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2007-2008

 

Stravinsky - A Soldier's Tale
October 6 & 7, 2007
L'Histoire du Soldat
Suite from Pulcinella

A Winter Celebration
December 2007
Handel: Entrance of the Queen of Sheeba
Vaughan Williams: Theme on Greensleeves
Respighi: Ancient Airs and Dances #2
Bizet: L'Arlesienne Suite 

Young Artist's Concerto Concert
March 15, 2008
Tera Applegate - Violin 
Mira Yamamoto - Violin
Gloria Ferry-Brennan -  Violin

2008-2009

 

Traveling to Scotland
October 6 & 7, 2008
Mendelssohn:  Hebrides Overture
Braxton Blake:
Concerto for Viola and Orchestra
Randolph Kelly, viola
Arnold:  Four Scottish Dances
 

Alasdair Fraser and Natalie Haas 
Celtic Concert

November 16, 2008
 

The Birds, Bees and Beethoven
January 19 & 20, 2009
Rossini:
Overture to La gazza ladra
Vaughan Williams:
The Lark Ascending
Peggy Bardarson, violin
Fillmore: Circus Bee March
Beethoven: Leonore Overture #3

Young Artists' Concerto Concert
March 21, 2009
Gluck: Dance of the Furies from Orpheus
Elgar: Nimrod from Enigma Variations
Beriot: Scene de Ballet
Rachael Means - Violin
Quantz: Concerto in G Maj
Wyatt Homola - Flute
Telemann: Concerto
Marena Salerno - Viola
Vivaldi - Concerto in G minor
Kalob Tatum - Violin

 

Impressions of Mozart
May 18 & 19, 2009
Dukas: Fanfare to "La Peri" 
Mozart: Concerto for Flute and Harp
Rae Terpenning, Flute,
John Carrington, Harp
Debussy:  Festivals
Mozart: ​Symphony #36

2009-2010

 

The Mighty Fifth
October 12 & 13, 2009
Shostakovich: Festive Overture
Massenet: Vision fugitive from Herodiade
Verdi: Di Provenza from La Traviata
Karl Olsen, Baritone
Beethoven: Symphony #5

 

The Many Moods of Christmas
December 4 & 6, 2009
with the Whidbey Island Center for the Arts Conservatory Choir
Bizet:  March of the Three Kings L'Arlesienne Suite #2
Wilberg: Four Christmas Carols
Bennett/Shaw: 
The Many Moods of Christmas #1

 

An American Portrait
February 15 & 16, 2010
Gould: American Suite
Schuman: New England Triptych
Barber: Adagio for Strings
Copland: Lincoln Portrait
David Ossman, Narrator

 

Young Artists' Concerto Concert
March 21, 2010
Tera Applegate, Violin
Gloria Ferry-Brennan, Violin
Wyatt Homola, Flute
Seth Sobottka, French Horn

 

The Majestic Fifth
May 17 & 18, 2010 
Beethoven: Overture to 
The Creatures of Prometheus
Hummel:  Concerto for Trumpet 
Matthew Frost, Trumpet
Mendelssohn:  Symphony #5,
Op. 107 "Reformation"

2010-2011

 

Unknown Gems
October 18 & 19, 2010

Wolf-Ferrari: Overture to “Il segreto di Susanna”

Respighi:  Ancient Airs and Dances, Suite #2

Wolf-Ferrari: Intermezzo from “School for Fathers”

Schubert: Symphony No. 3    

 

GLORIA! 
The Many Moods of Christmas II

December 7 & 8, 2010
with the Whidbey Island Center for the Arts Conservatory Choir
Leroy Anderson: Christmas Festival

Shaw/Bennett: The Many Moods of Christmas, Suite #2

Rutter: Gloria    

 

“UFF DA!” A Scandinavian Spectacular
Feb 14 & 15, 2011
Nielsen: Aladdin Overture or Masquerade
Grieg: Piano Concerto - Knut Erik Jensen, soloist
Larsson: Romance from Pastoral Suite 
Sibelius: Karelia Suite    

 

Gypsy Nights
April 4 & 5, 2011
Enescu: Romanian Rhasposdy #2
de Falla: Nights in the Gardens of Spain 
– Linnea Bardarson, Soloist
de Falla: Ritual Fire Dance
Bizet: Carmen Suite #2    

Intermezzo II - A Gala Celebration
May 15, 2011
with  ELIZABETH PITCAIRN, Violin
Beethoven:  Egmont Overture, Op. 84        
Mendelssohn: Concerto for Violin in E minor 
Mills: Beyond the Desert Sands    Premiere Performance
Kreisler: Praeludium and Allegro (in the Style of Pugnani)
Vivaldi: Concerto in A minor, RV 522 
with Gloria Ferry Brennan
Sarasate: Zigeunerweisen (Gypsy Airs), Op. 20 

