NEWS

A Taste for Good Music
The News Tribune
By Rosemary Ponnekanti
6.8.2012

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.

 

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Society of Composers, Inc.
Newsletter Concert Review
3.6.2010

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...

 

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Partners in Harmony
By Rosemary Ponnekanti
The Olympian 1.23.2011

A musically woven life:  Tacoma violist Tim Christie and violinist Maria Sampen are a husband-and-wife team who work together at home and on stage.

 

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Music to Your Ears
The News Tribune
By Rosemary Ponnekanti
9.14.2012

Classical show of talent: Three chamber music events scheduled at University of Puget Sound this month.

 

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