KATHRYN has performed internationally to critically acclaim as the pianist in the Mientka Duo, with her late husband, cellist Tyme Mientka. The Duo gave concerts in Germany, France, Italy, Switzerland and the USA, where they were featured nationally on radio and PBS television. She founded and directed the Western Slope Concert Series for 20 years and has performed extensively as a solo pianist in western USA.
Kathryn Mientka Farruggia, concert pianist
Charles Louis Farruggia, baritone
CHARLES' heritage is Sicilian and Lakota, and he grew up in the Black Hills of South Dakota. His college experience focused on psychology, literature, and theater. He managed the community theater for many years in Grand Junction, Colorado. His career as an actor and singer includes lead roles in many musicals. He has written and produced his own plays, as well as two books and much poetry. He brings considerable talents as an actor, singer, and writer to the stage in Mountain View.