performance is Saturday
The Idaho County Orchestra will be performing this Saturday, Oct. 23 at 7 p.m. at the Blue Fox Theatre in Grangeville.
Ticket prices are $10 for adults and $7 for under 18. Doors open at 6:30 p.m. Concessions will available.
Proceeds from the concert help the 4-H CWF Leadership Group which is raising money in order to attend a conference in Washington, D.C.
Following is a bio of the new, guest conductor
Dr. Bradberry currently serves as Superintendent of Schools in Troy, Idaho, and host of Weekend Edition on Northwest Public Radio. He began his career helping to open the Malibu Campus as an Admissions Officer at Pepperdine University. He administered Admissions and Records at other colleges and universities prior to becoming Director of Admissions at Central Washington University in Ellensburg, Washington.
Moving to the classroom, Dr. Bradberry taught music in the public schools of Cottonwood, Idaho, and Omak, Washington, before teaching music and social studies for seventeen years at Deary Junior-Senior High School in Idaho and serving as Principal at Nezperce Junior-Senior High School and Superintendent in Challis, Idaho.
He served as Music Director for Washington State University’s Summer Palace Theatre for ten years, and has conducted for the Moscow Community Theatre, Camas Choristers, and several other ensembles.
Dr. Bradberry received his Bachelor of Arts from Pepperdine College in Los Angeles and his Master of Arts in History from Pepperdine University in Malibu. His doctorate in Education was earned at the University of California at Los Angeles, and he periodically publishes in professional journals.
With the support of the Idaho Humanities Council, he created a course and syllabus for Music Theatre Appreciation. He participated in seminars studying Idaho and the American West (also funded by the Idaho Humanities Council) and Beethoven's Ninth Symphony (National Endowment for the Humanities); supervised a number of student teachers in both music and social studies; and taught The Principalship for the University of Idaho.
His community activities have included leadership, fundraising, and artistic positions in community theatre, church boards, and public television. He was a high school football official for a decade.
Dr. Bradberry lives on Moscow Mountain. He and his late wife, Lois, have two grown children and three grandchildren.