LMC’s 2018 Frances Walton Competition Winners to Present Free Concerts

LADIES MUSICAL CLUB OF SEATTLE TO SPONSOR CLASSICAL MUSIC TOURS IN EASTERN AND WESTERN WASHINGTON COMMUNITIES AND SCHOOLS

LMC’s 2018 Frances Walton Competition Solo Winners to Present Free Concerts

August 23, 2018 — Ladies Musical Club of Seattle (LMC) will present FREE public concerts in Eastern and Western Washington to showcase the musical talents of the winners from its recent 2018 Frances Walton Competition that was held in Seattle. Competition winners, ages 20-35 from all over the world, include Xiao Chen, piano; Xenia Deviatkina-Loh, violin; Yasmina Spiegelberg, clarinet; and Hannah Leffler, flute. The international artists will present six FREE classical music concerts plus school visits in communities that have limited access to live classical music. LMC has sponsored these popular, educational state tours since 1990.

EASTERN WASHINGTON TOUR

Steven Jay Lerman, guitar and Yibing Zhang, piano
2:00 pm on Sunday, Sept. 9, 2018 at Englewood Christian Church, 511 N 44th Ave, Yakima, WA. Click for directions.
7:00 pm on Tuesday, Sept. 11, 2018 at Lake Chelan Lutheran Church, 216 W. Nixon Ave., Chelan, WA. Click for directions.
7:00 pm on Wednesday, Sept. 12, 2018 at Omak Performing Arts Center, 20 South Cedar, Omak, WA 98841. Click for directions.

WESTERN WASHINGTON TOUR

Artem Kuznetsov, piano; Soren Hamm, saxophone; and Asta Vaicekonis, collaborative pianist
2:00 pm on Sunday, Sept. 9, 2018 at Raymond Theatre, 323 Third Street, Raymond, WA. Click for directions.
7:45 pm on Sunday, Sept. 9, 2018 at Sekiu Center, 42 Rice St., Sekiu, WA. Click for directions.
7:00 pm on Thursday, Sept. 13, 2018 at Nooksack Valley High School Performing Arts Center, 3326 E. Badger Rd., Everson, WA 98247. Click for directions.

PUGET SOUND TOUR

Zelos Saxophone Quartet
1:00 pm on Sunday, Sept. 9, 2018 at Church of the Redeemer, Kenmore, WA. Click for directions.
7:00 pm on Sunday, Sept. 9, 2018 at Bainbridge Island Museum of Art. Click for directions.
12:00 pm on Thursday, Sept. 13, 2018 at Seattle Central Library – Microsoft Auditorium. Click for directions.

ARTISTS ON CLASSICAL KING FM 98.1

The Zelos Saxophone Quartet, winner of the ensemble division of the 2018 Frances Walton Competition will perform live and be interviewed by Sean MacLean on Northwest Focus Live on Classical KING FM, September 14 at 8pm.

LMC’s mission is to foster classical music through education, performance and awards. For more information on Ladies Musical Club’s free community concerts, programs in schools and the Frances Walton Competition, visit LMC’s website at www.lmcseattle.org; “Like” Ladies Musical Club of Seattle on Facebook; and follow LMC on Instagram.

All programs, artists and dates subject to change

Support for the Ladies Musical Club is provided by 4Culture and Seattle Office of Arts & Culture

Media sponsorship is provided by Classical KING FM 98.1.

LMC KICKS OFF 2018 WITH SEVEN FREE CONCERTS

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LMC KICKS OFF 2018 WITH SEVEN FREE CONCERTS

FEATURING MUSIC BY RACHMANINOFF, CHOPIN, BARBER, HANDEL, GLUCK, GRANADOS, RAVEL & MORE.

LMC Competition Namesake Frances Walton to Perform  with 2015 Competition Winner Sophie Baird-Daniel at Music Center of the Northwest on January 20   

Ladies Musical Club is one of the top 14 best free events in Seattle.Lonely Planet

Seattle, WA – December 11, 2017  – Ladies Musical Club of Seattle (LMC) will kick off the month of January 2018 with seven free concerts that feature music by Rachmaninoff, Chopin, Ravel, Granados, Barber, and opera selections by Handel and Gluck. All performances are free, and most are one-hour in length. LMC season venue addresses and January programs are listed below. A full, detailed repertoire may be found on the LMC website at www.lmcseattle.org.

