McCall SummerFest 2019: An Evening of Pops with Rachel & Matthew Tyler
This years pops concert will showcase musical favorites from movies and stage. Orchestral arrangements by John Williams and Leonard Bernstein will play like a greatest hits soundtrack. The orchestra will be joined by stage actress and vocalist Rachel Tyler, along with her singing partner, husband Matthew Tyler.
SummerFest is happy to welcome back British songstress Rachel Tyler after her delightful 2018 debut. She has been on stage for more than 20 years, most recently as the voice of Le Reve, The Dream at The Wynn, Las Vegas, and she starred in Steve Wynn's Showstoppers, also in Las Vegas. She has worked on the West End of London, in New York and all over Europe, and has performed in some of the worlds most popular shows, such as Mamma Mia, Miss Saigon, Grease and The Rocky Horror Show. She is a long-standing member of Actors Equity and is currently performing with her all-female group, Lady Luck, and in her own show, Broads from Broadway.
After growing up in Northern California, Matthew Tyler moved to New York City to study acting full-time and earned his Equity card at North Shore Music Theatre. He played Brad Majors and Dr. Frank-N-Furter in the European Millennium Tour of The Rocky Horror Show, which took him to Italy, Germany, Austria, Greece, Hungary, Denmark, The Netherlands and Norway. After returning from Europe, he performed his own shows onboard ships from four different cruise lines, including Crystal, Silver Seas, Norwegian and Holland America. He currently performs his own solo cabaret act, as well as a duet cabaret act aboard cruise ships and cabaret venues in Los Angeles and Palm Springs. He has a particular affinity for the arrangements and style of Dean Martin, Sammy Davis Jr. and, of course, Frank Sinatra.
Made possible by Kent & Bev Hellman.
Buy a SummerFest Orchestra Series Ticket
This concert is part of the Orchestra Series Ticket, which offers admission to all three orchestra concerts for $75, saving a total of $15 off three single tickets.
Concert dates are July 16, 18 and 20.
SUMMERFEST 2019: July 14-20
McCall Music Society presents SummerFest 2019 with a new Artistic Director and Conductor. A McCall, Idaho tradition since 2012, this week-long festival of classical and pops orchestra concerts welcomes Boise Philharmonic Music Director, Eric Garcia, as he begins his tenure at the festival helm. In addition to the 50-piece SummerFest Orchestra, featured soloists for 2019 include Tim Fain, violinist; stage actress and vocalist Rachel Tyler with her husband, Matthew, vocalist; and flutist Anthony Trionfo.
Praised for his "elegant and expressive" conducting, Eric Garcia previously served as Assistant Conductor of the Seattle Symphony, conducting subscription, education, pops and community concerts. He served as producer for recordings on the Naxos label and conductor for Brandi Carliles acclaimed Columbia Records release, Live at Benaroya Hall with the Seattle Symphony. He has collaborated with such esteemed artists as Marvin Hamlisch, Herbie Hancock, Cirque de la Symphonie, Pink Martini, The Chieftains, Assad Brothers and Indigo Girls.
Garcia has served as Associate Conductor of the Eastern Music Festival and cover conductor of the Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra. He has served as guest conductor with Symphony New Hampshire, Oklahoma City Ballet, Oklahoma City Philharmonic, Octava Chamber Orchestra, Orchestra Seattle, Philharmonia Northwest, Rainier Symphony, Northwest Festival Orchestra, Greensboro Ballet, Elmhurst Symphony Orchestra, Northwest Boychoir, Pacific Youth Choir, Seattle Chamber Singers and Vocalpoint! Seattle.
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14180 Highway 55
McCall, ID 83638
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