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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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Children’s Concert Rising Star – Nathan Zhao

Nathan Zhao is ten years old and a fourth grader at Challenge Elementary school in Edmonds, Washington. He started taking piano lessons at the age of four and has been mentored by Dr. Duane Hulbert since December 2015. As a … Continue reading

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