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Meeka Quan DiLoren – Cello Soloist – May 8th

On Monday, May 8th, Seattle Symphony cellist  Meeka Quan DiLorenzo will be performing the Haydn Cello Concerto for Cascade Symphony’s final concert of the 2016-2017 season. Before joining the Seattle Symphony in 2009, Assistant Principal Cello Meeka Quan DiLorenzo held … Continue reading

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Pictures at an Exhibition – Haydn Cello Concerto

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Photos from February 10th Children’s Concert

Scenes from the Instrument “Petting Zoo”

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Shintaro Taneda – Violin Soloist – March Concert

  Shintaro Taneda, age 15, is a sophomore at Lynnwood High School.  A violin student of Margaret Pressley, Shintaro has attended the Seattle Conservatory of Music as a Dorothy Richard Starling Scholar where he studies music academics and performs in … Continue reading

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Kayla Yagi-Bacon – Violin Soloist – March Concert

Kayla Yagi-Bacon is a 9th grader at Northshore Junior High School in Bothell, Washington. She began playing the violin at the age of 5 with Cynthia Staruck. Kayla joined the Margaret Pressley Violin Studio and Seattle Conservatory of Music in … Continue reading

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Takumi Taguchi – Violin Soloist – March Concert

    Takumi Taguchi, a sophomore at Shorewood High School in Shoreline, WA, is a student of Simon James of the Seattle Symphony and piano collaborator Hiro David, having previously studied with Mihoko Hirata. He has won several competitions, including the … Continue reading

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March Program Notes

Overture to The Tsar’s Bride Nikolai Rimsky-Korsakov Born – March 18, 1844 in Trikhvin, Russia Died – June 21, 1908 in Liubensk, Russia  The premiere of this opera took place at the Solodovnikov Theatre, Moscow, on November 3, 1899, conducted … Continue reading

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Violin Festival

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Children’s Concert

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Annual Children’s Concert

The Tortoise and the Hare, composed by Bonnie and Steven Simon, and narrated by Dave Dolacky, is a wonderful composition introducing the orchestra and Aesop’s fable to children.  Both children and adults will enjoy this annual children’s concert on Feb. 11 at … Continue reading

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