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Belle Voci á Dicembre

Friday, December 13, 2019 @ 8:00PM
Bethlehem Evangelical Lutheran Church (1719 Mt. Royal Blvd, Glenshaw, PA 15116)
 
 
Saturday, December 14, 2019 @ 7:30PM

First Baptist Church of Pittsburgh (159 North Bellefield Avenue, Pittsburgh, PA 15213)

Beautiful Voices in December –

     Belle Voci’s eighth annual celebration of the

winter holiday season at

Bethlehem Evangelical Lutheran Church

in Glenshaw (Dec. 13) and

First Baptist Church of Pittsburgh in

Oakland (Dec. 14) under the direction of Craig G. Cannon, in collaboration

with the Carnegie Brass, Giovani Voci,

Solo Voci, P.J. Gatch (percussionist), and Corinne Adkins (accompanist).

ABOUT THE GUEST ARTISTS

The Carnegie Brass is a chamber group of rare musicianship and virtuosity, currently in residence in

Pittsburgh, PA. They have performed throughout the northeastern United States, and have toured

the South Pacific and Australia with the River City Brass Band. Numerous colleges throughout the

United States have invited them to be guest performers for concert series and programs. The group

has been featured many times on National Public Radio and was featured on the WQED-FM classical

music series The Local Touch. A television special produced by PBS, A Child's Christmas in Pittsburgh,

featured the quintet and was aired nationally. The ensemble is also known for its performances in such

concert halls as Washington D.C.'s Kennedy Center and New York's Carnegie Music Hall.

Carnegie Brass

PJ Gatch, percussionist

Perry “PJ” Gatch is a frequent guest artist for Belle Voci. He has been teaching percussion in Pittsburgh since 1990 and has since built one of the most successful studios in the area.  Every year several of PJ’s students go on to study at some of the finest music schools in the country. A highly acclaimed expert in percussion pedagogy, PJ maintains private studios in Wexford, PA, and in the Beaver area.

PJ earned his B.S. in Music Education and M.M. in Performance at Duquesne University in Pittsburgh, PA. He is Artist in Residence at Seneca Valley High School, adjunct music education and performance faculty member at Duquesne University, and is the Director of Percussion Studies at Westminster College in New Wilmington, PA.

PJ has presented numerous clinics and masterclasses throughout the country and since 2010, has been the percussion education and performance contributor for the PMEA Journal (Pennsylvania Music Educators Association), published quarterly.  His articles have also appeared in The National Federation of State High School Associations.

A phenomenal performer, PJ maintains a busy playing and recording schedule throughout the year.  Some of his engagements include the Pittsburgh Musical Theater, The Pittsburgh Public Theater, Pittsburgh Opera, Pittsburgh Ballet, River City Brass Band, City Theater, CLO Cabaret Theater, and the Westminster Faculty Jazz Quartet.  PJ has performed throughout the United States, Europe, and Russia and has collaborated with some of the finest names in percussion including Stanley Leonard, Steve Houghton, Michael Burritt, and Leigh Howard Stevens. 

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