Music calendar

  • Wed Jan 11th, 2012 3:26pm
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Pianist Walt Wagner: 7:30 p.m. Jan. 14 at Whidbey Island Center for the Arts, 565 Camano Ave., Langley. Tickets range from $20 to $30. Call 360-221-8268 or 800-638-7631;; Pianist Walt Wagner has performed with Jay Leno, Bill Cosby, Bob Hope, George Burns, Lily Tomlin, Roberta Flack, Sammy Davis, Jr., Bob Newhart and as pianist/conductor with Peggy Lee.


Snohomish County

Sunshine Concert: 3 p.m. Jan. 22, First Presbyterian Church, 2936 Rockefeller Ave., Everett. Pacifica Chamber Orchestra presents “Harmonies du Soir” featuring Bella Sala Quartet along with Sunshine Music and the popular violin solo from “Zigeunerweisen, Op. 20”performed by artistic director Fred Chu along with other works. Tickets are $10 to $15. Call 425-743-0255 or


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

The Bach Family: With Bach’s Brandenburg No. 2: Ryan Brown, conductor; Charles Daval, trumpet; Ben Hausmann, oboe; Demarre McGill, flute; Emma McGrath, violin, performing Rebel/Francoeur: “Overture and Dances from Le Trophee Ouverture” and J.S. Bach’s: “Orchestral Suite No. 2”, “Violin Concerto No. 1 in A minor” and “Brandenburg” concerto; 8 p.m. Jan. 13 and 14. Tickets start at $17.

Mendelssohn’s “Italian” Symphony: Olari Elts, conductor, Maria Larionoff, violin performing Haydn: “Symphony No. 86”; Peteris Vasks: “Violin Concerto”; Mendelssohn: Symphony No. 4 in A major, Op. 90, “Italian”; 7:30 p.m. Jan. 19 and 8 p.m. Jan. 21. Tickets start at $17.

“Viva la Musica”: Carlos Miguel Prieto, conductor; Arnaldo Cohen, piano; Revueltas: “Ocho por radio (“Eight by Radius”)” and “Homenaje a Federico Garcia Lorca”; Tavares: Piano Concerto, Op. 105, No. 2, “In Brazilian Forms”; Chavez: Symphony No. 2, “Sinfonía India”; Marquez: “Danzon No. 2 for Orchestra”; Moncayo: “Huapango”; 7:30 p.m. Jan. 20. Tickets start at $17.

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Mukilteo Unplugged: Mukilteo Unplugged is hosting an “unplugged” open mike night for musicians from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m., Jan.21 and April 21, Art Workshop Studios, ART Building, 724 1st St. Contact Steve and Christine Schmalz by e-mail at or 425-423-0450.

Northern Sound Drum Coprs: Northwest Youth Music Association and the World Class Cascades Drum Corps of Drum Corps International are recruiting brass, percussion and color guard members ages 13 to 21 to perform in the newly formed Northern Sound Drum Corps. An open house and clinic is scheduled from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Jan. 21, Marysville High School, 5611 108th St. NE. Cost is $10, including a pizza lunch. To register or for more information, go to

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;

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;

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;

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

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

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