2014-15 School of Music News

2014 Summer Activities

News from the Studio of Dawn Padula, Director of Vocal Studies

Freya Scherlie ’16 was a finalist in Portland Summerfest’s NW Young Voices Competition Finalist (2014) and performed in the finalists concert in August, 2014.

Keenan Brogdon ’16, is currently portraying the lead tenor role of Frederic in The Pirates of Penzance (Sullivan) for five weekends of performances at the Western Washington Center (through early September) for the Arts in Port Orchard, WA, summer 2014.

John Lampus ‘15, Jordan Eade ‘15 and Keenan Brogdon ’16 participated as students at the Interharmony International Music Festival, July 2014. Each performed solo and chamber works. Keenan was also featured on a student showcase concert reserved for prize-winning performers. 

Hailey Hyde ’17, portrayed Edith in a concert version of The Pirates of Penzance with Opera Coeur d’Alene in Coeur d’Alene, ID, July 2014; She also was a guest artist with Saint George’s Symphonic Choir in a performance at Disneyland, summer 2014. In August 2014, she was a featured soloist with Coeur d’Alene Symphony at Hayden Lake Country Club, and will perform with them once more for their Labor Day Concert in the Park. 

Studio alums Madison Genovese ’13 and Sam Faustine ’13 performed in professional productions of South Pacific (Nellie Forbush) at the Foothill Musical Theater, Los Altos, CA and The Pirates of Penzance (Frederic) for the Lamplighters Music Theater company in San Francisco, CA