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SEATTLE SYMPHONY TO GIVE FREE COMMUNITY CONCERT IN DES MOINES ON OCTOBER 23 AND FOUR FREE SIDE-BY-SIDE CONCERTS THAT MENTOR LOCAL HIGH SCHOOL, UNIVERSITY AND COMMUNITY MUSICIANS

Press Release:

Monday, 10 October, 2016

Side-by-Side Concerts in Partnership with West Seattle Community Orchestra and the Orchestras of Garfield High School, University of Washington and Roosevelt High School 





Seattle, WA – The Seattle Symphony will give five free concerts from October to January, including a free Seattle Symphony-only Community Concert in Des Moines on October 23, and four free Side-by-Side concerts, continuing a tradition of coaching and mentoring young musicians from local high schools, universities and community organizations. The Side-by-Side concerts, where musicians from school and community orchestras perform alongside their professional counterparts, will feature the West Seattle Community Orchestra (WSCO) at Chief Sealth International High School on October 20., the Garfield High School Symphony Orchestra at Garfield High School on October 25., the University of Washington Symphony Orchestra at Meany Hall on January 26, and the Roosevelt High School Orchestra at Benaroya Hall on January 29.

The Side-by-Side concerts with West Seattle Community Orchestra and Roosevelt High School Orchestra each feature a young musician in a solo role, selected through the Seattle Symphony’s Young Artist Auditions.






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