Public Concerts and Other LMC Events

Free Public Concert Series

LMC’s most visible face is its Public Concert Series that offers over 50 free classical music concerts from October through May by LMC member-musicians and guests. The classical music series is presented at a variety of venues throughout the Seattle metro area, including Seattle Art Museum, Frye Art Museum, Seattle Public Library, Central and West Seattle Branches, University House Wallingford, Mirabella, Bellevue’s Crossroads Community Center Theater, Congregational Church on Mercer Island, and the Music Center of the Northwest in North Seattle.

These intimate, one-half-hour to one-hour, music programs are free and open to the public. Many of these are now available online through our Facebook page and YouTube channel. No advance tickets are required. On the day of the performance at the Frye Museum, attendees are asked to obtain a free ticket at the front desk to monitor auditorium seating.

With generous support and partnership from:

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Event Calendar

2024 Frances Walton Competition Finals and Winners’ Ceremony @ Tagney Jones Hall
Jun 1 @ 9:00 am – 7:00 pm

Come watch talented young professional musicians from across the country compete in the Frances Walton Competition Finals!

This event is FREE and open to the public!

14 soloists and 3 chamber ensembles perform 20 minute sets before 5 judges for 3 winner’s slots (2 solo, 1 ensemble). The finals lasts from 9am to 5:30pm and winners are announced in a formal awards ceremony at 6:30pm. Winners perform a free concert the following day at 2pm.

Click here to see a list of finalists and the finals schedule.


2024 Frances Walton Competition Winner’s Concert @ Tagney Jones Hall
Jun 2 @ 2:00 pm – 3:15 pm

Come watch talented young winners of the 2024 Frances Walton Competition perform a free concert, followed by a reception. Two solo winners and one winning chamber music ensemble will be crowned on Saturday evening following the all-day finals event.

This event is FREE and open to the public! Seating is limited to 300, so reserve your free ticket here.

Click here to see the list of finalists!