Local musicians team for two performances


WALLA WALLA — Local musicians Kate Morrison and Gary Hemenway will team up with a special guest Gavin Bondy for a performance at 7:30 p.m. June 14 at the Gesa Power House Theatre, 111 N. Sixth Ave. They will also perform at 7:30 p.m. June 15 in the Vert Auditorium, 480 S.W. Dorion St., Pendleton.

Morrison studied classical and jazz voice performance in Pendleton as a high school and community college student, and continued those studies when she attended Whitman College. She records on the Mirimar Records label.

Hemenway, who grew up playing music in Eastern Oregon, has performed on stage and soundtracks, and has also produced and composed musical works. Currently, he is adjunct professor of jazz piano at Whitman College.

Bondy, from Portland, joined the musical group Pink Martini in 1996 and started the Shanghai Woolies, playing jazz, blues, pop and swing.

Tickets are $20 at ticketfly.com or by calling 888-541-5532.


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