Athena bagpiper to perform with orchestra in weekend concerts


ATHENA -- Bagpiper Steve Pyle of Athena will be featured in an upcoming Inland Northwest Musicians Orchestra concert. The Orchstra is performing "An Orkney Wedding with Sunrise," by Peter Maxwell Davies, and Requiem-3 Solo Cellos and Orchestra by David Poppery. Soloists are Jane Bane, Tim Brown and Casey Harms.

The free concerts are Saturday at 7 p.m. in the Baker City Junior High School in Baker City, Ore., and Sunday at 4 p.m. at the Riverside High School Auditorium in Boardman.

Athena residents who participate in the orchestra are conductor Lee Friese, and members Sue Friese, Cyndi Calvert and Kayla Durfee.

The Inland Northwest Orchestra is scheduled to perform May 6 in Walla Walla.

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