Fun ahead! Sun. Jan. 19, 2014 8 PM


This next Oyez Roslyn! will be on a Sunday night because it’s a three-day weekend.
Mark your calendar, get set, and go—- to the Roslyn Cafe.

The show will start at 8:00 PM featuring story-telling, cello serenades, and contemplations in word and image.

Lauren Shuck will be coming from Chull-of-the-quinault-in-dry-dockle Elum to share Tales of the Maritime Northwest. A contrarian who can cooperate, Lauren hails from the Eastern seaboard, where she has attended various story-telling events. For this event, she will be gathering her own story mix from various historical accounts, legends, and documents.

Valerie Doerrfeld will be performing several solo works for cello in a Spanish style by Cassado, Bizet, Flores and others.

Valerie is a graduate of the Eastman School of Music, is a professional cellist and passionate teacher of music. She currently is a member of the Yakima Symphony Orchestra, and has played for 18 years in the Northwest Sinfonietta, a highly esteemed chamber orchestra which performs in Seattle and the surrounding region. As an ardent teacher Valerie has conducted three different levels of orchestras at the Bellevue Youth Symphony Orchestra and taught general elementary music and middle school strings.
Currently she maintains a private studio of 30 cello students in Issaquah, WA. Mrs. Doerrfeld says, “It is with great passion and joy that I do my work and performing… I am so blessed to have such a life enriching job!” She happily resides in Roslyn with her husband Bill Doerrfeld, who is a composer and pianist.

Deb Davis will be reading an essay, “Wonder as a Survival Skill.”

Deb grew up in a family of farmers and loggers in southwest Washington and began working seasonally for the Forest Service in 1980. She joined the trail crew at the Cle Elum Ranger District in 1991. Deb earned a Master’s in painting and drawing from CWU in 1993 and spent the next ten years teaching and exhibiting art around the Northwest.




Deb’s past 23 seasons have been devoted to trail work around the Alpine Lakes Wilderness. Her creative work explores images and stories about natural history, art and life. Currently, she is working on a series of illustrated essays.