Music calendar

Music

Snohomish County

Senior Christmas Party: 12:30 to 3:30 p.m. Dec. 7, Carl Gipson Senior Center of Everett, 3025 Lombard St., Everett; opera selections, Sinatra, Italian Pop with Tony LaStella, songstress, Miz Liz Tobin and Clay “Elvis” Volz. No cover charge.

Christmas Gift for Everett-Area Seniors: 1:15 p.m. Dec. 7 at First Baptist Church, 1616 Pacific Avenue, Everett; seniors for First Baptist, First Presbyterian and six other churches create a 65-member chorale; 425-259-9166.

“Holiday Magic: Here Comes Santa Claus!”: Sno-King Chorale sings best loved holiday classics and favorites, 3:30 and 7:30 p.m. Dec. 8 at the Edmonds Center for the Arts, 410 Fourth Ave., N. Edmonds. Tickets are $20, $15 and $10 through ECA box office at 425-275-9595 or www.edmondscenterforthearts.org/index.

Reilly and Maloney Holiday Concert: 4 p.m. Dec. 9, Tim Noah Thumnail Theatre, 1211 Fourth St., Snohomish. Tickets are $20. Call 360-568-9412 or thumbnailtheater.com; this folk-singing duo presents harmonious holiday selections.

Cascade Symphony Orchestra’s Happy Holidays: 7:30 p.m. Dec. 10 at the Edmonds Center for the Arts, 410 Fourth Avenue N.; 425-275-9595; www.edmondscenterforthearts.org. Conductor Michael Miropolsky, leads a collection of holiday music and sing-along, with violin soloist Pamela Liu. Tickets $25 for adults, $20 for ages 60 and older, $15 for students and $10 for ages 12 and younger.

Ho-Ho-Hometown Hootenanny: 7:30 p.m. Dec. 15, Historic Everett Theatre, 2911 Colby Ave., Everett; the lineup for this down-home style Christmas celebration includes Tim Noah, Real Folk and Northern Departure; tickets are $16.50, $13 and $5 for kids 12 and under. Online at brownpapertickets.com or call 425-258-6766.

Seattle Men’s Chorus Holiday Performance: 8 p.m. Dec. 15 at Everett’s Civic Auditorium, 2710 Wetmore Ave; tickets $22 to $42 at www.seattlemenschorus.org or 206-388-1400, office hours are weekdays noon to 7 p.m.

Trinity Lutheran Church Concert Series: See below for times, dates at 6215 196th St. SW, Lynnwood; , 425-778-2159 ext. 203; www.trinitylutheranchurch.com.

Dec. 7: Cantare Vocal Concert, 7:30 p.m.; tickets $20 for adults, $18 for students and seniors and free to ages 12 and younger; 206-551-4544; www.cantarevocalensemble.org.

Dec. 8: Bells of the Sound “Home for the Holidays,” 7 p.m.; $10 for adults, $8 for students and seniors and free to ages 8 and younger; 206-931-7669; www.bellsofthesound.org.

Dec. 9: Cantabile Choir of Skagit Valley Christmas Concert “On a Cold Winter’s Night,” 7 p.m.; donation suggested at door.

Dec. 13: Providence Classical Christian School, 7 p.m.; free.

Dec. 15: Northwest BoyChoir “A Festival of Lessons and Carols,”7:30 p.m.; $20 to $25, reserved seating; www.nwchoirs.org.

Bronn and Katherine Journey: Christmas Concert: 2 and 7 p.m. Dec. 16, Everett Performing Arts Center, 2710 Wetmore Ave., Everett. Tickets are $24. Go to bronnjourney.com or call 425-257-8600; Bronn and Katherine Journey will feature music of the Christmas season combining harp, humor and song. Though the highlight will be traditional Christmas classics, the program includes music from many genres — Broadway, folk, classical, and sacred.

“Songs of Celebration”: 7:30 p.m. Dec. 17, First Baptist Church of Monroe, 17922 149th St., SE, Monroe. This all-women a cappella group presents this holiday program featuring quartets and the Voices Northwest chorus. Admission is free; a donation of canned food or non-perishable goods for Monroe’s Sky Valley Food Bank is appreciated.

Seattle

Holiday Pops at Benaroya Hall: 8 a.m. Friday, 2 and 8 p.m. Saturday and 2 p.m. Sunday Dec. 7 through 9 at Benaroya Hall, 200 University St., Seattle; 206- 215-4800; www.seattlesymphony.org. Collection of seasonal favorites conducted by Jeff Tyzik. Tickets from $19.

Handel’s Messiah: 8 p.m. Friday, 1 and 8 p.m. Saturday and 2 p.m. Sunday Dec. 14 to 16 at 206- 215-4800; www.seattlesymphony.org. Features the Seattle Symphony Chorale and conductor Steven Stubbs. Tickets from $24.

classical

Seattle

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

Yefim Bronfman: Yefim Bronfman, piano; Haydn: “Piano Sonata in C major”; Brahms: “Piano Sonata No. 3 in F minor, Op. 5”; Prokofiev: “Piano Sonata No. 8 in B-flat major, Op. 84”; 7:30 p.m. Dec. 10. Tickets start at $25.

Early Music Guild International Series: A mix of music performers from around the globe. 8 p.m. at Town Hall, 1119 Eighth Ave., Seattle; $40, $35 for seniors, $25 for side sections and $15 for students and patrons under 25; www.earlymusicguild.org or call 206-325-7066.

The Baltimore Consort: Dec. 14. A seasonal celebration of old carols and dance tunes from the British Isles, Germany, France, Spain and the New World.

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

Washington Old Time Fiddlers Association: Celtic jam, 5 p.m., workshop, 6 p.m., circle jam, 7 p.m. 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 noelula@aol.com.

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