july, 2016

16jul6:30 pm7:30 pmHot Summer Nights: Music on the Labyrinth - Liberty Belles


Event Details

First Christian Church is presenting the next program in their Hot Summer Nights: Music on the Labyrinth series, featuring the Liberty Belles (http://www.libertybellestrio.com), a trio of classically-trained, stage-savvy, fun-loving singers. Jennifer De Dominici, Amber Marek and Amalia Dobbins bring to life the songs of the great musical era of the 1940s with a light-hearted joy that is contagious. The program will be held outdoors on the labyrinth on the south side of the church, but will move indoors for inclement weather (no cancellation). Bring a folding chair or blanket, or just sit on the wall around the labyrinth. A free will offering will be taken.

Jennifer DeDominici, mezzo soprano, enjoys a versatile career spanning musical theater, opera, film, and concert work. Some of her favorite roles include Carmen in Carmen, Dorabella in Così fan tutte, Hänsel in Hänsel und Gretel, Siebel in Faust, 3rd Secretary in Nixon in China, Judy in 9 to 5, Mary Poppins in Mary Poppins, Maria in The Sound of Music, Sarah Brown in Guys and Dolls, Aldonza in Man of La Mancha, Nellie Forbush in South Pacific, and Claudia in Nine. She has performed at San Diego Opera, Piedmont Opera, Indianapolis Opera, Opera Theatre of the Rockies, Opera Colorado, Opera Fort Collins, and as an Apprentice Artist at the Santa Fe Opera and Anchorage Opera. Jennifer recently had her film debut as Aileen in Innocent Sleep, a film adaptation of Macbeth.
Amber Marek, who has her degree in vocal performance from Oklahoma City University, has a passion for performing and teaching great music! She has sung on many stages in the US and Europe and although Amber’s main credits are on opera stages she enjoys performing all genera of music to include: baroque, blues, country, a cappella, classical, jazz, and opera alike. This summer Amber will be highlighting stages in Spain, Germany and the Czech Republic but is most excited to be joining voices with Amalia Dobbins and Jennifer DeDominici as The Liberty Belles!
Amalia Dobbins, mezzo-soprano, has performed extensively in opera, musical theater and oratorio. Favorite operatic and musical theater roles include Maud Dunlop in The Music Man, Bloody Mary in South Pacific, Nicklausse in Tales of Hoffmann, Hansel in Hansel and Gretel, Julia Child in the one-woman opera Bon Appetit! and Sarah Brown in Guys and Dolls. As alto soloist, Ms. Dobbins’ oratorio appearances include The Verdi Requiem, Beethoven’s Mass in C major, Mendelssohn’s Elijah, Saint-Saëns’ Requiem, Haydn’s Lord Nelson Mass and Handel’s Messiah. Amalia has a masters degree in voice from the San Francisco Conservatory of Music.


(Saturday) 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm