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Magical Strings Celtic Yuletide

Olalla’s Magical Strings Family Celebrates 40 Years of Celtic Yuletide Concerts

For many West Sound families, the holiday season officially begins with Magical Strings’ annual Celtic Yuletide concert. Magical Strings is an internationally known musical family centered on the Celtic harp and hammered dulcimer of Olalla residents Philip and Pam Boulding. During the holidays … read more

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Bainbridge Performing Arts

BSO April Concert Features Talented Local Youth, Music from Films

I am very much looking forward to my concerts with the Bainbridge Symphony Orchestra. The concerts are special for me because of the collaboration with my talented Bainbridge Island Youth Orchestra. I strongly believe that arts organizations are stronger and more vibrant when … read more

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New Poulsbo Community Orchestra Artistic Director to Lead Bainbridge Symphony as Guest Conductor

Guest conductor Mario Alejandro Torres will lead the Bainbridge Symphony Orchestra’s lyrical and lovely winter program this February. César Franck wrote a hybrid symphony-symphonic poem when he penned his “Symphony in D minor,” his most enduring work for orchestra. The opening movement seems … read more

Bainbridge Symphony Orchestra

Serving the Community Through Music-Making

Going into college, Dick Heine had to make a choice between music and engineering. A band and orchestra brass musician since fifth grade, he’d played throughout high school and even spent four summers at music camp. Engineering, nonetheless, won — so Heine kept … read more

Concerts at the Barn

Concerts at the Barn Create Community around Music

The inspiration for a singer-songwriter concert series in a countrified Kingston barn began with a wedding. When Poulsbo’s Chuck and Stacie Power decided to get married, they knew they wanted a local, rustic setting. Conveniently, Chuck Power’s cycling buddy, Mark Schorn, and Schorn’s … read more

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Wesley Schulz

Copland’s Opera, Relevant to Today’s World, Ends BSO Season

A common but lamentable occurrence in classical music is the disappearance or mishandling of certain composers and works. For example, Johann Sebastian Bach’s music was not in circulation at his death in 1750, and his local legacy was headed toward obscurity. It was … read more

United by Music North America

Changing Lives through Music

Based in Gig Harbor, United by Music North...

It’s said that music changes lives — United by Music North America changes lives in profound ways. Based in Gig Harbor, the nonprofit organization works with musically talented people who happen to have intellectual or physical disabilities and helps them become performing musicians. … read more

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Bainbridge Symphony Orchestra Wraps Up Season with State Premiere of Theofanidis Work

The Bainbridge Symphony Orchestra season finale concerts are almost here, and we are celebrating. For four years, the orchestra has had the pleasure of welcoming brilliant musicians to the island to compete in our Young Artist Competition. This year’s winner, pianist Leah Deobald, … read more

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