Dr. Carmen Wolthuis Hall: A homecoming on the keys
Pianist returns to Sweet Home Sept. 20 concert
September 15, 2021
Dr. Carmen Wolthuis Hall has been many things in her illustrious career: an exceptional pianist, award-winning performer, educator, speaker and collaborative artist.
But she has local bona fides, too, an esteemed ex-resident with deep roots. She's the daughter of beloved retired dentist and frozen-treat magnate Henry Wolthuis -- co-proprietor, with wife Mollie, of the Fire Haus Ice Cream Shop -- as well as a 1987 Sweet Home High School graduate. (A respectable athlete, she ran track under Dave Martin and Alan Temple.)
"Sweet Home was a great place to grow up," she said in an email inter...