subsidized 120 student tickets for the 2013-14
season. LVPAC members and patrons have expressed an
interest in continuing the Student Ticket Program. We invite
you to participate. The average ticket price of $40 less the
student price of $15 equals an underwriting need of $25 per
ticket. Your gift that subsidizes one, two or several tickets,
will make a difference as a collective effort to fund student
tickets today and in the future.
Help share the performing arts with children.
If you would like to make a contribution or learn more about these programs that support
school and family performances along with student tickets, please contact our development staff
at 925-583-2305 or email [email protected]
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