Hello THAC Friends & Family,
What an incredible preview week it’s been for Anything Goes! And we’re not finished yet! Today’s blog focuses on the amazingly talented musicians featured in our 2014 holiday production. Read on for fun facts about the LIVE band performing every show of Anything Goes. Enjoy!
PS. Let’s get to know the cast! Follow the THAC BLOG all next week for a special actor-a-day preview.
Donna Kolpan Debreceni
Donna is delighted to be spending the holidays sailing with this fabulous bunch of musicians, crew and amazing tap-happy cast! Coming up in 2015, you can see her playing Next to Normal here at Town Hall followed immediately by Magic Moments at the end of March (please check out magicmoments.org). Thanks to Todd for his continuous love and support, to Milton for the lessons and inspiration, and as always, “Thanks again, Mom, for making me practice!”
Bob graduated from the University of Wisconsin with a Bachelor of Fine Arts Degree. He’s played and recorded with national artist’s Images, Peter Kater, DKO. Toured Europe with Tom Jones, as well as played in sections with Nancy Wilson, James Taylor, Diane Schuur, Linda Ronstadt, Natalie Cole, The Temptations, Four Tops. He doubles on all Saxophones, Flutes and the EWI. He’s currently on the faculty of the Colorado Conservatory for the Jazz Arts (CCJA), working as a musical mentor for kids 7-12th grade.
Scott Alan Smith
Scott has been playing guitar/bass in local music productions since 1986. Scott taught guitar/banjo at Swallow Hill for three years and then guitar at Regis University for 15 years. He has 3 CDs of original instrumental music and a couple of music books to his credit, and an acoustic classical/jazz ensemble called ONSOMBLEY. For more info, please visit: www.scottalansmith.com
Larry Ziehl has played drums for a number of shows at THAC and is bringing The Abbey Roadshow, which features many of your favorite actors and musicians to THAC Feb.22, and March 1. Also, if you are looking for something fun to do this New Year’s Eve, we will be performing a Pink Floyd show at Miners Alley in Golden. You can also see him horsing around with Lannie Garrett in her Patsy DeCline Show on Saturday evenings March through May.
Blow, Mike, Blow! Brass specialist, Mike, and his screamin’ trumpet make a special appearance during the Cole Porter classic, “Blow, Gabriel, Blow.”