Music calendar

  • Thu Feb 9th, 2012 8:49am
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Monroe Community Concert Band: Musicians needed for this community band of 60 or so volunteers who range from high school students to semi-professional musicians. The band currently is looking for a bassoonist, clarinetist and a French horn player. The band performs four concerts a year and practices from 7 to 9 p.m. Thursdays at New Hope Fellowship Church, 1216 Main St., Monroe; 360-691-5310 or

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 women’s barbership chorus: 7 p.m. Mondays, Everett Music Hall, 1402 SE Everett Mall Way, Everett; open to women 16 and older; email; 425-741-9123.

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


Snohomish County

Four Women In Song: Kat Eggleston, Rose Laughlin, Kate MacLeod and Julie Mainstone share the stage for an evening of Celtic music, American roots and original songwriting. 7:30 p.m. Feb. 11, Tim Noah Thumbnail Theatre, 1211 4th St, Snohomish. Tickets are $15 at or at the door.

Kenny and Amanda Smith: Enjoy heartfelt songs, harmony and musicianship in this husband-and-wife duo. 7:30 p.m. Feb. 15, Tim Noah Thumbnail Theatre, 1211 Fourth St., Snohomish. Tickets are $15 for adults, $12 for students and seniors at or at the door.


Big Head Todd &the Monsters: A much-loved touring band. Feb. 18. The Neptune, $27.50,

Radiohead: One of the best live performances ever. 8 p.m. April 9. KeyArena, $66.50; Ticketmaster.

Elvis Costello and the Imposters: The Spinning Songlist tour continues. April 12. The Paramount. Tickets on sale at 10 a.m. Saturday.

Coldplay: Promoting their album, Coldplay hits the road. 8 p.m. April 25. KeyArena. $76.50 to $107. Ticketmaster.

Van Halen: Can you rock it? May 5, Tacoma Dome. Ticketmaster. On sale Feb. 23.


Snohomish County

The Ugandan Orphan’s Choir: The children in this choir dance in their colorful, traditional costumes accompanied by authentic African instruments. They sing African songs in their native language; the choir’s main objective is to raise awareness of the desperate need to help other children, like themselves, in developing countries through child sponsorship; 7 p.m. Feb. 15, Grace Lutheran Church, 8401 Holly Drive, Everett. For questions call 425-353-1852 or go to

Trinity Artists at the Organ: The annual all Bach concert with eminent organist Dr. Delbert Disselhorst, professor emeritus of the University of Iowa; he will be playing on the church’s Martin Pasi organ, Opus 4, noted for its glorious sound; 7 p.m. Feb. 26 at Trinity Lutheran Church, 6215 196th St., SW, Lynnwood. Suggested donation $10. For more information call 425-778-2159 or go to


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

The Celtic Arts Foundation Annual Masters of Scottish Arts Concert: The Celtic Arts Society will welcome one of the finest assemblages of world class Scottish performing artists to Seattle. And yes, there will be lots of men in kilts! Traditional bagpipes, borderpipes, smallpipes, fiddles, drums and dancers will perform for one night, 7:30 p.m. Feb 10, Benaroya Hall. Prices range from $23 to $44. Call 1-866-833-4747 or at

“In the Theater of Love,” Andre Feriante’s annual Valentine’s Concert: Feriante will perform a musical mix of fiery flamenco, classical guitar standards and spoken poetry set to his original compositions in the style of Neruda and Rumi; followed by a series of romantic favorites performed in the classical and jazz styles and a special tribute to his mentor, Andres Segovia. This concert is all about romance, though things will get a little spicy when Feriante introduces his ukulele for some pieces off his newest album “Novella Ukelele Mosaique”; 8 p.m. Feb. 11. Tickets are $40.

“Pictures at an Exhibition”: Italian conductor Roberto Abbado begins his first of two weeks guest conducting the Seattle Symphony with Modest Mussorgsky’s iconic “Pictures of an Exhibition,” arranged for orchestra by Maurice Ravel; Seattle Symphony principal trumpet David Gordon is the soloist for Jolivet’s “Concertino for Trumpet,” an exhilarating showcase of trumpeting technique; noon Feb. 10, 8 p.m. Feb. 11 and 2 p.m. Feb.12. Tickets start at $17.

Beethoven’s Piano Concerto No. 2: Roberto Abbado, conductor; Lars Vogt, piano; Beethoven: Piano Concerto No. 2 in B-flat major, Op. 19; Schumann: Symphony No. 4 in D minor, Op. 120; 7:30 p.m. Feb. 16 and 8 p.m. Feb. 18. Tickets start at $17.

Rush Hour: Roberto Abbado, conductor; David Gordon, trumpet; Jolivet: Concertino for Trumpet; Schumann: Symphony No. 4 in D minor, Op. 120; 7 p.m. Feb. 17. Tickets start at $15.