Saint Martin's University to host the Chinook Trio as artists-in-residence

January 12, 2010

Lacey, Washington — Saint Martin’s University's Department of Music is pleased to announce the Chinook Trio as the artists-in-residence for this winter and spring. As part of their residency, the Chinook Trio will lead the following three events:

  • On Friday, January 15, from 3:30-7 p.m., the Chinook Trio will lead a chamber music master class for local high school chamber groups at Saint Martin's University's Kreielsheimer Hall. (For information about the master class, contact Darrell Born at 360-438-4506.)
  • On Saturday, January 23 at 7:30 p.m., the Chinook Trio will hold a concert in the Abbey Church at Saint Martin's University featuring works by Dmitri Shostakovich and Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky. Free and open to the public.
  • On Saturday, May 1 at 7:30 p.m., the Chinook Trio will join faculty from Saint Martin's Department of Music in a vocal chamber music concert in the Abbey Church, featuring works by Brahms, Beethoven, Ravel, and Schumann. Free and open to the public.

The members of the Chinook Trio, founded in 1999, are Mary Manning, violin; Holly Reeves, cello; and Bruce Berry, piano. The Chinook Trio has performed throughout the South Puget Sound area in various venues. They’ve appeared in the “Classical Sundays” concert series sponsored by the Antique Sandwich Company in Tacoma, the “Peninsula United Music Association” concert series, and the “Music in the Mansion” concert series at the Governor’s Mansion in Olympia.

For more information about the residency or any of the events listed above, please contact Darrell Born of the Department of Music at or 360-438-4506.

Saint Martin’s University is an independent four-year, Catholic, coeducational university located on a 380-acre wooded campus in Lacey, Washington. Established in 1895 by the Catholic Order of Saint Benedict, the University is one of 18 Benedictine colleges and universities in the United States and Canada, and the only one west of the Rocky Mountains. Saint Martin’s University prepares students for successful lives through its 21 majors and six graduate programs spanning the liberal arts, business, education, and engineering. Saint Martin’s welcomes 1,250 students from many ethnic and religious backgrounds to its main campus, and 650 more to its five extension campuses located at Fort Lewis Army Post, McChord Air Force Base, Olympic College, Centralia College, and Tacoma Community College.

For additional information:

Genevieve Canceko Chan
Director of communications & marketing
Saint Martin’s University