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Wenatchee High School’s music ensembles come together for their seasonal performances.
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Wenatchee’s Confluence Vocal Octet performs its annual Christmas concert, showcasing the seasonal composition “Gaudete!” by Anders Ohrwall.
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Icicle Creek Music Center resident pianist Oksana Ezhokina directs Leavenworth’s annual piano festival, which includes a week-long intensive of private lessons and master classes for budding young musicians.
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Midori concert at Sleeping Lady sells out

The Feb. 4 evening concert by violin maestra Midori at Sleeping Lady Chapel Theater, with pianist Charles Abramovic, has sold all available seats. A free pre-concert talk by Midori, at 4:30 p.m., is still open for reservations by calling 548-6347.
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Post-‘prodigy’

Midori refused to be frozen in time. She could have forever been that violin genius who made her attention-getting debut with the New York Philharmonic, at age 11. Or the 14-year-old who wowed America, and Leonard Bernstein, by overpowering two broken violins to carry out her solo with the Boston Symphony Orchestra at Tanglewood in 1986.

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Grace Lutheran’s Friday Night Out series continues with a newly formed trio headquartered in Ellensburg.
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The Wenatchee Valley Appleaires host this tour stop of the Vienna Boys Choir, one of four touring ensembles from their Viennese home base, the Augartenpalais.

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The Seattle group Gamelan Pacifica specializes in music for the Indonesian gamelan ensemble, which features metallophones, xylophones, drums, bamboo flutes and strings.

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Wenatchee Apollo Club member Bill Patrick joins the museum’s First Tuesday lecture series with a narrated slideshow about the men’s chorus, which is celebrating its centennial this year
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WENATCHEE — Local advanced piano students of the Wenatchee Valley Music Teachers Association recently performed in the organization’s annual piano competition.

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The Okanogan Chapter of the Washington State Music Teachers Association presents its students in a recital of original music, pop songs and a performance by Second Strings. Refreshments follow the recital.

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Kids with adult accompaniment have the opportunity Saturday to experience different instruments at the Woods House.

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Eastmont High School senior Graham performs on piano and flute for his senior recital. Graham has been a student of piano for 11 years and studied the flute for seven years.
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A life filled with high notes

What do you do when fate knocks on your front door? If you’re Jill Larson, you let her in and give her 5-year-old kid a piano lesson.
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Board president Herman Raley has announced the appointment of a new executive director at the Woods House Conservatory of Music. Glenda Travis spent her youth in Spokane studying dance, clarinet and piano, and took two years of college-level music theory as an adult.
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Columbia Elementary music teacher Tami Lopushinsky leads a weeklong course on the basics of violin, cello and bass for students entering grades 3-7.
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Argentinian composer and pianist Ziegler performs a fusion of tango and jazz with his trio at Sleeping Lady. Guitarist Claudio Ragazzi and bandoneón player Hector del Curto round out the trio.

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Auditions for positions in the Wenatchee Valley Symphony Orchestra take place 9 a.m. Aug. 28 at the Woods House Conservatory of Music, 323 First St.

Local mariachi group will perform at Seahawks opener

WENATCHEE — The Seattle Seahawks will start the season with the sweet sounds of home-grown mariachi on Sept. 12. The football team invited Mariachi Huenachi to be the pre-game entertainment for their opening game against the San Francisco 49ers. The game will be nationally televised at 1:15 p.m. on Fox.