Join the Seattle Symphony for a FREE community concert at the Foster Performing Arts Center in Tukwila.
Foster Performing Arts Center
4242 S 144th St, Tukwila, WA 98168
RSVP encouraged, but not required.
Lee Mills is internationally recognized as a passionate, multifaceted and energetic conductor. He has led performances with the Brazilian Symphony Orchestra that have been hailed as having a “sonority of unequalled liveliness and quality,” working alongside such artists as Simone Porter, Conrad Tao, Eliane Coelho and the Smetana Trio. His conducting engagements outside of the Brazilian Symphony Orchestra include the National Symphony Orchestra, the Los Angeles Philharmonic, the São Paulo State Symphony Orchestra, the Saint Louis Symphony Orchestra and the Baltimore Symphony Orchestra.
Yvette Kraft debuted with the Spokane Symphony at the age of eleven. Since then she has won multiple concerto competitions in Washington, Idaho, and Michigan. She has performed as a soloist with the Spokane Symphony, Spokane Youth Symphony, Interlochen Intermediate Orchestra, Seattle’s Philharmonia Northwest Orchestra, the Washington/Idaho Symphony and now with the Seattle Symphony Orchestra. She has performed at master classes with Noah Bendix-Balgley, Augustin Hadelich, Josef Špaček, and Vadim Gluzman, to name a few. She is a 2019 Seattle Young Artist Music Festival Gold Medalist, and a 2019/20 MTNA Senior Strings State winner. She was a semi-finalist in the Louis Spohr International Violin Competition and will be competing again in the Grumiaux International Violin Competition in March. She studies with Simon James in Seattle.
Led by Music Director Thomas Dausgaard, the Seattle Symphony unleashes the power of music, brings people together and lifts the human spirit. Recognized as one of the “most vital American orchestras” (NPR), the Seattle Symphony is internationally acclaimed for its inventive programming, community-minded initiatives and superb recordings on the Seattle Symphony Media label.
The Seattle Symphony’s Family, School & Community programs are supported by 4Culture, Aetna, the Sheri and Les Biller Family Foundation, Citi Community Capital, the Educational Legacy Fund, Hot Chocolate Fund, Moe and Susan Krabbe, the League of American Orchestras, Richard and Francine Loeb, Kjristine Lund, the Merriman Family, the Muckleshoot Indian Tribe, Music4Life, Music Works Northwest, the National Endowment for the Arts, Peach Foundation, the Peg and Rick Young Foundation, Precept Wine, Puyallup Tribe of Indians, Seattle Pacific University, the Seattle Office of Arts & Culture, Seattle Symphony Volunteers, the Snoqualmie Tribe, Christine and Michel Suignard, Atsuhiko and Ina Goodwin Tateuchi Foundation, Ten Grands Seattle, Tulalip Tribes Charitable Fund, the U.S. Bank Foundation, UW Autism Center, Weill Music Institute, Wells Fargo Foundation, the Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati Foundation, the Wyman Youth Trust, and individual contributions to the Seattle Symphony Annual Fund.