Concerts: Snohomish County
Westminster Presbyterian Church Concert Series: Refiner’s Fire, 7 p.m. May 10, Westminster Presbyterian Church, 2531 Hoyt Ave. Everett. A free will offering will be accepted. The Harris Family from Medford, Ore., deliver jazz, blues, folk, contemporary worship and Southern gospel. For more Information call 425-252-3757.
The North Cascades Concert Band: Perform their annual tribute concert to John Philip Sousa with Rob Patterman conducting; to celebrate Mothers’ Day, all moms will be admitted at half price and each receives a flower; 3 p.m. May 12, the Byrnes Performing Arts Center, 18821 Crown Ridge Blvd., Arlington. Tickets are $12 for adults, $10 for seniors and $5 for students and mothers. They may be purchased at Flowers by George and Cinderella’s Styling Salon in Arlington, or at the door on the day of the event. The phone number for Byrnes Performing Arts Center is 360-618-6205 or go to www.byrnesperformingarts.org/.
Pearl Django: Seattle gypsy jazz group Pearl Django will pay from 7 to 9 p.m. May 15 at the Camano Center, 606 Arrowhead Road, Camano Island. Tickets are $20 general, $10 for students, at the center or by calling 360-387-0222.
Damian McGinty: Star of “Glee,” “The Glee Project,” and “Celtic Thunder,” this young Irish singer and actor will be performing an intimate concert at 7 p.m. May 18, at Spiro’s, Spiro’s Pizza &Pasta is at 11815 Mukilteo Speedway in Mukilteo. Tickets are $50 or $110 for a meet and greet visit. A limited number of tickets are available at http://mcginty.brownpapertickets.com.
The Pacific Northwest Folklore Society: Presents their final concert of the spring with the folk duo Pretty Little Feet, 2 p.m. May 19 at the Everett Public Library, 2702 Hoyt Ave., Everett. Free. Go to www.epls.org/.
Classical: Snohomish County
Vocal recital: University of Washington student Rebecca Herivel, soprano, in vocal recital with music of Brahms, Faure, Debussy, Schubert and Vaughan Williams; 7 p.m. May 10, Trinity Lutheran Church, 6215 196th St. SW, Lynnwood. Suggested donation is $15. For more information call Norma Aamodt-Nelson at 425-778-2159 or go to www.trinitylutheranchurch.com.
And: “Recorders Meet the Organ” featuring music for two recorders, 7:30 p.m. May 17.
Choral concerts in Anacortes, Mount Vernon, and Lynnwood: The Cantable of Skagit Valley sings Benjamin Britten’s “Hymn to St. Cecilia,” while also featuring excerpts from Haydn’s “Creation,” and the first set of Brahms’ “Liebeslieder Walzer” (for chorus and piano four-hands), and contemporary composers, including John Clements’ “Flower of Beauty,” David McCullough’s “Is Not a Flower a Mystery?,” Eric Whitacre’s “Three Flower Songs” and Frank Ticheli’s “Earth Song.” Concerts are: 7:30 p.m. May 10, Anacortes Christian Church, 1211 M Ave., Anacortes; 7:30 p.m. May 11, Trinity Lutheran Church, 6215 196th St. SW, Lynnwood and 2 p.m. May 12, St. Paul’s Episcopal Church, 415 South 18th St., Mount Vernon. For additional information call Carolynn Comstock 360- 588-9392 or email her at email@example.com. Donations accepted at the door.
Everett Philharmonic Presents Listener’s Choice: The concert features Pacific Lutheran University Choirs performing Beethoven as The Everett Philharmonic Orchestra performs its season finale with Dr. Paul-Elliott Cobbs &the Everett Philharmonic Orchestra and the Pacific Lutheran University Choirs, Dr. Richard Nance, conductor; 7 p.m. May 11, Everett Civic Auditorium, 2415 Colby Ave., Everett. Tickets are $25 and $20. Festival seating. Doors open at 5:45 p.m. then 6 p.m. stageside chat with Cobbs and guests. For tickets go to www.everettphil.org or call 206-270-9729.