Frances Walton, cello, and namesake of LMC’s annual Competition, will perform in a 90-minute program titled “The Music of Maurice Ravel,” that includes his Introduction and Allegro for Harp, Flute, Clarinet and String Quartet with 2015 Frances Walton Competition winner and guest artist Sophie Baird-Daniel, harp, on Saturday, January 20 at 7:30 p.m. at the Music Center of the Northwest. Sopranos Beth Ann Bonnecroy and Malya Muth will perform solo recitals respectively at Seattle Art Museum in the Plestcheeff Auditorium on Thursday, January 4 at 12:00 p.m. and at the Frye Art Museum on Saturday, January 6 at 2:00 p.m. Barber’s Knoxville, Summer of 1915, Op. 24, arranged for Clarice Warrick, soprano and Lucy Wenger, plus a four-hands popular program by pianists Risa Jun and Yelena Balabanova (guest artist) will be presented Seattle Central Public Library on Wednesday, January 10 at 12:00 p.m. Bellevue’s Crossroads Community Center will be treated to a program of Spanish music by pianist Karin McCullough and Diane Althaus, soprano, will pair up with guest guitarist Lucas Victor on Thursday, January 11 at 1:00 p.m.  Opera lovers will cherish LMC Opera presentations of Baroque to the Gluck Reform Opera on Sunday, January 14 at 3:00 p.m. at the West Seattle Library and repeated at South Lake Union’s Mirabella on Sunday, January 21 at 3:00 p.m.

About Ladies Musical Club of Seattle

Ladies Musical Club of Seattle was founded in 1891 by a group of 24 women musicians. Its original mission was to foster an appreciation of classical music in the cultural life of a city that was just starting to find its identity. For more than a century, the LMC members presented a stellar International Artist Series whose make up is literally a Who’s Who list of classical music artist luminaries of the 20th century such as: Sergei Rachmaninoff, Fritz Kreisler, Ascham Heifetz, Marian Anderson, Kirsten Flagstad, Artur Rubinstein, Vladimir Horowitz, Marilyn Horne, Alicia de Larrocha, Nadja Salerno-Sonnenberg, Joshua Bell, and the Chicago Symphony Orchestra, the New York Symphony Orchestra, and the London Chamber Orchestra, to name a few. See the entire list. Although no longer presenting international artists, LMC continues to foster classical music in the community through education, performance and competition awards. MOHAI houses LMC’s historical archives.

–All programs, artists and dates subject to change–

Support for the 2017–2018 Season is provided by 4Culture and Seattle Office of Arts & Culture 2017–2018 Season Media Sponsor is Classical KING FM 98.1

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Media Contact (do not publish) Media requests for photos, interviews and other press items relating to Ladies Musical Club and performing artists are welcome. Mary Langholz, LMC communications consultant: vote4arts (at) outlook.com                     Release #1718-6 December 11, 2017

LMC 2017–2018 SEASON PUBLIC CONCERT VENUES AND ADDRESSES

Crossroads Community Center/Theater, 16000 N. E. 10th Street, Bellevue
Frye Art Museum/Frye Auditorium, 704 Terry Avenue, Seattle
Mirabella/Emerald Hall, 116 Fairview Avenue North, Seattle
Music Center of the Northwest, 901 North 96th Street, Seattle
SeaTac Community Center, 13735 24th Ave South, SeaTac
Seattle Art Museum/Plestcheeff Auditorium, 1300 1st Avenue, Seattle
Seattle Public Library/Central/Microsoft Auditorium, 1000 4th Avenue, Seattle
Seattle Public Library/West Seattle, 2306 42nd Avenue SW, Seattle
St. John’s Episcopal Church, 105 State Street South, Kirkland
University House/Wallingford, 4400 Stone Way North, Seattle

JANUARY 2018 FREE PUBLIC CONCERT SERIES
All concerts are FREE and most are approximately one-hour long.
Current program details are available at www.lmcseattle.org (Public Concert Series)

Seattle Art Museum
1300 First Ave, Seattle
January 4 at 12:00 p.m.
Music for soprano by Rorem, Chausson, Handel and Music for Oboe by Lombardo, Erwazen
Beth Ann Bonnecroy, soprano, and Asta Vaicekonis, pianoGail Perstein, oboe, and Asta Vaicekonis, piano

Frye Art Museum
704 Terry Ave, Seattle
January 6 at 2:00 p.m.
Vocal music by Strauss and Rachmaninoff, and Piano Recital
Malya Muth, soprano, and Johanna Mastenbrook, pianoLucy Wenger, piano

Seattle Public Library/Central Branch
1000 Fourth Ave, Seattle
January 10 at 12:00 p.m.

