Three days of jazz appreciation — including listening, learning and playing — start Friday (May 24) to launch this year’s Jazz in the Methow weekend presented by Cascadia Music. The Westerlies, a popular Seattle-based horn ensemble that has a Methow Valley following, will headline the weekend on Sunday (May 26). Also appearing will be the Jacob Zimmerman Jazz Swing […]
Tenor Eduardo Villa, who performs regularly at the Metropolitan Opera in New York and around the world, brings his vocal artistry to the Methow Valley on Saturday (Oct. 13). With a varied repertoire that ranges from opera to art songs, Villa is one of the most sought-after singers on the world stage. He plans to […]
Tenor Eduardo Villa, who performs regularly at the Metropolitan Opera in New York and around the world, brings his vocal artistry to the Methow Valley on Saturday, Oct. 13. With a varied repertoire that ranges from opera to art songs, Villa is one of the most sought-after singers on the world stage. Villa’s favorite role […]
By Marcy Stamper Celebrated performer George Winston is known for expressing the diversity of his musical interests in a single concert. Playing folk, rhythm and blues, and stride piano, Winston electrifies the space with his sensitivity and technique. Winston is equally at home on the guitar, where he is influenced by the Hawaiian slack-key fingerstyle […]
Several opportunities to hear jazz — and to burnish your improv skills and try them out at an open mic — are on tap over the Memorial Day holiday weekend.
The performances include George Schneider’s Methow JazzStars — an ensemble of local talents on flute, piano, sax, …
There’s no better way to warm up and get the blood flowing in the middle of winter than to try out fancy footwork to jazz, swing, soul, funk and classic rock. Cascadia Music has organized a mid-winter dance party and teamed up with the Methow Valley Community Center in Twisp to create a sultry nightclub […]
Here’s a quick roundup of events over the next couple of weeks. They are free unless otherwise noted. Cello recital Stephanie Strong, a student of Pam Hunt, will offer a free cello recital on Saturday (Dec. 23) at Community Covenant Church in Twisp, starting at 1 p.m. She will be accompanied by pianist Linda Mendro. […]
Classic orchestral music along with popular holiday songs and a special rendition of “Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer” will be offered by local singers and musicians during Cascadia Music’s annual holiday concerts on Dec. 12 and 13.
The Cascadia Chorale and …
World music has become the catchall term for non-Western music from places as diverse as Africa, Bulgaria and India.
But guitarist Pierre Bensusan has a personal claim to that category, as he blends his own Algerian-French heritage …
The theme will be freedom, emancipation and celebration when local musicians and half-a-dozen visiting professional artists perform orchestral and choral works this Friday (May 12).
This year’s Pipestone Music Days features masterworks like Beethoven’s Fifth Symphony, tours de force for vocal …