Coming Up

Memorial Day Weekend
May 25 - 26

Design by Brandy Wyckoff   

Seeley Lake Community Hall
(north of town on Hwy 83)

Check out the
Schedule of Events
on the Loon and Fish Festival page.

Be sure to read the Seeley Swan Pathfinder article to learn more about this upcoming event.

If you want to know how you might get involved, contact Jenny Rohrer at 406-754-0034 or jenny@alpineartisans.org.

 Download the 2019 Loon and Fish Festival Poster


The 2019-2020 Performances have been arranged.
Read about them in the Seeley Swan Pathfinder - May 16 article
Then find 2 Valleys Stage at the Loon and Fish Festival where 2019-20 season tickets will be on sale at a discounted rate of $40 for all categories (regular prices are $45 for seniors and $50 for adults). The Early Loon special ends July 1.

Visit the 2 Valleys Stage page to see the list of up coming events and learn more about last season's performances.

 


 

AAI Information

AAI is grateful to everyone who comes out and supports our local artists.

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Donations to AAI support the following programs: Scholarship Fund; Tour of the Arts; Open Book Club; Community Cinema and 2 Valleys Stage. Please contact us if you would like to donate to a specific program.

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Contact AAI

 

Alpine Artisans, Inc.
P.O. Box 841
Seeley Lake, MT 59868
(406) 754-0034
Email AAI

Contact 2 Valleys Stage

Kirsten McGlynn
2 Valleys Stage Program Director
P.O. Box 841
Seeley Lake, MT 59868
kirsten@alpineartisans.org

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event on
Friday, May 24, 6-8 pm, Rich Ranch Lodge

A chance to give watercolor painting a try and have fun while learning a new skill.

Taught by Kris Gullikson  The cost is $40 pp.
BYOB and a friend!
Visit the Uncorked and Creative page to learn more and register.


Open Book Club icon

is having
Richard Fifield
Saturday, June 8, 7 PM
at the Grizzly Claw

in Seeley Lake.
his debut novel.

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If you're looking for
other good
reads, check out the

Open Book Club page.


Maclean Festival

September 13 - 14
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Download the two page brochure above.

or visit the
Maclean Festival Website → 

Order Merchandise →

 

Alpine Artisan's

Performing Arts Series

In addition to the fine artwork created by our members, Alpine Artisans is proud of its performing arts program, 2 Valleys Stage. This outstanding series brings music, drama, and dance professionals from all around the country right to our very front door. 

The 2019-2020 list of performers includes:
(Read the Seeley Swan Pathfinder article about these events)

Montana Shakespeare in the Parks
Aug. 1, 6-8 p.m. at the Double Arrow Lodge Grounds: Join us for our annual night of Shakespeare theater as MSIP presents, “The Merry Wives of Windsor.”

Repertory Dance Theatre
Oct. 13, 3 p.m., Seeley-Swan High School: Making their first visit back to Seeley Lake since 2013, Salt Lake City’s Repertory Dance Theatre is the nation’s oldest and most successful repertory dance company.

Chinook Winds
Nov. 17, 3 p.m., Swan Valley School: Last here in our 2014-15 season, Great Falls based woodwind quartet Chinook Winds are committed and talented educators who strive to inspire the next generation of musicians and music-lovers.

Tanya Gabrielian
Jan. 5, 2020, 3 p.m., Seeley-Swan High School Auditorium: Hailed by the London Times as “a pianist of powerful physical and imaginative muscle,” Tanya Gabrielian has captivated audiences worldwide with her gripping performances.

Scott Kirby
March 8, 2020, 3 p.m., Swan Valley School: Scott Kirby is a composer, a pianist and a visual artist. His multi-media stage performance features live piano music, a spoken narrative, a video presentation and original artwork created by Kirby.

Stringfever
April 28, 2020, 7 p.m., Seeley-Swan High School Auditorium: This live electric-strings-and-beatbox quartet is “a little bit classical, a little bit rock and roll and a whole lot entertaining.”

 

"Early Loon" Discounted Season Tickets ($40) for General and Senior Tickets will be on sale at the Loon and Fish Festival over Memorial Day weekend.

Full Price - Season Tickets ($45 for seniors and $50 adults) for 2019-2020 season
will be available on the  2 Valley Stage Tickets page using Paypal or a Credit Card after July 1, 2019.


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The most recent 2 Valleys Stage Performance was on
Sunday, April 14, 2019, 3 PM at Swan Valley School.

Gamelan Manik Harum is a community gamelan based out of Missoula, who welcome all who wish to dedicate themselves to practice regularly, play and perform Balinese Gamelan angklung music together. Gamelan angklung is a traditional Balinese ensemble with mostly bronze metallophone instruments comprising a percussion orchestra, as well as accompanying dancers.

Gamelan Manik Harum was established in 2007 by musical director and Lewis and Clark Elementary School music teacher, Dorothy Morrison. Balinese Master Musician, Pak Made, has done sixteen music and dance residencies in Missoula with the group and will be a special guest at the April 14th performance.  All music, performance choreography, and outfits are under the guidance of Pak Made.


The March event featured

A crowd of over ninety people enjoyed the February 10th performance.
Read the Seeley Swan Pathfinder about the performance - here.

A very big Thank You to Citizens Alliance Bank for hosting and supporting an Irish and Scottish themed reception following the performance! It was certainly enjoyed by all who attended. 

See pictures from the Men of Worth 2013 Informance - here.

 

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2018-2019 Season ~ Information

 2VS 2018-2019 Season Poster

 

For more information contact kirsten@alpineartisans.org

 


The 2018 - 2019 Season included

August 23rd - Montana Shakespeare in the Parks

 

The story of a highly esteemed general in the Venetian army, whose life and marriage are ruined by a deceitful soldier Iago. Love, jealousy, racial prejudice and rage make this story eternally contemporary.

 

 

September 23rd - Rebecca Folsom

A singer and songwriter whose music is about liberation. Her songs crack open hearts, inspire hope and leave listeners with a deeper perspective. 

Her work has been described as music that will “knock-you-to-your-knees,” and has also been described as “shining...with lush harmonies.”

Read the Seeley Swan Pathfinder article about this event.

 

October 21st - Awea Duo

 

This duo featured music for the flute and saxophone, a unique instrumental combination. Selections included pieces specifically arranged by saxophonist, Mas Sugihara as well as several pieces specifically commisioned for the group.

View the Seeley Swan Pathfinder article about this performance.

January 13th - UM Jazz Ensembles - Boyd A and Boyd B

Two student ensembles delighted the audience with jazz pieces, many of which they had to arrange themselves. The student performers also spent time in our local schools sharing their knowledge and love of jazz.

Read the Seeley Swan Pathfinder article which provides additional informaiton about the two ensembles and the UM professor, now Seeley Lake resident, Lance Boyd who helped shape what the UM Jazz program has become.

 

 

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2 Valleys Stage would like to thank the following Corporate Grantors for their generous support:

 

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