Knoxville, Summer of 1915 and Duets for Piano 4 hands
Clarice Warrick, soprano, and Lucy Wenger, piano
Risa Jun, piano, and Yelena Balbanova (guest artist), piano

Crossroads Community Center/Theater
16000 N. E. 10th Street, Bellevue
January 11 at 1:00 p.m.
Spanish Music for Solo Piano, Guitar and Voice
Diane Althaus, soprano, and Lucas Victor (guest artist), guitar
Karin McCullough, piano

West Seattle Public Library
2306 42nd Ave SW, Seattle
January 14 at 3:00 p.m.
LMC Opera: Baroque to the Gluck Reform Opera
Darrell Jordan (guest artist), baritone
Denná Good-Mojab and Heather Mullin, sopranos
Katie Stevenson and Brittany Walker, mezzo-sopranos
Lucy Wenger ~ piano
Stage Direction and commentary ~ Janene Nelson

Music Center of the Northwest
901 North 96th Street, Seattle
January 20 at 7:30 p.m. (90-minute program with refreshments)
The Music of Maurice Ravel
Kathy Zufall and Anne Rackl, violins, Janice Gockel, viola, Frances Walton, cello
Sophie Baird-Daniel (guest artist), harp, Carol Wollenberg, flute, and Julie Buetow, clarinet
Joyce Gibb, piano
Dawn Padula, mezzo-soprano, and Joan Lundquist, piano
Gail Perstein, oboe
Katie O’Rourke, piano
Tiina Ritalahti, soprano

Mirabella/Emerald Hall
116 Fairview Avenue North, Seattle
January 21 at 3:00 p.m.
LMC Opera: Baroque to the Gluck Reform Opera
Darrell Jordan (guest artist), baritone
Denná Good-Mojab and Heather Mullin, sopranos
Katie Stevenson and Brittany Walker, mezzo-sopranos
Lucy Wenger ~ piano
Stage Direction and commentary ~ Janene Nelson

 

Other LMC 2018 Special Events

Sunday, March 4 at 3:00 p.m.
Music of Spain and South AmericaMerrill Gardens, Auburn, 18 1st St SE, Auburn, WACo-Sponsored by the City of Auburn

Sunday, May 13 at 3:00 p.m.
LMC Opera presents “Famous Moms of Opera”
SeaTac Community Center
13735 24th Ave S, SeaTac, WA
Co-sponsored by the City of SeaTac

Saturday, June 2 beginning at 9:00 a.m.
Frances Walton Competition Live Finals
Magnolia Lutheran Church, 2414 31st Avenue West
Enjoy a day full of “mini-recitals” as classical musicians ages 20-35 compete for cash awards.

Saturday, June 2 at 7:30 p.m.
Frances Walton Competition Winners’ Concert
Free Public Concert
Magnolia Lutheran Church, 2414 31st Avenue West

LMC Annual Spring Luncheon
Saturday, March 24, 11:00 a.m. to 2:30 p.m.
Women’s University Club,
1105 6th Avenue, Seattle, WA

Program includes a luncheon at the historic Women’s University Club, hear highlights of LMC’s work in the community, a beautiful concert by past winners of the Frances Walton Competition and a keynote address by Linda Kitchen, an inspiring “Lady in the Arts!” Tickets: $60.  Reservations and Information: events@lmcseattle.org.

Keynote Address
Linda Kitchen, principal soprano at the Royal Opera House, Covent Garden, who enjoyed a 25 year-long career as opera singer and actress in major European opera houses, followed by a successful career as a stage director.

Performance by Competition Winners:
Cameron O’Connor, guitar (2015)
Erik Stieghner, saxophone (2015)

LMC members also will host classical and world music artists in underserved Seattle Public Schools through its  Music in Schools program that collaborates with Meany Hall for the Performing Arts. The A full season of activities may be found on the LMC website at www.lmcseattle.org.