2011-2012

 

“Meet the Orchestra”
October 23 & 24 2011
Gabrieli: Canzon Septimi Toni No. 2
Vaughan Williams: Scherzo alla marcia from Symphony #8
Mendelssohn: Sinfonia II in D Major
Britten: Young Person’s Guide to the Orchestra

 

“Raise Up Ye Voices and Sing”
December 4, 2011
A Messiah Sing-along
Soloists: 
Kate Matteson, 
LuAnne Hargis, 
Bill Humphreys, 
Karl Olsen

 

“From Russia 
With Love”
January 29 & 30, 2012
Tchaikovsky: Cossack Dance from Mazeppa
Prokofiev: Violin Concerto #2 with Lara Lewison, Young Artist Competition Winner
Rachmaninov: Vocalise
Rimsky-Korsakov: Capriccio Espagnol

“Classically Baroque”
March 25/26, 2012
Handel: Water Music Suite #2
Bach: Concerto for 
Violin & Oboe
Roxallanne Medley, violin Ove Hanson, oboe
Beethoven: Symphony #4

 

“A Celtic Fiddle Spectacular”
May 5, 2012
with ALASDAIR FRASER, Violin and NATALIE HAAS, Cello
McLaughlin’s Strathspey
La Sansonette
Vivaldi: Concerto in G Major  “Alla Rustica”
Guest Conductor, 
Helen Price Johnson
Chris Norman: 
Old Scots Dance

2012-2013

 

"A Sensational Sixth Season Celebration" 
November 4, 2012
Weber:  Overture to Der Freischütz
Beethoven: Violin Concerto in D, 
Op. 61
Gloria Ferry-Brennan, violin
Dvorak: Symphony #8, Op. 88

“Raise Up Ye Voices and Sing II”
December 2, 2012
Charles Terpenning, 
guest conductor
A Messiah Sing-Along
Soloists: 
Kate Matteson, 
LuAnne Hargis, 
Bill Whitney, 
Karl Olsen

"Classically Speaking" 
February 3, 2013
Roupen Shakarian, 
guest conductor
Mozart: 
Overture to 
"The Impresario"
Mozart: 
Flute Concerto in G Major, K. 313
Demarre McGill, 
flute soloist
Mendelssohn: 
Hebrides Overture (Fingal's Cave)
Haydn: 
Symphony #96 
"The Miracle"

"Friday Night at the Movies" 
March 15, 2013
Dr. Paul-Elliott Cobbs,
guest conductor
Selections from: 
Beethoven Symph. #7, Mvmt. II "The King's Speech
Mozart Symph. #25, 
Mvmt. I "Amadeus"
My Fair Lady
Les Miserables
West Side Story
Sound of Music
Star Wars: A New Hope

Intermezzo IV
Gala Concert
May 5, 2013
Roger Nelson, 
guest conductor
with
Michael Partington, 
Classical Guitar
Respighi: 
Ancient Airs and Dances #1
Rodrigo: 
Concert de Aranjuez
Debussy: 
Petite Suite
Brouwer: 
From Penny Lane to Yesterday, A Beatles Concerto

2013-2014

 

Nature's Dream"
November 3, 2013

Mendelssohn: Overture to
Midsummer Night's Dream

Mozart: Piano Concerto #21, C Maj., K. 467
Robert Swan, pianist

Beethoven: Symphony #6 "Pastorale" Op. 68

 

"Brahms #1"
January 26, 2014

Puccini: 
Sinfonico preludio

Chausson: 
Poeme, Op. 25
Gloria Ferry-Brennan, violin

Brahms: 
Symphony #1, Op. 68

 

"Simply Delicious"
March 9, 2014

Ravel: 
Le Tombeau de Couperin

Barber: 
Knoxville, Summer 1915
Catherine Haight, soprano

Poteat: 
Spring Grove

Poulenc: 
Sinfionetta

 

"Rhapsody"
May 4, 2014

Copland: 
An Outdoor Overture

Gershwin: 
Rhapsody in Blue, 
Sara Davis Buechner, piano

Brahms: 
Hungarian Dance #5

Shostakovich: 
Jazz Waltz #2

Anderson: 
Blue Tango, Syncopated Clock

Wagner: 
Prelude to Act III, Lohengrin

2014-2015

Curtains Up!
November 2, 2014

Rossini: 
Overture to Barber of Seville

Mendelssohn: 
Piano Concerto #1, 
Op. 25, G minor
Mark Salman, pianist

Beethoven: 
Symphony #7 , Op.92 

 

 

