Music calendar

  • Thu Mar 22nd, 2012 10:57am
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Concerts

Snohomish County

Harper Tasche: Nordic and Celtic music in a contemporary style. 7:30 p.m. March 24, Tim Noah Thumbnail Theater, 1211 Fourth St., Snohomish. $17 for adults, $13 for seniors and military at www.brownpapertickets.com or 360-568-9412.

Arlo Guthrie: The folk singer stops by Edmonds Center for the Arts. 7:30 p.m. April 13, $40 to $45 for adults, $15 youth, ec4arts.org.

Classical

Snohomish County

“Spring Fling”: Bring a hearty appetite, your favorite dancing shoes and a taste for the timeless music of Gershwin to the third annual Everett Philharmonic Spring Fling; 5:30 to 9:30 p.m. April 1 at Everett Events Center Ballroom, 2000 Hewitt Ave., Everett. Tickets are $60 each ($70 each after March 23) and includes concert, dinner and dancing. Call 206-270-9729 or www.everettphil.org.

Seattle

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

Brahms’ Violin Concerto: Ludovic Morlot, conductor; Jennifer Koh, violin; Seattle Symphony Chorale; Schubert: Selections from “Rosamunde”; Janacek: “Taras Bulba”; Brahms: Violin Concerto in D major, Op. 77; 8 p.m. March 24 and 2 p.m. March 25. Tickets start at $17.

“The Legend of Zelda: Symphony of the Goddess Tour”: Dreams come true for video game fans when Nintendo’s new four-movement symphony recounts the classic story lines from “The Legend of Zelda: Ocarina of Time,” “The Legend of Zelda: The Wind Waker,” “The Legend of Zelda: Twilight Princess” and “The Legend of Zelda: A Link to the Past.” The concert also will highlight orchestral renditions of music from other series games; 7:30 p.m. March 26. Tickets start at $35. Get tickets at http://zelda-symphony.com.

Count Basie Orchestra: Dennis Mackrel, conductor; Melba Joyce, vocalist. One of the most celebrated big bands of all time, the Count Basie Orchestra has collaborated with the giants of jazz, including Frank Sinatra, Ella Fitzgerald and Ray Charles. Signature swing under the direction of drummer and arranger Dennis Mackrel; 7:30 p.m. March 29, 8 p.m. March 30, 2 and 8 p.m. March 31 and 2 p.m. April 1. Tickets start at $17.

“Romantic Masters: Choral Motets by Mendelssohn, Bruckner, and Brahms”: The Seattle Chorale Company presents the lush choral sounds of 19th century German romanticism; 8 p.m. March 30 and 2 p.m. March 31, Seattle’s Saint Mark’s Cathedral, 1245 10th Ave. E, Seattle. Advanced purchase tickets are $25, $20 and $10. Call Brown Paper Tickets at 800-838-3006 or visit www.seattlechoralcompany.org.

Billboard

Benefit: “Music on the Sound” at 6:30 p.m. March 30 at the home of Marion Henny. The WICA Chamber Singers’ reception and concert of classical and contemporary choral music. A benefit for the WICA Chambers Singers. Tickets are $50 and available by contacting WICA at 360-221-8268 or 800- 638-7631 or at www.WICAonline.com.

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.

Public music opportunities: 6 to 8 p.m. Sundays, Leatherheads Pub &Eatery, 10209 270th St. NW, Stanwood; one- or two-person groups, playing acoustic instruments only; call 360-348-3361 for details and to reserve times; www.leatherheadspub.com.

Recorder music sessions: 10:30 a.m. to noon first and third Saturdays, Everett Senior Activity Center, 3025 Lombard Ave., Everett; easy medieval, Renaissance and baroque pieces; free; for ages 50 and up; must provide own instrument and be able to sight-read; join anytime; 425-257-8780.

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 360-939-0240.

Voices Northwest: 7 p.m. Mondays, Trinity Episcopal Church, 2301 Hoyt Ave., Everett; open to women 16 and older; 360-794-4426; email kimmieaikins@hotmail.com.

Washington Old Time Fiddlers Association: Jams are second and fourth Fridays: Celtic group, 5 p.m., workshop, 6 p.m. Circle jam, 7 p.m. Monthly meeting third Sunday, 12:30 to 5 p.m. jam followed by a potluck. Acoustic instruments welcome; a few loaners available; free; Sisco Heights Community Club, 13527 99th Ave. NE, Arlington; 360-691-5907, email noelula@aol.com.