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Tuesday, July 20, 2010

Gwen Tunnicliffe, soprano - Monday, July 26 at noon

Come hear soprano Gwendolyn Tunnicliffe and pianist Robin Kibler perform works by Mozart, Copland, Faure, Menotti, and Sondheim on Monday, July 23. The concert will begin at noon and last 45 minutes.

Bring your lunch to enjoy during the concert. St. John’s will provide drinks and cookies.

Admission is free; voluntary contributions to help defray expenses are welcome.

Gwendolyn Tunnicliffe is a recent graduate of Mount Greylock Regional High School in Williamstown, where she sang in the chorus and took part in all the drama productions. Gwen has also been in many productions through the youth programs at Shakespeare & Company. She has studied voice with Keith Kibler at Williams College for two years. Her recent appearances include the Spirit in the opera Dido & Aeneas with the New Opera Company, Bastienna in Mozart's Bastien & Bastienna, Lina Lamont in Singin' In the Rain, and Fiona McLaren in Brigadoon. She is the 2010 Grand Prize Winner in the Vocal Category of the Berkshire Lyric Theatre's Young Artists Competition, the recipient of The Louise Noble Guild Recognition in Dramatic Arts Award, and the Berkshire Heptones Betty Von Mosch Memorial Scholarship.

Robin Kibler is Organist/Choir Director at the First United Methodist Church of Williamstown, and she frequently accompanies vocalists who are students of her husband, bass-baritone Keith Kibler. Robin studied piano with Alfred Mouledous at Southern Methodist University in Dallas, Texas. She is a librarian at Williams College where she manages collection development and oversees the Acquisitions and Cataloging Departments.

1 comment:

jana said...

Gwen is amazing. Beautiful. For someone so young, she has such presence on the stage and her voice is an absolute joy to listen to!