LMC Adds 10 More Performances to its 2017–2018 Season of Free Public Concerts Throughout Metro-Seattle

LMC Adds 10 More Performances to its 2017–2018 Season of

Free Public Concerts Throughout Metro-Seattle

 

Sixty free performances at SAM, Seattle Public Libraries/Central & West Seattle, Frye Art Museum, Music Center of the Northwest, Bellevue Crossroads Community Center, Mirabella, University House/Wallingford, NEW this season – SeaTac Community Center and St. John’s Episcopal/Kirkland

Ladies Musical Club is one of the top 14 best free events in Seattle.
– Lonely Planet, 2015
  

Seattle, WA – September 13, 2017 -The Ladies Musical Club of Seattle (LMC), with an educational mission to foster classical music in its community, is adding 10 more FREE public concerts during its new 2017-2018 Season starting September 30. The member-musicians and their guest artists will present 60 concerts at Seattle Art Museum, Frye Art Museum, Seattle Central Public Library, West Seattle Library, Mirabella, Music Center of the Northwest, University House/Wallingford, Crossroads Community Center Theater in Bellevue, and New venues this seasonSeaTac Community Center and St. John’s Episcopal Church/Kirkland (see venue addresses, September-December programs below). All performances are FREE to the public and most are one-hour in length. Concerts at the Music Center of the Northwest are 90-minutes and include post-concert refreshments. NOTE: The first SeaTac Community Center series performance has been moved from October 1 to Saturday, September 30 at 1:00 p.m.

 

2017–2018 LMC Season Program Highlights

Tribute to the Life and Works of Debussy
Mahler’s Kindertotenlieder
Ravel’s Histoires naturelles
Schumann’s Frauenliebe und -leben
Barber’s Hermit Songs and
Knoxville, Summer of 1915
Copland’s Appalachian Spring
Italian opera from Verdi to Verismo
Russian Opera of the 19th Century
Baroque Opera
20th Century Opera
String music by Mozart, Kodaly, Brahms, Ravel, Beethoven and Grieg
All-Bach Concert, celebrating the birth month of Johann Sebastian Bach
Spanish music for voice and guitar, solo piano

 

A full season of activities can be found on the LMC website at www.lmcseattle.org as LMC members also will host classical and world music artists in underserved Seattle Public Schools through its Music in Schools program that collaborates with Meany Hall for the Performing Arts. The 2018 Frances Walton Competition will be held next June at Magnolia Lutheran Church, featuring 20-35 year old classical artists who live, work or study in 19 Western states, performing in piano, voice, strings and instruments. Each fall, competition winners travel the state bringing classical music to outlying Washington communities and schools.

For more information about Ladies Musical Club of Seattle, public concert performance schedule and donation options, visit www.lmcseattle.org. Find Ladies Musical Club of Seattle on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram.

About Ladies Musical Club of Seattle

Ladies Musical Club of Seattle was founded in 1891 by a group of 24 women musicians. Its original mission was to foster an appreciation of classical music in the cultural life of a city that was just starting to find its identity. For more than a century, the LMC members presented a stellar International Artist Series whose make up is literally a Who’s Who list of classical music artist luminaries such as: Sergei Rachmaninoff, Fritz Kreisler, Jascha Heifetz, Marian Anderson, Kirsten Flagstad, Artur Rubinstein, Vladimir Horowitz, Marilyn Horne, Alicia de Larrocha, Nadja Salerno-Sonnenberg, Joshua Bell, and the Chicago Symphony Orchestra, the New York Symphony Orchestra, and the London Chamber Orchestra as well. See the entire list. Although no longer presenting international artists, LMC continues to foster classical music in the community through education, performance and awards. MOHAI houses LMC’s historical archives.

–All programs, artists and dates subject to change–

Support for the 2017–2018 Season is provided by 4Culture and Seattle Office of Arts & Culture

 2017–2018 Season Media Sponsor is Classical KING FM 98.1

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Media Contact (do not publish) Media requests for photos, interviews and other press items relating to Ladies Musical Club and performing artists are welcome.

