Music Calendar


Snohomish County

Free Marysville community concert: The Marysville City Band will present a concert at 7 p.m. Friday at the Church of Latter-day Saints, 9215 51st St. Nathan Sackman and Peter Joseph will co-direct the 30-plus group in a concert of band music, including Sousa marches and holiday classics.

“Rejoice and Sing”: The Everett Chorale sings Christmas choral classics, 7:30 p.m. Saturday and 3 p.m. Sunday Dec. 1 and 2 at the Everett Performing Arts Center, 2710 Wetmore Ave., Everett. Tickets are $16 and $14. Go to

Christmas in Edmonds concert: 4 and 7 p.m. Dec. 2 at the Edmonds Center for the Arts, 410 Fourth Avenue N.; 425-275-9595; A benefit concert for World Concern in south Sudan featuring the Mosaic Choir and Orchestra.

Senior Christmas Party: 12:30 to 3:30 p.m. Dec. 7 at 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.

“Let Us with Rejoicing”: A free concert for seniors, 1:15 p.m. Dec. 7, First Baptist Church, 1616 Pacific Avenue, Everett, in the sanctuary. Singers from First Baptist, First Presbyterian and six other churches join voices for a 65-member chorale; program includes the Hand Bell Choir from First Presbyterian; carol singing; instruments and organ with direction from John Sinkevitch and Steve Torrence; 425-259-9166.

“Holiday Magic: Here Comes Santa Claus!”: Sno-King Chorale sings beloved 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

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; Conductor Michael Miropolsky leads a collection of holiday music and a singalong, 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.

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


Seattle Symphony Tiny Tots Series: 9:30, 10:30 and 11:30 a.m. Dec. 1 at the Illsley Ball Nordstrom Recital Hall, Benaroya Hall, 200 University St., Seattle; 206- 215-4800; Holiday music from around the world with singalongs for ages 6 and younger. Pre-concert activities begin 30 minutes before performance; tickets $12.

Seattle Symphony Holiday Music Salute: 11 a.m. Dec. 4 at Seattle Sheraton Hotel Grand Ballroom, 1400 6th Ave.; 206-215-4756; Annual holiday concert and luncheon to benefit Seattle Symphony Players’ pension plan. Tickets from $125.

Holiday Pops at Benaroya Hall: 7:30 p.m. Dec. 6, 8 p.m. Dec. 7, 2 and 8 p.m. Dec. 8 and 2 p.m. Dec. 9 at Benaroya Hall, 200 University St., Seattle; 206- 215-4800; Collection of seasonal favorites conducted by Jeff Tyzik. Tickets from $19.

Don Tiki’s Hot Lava Holiday Show: 7:30 p.m. Dec. 17 at Benaroya Hall, 200 University St., Seattle; 206- 215-4800; Hawaiian tiki lounge band Don Tiki will transform the venue into a tropical paradise with island music. Does not include the Seattle Symphony. Tickets from $37.

An Irish Christmas with Eileen Ivers: 7:30 p.m. Dec. 18 at Benaroya Hall, 200 University St., Seattle; 206- 215-4800; Ivers, an Irish fiddler, performs a wide range of musical styles within Celtic traditions. Does not include the Seattle Symphony. Tickets from $31.

A Festival of Lessons and Carols: 7 p.m. Dec. 23 at Benaroya Hall, 200 University St., Seattle; 206- 215-4800; The story of the nativity told through readings, choral settings and audience carols. Does not include the Seattle Symphony. Tickets from $22.

Skagit and Island counties

“Just One Angel”: Christine Lavin and Uncle Bonsai present an irreverent holiday concert that has 22 original songs such as “When You’re Single at Christmastime,” “Is it Hanukkah Or Chanukkah?” and “The Christians and the Pagans”; 3 p.m. Dec. 2 at the Lincoln Theatre, 712 S. First St., Mount Vernon. Tickets are $27, $25 and $24. Tickets and information are available at or call 360-336-8955.

“Magical Strings”: This family ensemble brings harps, dulcimers and other instruments to present Celtic renditions of seasonal carols, juggling and storytelling; 7:30 p.m. Nov. 30, Camp Casey, 1276 S. Engle Road, Whidbey Island. Tickets are $20 and $12. Call 360-678-6821 or go to;

Also in Skagit County: 3 p.m. Dec. 16, The Lincoln Theatre, 712 S First St., Mount Vernon. Information and tickets 360-336-8955.


Snohomish County

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

Saturday: Scared Music Chorale “Sounding Joy,” 7:30 p.m.; $15 for adults, $13 for students and seniors, free for ages 17 and younger;

Dec. 2: Trinity Lutheran College Advent Vespers, 4 p.m.; free.

Dec. 6: Edmonds Symphonic Choir, 7:30 p.m.; $7 suggested donation at door.

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;

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;

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’s “A Festival of Lessons and Carols,”7:30 p.m.; $20 to $25, reserved seating;

Dec. 21: Sacro Profano “Vocal and Instrumental Holiday Concert,” 7 p.m.; donation suggested at door.

Christmas Concert: 3 p.m. Dec. 9, First Presbyterian Church, 2936 Rockefeller Ave., Everett: “Concert Piece for Strings” by Ostijn; “Concerto for Two Horns” by Telemann; “Five Variants of Dives and Lazarus” by Vaughn-Williams; “Violin Concerto in G” by Haydn; “Schlichtenfahrt” by Mozart with a holiday singalong; tickets are $15 and $10. Call 425-743-0255 or online at


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

Morlot Conducts Mahler: Ludovic Morlot, conductor; Veronika Eberle, violin; Donatienne Michel-Dansac, soprano; Berg: “Violin Concerto”; Mahler: “Symphony No. 4 in G major”; 8 p.m. Dec. 1. Tickets start at $19.

Beyond the Score: Ludovic Morlot, conductor; Steve Reeder, narrator; John Patrick Lowrie, actor; Ellen McLain, actor; Donatienne Michel-Dansac, soprano; Jessica Choe, piano; Mahler: “Symphony No. 4”; 2 p.m. Dec. 2. Tickets start at $19.

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.

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