Team Evergreen Donates $200,000 to Local Nonprofits

Team Evergreen Donates $200,000 to Local Nonprofits

Ovation West was one of the dozens of non-profit organizations which provided volunteers to support Team Evergreen's annual "Triple Bypass" and we are very grateful to be among the recipients of a generous donation in appreciation of that support. What an amazing way to give back to our community! Thank you TEAM EVERGREEN!
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Evergreen Rotary Club President donates $6,000 to Evergreen Chorale

Evergreen Rotary Club President donates $6,000 to Evergreen Chorale

Larry Caine, president of Evergreen’s Rotary Club during the 2017-2018 year, made his presentation of $6,000 to the Evergreen Chorale. Caine said, “This gift is in recognition of the heightened level of excellence the Evergreen Chorale has achieved under the artistic direction of Christine Gaudreau and the business direction of Susan Kramer in these past six or seven years.” Caine further explained that while many outgoing presidents have spread around their allotted grant money, he focused the entire amount entrusted to him on the Evergreen Chorale as recognition of the tremendous growth the organization has achieved, most notably through the…
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Katie Glassman & Greg Schochet: Shining Stars on June 1

Katie Glassman & Greg Schochet: Shining Stars on June 1

Katie Glassman and Greg Schochet were the guest artists for the final concert in this season's Shining Stars concert series, at June 1 at Center Stage. Katie Glassman is that rare musician who possesses a combination of instrumental virtuosity and powerful musical expression. She is one of the country's most renowned and decorated Texas-style and swing fiddlers, she’s the 7 time Colorado state fiddle champion as well as the 3-time and current National Swing Fiddle Champion. Greg Schochet is equally adept on guitar and mandolin, he is fluent in all manner of acoustic and electric styles, specializing in bluegrass, swing…
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Award-Winning Regional Premiere of The Hunchback of Notre Dame

Award-Winning Regional Premiere of The Hunchback of Notre Dame

The Evergreen Chorale presented the Regional Premiere of The Hunchback of Notre Dame from Sept 15 – Oct 8 at Center Stage. Our production won 5 Broadway World awards: Best Dramatic Musical Best Music Director - Christine Gaudreau Best Director of a Musical - Timothy Kennedy Best Costume Design of a Musical - Davis Sibley Best Set Design of a Musical - Biz Schaugaard In addition, Davis Sibley, costume designer, just received a nomination for a Henry Award for his costuming of this show!  Click here to see a promotional video of The Hunchback of Notre Dame. Below are some photos…
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Workshop with Composer Ola Gjeilo

Workshop with Composer Ola Gjeilo

On October 11, 2017, the Evergreen Chorale welcomed composer Ola Gjeilo for a workshop with the choir and the Evergreen High School Choral Images choir. Composer and pianist Ola Gjeilo was born in Norway in 1978 and moved to the United States in 2001 to begin his composition studies at the Juilliard School in New York City, where he currently resides. Ola is currently composer-in-residence with DCINY and Albany Pro Musica. Ola’s recordings include the Decca Classics albums Ola Gjeilo (2016) and Winter Songs (2017), featuring Tenebrae, Voces8 and the Choir of Royal Holloway. His choral and piano works are published…
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Shining Stars: Michael Mandrell and Gretchen Moritz

Shining Stars: Michael Mandrell and Gretchen Moritz

In July 2017, we kicked off the season with the first concert in our Shining Stars series, featuring an evening of music with guitarist Michael Mandrell who was joined by flutist Gretchen Moritz. Michael Mandrell currently makes his home in Portland, Oregon and Taos, New Mexico. Influenced by the burgeoning Celtic folk music revival taking place in Britain, France and North America, Michael explores the diversity of open tunings, the nuanced harmonic palates of modern jazz influences and even East Indian modalities. He plays a mix of handmade steel string guitars from luthiers Tom Cornett, Stephen Smith and Mike Doolin.…
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