PRLog - Jan. 31, 2012 - WELLSVILLE, Utah -- On Friday, February 10th and Saturday, February 11th the American West Heritage Center will offer a special dinner for two, prepared by Logan's historic Blue Bird Restaurant, followed by a vaudeville style program of magic and music in the opera house. Wagon rides to and from the venue, historically attired staff and "spontaneous"
Jonathan, Richard and Rosemary Hatch
Tickets are just $55 per couple for dinner and the show and just $25/couple for the show only. Dinner reservations are required by February 7th. Tickets may be reserved by calling the American West Heritage Center at 435-245-6050.
Magician Richard Hatch holds two graduate degrees in Physics from Yale University, but finds it easier apparently to violate the laws of nature than to discover them. A childhood interest in magic became a lifelong obsession after he met and was encouraged by the German magician Fredo Raxon in 1970. A full time professional “deceptionist”
Violinist Rosemary Kimura Hatch received her Masters degree from Yale School of Music and her Bachelors Degree with Performer’s Certificate from Eastman School of Music. She has studied Chamber Music with the Fine Arts, Tokyo and Cleveland Quartets and with Raphael Hillyer. She has performed with the New Haven, Hartford, San Antonio and Houston Symphonies and with the Houston Grand Opera. Her principle private instructors have been Sergiu Luca, Syoko Aki, Peter Salaff, Charles Castleman and Martha Katz. As a teacher herself she has been on the faculty of Music Schools in New Haven, Milwaukee and Houston. She currently teaches privately at the Hatch Academy of Magic and Music in Logan and at Interlochen Summer Arts Camp in Michigan. She and Richard Hatch were married in 1982 and have two children, Catherine and Jonathan.
Pianist Jonathan Hatch has studied with Paul Krystofiak at St. Thomas University in Houston, Texas and with Sophia Gilmson at the University of Texas in Austin. He is currently pursuing studies to be a Veterinary Technician.
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The American West Heritage Center is a nonprofit organization devoted to celebrating and preserving the heritage of Cache Valley, Utah, and its surrounding regions. The Center does this primarily through living history activities, events, school programs, exhibits, and outreach activities. The Center sits at the foot of the majestic Wellsville Mountains on U. S. Highway 89/91. The Center's website with more information is www.awhc.org