The Friends of Music, at Burbank First United Methodist Church, proudly presents mezzo-soprano Katherine Trimble for an afternoon recital on Sunday, January 16 at 3:00 p.m. in the church’s sanctuary at 700 N. Glenoaks Blvd. Burbank.
The performance will be the first local recital by Katherine Trimble who attended schools in Burbank (John Burroughs Vocal Music Assoc.) and recently graduated from Chapman University’s excellent music department. She is a student of acclaimed soprano Carol Neblett. In her first year of college she was awarded the Most Promising Freshman in the Vocal Performance department. She was the winner of the SAI Music Fraternity’s Scholarship in Voice in 2008 and recently she was a grant winner from Opera Buffs. While at Chapman, she appeared in roles in La Divina, Gianni Schicchi, Suor Angelica and Albert Herring. This spring she will be seen in the opera La Traviata at the Pacific Coast Opera Company and performs regularly with the Chancel Choir at Burbank First United Methodist Church. Her recital performance will be filled with music style selections ranging from classical to romantic to modern. With sets in Italian, German, French, Spanish and English, it is sure to be a splendid musical afternoon.
Lisa Edwards is the pianist/music assistant for the LA Master Chorale, under the direction of Grant Gershon, and performs regularly on stage with the LA Philharmonic, LA Chamber Orchestra and Santa Barbara Symphony along with the Master Choral. She has a Master’s Degree, with honors, in Keyboard Collaborative Arts from USC . She has held faculty positions a CSULB, Glendale CC and Pasadena CC and currently holds positions with a number of churches in the greater Los Angeles area. She can be heard on recordings and travels throughout the United States as a vocal/chamber music pianist.
Admission for the recital is free. The Friends of Music group welcomes any donations which will continue their ability to bring quality music performances to the community. For further information please call the church office at 818-845-1531. The performance begins at 3:00 pm in the sanctuary at Burbank First United Methodist Church at 700 North Glenoaks Blvd., Burbank CA 91502. A reception for all guests will follow in Trever Hall. Free childcare is available.