Mary G. Langholz, LMC communications consultant:
vote4arts (at) outlook.com (unavailable 10/6-10/23)

Release #1718-3
September 13, 2017

LMC PUBLIC CONCERT VENUES AND ADDRESSES
Crossroads Community Center/Theater, 16000 N. E. 10th Street, Bellevue
Frye Art Museum/Frye Auditorium, 704 Terry Avenue, Seattle
Mirabella/Emerald Hall, 116 Fairview Avenue North, Seattle
Music Center of the Northwest, 901 North 96th Street, Seattle
SeaTac Community Center, 13735 24th Ave South, SeaTac
Seattle Art Museum/Plestcheeff Auditorium, 1300 1st Avenue, Seattle
Seattle Public Library/Central/Microsoft Auditorium, 1000 4th Avenue, Seattle
Seattle Public Library/West Seattle, 2306 42nd Avenue SW, Seattle
St. John’s Episcopal Church, 105 State Street South, Kirkland
University House/Wallingford, 4400 Stone Way North, Seattle

2017 FALL FREE PUBLIC CONCERT SERIES

Venues, September – December Dates and Times

All concerts are FREE and most are approximately one hour long.

Current program details are available at www.lmcseattle.org (Public Concert Series)

SeaTac Community Center
13735 24th Ave S, SeaTac
Co-sponsored by the City of SeaTac
Approximate length: 90 minutes

September 30 at 1 p.m.
Famous French Melodies for Solo Piano and Voice
Tiina Ritalahti, Katie Hochman, Ya-Li Lee and Regina Thomas, sopranos
Karin McCullough, Joan Lundquist and Lucy Wenger, piano

Seattle Art Museum
1300 First Ave, Seattle

October 5 at 12 p.m.
Brahms Songs and Duets and Mahler’s Kindertotenlieder
Regina Thomas, soprano, Gwen Trussler, mezzo soprano,
Rosemary Bell, oboe, Laurie Heidt, French Horn (guest artist)
Shirley Wu and Johanna Mastenbrook, piano

November 2 at 12 p.m.
Art of Piano: Darkness and Light
Karin McCullough, piano
Valentina Rodov, piano
Geisa Dutra, piano

 December 7 at 12 p.m.
For Snow Song Cycle by Janet Anderson and Ensemble Works Featuring Recorder
Katie Hochman, soprano and Janet Anderson, piano
Jill Carlsen, Sabine Endrigkeit, Vicki Boekman (guest artist) and Mike Woolf (guest artist), recorders

Frye Art Museum
704 Terry Ave, Seattle

October 7 at 2 p.m.
Solo Recitals for Oboe and Piano
Sharon Jung, oboe, Lucy Wenger, piano and Joyce Gibb, piano 

November 4 at 2 p.m.
The Life and Works of Claude Debussy
Ya-Li Lee, Clarice Warrick and Jill Carlsen, sopranos
Janene Nelson and Kathryn Vinson, mezzo sopranos
Lucy Wenger and Karin McCullough, piano
Candice Chin, violin
Terry Cook, cello

December 2 at 2 p.m.
Classical Guitar Recital and Histoires Naturelles by Ravel
Hilary Field, guitar
Dawn Padula, mezzo soprano

Seattle Public Library/ West Seattle Branch
2306 42nd Ave SW, Seattle

October 8 at 3 p.m.
LMC Opera Presents “The Italians: Verdi to Verismo”
Katie Hochman, Diane Althaus and Regina Thomas, sopranos
Gwen Trussler, mezzo soprano
Jennifer Li, piano

November 12 at 3 p.m.
Soprano Recital and Mozart String Quartet No. 23 in F major, K.590
Mele Santos, soprano and Joan Lundquist, piano
Kathryn Zufall and Sally Hufbauer, violin
Barb Clagett, viola
Fran Walton, cello

December 10 at 3 p.m.
Schumann’s Frauenliebe und -Leben (Woman’s love and life)
Lin Chen, soprano and Nicole Truesdell, piano

Seattle Public Library/Central Branch
1000 Fourth Ave, Seattle

October 11 at 12 p.m.
Mozart String Quartet No. 23 in F major, K.590, and Solo Piano Recital
Kathryn Zufall and Sally Hufbauer, violin
Barb Clagett, viola
Fran Walton, cello
Geisa Dutra, piano

November 8 at 12 p.m.
Operetta and Musical Theater Music for Soprano
Christine Menschner, soprano and Joan Lundquist, piano

December 13 at 12 p.m.
Recitals for Solo Voice and Piano
Amber Rose Johnson, soprano
Valentina Rodov, piano

