Coralie Flaskett: a snapshot of the role of women in Tacoma’s musical history

It is my pleasure to share a paper by my colleague, Dr. Michael Berry, in which he explores the life and musical career of Coralie Flaskett, a prominent piano performer and teacher who lived in Tacoma from 1890 until 1978. This paper originated as a talk given at the Washington State Historical Society on February 20, 2014,... Continue Reading →

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Bernice Newell’s ‘Artist Course’ Concerts

Don't miss this summer's exhibit at the Tacoma Historical Society, Showtime in Tacoma: Theaters and Performers. One of the highlights of the exhibit are artifacts from Bernice E. Newell, a newspaper writer, arts booster, and impresario who brought dozens of world-class musicians to Tacoma to perform in her 'Artist Course of Concerts' from 1904 to... Continue Reading →

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