Appalachian Spring for a Whidbey Winter
January 17, 2015 - WICA
January 18, 2015 - Nordic Hall

Mendelssohn: 
Sinfonie No. 7

Honegger: 
Pastoral d'été

Tim Huling: 
The American Northwest
- World Premiere"

Copland: 
Appalachian Spring 
for 13 Instruments



 

 

Ancient Legends 
and Fairy Tales
March 21, 2015 - Oak Harbor
March 22, 2015 - Langley

Humperdinck: 
Excerpts from Hansel and Gretel

Orff: 
Carmina Burana
with the Massed Choir of Whidbey

 

Soaring Strings Gala Concert 
with Darol Anger
Emy Phelps and Simon Chrisman
May 9, 2015 - Langley

Bach: 
Overture to Orchestral Suite #1

Kid on the Mountain
Traditional, arr. Anger

Anger:
Three Places in America
Mvt. I - Manhattan

Phelps: 
The Canyon Wren  arr. Anger

Mozart: 
Turkish March
Michael C. Lauver, guest conductor

Anger: 
Basin & Range

Phelps: 
Down in the Hollow  arr. Anger

 

2015-2016

New Worlds,
New Visions
October 24, 2015
Langley
October 25, 2015
Oak Harbor

Dukas:
​Fanfare from "La Peri"

Lili Boulanger: 
D'un soir triste
D'un matin de printemp

Elgar:
Cello Concerto, Op. 85
Lavena Johanson, soloist

Dvorak: 
Symphony No. 9, Op. 95
"From the New World"

 

 

December 5, 2015
​Coupeville

Prokofiev: 
Peter and the Wolf

A Holiday Sing-Along
​arr. Synder/Moss

 

Wit and Whimsy
January 23, 2016
Langley
January 24, 2016
Oak Harbor

Fauré: 
Overture to Masques et
Bergamasques

Diane Wittry: 
Mist

Prokofiev: 
Violin Concerto No. 2
Gloria Ferry-Brennan, soloist

Daugherty: 
Dead Elvis

Stravinsky: 
Suite from "Pulcinella"

 

Viva Vivaldi!
March 5, 2016
Langley
March 6, 2016
Oak Harbor

Bach:
Brandenburg Concerto #3

Wagner: 
Siegfried Idyll

Lauridsen:
Veni Sancte Spiritu

Vivaldi:
Gloria
Oak Harbor HS
Harbor Singers

 

A Celtic Celebration with the
Gothard Sisters

May 21, 2016
Coupeville
May 22, 2016
​Langley

Grieg:
Holberg Suite, Op. 21

Folk tunes and original Celtic compositions written by the Gothard Sisters. 

 

2016-2017

Out of this World
October 29, 2016
Oak Harbor
October 30, 2016
​Langley

​Holst: 
"Mars" from The Planets

Brouwer: 
Sizzle

Broughton: 
Concerto for Tuba
Andrew Abel, soloist

Courage:
Theme from "Star Trek"

Strauss: 
Blue Danube Waltz
Astronaut Heide Stefanyshn-Piper,
special guest

Williams: 
"Star Wars" Suite

Sousa:
Stars and Stripes Forever

 

December 3, 2016
​Oak Harbor

December 10, 2016
Coupeville & Langley

Prokofiev: 
Peter and the Wolf

A Holiday Sing-Along
​arr. Synder/Moss

 

ABCeeS of Chamber Music
January 21, 2017
Langley
January 22, 2017
Coupeville

J.S. Bach:
Brandenburg Concerto No. 5

Malcolm Arnold: 
Flute Concerto #1
Wendy Wilhelmi, flute

Caroline Shaw: 
Entr'acte

Edward Elgar: 
Serenade for Strings

 

All About the Dance

March 25, 2017
Langley
March 26, 2017
Oak Harbor

Schumann:
Overture, Scherzo and Finale

​Jessie Montgomery:
Starburst

Tchaikovsky:
Dance of the Flowers
from "The Nutcracker"

Satie: 
Le belle excentrique

Melanie Bonis:
Danse en forme de valse

Marquez:
Danza No. 2

2017-2018

Pacific Northwest Conducting Institute
A Summer Festival Concert

August 5, 2017
Langley

Dvorak: 
Symphony No. 9, Op. 95
"From the New World"

Wittry:
Mist

Tchaikovsky: 
Symphony No. 5, Op. 64


 

 

Un/Questionable Visionaries

​November 4, 2017
Langley
November 5, 2017
Oak Harbor

Mozart: 
Symphony No. 40 in G min.

Brown: 
Concerto for Horn and Orchestra #1 
"Reverence"

Farrenc: 
Symphony No. 3 in G min.

