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Symphony Apparel

For Sale – Cascade Symphony Apparel! Re-Revised Apparel Order Form Public-050618

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Chamber Music at the Chamber of Commerce (Edmonds)

David Tan, cello, and Helen Lee, flute, performed at the Edmonds Chamber of Commerce on September 12th as part of the Cascade Symphony Orchestra presentation at the weekly Chamber breakfast.

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Program Notes – October Concert

Light Cavalry Overture Franz von Suppe Born – April 18, 1819, in Split, Croatia Died – May 21, 1895, in Vienna, Austria This overture from the operetta, Leichte Kavallerie, was debuted on March 21, 1866 at the Carltheater in Vienna.    … Continue reading

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Cascade Percussion Ensemble

On a beautiful and warm afternoon on Tuesday, July 17th, the Cascade Percussion Ensemble, directed by Ian Alvarez, performed a one hour concert at the Hazel Miller Plaza in downtown Edmonds  Ian Alvarez, Curt Cheever, Ryan Templin, Roni Flynn and … Continue reading

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David Dolacky, Narrator, Holiday Pops! and Children’s Concerts

David Dolacky will again be the narrator for this season’s  Holiday Pops! and Children’s Concerts. The role of announcer is familiar territory for Dave. In Seattle he was an on-air personality for KISW-FM, KVI, and from 1980 to 2000 a … Continue reading

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George Steward, Trumpet Soloist, Holiday Pops!

George Steward, in his 12th year as Principal Trumpet of the Cascade Symphony Orchestra, will perform Rafael Mendez’s La Virgen de la Macarena at this year’s Holiday Pops! concert. George Steward is a trumpet performer and private instructor. He earned a … Continue reading

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David Brewer, Tuba Soloist, Children’s Concert – February 9, 2019

David Brewer, the Rick Steves Principal Tuba for Cascade symphony for 24 years, will perform Tubby the Tuba at this season’s Children’s Concert. Since elementary school, David Brewer has played a variety of brass instruments in different types of ensembles, … Continue reading

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Yesong Sophie Lee, Violin Soloist, October 22, 2018

At the age of 12, Yesong Sophie Lee won First Prize at the 2016 Menuhin International Junior Violin Competition in London.  After her Berlin debut, Kultur Radio, Berlin wrote: “Yesong Sophie Lee plays with an intense sound, as one who … Continue reading

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Jessica Choe, Piano Soloist, January 14, 2019

Korean American pianist Jessica Choe began her musical studies at the age of 3 in Seoul, Korea where she was a prize winner in several national piano competitions including the Samick National Piano Competition, the Korea Daily Times Piano Competition … Continue reading

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Nathan Chan, Cello soloist, March 11, 2019

 Cellist Nathan Chan discovered his talent for music at an early age through conducting. Before he was two, he could emulate the styles of conductors he saw on music videos such as Seiji Ozawa, Herbert von Karajan and Leonard Bernstein, … Continue reading

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