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Program notes for January concert

January 14, 2019 – notes compiled by Caroline Faflak Overture to The School for Scandal Samuel Barber Born – March 9, 1910 in West Chester, Pennsylvania Died – January 23, 1981 in New York City This piece was composed in … Continue reading

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Holiday Pops Concert

December 9 & 10, 2018 – Holiday Pops Sleigh Ride, Blue Tango, Sandpaper Ballet, Trumpeter’s Lullaby Leroy Anderson Born – June 29, 1908 in Cambridge, Massachusetts Died – May 18, 1975 in Woodbury, Connecticut Sandpaper Ballet and Trumpeter’s Lullaby were … Continue reading

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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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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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