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South Puget Sound Community College – Kenneth J. Minnaert Center for the Arts


address  2011 Mottman Rd. SW
 Olympia, WA  98512
phone (360) 754-7711
www.spscc.ctc.edu

Upcoming Events

Olympia Chamber Orchestra Concert "The Joy of Youth"

Orchestral
Guest conductor Nickolas Carlson and the Olympia Chamber Orchestra (OCO) will showcase young artists Gabriel Ong and Andy Phan, winners of the Olympia Music Teachers Association competition (OMTA). OCO will play Ravel's Ma Mere L'Oye (Mother Goose Suite) and Beethoven’s First Symphony. Andy Phan will perform the first movement of Mozart’s Piano Concerto Number 20, and Gabriel Ong will present the third movement of Kabalevsky’s Piano Concerto No. 3 "Youth". In keeping with giving Olympia audiences the opportunity to hear small ensembles, the program includes Schumann’s Marchenerzählungen (Fairy Tales) for piano, viola and clarinet. Each year OMTA holds a competition for young pianists, and OCO gives the winners the opportunity to play with an orchestra. Each remarkable musician receives a small honorarium. Olympia Federal Savings sponsors one student and the Randall Johnson Scholarship fund supports the other. The Olympia Chamber Orchestra is a non-profit 501(c)3 organization.
Orchestra;classical music;Olympia Music Teachers Association;piano competition winners
Event Info: (360) 866-7616
Ages: Grade school and up
Price: $10 (+$3 for the WCPA processing fee)
Event Website: www.olympiachamberorchestra.org
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 • Sat 3/3/18 at 7:30pm-9:30pm 

Studio West Dance Theatre Hosts 10th Annual Dance to Make a Difference

Classical Dance
Studio West Dance Theatre hosts 10th Annual Dance to Make a Difference Charity Gala. This year, all net proceeds will be donated to Family Support Center of South Sound (FSCSS), a 501 (c) 3 non-profit organization which provides support for homeless and low-income families in the south sound community. The Reception begins at 6:00pm and includes a light dinner, wine, and live music. A silent auction will be held during intermission. At 8:00 pm, you are invited to the main-stage to enjoy a fantastic dance performance by companies from around the Puget sound area. Enjoy us for this incredibly special evening.
dance;ballet;silent auction;charity;family support center;studio west dance theatre
Event Info: (360) 753-8586
Price: $40.00 (gala and performance); $15.00 (performance only)
Event Website: www.washingtoncenter.org/organizer/studio-west-dance-theatre/
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 • Sat 3/10/18 at 6pm-9:30pm 

In Blue by Emerald City Music

Classical, Chamber Music
Virtuosic classical music shows in Olympia feature the world’s top-tier soloists and chamber musicians. Breaking from the traditional, this lively performance blends two wildly diverse genres: blues and classical. Experience Gershwin’s timeless Rhapsody in Blue with two pianists, and Rzweski’s musical interpretation of the sounds of the cotton mill in Winnsboro, South Carolina. RAVEL Violin Sonata no. 2 RZEWSKI Cotton Mill Blues, for solo piano STRAVINSKY The Soldier’s Tale, for piano, violin, and clarinet BERNSTEIN Clarinet Sonata GERSHWIN Rhapsody in Blue, for four-hands piano Musicians: Mark Dover (clarinet), Gilles Vonsattel (piano), Jeewon Park (piano), Kristin Lee (violin) Tickets: $28–$43, Students $10. Subscribe to 3 or more concerts and save! www.emeraldcitymusic.org/concerts/
classical;music;performance;concert;live;chamber music
Price: $28-43
Event Website: www.emeraldcitymusic.org
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Schedule
 • Sat 3/24/18 at 7:30pm