Sat Dec 17 - Sat Dec 17 - 3 PM - 5 PM

"Insert Music Here" pairs classical music with nature. Don't miss this spectacular FREE Christmas event featuring Pianist Kayelyn Vahala and Cellist Annie Jacobs-Perkins. Music takes place from 3pm-5pm at the East Resort.


Annie Jacobs-Perkins, Cellist and Programs Manager of Insert Music Here

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Annie is principal cellist of the Phoenix Chamber Orchestra, an organization in Boston committed to performing works by underrepresented composers in non-traditional venues. As cellist of the Woodstock Duo, Annie won the Gluck Fellowship in 2015, resulting in over twenty outreach performances in hospitals, transitional housing units, homeless shelters, nursing homes, libraries, schools, and prisons. Quickly becoming known for championing music of her time, Annie’s work with composers Brett Dean, Jörg Widmann, Timo Andres, Jeffrey Mumford, David Plylar, Efstratios Minakakis, and Steven Goss has been some of the most rewarding of her career.

Katelyn Vahala, Pianist and Artistic Director of Insert Music Here

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Pianist Katelyn Vahala enjoys a multifaceted career as a soloist, chamber musician, and teacher. Katelyn has a special intuition for works by J.S. Bach. She was awarded First Prize at the 2019 Rosalyn Tureck International Bach Competition and was a prize winner at the 2022 Leipzig International Bach Competition. In addition to her solo performances, she has performed extensively as a chamber musician, including tours with chamber groups throughout Europe and regular performances in California. As the pianist of the Callisto Trio, Katelyn was a prize winner at the 2016 Fischoff National Chamber Music Competition; the trio was the youngest ensemble to place in the forty-three year history of the competition. 

Todd Proffit
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