Music calendar

EVENTS

“Chase the Wind, Touch the Sky”: Benefit concert for the Patrick Castro Excellence in Vocal Music Scholarship at Snohomish High School; 2 p.m. March 30, Performing Arts Center, at the high school, 1513 Fifth St., Snohomish; Admission is $20 adults, $15 students and seniors, $50 family. Featured will be opera tenor Joel Cummings, who sang under the direction of Castro at Snohomish and Megan chovick, a lyric coloratura soprano, who has sung leading operatic and musical theater roles throughout the region.

CONCERTS

Snohomish County

DeMiero Jazz Fest: Featuring well-known and local jazz vocalists, the jazz festival shows continues 7 p.m. March 7 and 8 at the Edmonds Center for the Arts, 410 Fourth Ave., Edmonds. Among those performing are Dee Daniels, the Uptown Vocal Jazz Quartet and Greta Matassa. More information is available at www.demierojazzfest.org. Tickets range from $25 to $70 and are available online at www.ec4arts.org or by calling 425-275-9595.

Cascade Symphony Orchestra: The program at 7:30 p.m. March 17 includes Beethoven’s Symphony No. 4, Flute Concerto in D minor by Carl Reinecke, Polonaise Op. 49 by Liadov and Masquerade Suite by Khachaturian. Check the availability of tickets online at www.ec4arts.org or call 425-275-9595.

Sno-King Chorale: “Musica Da Coro,” featuring the “St. Cecilia Mass” by Charles-Francois Gounod with soloists Melanie and Thomas Hingson and Matthew Richardson. The program also includes the music of John Rutter, “The Gloria” by Frank DeMiero (chorale director), American gospel selections and the Cascade Youth Symphony under the direction of Gerry Marsh; 3:30 and 7:30 p.m. March 22, Northshore Performing Arts Center, 18125 92nd Ave. NE, Bothell. Tickets are $20 general, $17 seniors, $17 students and $5 for 12 and younger and are available online at http://www.brownpapertickets.com/event/558288.

Tim Noah Thumbnail Theater: Del Rey with guest Matt Weiner; 7:30 p.m. March 22. Del Rey started playing guitar at age 4. Influenced by blues guitarist Memphis Minni and classic jazz, she also gets the same rhythmic blues and ragtime out of the four strings of the ukulele as she does from her six-string guitar.

Thumbnail open microphone for all ages beginning at 7:30 p.m. Fridays. Performer sign-up begins at 6:30 p.m. Suggested donation of $3 performers, $5 audience. Tim Noah Thumbnail Theater, 1211 Fourth St., Snohomish; 360-568-9412; thumbnailtheater.com. Tickets for concerts available through www.brownpapertickets.com or call 360-568-9412.

Edmonds Center for the Arts: 410 Fourth Ave. N., Edmonds; call 425-275-9595 for tickets. For more information on events, see edmondscenterforthearts. Among the shows are The Wailin’ Jennys band, 7:30 p.m. April 11; and Yesterday and Today, Beatles music, 7:30 p.m. May 17.

Seattle

Seattle Symphony: Benaroya Hall’s Taper auditorium, 200 University St., Seattle; 206-215-4747; tickets and other information at www.seattlesymphony.org. Emeritus conductor Gerard Schwarz conducts Richard Strauss, 8 p.m. March 8. Concert tickets from $19.

BILLBOARD

Music Hall Community Orchestra: Meets from 6 to 8 p.m. Tuesdays at the Music Hall, next to Macy’s inside the Everett Mall, 1402 SE Everett Mall Way. For more information, call 425-252-6542.

Old Time and Country Music Association: Seeking new members. The group meets from 6:30 to 9:30 p.m. the second and fourth Fridays of the month at the Baker Hi-Rise, 1401 Poplar St., Everett. Provides entertainment, including old-time county, gospel and bluegrass music, for residents and guest of Snohomish and Skagit county senior living and care facilities. Contact club president Bill Bissonnette at 360-403-7379 or email billybob60@comcast.net.

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 membership@voicesnorthwest.org; 425-741-9123.

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