The News Tribune
By Rosemary Ponnekanti
Five years ago, Tacoma husband-and-wife musicians Tim Christie and Maria Sampen happened to tour Walla Walla during a rare free weekend. Drawn to the beauty of the place, they began to ask how they could get invited to play in the chamber music festival there - only to find there wasn't one. So they started one themselves.
Society of Composers, Inc.
This sixth concert during the SCI Region VIII conference featured performances by the new music ensemble Brave New Works whose two members - Maria Sampen, violin and Timothy Christie, viola - are on the faculty at the University of Puget Sound. This bold and incredibly well-performed concert featured nine selected works of SCI composers...