Season 3 of the Bates Beach Farm Music series at the Little Red Church in Comox begins Saturday, Oct. 3 at 7:30 p.m. with a fantastic lineup of four outstanding youth vocalists.
The evening will be hosted by vocal coach, Ms. Jacqueline Lambeth and anchored by music arranger Michael Eddy, who have combined their talents to prepare these exceptionally talented young vocalists for a great night of music.
“The Bates Beach Farm Ensemble” will support the vocalists and features Michael Eddy (keyboard), Anela Kahiamoe (guitar), Grahame Edwards (bass) and Rob Peterson (drums).
“What a great way to kick off Season 3 at the Bates Beach Farm Music Series,” said Peterson, who doubles as the music aeries producer. “This very special performance supports our young vocalists by providing a unique opportunity to showcase their outstanding skills and all supported by an ensemble consisting of many of the Valley’s first-call musicians.”
Meet the All-Stars
With vocal talent well beyond her 16 years, Nicole attends Highland Secondary and has been immersed in singing her entire life in choirs and musical theatre.
Already a veteran member of the Just in Time Choir, 15-year-old Ben attends Vanier Secondary and quite simply loves to sing. Ben is a big fan of jazz and especially the “Crooners”.
A student of Vanier Secondary, this 16-year-old is a former winner of Valley Idol and a musical force with skills on piano equal to his powerful vocal talent.
A student at Max Cameron Secondary in Powell River, Clancy is an award winning vocalist with big dreams for a career in music and voice.
The “Bates Beach Music Series” is made possible by the financial and volunteer support of the Obal family (Grace, Mike and Ben).
The Bates Beach Music Series is a family friendly venue with a fundraising concession offering tea, coffee, soft beverages and goodies. Previous beneficiaries from the concession include an $800 donation to Wounded Warriors and a $700 donation to Comox Valley Therapeutic Riding.
Doors open at 7 p.m. and performance begins at 7:30. Tickets at the door $12 with advance tickets $10 and available at Bop City in Courtenay and Red Carpet Boutique in Comox.