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Western Washington University – Performing Arts Center

516 High St., Bellingham, WA

Phone:
1-(360)-650-6146

Website:
www.pacseries.edu

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WWU - Benjamin Seavello Senior Composition Recital

Classical

Music composition student Benjamin Seavello performs his senior recital at Western Washington University.

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• Fri 5/25/18 at 7:30 PM - 9:30 PM

WWU - Jacob Bernado Senior Recital

Classical (Solo Vocal), Classical

Voice student Jacob Bernado performs his senior recital at Western Washington University.

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• Tue 5/29/18 at 7:30 PM - 9:30 PM

WWU - Composers of Western (COW)

Classical

WWU student composers present new works in performance. Hear creativity unfold as Western's musicians collaboratively forge new ground.The concert is free and begins at 7:30 P.M. in the PAC Concert Hall.

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• Wed 5/30/18 at 7:30 PM - 9:30 PM

WWU - Concert Choir Alumni Celebration

Classical

Please join Western Washington University’s Concert Choir for our Spring Alumni Celebration Concert in the WWU Performing Arts Center Concert Hall (155). This celebration will feature Concert Choir alumni joining with the current WWU Concert Choir to perform some of the choir’s most beautiful signature pieces; represented will be music from choral concerts, conducted by Dr. Leslie Guelker-Cone during her twenty three years as the WWU Director of Choral Activities and conductor of Concert Choir. Composers include Orff, Durufle, Rachmaninoff, Hassler, Copland, and Gilbert & Sullivan, as well as a variety of folk songs and spirituals. The event will be followed by a reception in the PAC lobby. For additional information call 360-650-2385 or email choral.library@wwu.edu.

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• Sat 6/2/18 at 3:00 PM - 5:00 PM

WWU - Paul Stovall Junior Piano Recital

Classical

Piano student Paul Stovall performs his junior recital at Western Washington University. This recital is free and begins at 8:00 P.M. in the PAC Concert Hall.

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• Sat 6/2/18 at 8:00 PM - 10:00 PM

WWU - Jonica Beatie Junior Voice Recital

Classical (Solo Vocal)

Voice student Jonica Beatie performs her junior recital at Western Washington University. The recital is free and begins at 6 P.M. in the PAC Concert Hall.

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• Sun 6/3/18 at 6:00 PM - 7:00 PM

WWU - Isaac Seavello Senior Composition Recital

Classical

Music composition student Isaac Seavello performs his senior recital at Western Washington University. This recital is free and begins at 12 P.M. in the PAC Concert Hall.

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• Sun 6/3/18 at 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

Scholarship String Quartet Recital

Classical

The scholarship string quartet recital is a recital put on by the scholarship string quartet; a string quartet composed by students that are picked out by the faculty based on their musical abilities and merit they have shown within the musical community. The scholarship quartet works year long to produce 3 major works (1 per quarter) of highly demanding string quartet repertoire. The string quartet meets anywhere from 5-10 hours per week to rehearse. The scholarship string quartet is also a student body representation of the string department. We participate in outreach, and perform at different venues throughout the year. This event is free and begins at 8:00 PM in the PAC Choir Room.

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• Sun 6/3/18 at 8:00 PM - 10:00 PM

WWU - Jackson Stewart-DeBelly Studio Recital

Classical

Instrumentalist Jackson Stewart-DeBelly performs a studio recital at Western Washington University. This recital is free and begins at 2:00 P.M. in the PAC Concert Hall.

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• Sun 6/3/18 at 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM

WWU Symphony Orchestra

Classical

Western’s top student soloists join the WWU Symphony Orchestra for its final concert of the season, culminating in Debussy’s 1905 symphonic masterpiece La mer. Program - Stamitz: Clarinet Concerto No. 7 in E-flat Major. Wayra Quinchiguango, clarinet. Duparc: Three Songs. Jacob Bernado, tenor. Gershwin: Piano Concerto in F. Sarah Potocki, piano. Debussy: La mer.

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• Mon 6/4/18 at 7:30 PM - 9:30 PM

WWU - Chamber I

Classical

Every quarter, students in the WWU Music Department form chamber groups and play music without a conductor, instead relying on body language and non-verbal communication to stay together and enhance the music.The Chamber I performance features brass and wind players. The concert is free and begins at 7:30 P.M. in the PAC Concert Hall.

