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Symphony Tacoma is pleased to bring Mini Maestros to its YouTube channel. Fiddler on the Hoof features the “Cowpie String Quintet” for an inside look into the string family with some good ol’ fashioned, toe-tappin’ fiddle tunes including Copland’s Hoe-down and Rossini’s William Tell Overture (the Lone Ranger theme). Mini Maestros is designed especially for children ages 2-8 and their families. Each concert highlights a different family of orchestra instruments with curriculum prepared by Early Childhood Learning experts. Educator and… Continue Reading Mini Maestros: Fiddler on the HoofFind out more »
Mozart makes one want to sing. Haydn inspires us to dance. The music of Mendelssohn transports us to far-off lands of make-believe and fairy tales. The music on this program by French composer Louise Farrenc and Czech composer Bohuslav Jan Martinů is perfectly splendid: soothing harmonies and contagious melodies run rampant in these luxurious chamber works. Wesley Schulz, conductor Musicians: Wendy Wilhelmi, flute; Shannon Spicciati, oboe; Jennifer Nelson, clarinet; Mona Butler, bassoon; Rodger Burnett, horn; Emilie Choi, violin; Betty Agent,… Continue Reading Auburn Symphony: Nonets of Bohuslav Jan Martinů and Louise FarrencFind out more »
Hosted by Dr. Gregory Youtz Keith Winkle, principal trombone Grant Reed, second trombone Benn Hansson, bass trombone Paul Evans, principal tuba Meet the members of Symphony Tacoma’s Low Brass section. PLU Professor Dr. Gregory Youtz will lead a discussion with the orchestra’s trombone and tuba players who will share the intricacies of their instruments and the different genres of music in which they play with Symphony Tacoma and elsewhere.Find out more »
Our virtual birdhouse auction will feature over 100 birdhouses creatively designed and decorated by local artists and volunteers. Registration Opens: March 1st @ 8:00 AM Online Auction Opens: March 21st @ 8:00 AM Online Auction Closes: March 31st @ 8:00 PM All proceeds from this event will benefit our Wildlife Rehabilitation Center. Wildlife is in your yard too! While many of us may not realize it, a property owner is also a habitat manager. Over 35,000 acres of wildlife habitat… Continue Reading Whatcom Humane Society: Birdhouse AuctionFind out more »
Amy Putnam, principal percussion Frank Ronneburg, second percussion Denali Williams, third percussion Matt Drumm, principal timpani To the Max! features Symphony Tacoma’s percussion quartet. Selections include original arrangements of Brahms’ Hungarian Dances, Bernstein’s West Side Story and a composition by Symphony Tacoma’s own Matt Drumm. This program will be preceded by a “Meet and Greet with the Musicians” hosted by PLU Professor Dr. Gregory Youtz at 6:30 pm via Zoom.Find out more »
Sarah Ioannides, conductor Symphony Tacoma Voices (Geoffrey Boers, director) Elizabeth Keusch, soprano; Gary Sorenson, bass; David Cossin, percussion; Svend Rønning, violin; David Requiro, cello; Amy Boers, keyboard In 2000, the International Bach Academy in Germany commissioned Tan Dun to compose a new “passion” to mark the 250th anniversary of Bach’s death. The Asian-influenced Water Passion After St. Matthew transcends the traditional passion tale with juxtapositions of East meets West, tribal rituals meet electronica, symphony meets theater, and Buddhism meets Christianity.… Continue Reading Revival of Tan Dun’s Water PassionFind out more »