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OVOC gets into the spirit of the Olympic Games with free family concert

OVOC gets into the spirit of the Olympic Games with free family concert

It’s “Game Time” for the Okanogan Valley Orchestra & Chorus (OVOC) in their free family concert on Saturday (Feb. 10) at 3 p.m. at the Omak Performing Arts Center. The orchestra and chorus chose the theme to honor the Winter Olympic Games — and to inspire young people to be involved in music and the...
Upcoming OVOC concert features Grofé, Mendelssohn and much more

Upcoming OVOC concert features Grofé, Mendelssohn and much more

The Okanogan Valley Orchestra & Chorus (OVOC) present “Landscapes,” featuring music that creates images of nature and celebrates social commonalities around the world. The orchestra will play “On the Trail” from the Grand Canyon Suite by Ferde Grofé, used in an Academy Award-winning 1958 Walt Disney film, on Oct. 21 at the Omak Performing Arts...
Pops and poetry at OVOC’s spring finale on Saturday at Omak concert

Pops and poetry at OVOC’s spring finale on Saturday at Omak concert

Spring brings light, upbeat fare for the Okanogan Valley Orchestra and Chorus, which offers its spring concert on Saturday (April 2). It will be a trip down memory lane for some, and an introduction to ground-breaking pop music from the last century for younger folks. Both the orchestra and chorus are doing songs by the...
OVOC’s spring finale

OVOC’s spring finale

Okanogan Valley Orchestra and Chorus will present a spring concert season finale on April 2 at the Omak Performing Arts Center, beginning at 7 p.m. Tickets are $12 for adults, $10 for seniors, $8 for students and free for children under 12. The concert will feature the music of the Beatles, Broadway musicals, and John...
Arts briefs: Dec. 2, 2015

Arts briefs: Dec. 2, 2015

Events at Trail’s End Trail’s End Bookstore hosts two events this week: • On Saturday (Dec. 5), science fiction author Michael Allen Sales will read from his popular book Jump Reactor from 4 – 7 p.m. • On Sunday (Dec. 6), the bookstore stages its annual sale to support public school libraries in the Methow Valley. Everything in...
Arts briefs: Nov. 25, 2015

Arts briefs: Nov. 25, 2015

Learn about the Salish Sea The Methow Conservancy’s annual year-end community social will be on Tuesday (Dec. 1) at the Winthrop Barn and will feature a presentation by renowned marine scientists and writers Audrey DeLella Benedict and Joe Gaydos: “Salish Sea: Jewel of the Pacific Northwest.” The free event begins at 7 p.m. The presentation...
Arts briefs: April 29, 2015

Arts briefs: April 29, 2015

Fire recovery benefit concert The Mosaic Arts Choir and Orchestra, consisting of 85 singers and 25 instrumentalists, will perform a benefit concert for the Carlton Complex long term recovery effort on May 16 at Pateros Memorial Park. The concert, which will also feature performances by Brittany Jean, the Brewster-based, Nashville recording artist who wrote and...
OVOC offers final concert of the season

OVOC offers final concert of the season

The Okanogan Valley Orchestra and Chorus (OVOC) present their final concert of the season on Sunday (March 22), featuring exuberant music that celebrates spring and reawakening. The orchestra, under the direction of Don Pearce, will play a symphony by Franz Joseph Haydn and the dynamic overture to Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart’s opera Don Giovanni. The Haydn...
OVOC concert highlights music with family appeal

OVOC concert highlights music with family appeal

The Okanogan Valley Orchestra & Chorus present a line-up of sophisticated music on Sunday (Feb. 8) that will appeal to families and children of all ages. The orchestra, under the direction of Don Pearce, will play favorites by Leroy Anderson, an accomplished composer of light classics. This medley includes his “Blue Tango” and “The Syncopated...
OVOC holiday concert will have seasonal theme

OVOC holiday concert will have seasonal theme

Hear well-loved carols and ballet music lively enough to warm your toes at the Okanogan Valley Orchestra & Chorus’ holiday concert on Sunday (Dec. 7). The chorus will present a selection of seasonal music including Handel’s “Praise the Lord” and an arrangement of popular seasonal tunes called “Bells of Joy.” Because the concert falls on...