Chinquapin Center for the Arts

Resident Artists:
Chinquapin Center for the Arts

Grants Pass Museum of Art, * Friday August 26th, 7pm Ashland Community Center, * Saturday August 27th, 7pm

"Twin Heroes Productions"

2016 Summer Festival


   Twin Heroes is the Rogue Valley's home for progressive and aspiring artists. With a focus on opera and theater, In partnership with the Chinquapin Center for the Arts THP will hold it's inaugural festival. Bringing a string quartet from New York City, vocalists from Los Angeles and Portland, THC will hold a three week long residency and rehearsal process at the Chinquapin Center for the Arts. This residency will culminate in a recording and performance of selections from Alex Vassos' new opera No Sound the Earth Owes alongside work from local dancers, artists and poets.

The first performance will be taking place at the Grants Pass Museum of the Arts and the second at a yet-to-be-confirmed location in Ashland. Grants Pass Museum of Art, Friday August 26th, 7pm Ashland Community Center, Saturday August 27th, 7pm

In addition to these performances the string quartet will workshop and record the work of Seven Sky, an aspiring high school composer from here in the Rogue Valley.

The musicians are:
· Alexander Vassos - composer, baritone
· Justin Montalvo – tenor
· Cecily Macrory – soprano
· Daniel Frankhuizen – cello
· Lauren Jenkins - violin
· Emily Frederick – violin
· Brandon Gianetto – Viola

They are supported by:
· Julianne Just – director
· Sara Noble - administrative director, producer
· John Swartz – engineer· Naseer Ashraf - rehearsal pianist· Blaine Lindsay - culinary artist and poet·

... and yours; Founder Steve Radcliff