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• Tue 6/5/18 at 7:30 PM - 9:30 PM

WWU - Chamber II

Classical

Every quarter, students in the WWU Music Department form chamber groups and play music without a conductor, instead relying on body language and non-verbal communication to stay together and enhance the music.The Chamber II performance features string players.The concert is free and begins at 7:30 P.M. in the PAC Concert Hall.

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• Thu 6/7/18 at 7:30 PM - 9:30 PM

WWU - Jazz Ensembles

Jazz

Come listen to brilliant WWU musicians play live jazz music for free! The concert begins at 7:30 P.M. in the PAC Concert Hall.

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• Fri 6/8/18 at 7:30 PM - 9:30 PM

WWU - Walter Schwede Faculty Recital

Classical

Featuring students of Walter Schwede, this recital will include the works of Bach, Mozart, and others. Come support WWU string players in their element. This recital is free and begins at 7:30 PM in the PAC Concert Hall.

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• Tue 6/12/18 at 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM

WWU - Piano Studio Recital

Classical

Join us for a night filled with piano solos and ensembles. Enjoy works by Chopin, Rochmonanoff, and Debussy as the students of Dr. Judith Widrig take the stage. This recital is free and begins at 6:00 PM in the PAC Concert Hall.

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• Thu 6/14/18 at 6:00 PM - 7:00 PM

WWU - Electronic Composers of Western (ECOW)

Classical

WWU student composers present new electronic works in performance. Hear creativity unfold as Western's musicians collaboratively forge new ground.The concert is free and begins at 7:30 P.M. in the PAC Choir Room (16).

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• Thu 6/14/18 at 8:00 PM - 10:00 PM

Bellingham Festival of Music 25th Anniversary Season Opening Night

Orchestral

Violinist Stefan Jackiw joins Artistic Director Michael Palmer and the BFM Orchestra in the Korngold Violin Concerto. Other Works on the program: Dvorak's "Carnival" Overture and Brahms Symphony No. 1. Pre-concert talk at 6:30 PM free with concert tickets. Additional concerts through July 20.

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• Sat 6/30/18 at 7:30 PM - 9:30 PM

Bellingham Festival of Music Presents Calidore String Quartet

Classical, Chamber Music

As part of its 25th Silver Anniversary celebrations, BFM presents its chamber ensemble-in-residence, the Calidore String Quartet (Jeffrey Myers, and Ryan Meehan, Violins; Jeremy Berry, Viola; and Estelle Choi, Cello) in a full recital. Program: Mozart String Quartet in D Major, K. 575; Bartok String Quartet No. 5; and Beethoven String Quartet op.59, No. 3. Pre-concert talk at 6:30 PM free with concert tickets. Additional concerts through July 20.

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• Sun 7/1/18 at 7:30 PM - 9:30 PM

Bellingham Festival of Music Presents Pianist Inon Banatan in Second Program of 25th Anniversary Season

Classical

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• Sat 7/7/18 at 7:30 PM - 9:30 PM

Bellingham Festival of Music Presents Cellist Narek Hakhnazaryan in Tchaikovsky's Rococo Variations

Classical, Orchestral

The BFM Orchestra and Artistic Director Michael Palmer present Tchaikovsky Competition Gold Medal winning cellist Narek Hakhnazaryan in Tchaikovsky’s “Rococo Variations.” The program also features the west coast premiere of Aaron Jay Kernis’ Fourth Symphony “Chromelodeon,” jointly commissioned by the festival. Other works of Vaughan Williams and Ravel. A free pre-concert talk takes place at 6:30 PM.

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• Wed 7/11/18 at 7:30 PM - 9:30 PM

Bellingham Festival of Music Presents Violinist Simone Porter in Prokofiev Violin Concerto No. 1

Classical, Orchestral

Violinist Simone Porter joins Artistic Director Michael Palmer and the BFM Orchestra in the Prokofiev Violin Concerto No.1. Other works on the program: Mozart "Haffner" Symphony and Schumann Symphony No. 2. Pre-concert talk at 6:30 PM free with concert tickets. Additional concerts through July 20.

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• Sun 7/15/18 at 7:30 PM - 9:30 PM

Bellingham Festival of Music Presents Soprano Maria Valdes, BFM Chorus in Poulenc "Gloria."

Classical, Choral, Orchestral

Soprano Maria Valdes and the BFM Chorus join Artistic Director Michael Palmer and the BFM Orchestra in the Poulenc "Gloria." Also on the program: Berlioz Symphonie fantastique. Pre-concert talk at 6:30 pm free with concert tickets. See earlier concerts beginning June 30.

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• Fri 7/20/18 at 7:30 PM - 9:30 PM