Evergreen Music Festival
Jul
15
to Jul 19

Evergreen Music Festival

  • Pacific Lutheran University (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

Evergreen Music Festival. July 15th-19th at Pacific Lutheran University. A week long intensive orchestra training camp. Younger musicians meet for daily classes and rehearsals. The program is designed for young string, woodwind, brass & percussion players.  String students entering grades 3-8 in the upcoming school year need a minimum of one (1) year experience.  Woodwinds, Brass & Percussion students entering grades 6-8 need a minimum one (1) year experience. Session I EMF initiates, enhances & furthers abilities & appreciation of orchestral music.  Studies include music elements and history, technique building exercises, section rehearsals, lecture/recital demonstrations, performance opportunities and a concert.  Additional Information Here.

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Evergreen Music Festival
Jul
28
to Aug 3

Evergreen Music Festival

  • Central Washington University (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

Musicians entering grade 9 and above (through age 21) in the upcoming academic school year are invited to apply.  Audition tapes may be required depending on the instrument.  Audition materials will be provided upon receipt of your application.

The live-in festival attracts the talented, motivated and pre-professional young musician for a comprehensive program of summer music study and performance.  Musical studies include chamber music, orchestra rehearsals, masterclasses, orchestral techniques, visiting and live-in artists, section coaching, form analysis, music elements and history classes, daily concerts, faculty and student recitals.

FACILITIES 
The Central Washington University campus features outstanding instructional and recreational facilities as well as modern residence and dining accommodations.  It is located in sunny Ellensburg, Washington.  This state of the art music facility is an inspirational setting for creativity. 

Additional Information Here.

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Feis Seattle (Slighe nan Gaidheal)
Aug
13
to Aug 18

Feis Seattle (Slighe nan Gaidheal)

  • Evergreen State College (map)
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Attention all harpers! We are so excited to welcome the charming and talented Ingrid Henderson as our clarsach presenter at Feis 2019.

Feis Seattle (Slighe nan Gaidheal) is a festival of the Scottish Gaelic language and culture. Daily classes and workshops with harpist Ingrid Henderson. Additional Information Here. 

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Wylde Thyme Celtic Trio performs Music of the British Isles
Jun
23
3:00 PM15:00

Wylde Thyme Celtic Trio performs Music of the British Isles

Wylde Thyme Celtic Trio will perform Music of the British Isles on Sunday, June 23, at 3pm at Puyallup United Methodist Church, 1919 W. Pioneer Ave, Puyallup. Ruthann Ritchie, Harp; Erin Durrett, Voice; Lauri Lindberg, Flute; and Helen Pendergast, Irish Dancer will perform. This concert is part of the Puyallup Music & Arts Concert Series. Free.

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Cascade Conducting Masterclass Finale Public Concert
Jun
22
7:30 PM19:30

Cascade Conducting Masterclass Finale Public Concert

  • Lagerquist Hall at Pacific Lutheran University (map)
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The Cascade Conducting Masterclass will conclude with a public concert featuring Stravinsky's Firebird Suite and Debussy's Prelude on the Afternoon of the Faun, among others. Sarah Ioannides, the conductor of Symphony Tacoma, will be leading a Conducting Masterclass with members of the Tacoma Symphony. Located at Lagerquist Concert Hall, Pacific Lutheran University in Tacoma. For additional details and to register for the conducting masterclass program, view registration

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AHS National Summer Institute
Jun
19
to Jun 22

AHS National Summer Institute

  • University of North Carolina School for the Arts (map)
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Summer Institute is a networking and learning opportunity for harpists of all levels to participate in a National American Harp Society event. University of North Carolina School for the Arts, Winston-Salem, NC. Register. $145.00-$195.00 excluding travel and lodging. Must be an active National AHS member.

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First Concerts - Meet the Harp
May
18
9:30 AM09:30

First Concerts - Meet the Harp

  • Octave 9 Raisbeck Music Center, Benaroya Hall (map)
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A whimsical musical exploration courtesy of Seattle Symphony Principal Harp Valerie Muzzolini, designed to introduce kids ages three to five to the families of string and percussion instruments in the orchestra. Events at 9:30 AM and 11:00 AM. Benaroya Hall, 200 University Street, Seattle. Tickets $12. 

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Talk: Harp Maintenance with Steve Moss
Feb
24
2:00 PM14:00

Talk: Harp Maintenance with Steve Moss

This sponsored talk by the Greater Seattle Chapter of the American Harp Society features topics on lever and pedal harp tuning, safe cleaning methods for the harp, professional techniques for replacing wire strings, moving your harp safely with a dolly, and transporting your harp. Steve Moss will be scheduling regulations from February 19-24 by appointment. Please contact Susi Hussong to make arrangements.

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