Concert calendar


Snohomish County

Jim Page: Called a modern successor to Woody Guthrie, Page has been a Seattle singer-songwriter, topical balladeer and social-justice advocate that changed Seattle’s street singing laws in ‘74. Page’s socially conscious lyrics are tinged with edgy sarcasm and biting wit. His powerful, free-flowing songs are matched to a forceful, dramatic guitar style that emphasizes each punch line. Plus, some of his other songs will be playfully humorous; 7:30 p.m. Nov. 24, Cafe Zippy, 2811 Wetmore Ave., Everett.


The Seattle Folklore Society: And the Phinney Neighborhood Association continues its 11th season of folk music concerts at the Phinney Neighborhood Center, 6532 Phinney Ave. N., Seattle. Concerts start at 7:30 p.m. Ticket prices vary. Reservations and complete schedule information at 206-528-8523 or

• Nov. 17: Kathy Kallick Band, bluegrass and originals

• Nov. 24: Western Swing Concert and Dance, featuring The Jangles and Titans of Twang.


Snohomish County

Mukilteo Community Orchestra: “Dances of Passion” 2 p.m. Nov. 18 at Rosehill Community Center, 304 Lincoln Ave., Mukilteo. Admission is free, and additional information can be found at The program features dances from two composers, Dvorak’s “Slavonic Dances” and a suite from Tchaikovsky’s ballet, “Swan Lake.” The performance will also be the premiere of local composer Richard Vitzhum’s “Perchance to Dream.”

Linda and David Cornell: The Edmonds couple present a multi-faceted concert featuring Cornell on piano performing selections by Claude Debussy, Scott Joplin and William Bolcom and the Claude Bolling suite for flute and jazz piano. Soprano Linda Cornell will sing a Broadway medley; assisting them are Peter Cornell (piano and bass), Diane Cornell Figaro (piano and soprano), Mary Minsk (flute), Woody Minsk (percussion) and Debby Taylor (electric bass guitar); 2 p.m. Nov. 18, Trinity Lutheran Church, 6215 196th St. SW, Lynnwood. The concert is free; donations accepted. For more information go to

Kirtan with Gina Sala and Daniel Paul: These musical artists present an “Evening of Ecstatic Chanting,” 7:30 p.m. Nov. 24, Evergreen Unitarian Universalist Fellowship, 1607 Fourth St., Marysville. Suggested donation is $12. Sala and Paul bring their gentle spirits and humor to present one of the oldest sacred music traditions of the world; the Kirtan call-and-response singing chant brings harmonium, tabla, stringed instruments and various percussion pieces together to make a unique sound.

“Music for the Imagination”: The Everett Philharmonic Orchestra led by Dr. Paul-Elliott Cobbs performs at 3 p.m. Nov. 25 at Everett Civic Auditorium, 2415 Colby Ave.; this is a musical journey through the classic “Peter and the Wolf,” geared for ages 3 to 93.

Island County

Gloria and James in Concert: Whidbey Island Center for the Arts presents violin and cello duos spanning classical to contemporary, along with original compositions, music from Latin America and jazz; local favorites Gloria Ferry-Brennan and James Hinkley perform along with special guest Levi Burkle 7:30 p.m. Nov. 17, Whidbey Island Center for the Arts, 565 Camano Ave., Langley. Tickets are $12 and $20. Call 360-221-8268 or 800-638-7631.


Seattle Symphony: Benaroya Hall’s Taper auditorium, 200 University St., Seattle; 206-215-4747;

Emanuel Ax Plays Brahms’ Piano Concerto No. 2: Seven-time Grammy Award-winning pianist Emanuel Ax teams up with conductor Ludovic Morlot to perform Brahms’ Piano Concerto No. 2 and Henri Dutilleux: “The Shadows of Time”; R. Strauss: “Till Eulenspiegel’s Merry Pranks, Op. 28”; 8 p.m. Nov. 17 and 2 p.m. Nov. 18. Tickets start at $19.

Brandi Carlile with the Seattle Symphony: Jason Weinberger, conductor; Brandi Carlile, special guest artist whose roots-driven songs provide fodder for a night of best-loved hits, plus solo selections with her band; 8 p.m. Nov. 23, 24 and 25. Tickets start at $67.

The Trinity Lutheran Church Music Department: “Song of Luke” is 2 p.m. Nov. 17 at S. Mark Taper Foundation Auditorium at Benaroya Hall, 200 University St., Seattle. Tickets are $17 and $20. Purchase tickets online at or call 206-215-4747.Everett’s Trinity Lutheran is presenting an intergenerational concert featuring local orchestral and choral musicians in a tribute to peace. The program features the Cascade Youth Symphony Orchestra and the Trinity Lutheran College Invitational Chorus. The program includes “Finlandia, Slavonic Dance No. 4,” Mozart’s “Clarinet Concerto” and the Cascade Youth Symphony Orchestra accompanying the Trinity Lutheran College Invitational Chorus in Mendelssohn’s “There Shall a Star from Jacob Come.”

American Folk Holiday: The Tudor Choir narrated concert featuring early American holiday music from New England, Appalachian, and Shaker traditions: 7:30 p.m. Nov. 23, Town Hall Seattle, 1119 Eighth Ave., Seattle. Tickets $30 general; $20 student/senior. On line at or through or call 206-323-9415.


Voices of Compassion: Folk singer Linda Allen will lead a workshop, an introduction to therapeutic singing at the bedside, from 2 to 4 p.m. Nov. 11 at Edmonds Unitarian Universalist Church, 8109 2245th Ave. SW, Edmonds. The purpose of this workshop is to introduce the principles and practices of singing at the bedside, and includes learning songs, discussing ethical standards and bedside techniques, sharing resourcing and practicing. Open to musicians, family members, chaplains, healthcare professionals and anyone who is interested in using their voice to lessen pain and anxiety at the bedside of those who are suffering. Email or online at The fee is $25.

Northwest Scottish Fiddlers: Meetings at 1 p.m. second Sundays, in Edmonds and Mukilteo; open to teens and adults; $25 annual membership fee; 425-670-9084;

The Sound Singers: 1 p.m. practices, Edmonds Senior Center, 220 Railroad Ave.; new members welcome; 425-774-5555;

Snohomish County Windjammers men’s barbershop chorus: 7:30 p.m. Tuesdays, Christ The King Lutheran Church, 1305 Pine Ave., Snohomish; open to ages 16 and older; 425-259-2383; email

Threshold choir: Women who sing in small groups at the bedsides of the seriously ill and dying. Rehearsals are 4 to 5:30 p.m. first and third Wednesdays in Stanwood. Call Darlene at 907-441-1411.

“Voices Northwest”: Women’s chorus meets 7 p.m., Mondays, First Baptist Church of Monroe; 17922 – 149th St. SE, Monroe; open to women 16 and older; email; 425-741-9123.

Washington Old Time Fiddlers Association: Celtic jam, 5 p.m., workshop, 6 p.m., circle jam, 7 p.m. Nov. 9 and 23 and Dec. 14 and 28. Snacks throughout the evening; bring snacks to share if you wish. Acoustic musicians of all ages and listeners are welcome; free; Sisco Heights Community Club, 13527 99th Ave. NE, Arlington; 360-691-5907, email

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