Feature story: Crossing musical boundaries

Arias and art songs, spirituals and standards blend smoothly when Peninsula duo performs

Ric Louchard and Yolanda Rhodes were born a few days apart. They were in junior high together at Jordan in Palo Alto, and both were involved in the arts. But after ninth grade they lost touch.

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Posted by steve butler
a resident of The Greenhouse
on Dec 11, 2008 at 12:29 am

Dear Yolanda and Ric, I just listened to your beautiful music on Youtube. You guys rock... I am looking forward to hearing more of your great duets. Mixing storytelling with song in a social context makes sense. Sorry I missed your act. Steve in Oakland

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Posted by Rebekah Brown
a resident of another community
on Jan 18, 2009 at 9:34 am

Dear Yolanda and Ric - have also been watching and listening to you on YouTube - we are fellow musicians (jazz and classical in Norfolk England) - think you are absolutely stunning - such power and brilliance in your perfomances. Words just cannot express all I want to say - I can see why audiences are so moved when they experience your recitals - you deeply move me too.

Wish that you would come to England here and we could see you in "live" performance!

kindest regards - Rebekah and Keith Brown

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