Mirabella
116 Fairview Ave N, Seattle

October 15 at 3 p.m.
LMC Opera Presents “The Italians: Verdi to Verismo”
Katie Hochman, Diane Althaus and Regina Thomas, sopranos
Gwen Trussler, mezzo soprano
Jennifer Li, piano

November 19 at 3 p.m.
Mozart String Quartet No. 23 in F major, K.590 and “French Romantic Songs and Duets”
Kathryn Zufall and Sally Hufbauer, violin
Barb Clagett, viola
Fran Walton, cello
Katie Hochman, soprano and Catherine Treadgold, mezzo soprano
Joan Lundquist, piano

December 17 at 3 p.m.
Recital for Oboe
Sharon Jung, oboe

Music Center of the Northwest
901 North 96th St, Seattle

Approximately 90 minutes
October 28 at 7 p.m.
The Life and Works of Claude Debussy
Ya-Li Lee, Clarice Warrick and Jill Carlsen, sopranos
Janene Nelson and Kathryn Vinson, mezzo sopranos
Eun Hee Cho, conductor
Candice Chin, Ann Rackl and Kathy Zufall, violins
Janice Gockel, viola
Terry Cook, cello
Madeline Beery, flute
Lucy Wenger and Karin McCullough, piano

December 3 at 3 p.m.
Original Works by LMC Composers: “Expressions of Winter”
Original works for voice and piano by LMC-member composers

Crossroads Community Center
16000 NE Tenth Street, Bellevue

November 9 at 1 p.m.
LMC Opera Presents “Russian Scenes and Arias”
Music by Glinka, Mussorgsky, Tchaikovsky, Rimsky-Korsakov and Borodin
Regina Thomas and Meg Daly, sopranos
Dawn Padula and Janene Nelson, mezzo sopranos
Maria Khavin, piano

University House, Wallingford
4400 Stone Way North, Seattle

November 13 at 7:30 p.m.
LMC Opera Presents “Russian Scenes and Arias”
Music by Glinka, Mussorgsky, Tchaikovsky, Rimsky-Korsakov and Borodin
Regina Thomas and Meg Daly, sopranos
Dawn Padula and Janene Nelson, mezzo sopranos
Maria Khavin, piano

December 11 at 7:30 p.m.
Music for Solo Oboe and Flute/Oboe Ensemble
Madeline Beery, flute
Sharon Jung, oboe
Rosemary Bell, oboe/English horn

To see the PDF version, click here.

LMC’s 2017 Frances Walton Competition Solo Winners to Present Six Free Concerts

LADIES MUSICAL CLUB OF SEATTLE TO SPONSOR CLASSICAL MUSIC TOURS IN EASTERN AND WESTERN WASHINGTON COMMUNITIES AND SCHOOLS

LMC’s 2017 Frances Walton Competition Solo Winners to Present Six Free Concerts
September 10-14 in Yakima, Chelan, Omak, Raymond, Sekiu and Ferndale

 

Competition winners include Xiao Chen, piano; Xenia Deviatkina-Loh, violin; Yasmina Spiegelberg, clarinet; and Hannah Leffler, flute

Seattle, WA — August 23, 2017 — Ladies Musical Club of Seattle (LMC) will present six FREE public concerts in Eastern and Western Washington to showcase the musical talents of the winners from its recent 2017 Frances Walton Competition that was held in Seattle. Competition winners, ages 20-35 from all over the world, include Xiao Chen, piano; Xenia Deviatkina-Loh, violin; Yasmina Spiegelberg, clarinet; and Hannah Leffler, flute. The international artists will present six FREE classical music concerts plus school visits in communities that have limited access to live classical music. LMC has sponsored these popular, educational state tours since 1990. The artists will be featured on Classical KING FM 98.1 NW Focus Live on September 8 and 15 at 8:00 p.m.