Seattle Symphony: Benaroya Hall’s Taper auditorium, 200 University St., Seattle; 206-215-4747; www.seattlesymphony.org.
Mozart &Haydn: Christian Knapp, conductor; John Cerminaro, horn; Maria Mannisto, soprano; Seattle Symphony Chorale; Seattle Symphony. Haydn: Mass in B-flat major, “Kleine Orgelmesse,” (“Little Organ Mass”); Mozart /adapted by J. Cerminaro: Horn Concerto No. 1 in E-flat major; Haydn: Symphony No. 98 in B-flat major. 8 p.m. May 4. Tickets start at $19.
Beyond the Score: Beethoven’s Fifth Symphony:Christian Knapp, conductor; David Pichette, actor; Terry Edward Moore, actor; Cathan Bordyn, actor; Cynthia Geary, actor; Kimberly Russ, piano; Seattle Symphony. Beethoven: Symphony No. 5 in C minor, Op. 67. This performance pairs a live concert with multimedia presentations. 2 p.m. May 5. Tickets start at $19.
Tchaikovsky’s Symphony No. 4: Gerard Schwarz, conductor; Vladimir Feltsman, piano; Seattle Symphony. Tchaikovsky: Suite No. 4 in G major, Op. 61, “Mozartiana”; Mozart: Piano Concerto No. 23 in A major; Tchaikovsky: Symphony No. 4 in F minor, Op. 36. 7:30 May 9. Tickets start at $19.
Tchaikovsky’s Symphony No. 5: Gerard Schwarz, conductor; Vladimir Feltsman, piano. Mozart: Symphony No. 35, “Haffner”; Mozart: Piano Concerto No. 17 in G major; Tchaikovsky: Symphony No. 5. 8 p.m. May 10. Tickets start at $19.
Baroque Northwest presents: “La Rhétorique de la Musique: Behind the Scenes of the Grand Siècle,” a musical story of the personalities most active during the reign of Louis XIV and Louis XV; 7:30 p.m., May 4; pre-concert event at 7 p.m., Trinity Parish Church (Parish Hall), 609 Eighth Ave., Seattle. Tickets are $25, $20 and $10. Call 206-920-3822 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
The Medieval Women’s Choir: The 60-voice choir performs all concerts at 8 p.m. at St. James Cathedral, 804 Ninth Ave., Seattle. Tickets and more information at www.medievalwomenschoir.org or call 206-264-4822.
“Music of the Spheres”: an homage to Saint Hildegard of Bingen, songs of the 12th-century German visionary, May 11.
Cascade Symphony Orchestra: CSO is seeking new board members. The board consists primarily of members of the symphony who, with their first-hand knowledge of the mission and vision of the organization, have managed the affairs of CSO since its reorganization in 2000. They are now seeking interested community members with some wider experience in the areas of fundraising and marketing. Interested parties can get an application packet by emailing Kathy Moellenberndt at email@example.com or visit the CSO web site at www.cascadesymphony.org.
Marysville Strawberry Band: Play from 6 to 8 p.m. Wednesday at Totem Middle School, 1605 Seventh St., Marysville. For more information, contact Nathan Sackman at firstname.lastname@example.org or Julile Tapusoa at 425-334-1791.
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; www.nwscottishfiddlers.org.
The Sound Singers: 1 p.m. practices, Edmonds Senior Center, 220 Railroad Ave.; new members welcome; 425-774-5555; www.soundsingersofedmonds.org.
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 email@example.com.
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 firstname.lastname@example.org; 425-741-9123.
Washington Old Time Fiddlers Association: Celtic jam, 5 p.m.; new group for beginning fiddlers, mandolinists and guitarists, 6 p.m.; workshop, 6:30 p.m; circle jam, 7:30 p.m. May 10 and 24. 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 email@example.com.