11751 N Joi Drive,
With Dave's brother, Robert Ferré
Kathy's brother, Craig Childs, with Kathy
With grandchildren Dashel (right) and Avanni (left)
Grandson Bruce "Slugger" Ferré
Welcome to the David Ferré and Kathy Childs Website
We are currently living in Oro Valley, AZ. The view from our backyard presents a nice view of the Santa Catalina Mountains. Oro Valley is northwest of Tucson.
About Kathy Childs
While living on Bainbridge Island, WA, Kathy was a member of the Bainbridge Island Arts & Humanities Council, focusing on the commissioning of outdoor sculptures and childrens art projects. Her special project was the childrens sea-glass quilt installed in downtown Bainbridge Island. While in Seattle she produced an hour radio show called the Elliott Bay Writers Series that aired on KCMU public radio at the University of Washington on Sunday mornings. The show featured writers who came to the Elliott Bay Bookstore. She also found time for the Richard Hugo House in Seattle an organization that provides support, advice and a variety of programs for writers and the local community. She currently is working on her own writing projects, including poetry and travel essays.
About David Ferré
David was pianist for the Naval Training Command Choir (1967-1968) and biographer for the pianist and composer, André Tchaikowsky. Dave was stage manager for both the Seattle Pro Musica (1995-2001) and Choral Arts Northwest (1999-2001), and a tour guide for the Benaroya Concert Hall (1998-2000). He was Stage Manager for the Virginia Waring International Piano Competition (2009); a member of the Press Corp for the 16th International Chopin Competition (2010); a volunteer for the Verbier Festival (2012); and most recently House Manager for the Placitas Artists Series (2014-2015).