The Change Your Pace deadline of July 26th is approaching fast.

To stretch your donation dollars in support for Alpine Artisans' 2 Valleys Stage and Open Book Club programs, checks need to be received by the Seeley Lake Community Foundation by the deadline to qualify.
Make your check out to SLCF with the notation that the donation is for Alpine Artisans.
Mail your check to
   SLCF
   P.O. Box 25
   Seeley Lake, MT. 59868

If you want to contribute on-line, go to this
Change Your Pace link,
which is specific for AAI.

Donate today – your dollars make a big difference!



2 Valleys Stage seeks Part Time
Program Director

REQUIRES:
-Knowledge of and experience in the performing arts
-Skills in grant writing, fund raising & organization
-Independent Contractor status

SUBMIT:
-Resume, cover letter, & three references by July 12, 2019 to

Alpine Artisans/2VS
P.O. Box 841, Seeley Lake, Montana, 59868

For complete
JOB DESCRIPTION
email:
bobbycorno8d@gmail.com


The 2019-2020 Performances have been arranged.
Read about them in the Seeley Swan Pathfinder - May 16 article

2019-20 season tickets can be purchased on-line. The price is $45 for seniors and $50 for adults. Visit the 2 Valleys Stage page to learn more.

 


 

Design by Brandy Wyckoff   

To learn more visit the
Loon and Fish Festival
page.


AAI Information

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

Donate now!

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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Two accomplished choirs that
will perform at the
Missoula's International
Choral Festival

gave a free concert on
Tuesday, July 16 at 7 pm
at the Seeley-Swan High School Auditorium.

The choirs included the
Lithuanian Boys' Choir DAGILĖLIS
from Lithuania
and the
Batavia Madrigal Singers from Indonesia.
If you missed it or want to see them again as well as other choirs, head into the Choral Festival in Missoula (July 17-20, 2019).
For additional details visit: www.choralfestival.org

 


Autumn Event

To learn more visit the
Tour of the Arts page.



If you're a painter consider these opportunities which take place throughout the year. A two day workshop event
which takes place
twice a year
at the
Rich Ranch.


Artist Jim Howard with Belinda Rich and Kris Gullikson

To learn more visit the
Painting for a Dream page.



events take place
several times throughout the year.

Visit the Uncorked and Creative
page to learn more about this event.


 

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 Performances
(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.”

Duels, deceit, and attempted seduction alight in this comedy featuring the beloved Sir John Falstaff. Watch as he tries to fool two clever women and has the tables turned on him instead. Merry Wives of Windsor will bring a night of laughs to Seeley Lake.

 

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 Theater is the nation’s oldest and most successful repertory  dance company. Unlike conventional modern dance organizations, they present you with a diverse range of modern dance styles and choreographers paired together in dynamic and unexpected performances. Their performances are filled with grace and athleticism, beauty and power.

Chinook Winds  
Nov. 17, 3 p.m., Swan Valley School
Last here in our 2014-15 season.

Great Falls based woodwind quintet, Chinook Winds, are committed and talented educators who strive to inspire the next generation of musicians and music-lovers. Present in all of their performances is a passion for music, and an enthusiastic approach to sharing that music with diverse audiences. It’s the passion that draws you in... you won’t want to miss a note!

 

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. Tanya is passionate about inspiring new generations of musicians and music lovers in diverse settings, dedicated to community engagement, education, activism through art.



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, and a video presentation, and original artwork created by Kirby.
Perhaps the most thrilling part of Kirby’s presentation is that his program will be centered around our very own Seeley-Swan Valley. You won’t want to miss this unique presentation!

 

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.” Stringfever is made up of three brothers and a cousin who hail from the
United Kingdom. Their programs classy musicianship, comedy timing and a contemporary sound. Get ready for a fast-paced and energetic performance!

 

Ticket Information

2019 - 2020 Season Tickets ($45 for seniors and $50 adults) are available on the  2 Valley Stage Tickets page using Paypal/credit card or by filling out an order form on the 2 Valleys Stage "Tickets" page.

For more information contact kirsten@alpineartisans.org

 


The 2018 - 2019 Season included

 2VS 2018-2019 Season Poster

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.

 

March - Men of Worth

Two talented musicians who played delightful folk music from Ireland and Scotland and a whole lot of humor thrown in for good measure.

Read the Seeley Swan Pathfinder about the performance - here.

 

April 14th - Gamelan Manik Harum

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.

 

 

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

 

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