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Our Friends

Kinetic Images is pleased to be able to count the following people among its Friends ~

Jas. Adams

Jas. Adams first studied flute while attending Reed College, where he helped start a Young Audience group, playing Renaissance period instruments for local school children. He later studied flute with Roger Rostron of the Halle Orchestra. Jas. has performed on baroque and modern flute in chamber music recitals and concerts in the Pacific Northwest, Bay Area, and abroad.

Drew Flint

Drew Flint is a Portland-based lighting designer working in theater, dance, special events and film. Recent credits include The Canterbury Tales for Ensemble Loupan, Lobby Hero at Artist’s Repertory Theater, and A Moon for the Misbegotten for CoHo Theater. Drew has also designed for Profile Theater Project, Oregon Children’s Theater, Miracle Theater Company, Kinetic Images Dance Company, the Portland Revels and the Portland Rose Festival Queen’s Coronation.

Andrew Guzie

Andy Guzie has played his personal mix of solo classical, pop and jazz style guitar music at Portland area restaurants, wineries, hotel banquet rooms and private homes for dinners, weddings, and receptions for the past ten years.

Andy started playing guitar in Minneapolis at age twelve. After moving to Boise, Idaho as a teenager, he contributed original songs and performances to the group Providence, an ensemble that ultimately recorded an LP on the Moody Blues' Threshold label.

He earned a Bachelor's of Music degree from Boise State University and a Master's degree from the University of Oregon School of Music.

Dan Hays

Dan Hays is a native Oregonian who found his love for performing arts first as a piano accompanist back in grade school. Since then he has gathered many memories, both on and offstage. He has been involved with Kinetic Images as lighting designer for Prism at Portland State University's Lincoln Hall in 2005 and with Kimm through their many concerts and collaborations at Portland Community College. Dan is resident designer and teaches scenic and lighting design and other technical theatre courses at PCC - Sylvania Campus. He lives in northeast Portland with his wife, Kirsten, and their three children.

John Mery

John Mery received his M.M. in Guitar Performance from the University of Arizona where he studied under Thomas Patterson. He has participated in master classes with many of today's most prominent guitarists including: Christopher Parkening, Oscar Ghilia, David Russel, Abel Carlevaro and Carlo Barone. In 1993 John won the Schaeffer Memorial Guitar Competition. He has given concerts in Europe and throughout the western United States. John currently heads the music program at Portland Community College - Sylvania Campus.