EASTERN WASHINGTON TOUR

Xenia Deviatkina-Loh, violin
Xiao Chen, piano

Sunday, September 10 at 2:00 p.m. at Englewood Christian Church, Yakima

Wednesday, September 13 at 7:00 p.m. at Lake Chelan Lutheran Church, Chelan

Thursday, September 14 at 7:00 p.m. at the Performing Arts Center, Omak

WESTERN WASHINGTON TOUR

Yasmina Spiegelberg, clarinet
Hannah Leffler, flute

Sunday, September 10 at 2:00 p.m. at the Raymond Theatre, Raymond

Tuesday, September 12 at 7:30 p.m. at Sekiu Center, 42 Rice St., Sekiu

Thursday, September 14 at 7:00 p.m. at the Ferndale High School Auditorium, Ferndale

ARTISTS ON CLASSICAL KING FM 98.1:

Classical KING FM 98.1’s NW Focus Live host Sean MacLean will interview the winners and each will perform live on air:

Friday, September 8, at 8:00 p.m. in the KING FM studio

Xiao Chen, piano, and Xenia Deviatkina-Loh, violin, with collaborative pianist James Lent

Friday, September 15 at 8:00 p.m. at the Bloedel Reserve

Yasmina Spiegelberg, clarinet, and Hannah Leffler, flute, with collaborative pianist Jinshil Yi

 

ABOUT THE COMPETITION WINNERS AND STATE PERFORMERS:

XENIA DEVIATKINA-LOH, Violin

Los Angeles, California, (born in Australia)
University of Southern California/Los Angeles, Master of Music (in progress)
Royal Academy of Music/London, Master of Arts

 

XIAO CHEN, Piano

Los Angeles, California (born in China)
University of California/Los Angeles, Doctor of Musical Arts
The Juilliard School, Master of Music
Bard College Conservatory of Music, Bachelor of Music in Piano Performance
Bard College, Bachelor of Arts in Language and Literature

YASMINA SPIEGELBERG, Clarinet

Los Angeles, California (born in Switzerland)
USC Thornton School of Music (CA), Graduate Certificate in Performance of Music, Artist Diploma, in progress
Norwegian State Academy of Music (Oslo, NO), Master of Music
Conservatorium van Amsterdam (Netherlands), Bachelor of Music
Academy of Music of Lausanne (Switzerland), Bachelor of Arts in Music

 

HANNAH LEFFLER, Flute

Denton, Texas
University of North Texas, Doctor of Musical Arts (in progress)
University of Northern Iowa, Master of Music
Oklahoma City University, Bachelor of Music

LMC’s mission is to foster classical music through education, performance and awards. For more information on Ladies Musical Club’s free community concerts, programs in schools and the Frances Walton Competition, visit LMC’s website at www.lmcseattle.org; “Like” Ladies Musical Club of Seattle on Facebook; and follow LMC on Instagram.

–All programs, artists and dates subject to change–

Support for the Ladies Musical Club is provided by 4Culture and Seattle Office of Arts & Culture

Media sponsorship is provided by Classical KING FM 98.1.

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August 23, 2017

LMC 2017 Competition Winners to Perform in Eastern and Western WA Sept 10-14-

Enjoy a Summer-fun, FREE “Concert in the Park

Enjoy a Summer-fun, FREE “Concert in the Park”

on Friday, June 30 at 7:30 p.m.

At Bellevue’s Crossroads Community Center Theater

Ladies Musical Club is one of the top 14 best free events in Seattle—Lonely Planet

Seattle, WA – June 9, 2017 –On Friday, June 30 at 7:30 p.m., Bellevue’s Crossroads Community Center Theater will open its huge “garage-style” doors to the outside for a FREE “Concert in the Park” featuring the Ladies Musical Club of Seattle (LMC) musicians and their guest artists. The Crossroads Community Center Theater is located at 16000 N. E. 10th Street, Bellevue, Washington. In addition to four lively pieces for viola and piano, audience members will enjoy several popular and timeless songs from operas by Mozart, Menotti and more in a delightful setting of light costumes and staging. This is the last of LMC’s 50+ free performances during its 2016-2017 season, one that celebrated the nonprofit organization’s 125th anniversary. The 2017-2018 season of free performances at multiple metro-Seattle venues will resume in October.

The program and artists for the June 30 concert at Bellevue’s Crossroads Community Center Theater can be found here: https://lmcseattle.org/event/free-concert-park-crossroads/?instance_id=120

 

For more information about the mission of the Ladies Musical Club of Seattle, public concert performance schedule, mailing list and donation options, visit www.lmcseattle.org. Ladies Musical Club of Seattle also may be found on Facebook.

–All programs, artists and dates subject to change–

Support for the 2016–2017 Season is provided by Seattle Office of Arts & Culture and 4Culture

2016–2017 Season Media Sponsor is Classical KING FM 98.1