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Musical Summer

Summer 2018 is off to a good start, with the completion of a fun week at the Siletz Bay Music Festival, and more to come!

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Opportunities to hear Angelique perform this summer:

August 4, 2018, 2pm – Pacific Northwest Conducting Institute.  Works to include Manuel de Falla Three Cornered Hat and Brahms Symphony 2.  Performance at South Whidbey High School, Langley, WA.

August 10, 2018, 7:30pm – Head to Bend, OR for the Sun River Music Festival at the Tower Theatre.  Works to include Gershwin’s Rhapsody in Blue and Bernstein Prelude, Fugue and Riffs featuring Ben Lulich.

August 12, 2018, 7:30pm – More fun at Sun River at the Great Hall, listening to Schumann Symphony 4 and Ben Lulich perform Mozart’s Clarinet Concerto.

August 17, 2018, 7:30pm – One final performance at Sun River at Bend Church of Nazarene.  This fun Bernstein-themed program will include Symphonic Dances from West Side Story, Candide Overture, and much more!

August 19, 2018, 7:30pm – Sip wine at Cave B Winery on the Columbia River Gorge in beautiful Quincy, WA and hear the Yakima Symphony Orchestra perform Tchaikovsky’s 1812 Overture, along with other works by Beethoven and Haydn.

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In Paradisum

If you weren’t able to catch any of the concerts this last October in person (or you did, and are hungry for seconds!) you can now watch Simple Measures at their October 25, 2015 performance on Youtube.

Enjoy!

Read Brangien Davis’ article for Seattle Magazine about Angelique Poteat and her new orchestral composition for the Seattle Symphony inspired by Pearl Jam, Beyond Much Difference.

You can find the link HERE.

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Tune in to Second Inversion for a recording of the performance of chamber music by Angelique Poteat from January 16, 2015, hosted by Angelique.  The recording from the show will be available as an archived concert after the broadcast date from this website:

http://secondinversion.org/programs/the-takeover/

*You can also click here at any time to listen to the concert without commentary.

Sonic EvolutionThis sold-out performance by the Seattle Symphony will feature Poteat’s new orchestral work, Beyond Much Difference, inspired by the music of Seattle music-icon Pearl Jam.  The concert takes place January 30, 2015, 8pm at Benaroya Hall, Seattle.  Read the program notes and click here for general concert information.

OAC_logo[blue-rgb]Angelique Poteat was selected as a 2015 CityArtist by the Seattle Office of Arts & Culture.  The grant will support the creation of a new composition for orchestra with girls’ choir that addresses self-esteem and the influence of popular culture and peer-pressure on teen and pre-teen girls, as expressed by girls in the Seattle community.

This will culminate in a performance of the new work in November 2015 by the Seattle Collaborative Orchestra and the Northwest Girlchoir.  Updates on the project will be posted periodically, so stay tuned!

Poteat’s newest work, Much Difference, commissioned by the Seattle Symphony Orchestra for their Sonic Evolution series, will be premiered by members of the orchestra (Zartouhi Dombourian-Eby, flute; Laura DeLuca, clarinet; Mikhail Shmidt, violin; David Sabee, cello; Michael Werner, percussion; and Kimberly Russ, piano) during their Spring4Music After Hours program at Le Poisson Rouge in New York on May 5, 2014 at 10pm.  The piece is inspired by the music of the Seattle-based group, Pearl Jam, as well as their strong history of activism.