Fidalgo Youth Symphony fysmusic.org
Young Musicians from Skagit, Whatcom, Island, and Snohomish Counties come together to present masterpieces of symphonic music! Fidalgo Youth Symphony is a non profit arts organization providing orchestral experience and intensive performance training for young Northwest Washington musicians, since 1995! Director, Sharyn Peterson, assisted by a great team of professional music instructors, prepare students for four exciting concerts each school year. Students of every educational level have opportunity to participate in one of three ensembles: Youth Symphony, conducted by Sharyn Peterson, Junior Symphony, conducted by Malcolm Peterson, and Sinfonette, conducted by Karla Hickman.
Fall Concert | October 21 Holiday Concert | December 16
Spring Concert | March 17 Finale Concert | June 2
Mount Vernon High School Choir Department mv.k12.wa.us
This year we welcome Jesus Gomez as he takes the reigns from Megan Lizama who developed the MVHS choir program’s reputation for excellence. The repertoire of engaging music from around the world, enhanced by the musicality, emotion, instrumentation, and choreography create unforgettable performances. Mount Vernon High School Choirs recent accolades include “Superior” ratings at numerous music festivals, and participation in several invitation-only performances throughout the year. In addition, many individual choir members have been recognized at the regional and state levels, and have been selected to participate in the All-State, All-Northwest, and National ACDA Honor Choirs.
Fall Concert | October 18 Winter Concert | December 14
Spring Concert | March 21 Finale Concert | June 4
Mount Vernon High School Instrumental Music Department mvbands.org mtvernonorchestra.org The Instrumental Music Department at Mount Vernon High School strives to maintain a balanced program in all facets of music education, including the development of the individual musician. Over the years, the Mount Vernon Band and Orchestra program has consistently produced excellent musicians who are in demand by colleges and universities throughout the Northwest and many parts of the country. The tradition of excellence held by the Mount Vernon High School Instrumental Music program is developed through the hard work and dedication of current students, past members, private instructors, parent boosters, and directors. They proudly represent MVHS and the community.
Fall Concert | November 21 Spring Concert | March 13
Mount Vernon High School
Finale Concert | May 31
Northwest Ballet Theater
As Northwest Washington’s premiere regional ballet company, NBT’s mission is to offer professional level productions from classical, contemporary, and modern repertoire under the Artistic Direction of John Bishop. NBT was formed in the spring of 2000 by John Bishop and Maureen Skomerza with the goal of building a high quality regional ballet company. The vision became reality when it produced its first spring production of Coppelia in 2001. With an unwavering commitment to excellence, that is rooted in the history and traditions of Mr. Bishop’s ballet training and professional career as a dancer and choreographer, the Northwest Ballet Academy (the official school of NBT) stands strong today. Northwest Ballet Academy students have the opportunity to perform in the professional level NBT productions. Past productions include: The Nutcracker, A Midsummer Night’s Dream, Aladdin, Coppelia, Giselle, Swan Lake, Don Quixote, Emerald Bay, The Firebird, Les Sylphides, Cinderella, The Little Mermaid, Dracula, and Sleeping Beauty.
The Nutcracker | December 9, 10
Cinderella | June 9
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Catalog of McIntyre Hall 2017-2018 season brochure.