Concert Detail

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Some of Our Favorite Things

Date and Time

Sunday, February 11, 2018 at 3:00 pm

Location

Shorecrest Performing Arts Center
Shorecrest High School
15343 25th Ave NE
Shoreline 98155

Program

Gandalf, Lord of the Rings, mvt. 1Johan de Meij
The Seal LullabyEric Whitacre
Concerto in B Flat Major for Bassoon and Concert Band, Mvt. 1Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
transcribed by Charles T. Yeago
Suite of Old American DancesRobert Russell Bennett
Suite in FGustav Holst
ed. Matthews
On A Hymnsong of Phillip BlissDavid Holsinger
British EighthZo Elliott
March IntercollegiateCharles Ives
ed. K. Brion

Description

The Seattle Wind Symphony presents some of its favorite music written for wind band. Marches, chorales, original band music, and arrangements of orchestral favorites by de Meij, Bennett, Whitacre, Ives, Holst, and Holsinger are included. The band also features the winner of the Seattle Wind Symphony Young Artist Competition as soloist.

Featuring

Kipras Mazeika, bassoon

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Kipras has been a member of the Seattle Youth Symphony, the Seattle Collaborative Orchestra, and his school orchestra where he also regularly performs with a reed trio, woodwind quartet, and clarinet-bassoon duet. He was also selected as a Seattle Symphony Young Artist for the 2017-2018 season, was a winner of the Northwest Sinfonietta’s Christophe Chagnard Scholarship Audition, and earned a top-two finish the past two years in the WMEA State Solo Contest for bassoon. Kipras will perform the first movement of Mozart’s Concerto in B-flat Major for bassoon with the Seattle Wind Symphony on Sunday, February 11, 3:00 pm at Shorecrest Performing Arts Center.

Kipras is a senior at University Prep High School in Seattle and is a student of Seattle bassoon teacher Francine Peterson.

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