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Concert set for May 28 at NCC

The Naselle Community Center and Finnish American Folk Festival will host a concert with world renowned violin player Kim Angelis and professional concert pianist Jennifer Goodenberger on Sunday, May 28, beginning at 3:00 p.m. The address is 14 Parpala Road, Naselle. The concert will be followed by refreshments downstairs. CD’s will also be on hand for purchase.

Kim Angelis creates impossible techniques and sounds on her violin. Her music was highlighted on NBC’s world-wide coverage of the 2000 Olympics in Sydney, Australia. She inspires elite gymnasts and dancers the world over. In July 2007, her song, “Zingaro” won Global Rhythm Magazine’s international song contest and she is also the recipient of two ASCAP awards for her contributions to American music. Kim’s most recent CD, “Passages,” was nominated for Best Contemporary Instrumental Album in 2020 by ZMR Broadcasters worldwide.

Kim lives in Naselle and trains collies in her own dog training facility on site.

Jennifer Goodenberger is an elegant and lyrical pianist, who plays with integrity and compassion. Jennifer has been performing for over 30 years. She has served as a concert pianist, musical director for theater, radio programmer, college teacher and private piano instructor. She is also author of the book “Subject Guide to Classical Instrumental Music,” published by Scarecrow Press.

Jennifer has produced and recorded eight CD’s of her own deeply spiritual music. Jennifer lives in Astoria.

Together, Kim and Jennifer enjoy transporting their audiences into the realm of passion and beauty, faith and joy.

The concert at Naselle will include two new compositions. One is entitled “Entreat Me Not,” a violin/piano duet written by Kim Angelis that was inspired by the biblical story of Ruth. The other composition is called “This I Believe,” a stirring anthem of hope written by Jennifer Goodenberger. The concert will also feature local favorites “Lavender Farm,” which is a musical tribute to the Painted Lady Lavender farm in Ilwaco, as well as a tango or two.

Donations will be accepted at the door. For more information contact Barb Swanson at 360-484-3602.


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