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Soloist: Stephen Binondo, piano – Roman Festivals – May 7, 2018

Stephen Binondo is a 16-year-old pianist from Everett. He studies piano with Judy Baker and is homeschooled through Enlightium Christian Academy. Stephen has received Gold and Silver medals at the Northwest Chopin Competition and Gold Seals from the Seattle Young … Continue reading

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2017 Scholarship Winners

  Congratulations to our 2017 Cascade Symphony Scholarship Winners! The Morie Simon Scholarship in the amount of $3,000 has been awarded to Juliana Bushnell (top left), from the Edmonds School district. A Robert Anderson Scholarship of $2,000 has been awarded … Continue reading

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CSO 2017-2018 Season

October 23, 2017 – Russian Ark De Falla – Spanish Dance No.1 from La Vida Breve Tchaikovsky – Elegie, & Finale from Serenade for Strings            Alfred Reed – El Camino Real Bruch – Violin Concerto No.1, op. 26, G minor … Continue reading

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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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