Drayton Harbor Music Festival features free public performances

THE BELLINGHAM HERALDJuly 5, 2014 

Drayton Harbor Music Festival, Camille Bloom

Camille Bloom is among the faculty for the Drayton Harbor Music Festival, which brings world-class musicians to work with junior and senior high school students in ensemble classes and performances, July 6-12, 2014 in Blaine.

CAMILLE BLOOM — COURTESY TO THE BELLINGHAM HERALD

The Drayton Harbor Music Festival brings world-class musicians to work with junior and senior high school musicians in ensemble classes, culminating in public performances in Blaine.

Faculty members for the festival, formerly called the Blaine Jazz Festival, include Greta Matassa, Greg Hopkins, Jon Mutchler, Martin Kuuskmann, Camille Bloom, Andy Marshall and Chris Woitach.

The performances are free, but donations are welcome. The schedule:

Pearl Django, 7 p.m. Sunday, July 6, Blaine Performing Arts Center, 975 H St.

Faculty combo, noon Monday, July 7, G Street Plaza, G Street and Peace Portal Drive.

Greta Matassa, 7:30 p.m. Monday, July 7, Semiahmoo Resort, 9565 Semiahmoo Parkway.

"A Few of My Favorite Things," noon Tuesday, July 8, G Street Plaza; and 7 p.m. Tuesday, July 8, Blaine Performing Arts Center.

"From Classical to Contemporary," 8 p.m. Tuesday, July 8, Semiahmoo Resort, 9565 Semiahmoo Parkway.

Classical to contemporary faculty preview, noon Wednesday, July 9, G St. Plaza; and 7 p.m. Wednesday, July 9, Blaine Performing Arts Center.

Jazz faculty, 8 p.m. Wednesday, July 9, Semiahmoo Resort.

Faculty and student jam, noon Thursday, July 10, G St. Plaza.

Student combo, 4:30 p.m. Thursday, July 10, Semiahmoo Resort.

Big band benefit, 7:30 p.m. Thursday, July 10, Semiahmoo Resort.

Student showcase, noon, Friday, July 11, G Street Plaza, and 7 p.m. Friday, July 11, Blaine Performing Arts Center.

Art 2 Jazz Street Fair, 11 a.m. Saturday, July 12, G St. Plaza.

Details: 360-820-8312, draytonharbormusic.org.

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