 

Holiday Concert

December 9, 2017
​Langley

December 16, 2017
Coupeville & Oak Harbor

A Holiday Sing-Along
​arr. Synder/Moss

 

Basically Baroque

January 27, 2018
Langley

January 28, 2018
Coupeville

Purcell:
Sonata No. 9
"The Golden Sonata"

Handel:
Concerto Grosso
Op. 6 No. 7

Vivaldi: 
Concerto for Two Oboes, RVW 535

Higdon: 
​Dance Card

 

American
Classics & Jazz

March 10, 2018
Langley

March 11, 2018
Oak Harbor

Gould: 
American Salute

Gershwin: 
Someone to Watch Over Me
Embraceable You
I Got Rhythm
Summertime

Bernstein: 
Selections from
West Side Story

 

Requiem

April 28, 2018
Langley

April 29, 2018
Oak Harbor

Fanny Mendelssohn: 
Overture in C

Gabriel Fauré:
Requiem in D min.

Steffe/Ward Howe:
Battle Hymn of the Republic

Tin: 
Baba Yetu   
​                             

2018-2019

Pacific Northwest Conducting Institute
A Summer Festival Concert
August 4, 2018
Langley

Fanny Mendelssohn: 
Overture in C

Manuel de Falla:
Suite No. 1 from
​Three Cornered Hat

Felix Mendelssohn: 
Violin Concerto
in E minor, Op. 64
with 
Maria Larionoff, soloist

Johannes Brahms: 
Symphony No. 2
​in D Major, Op. 73

 

of myths and miracles

Nov 17, 2018
Whidbey Island Center
for the Arts, Langley

Nov 18, 2018
First Reformed Church
Oak Harbor

Rossini: 
Overture to 
Italian Girl in Algiers

Rachmaninoff: 
Vocalise

Stacy Garrop: 
Shadow from
Mythology Symphony

Beethoven: 
Symphony No. 2

Holiday Concert

December 8, 2018
​Langley

December 15, 2018
Coupeville & Oak Harbor

A Holiday Sing-Along
​arr. Synder/Moss

Simply Strings

Jan 26, 2019
Island Church of Whidbey, Langley

Jan 27, 2019
Coupeville H.S.
Oak Harbor

​Pietro Locatelli:
Op. 1 / XI Concerto Grosso à quattro in C minor

Johann Sebastian Bach:
BWV 1056R Harpsichord Concerto, arranged for violin 
        
Charles Avison:
Concerto Grosso No. 3 "after Scarlatti"

Hanna Benn: 
Where Springs Not Fail

Dag Wirén:
Serenade for Strings

Edvard Grieg:
Rigaudon from
Holberg Suite

Musical Metamophosis

April 5, 2019
Roosevelt H.S., Seattle

April 6, 2019
South Whidbey H.S.

Rimsky-Korsakov: 
Sheherazade, Mvt. 1

Leanna Primiani: 
1001

Paul Hindemith: 
Symphonic Metamorphosis

Walt Wagner:
The Miracle Concerto
for Piano and Orchestra
Mark Salman, soloist

2019-2020

 

Pacific Northwest Conducting Institute
A Summer Festival Concert

August 3, 2019
Langley

Rossini – Overture to L’Italiana in Algeri

Ravel – Le Tombeau de Couperin

Saint-Saëns – Cello Concerto No. 1 in A minor, Op. 33​
with Walter Gray, soloist
​​
Stacy Garrop - 
​Penelope Waits from Mythology Symphony

Ludwig van Beethoven: Symphony No. 7 in A Major, Op. 92

 

LvB@250
A Celebration

Nov 9, 2019
Langley

Nov 10, 2019
Coupeville

Martines: 
Sinfonia in C Major 

Faure: Pavane

Mendelssohn:  
Intermezzo and Nocturne from Midsummer Night's Dream

Bartok: Romanian Dances

 

Family Holiday Concert

December 7, 2019
Coupeville

A Most Wonderful Christmas 

​Sleigh Ride - Anderson

 

CROWNING ACHIEVEMENTS

January 25, 2020
Langley

January 26, 2020
Oak Harbor

Overture to Royal Fireworks: Handel

Romance in F major: Beethoven
Sarah Pizzichemi, violin

Ave Verum Corpus: Mozart

Esurientes implevit bonis from Magnificat: Vivaldi

Gloria et divitiae from Beatus vir: Vivaldi

Coronation Anthem No. 1, “Zadok the Priest”: Handel

Gloria from Coronation Mass: Mozart

Pifa (Pastoral Symphony)
& Hallelujah Chorus from Messiah: Handel

O Sifuni Mungu: 
​arr. Roger Emerson

2021-2022

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2023-2024

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