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Bellingham Bulletin

Whipple & Morales in concert with Cathy Portlock Pacitto

An evening of music for two pianos and voice!

Husband & wife duo pianists/composers Kirk Whipple & Marilyn Morales will perform in an evening of music for two pianos. They will be joined by featured guest artist Cathy Portlock Pacitto, soprano and special guest artists James Dolan and Steve Tinkham, pianists. In honor of the occasion and in memory of our nation's loss, a special observance of September 11th will take place. The program will include selections from Danzas Para Dos Pianos by Whipple & Morales and Elemental Portraits ~ Nocturnes for Two Pianos by Whipple. Ms. Pacitto will perform songs from the classical and popular repertoire. All are welcome. Donations will benefit the programs of Cranberry Coast Concerts (CCC). Directed by the duo, CCC features a wide variety of performances and workshops.  They have concertized extensively throughout the United States and abroad, including a performance of their original works for two pianos at The Kennedy Center in Washington, D.C.). Whipple & Morales toured 32 states, presenting concerts and educational events. Featured guest artist, Cathy Portlock Pacitto, soprano, holds a Bachelor of Music Education from Shenandoah Conservatory of Music. She has studied voice with Kate Tetzel, Philip Sargent, Adele Babcock, Nan Noll, and Sonja Tengblad, and choral conducting with James Laster and Robert Shafer. Ms. Pacitto has sung with Winchester Musica Viva, Greater New Bedford Choral Society and Sippican Choral Society, is formerly a staff singer at Grace Episcopal Church, New Bedford, and is currently singing with the Assabet Valley Mastersingers and the Assabet Valley Chambersingers. A former teacher in both the elementary classroom and in elementary music and theatre, Cathy currently serves as Director of Children’s Ministries at Trinity Church in Boston. Ms. Pacitto is a native of the Massachusetts Southcoast and currently lives in Bellingham with her husband and three very spoiled cats. Ms. Pacitto has been a featured artist with CCC since 2011. Sponsored in part by Bellingham Cultural Council, MA LCC.

Date & Time

September 25, 2018

6:30PM - 8:30PM