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Sunday, September 14

Benaroya Hall Events

Day of Music and Art: Block Party

Celebrate good times at Benaroya Hall's 10th Anniversary! The day features free performances and activities for the whole family with Seattle Symphony, Soundbridge, Seattle Art Museum and The Triple Door. Tenth Anniversary attendees also receive free admission to SAM's permanent collection. It's a block party not to be missed! FREE Admission.

SCHEDULE OF EVENTS

S. Mark Taper Foundation Auditorium
11am Cascade Symphony
12pm Northwest Mahler Orchestra Festival
1pm Seattle Choral Company (Fauré Requiem featuring the Watjen Concert Organ)
2 & 3:15pm Seattle Symphony
4:15pm Seattle Men’s Chorus, Seattle Women’s Chorus
5:15pm Seattle Symphony’s Pacific Northwest Community Orchestra Plays Mahler

Illsley Ball Nordstrom Recital Hall
11:15am Members of the Seattle Youth Symphony Orchestras
12pm Wesito & Friends: Wes Dyring's Classic Latin Music
12:45pm Greenwood Concert Band
1:30pm Seattle Classic Guitar Society
2:15pm The Dave Mesler Trio (musical tribute to Benaroya Hall)
3:15pm Bokréta Hungarian Dance Ensemble
4pm Andre Feriante (guitar)
4:45pm Juliana and Pava (Ancient Russian Song Vocal Ensemble)
5:30pm Seattle Repertory Jazz Orchestra

Garden of Remembrance
10am Seattle Seahawks Blue Thunder Drumline
10:45am Orchestra Zarabanda (Hot Cuban salsa!)
11:30am Beverly Graham (guitar)
12:15pm Neil Hubbard (bagpipe)
1pm Bonnie Whiting Smith (percussion)
1:45pm Mariachi Juvenil- Voces de Mexico
2:30pm The Miho and Diego Duo (marimba and Andean flute)
3:15pm New Age Flamenco (guitar trio)
4pm Shumba Youth Marimba Ensemble
4:45pm JUBILEE (indie garden jazz)

Soundbridge
10:30am Kindermusik Demo Class
11:30am Percussion Explosion!
12:30pm Let’s Write a Song! (with David Mesler)
1:30pm Sin Fronteras: Live and Listen without Borders
2:30pm Russian Folk For Kids
3:30pm American Minimalism (intended for older audiences)
4:30pm Seattle International Film Festival (intended for older audiences)

Seattle Art Museum South Hall
12pm The Raggedy Anns (stripped down acoustic skiffle)
1pm Andre Feriante (guitar)
2pm Red Eye Flight (Experimental music)
3pm Das Vibenbass (crushing the borders of jazz)

The Triple Door Musicquarium
4pm Tor Dietrichson/ Paul Benoit Duo (roots rock & more)
5pm James Baumgart (contemporary jazz guitar)
6pm The Jelly Rollers (blues/Americana)
7pm The Boogilistics (nu-soul/funk)
9pm Salsa Dancing

*All programs and artists subject to change.

KIDS WELCOME!
Visit the Samuel and Althea Stroum Grand Lobby in Benaroya Hall between 11am and 5pm for a host of activities for the whole family. Grab your library card and check out books with the Seattle Public Library, put your artistic side to work coloring with SAM, explore instruments with KING FM, Music Center of the Northwest and Hammond Ashley Violins, create crafts with ParentMap and stick around for performances by local student musicians!

Visit Soundbridge between 10am and 6pm to try out instruments and learn fun facts about symphonic music. Also, pick up your scavenger hunt list anytime and find clues throughout the day to win great prizes!

FAMILY ACTIVITIES AT BENAROYA HALL
Outdoor Activities at the Maestro Gerard Schwarz Artists Entrance at Benaroya Hall
10am Make Your Own Marching Band
10am-4pm Artist Autographs
11:15am Musical Games
12:30pm Animal Imperssions with Musical Instruments
3pm Northwest Opera in the Schools: Meet an Opera Singer
3:45pm Musical Games

FAMILY ACTIVITIES AT SEATTLE ART MUSEUM
12-1:30pm Hip Hop Kids (WaMu Open Studio Mezzanine)
DJ B-Girl gets you moving and grooving with the five element of hip hop. Spaces are limited, so come early!
12-4pm Seattle International Film Festival Family Shorts (Knudsen Family Room, 3rd Floor)
Check out SIFF's fantastic kid-inspired film shorts and explore the Family Room

DAY OF MUSIC & ART IS GENEROUSLY SUPPORTED BY:
The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation
The Mayor's Office of Arts & Cultural Affairs

MEDIA SUPPORTED BY:
CLASSICAL KING FM 98.1

COMMUNITY PARTNERS AND IN-KIND SUPPORT
Northwest Opera in the Schools
Mills Music
ParentMap
Starbucks Coffee Company
Seattle Public Library
The Miho and Diego Duo
The Piano Students of Diane Chattin, Bethany Man and Cynthia Dillard
Clement J. Zipp, Jr.
Hammond Ashley Violins
Harried&Hungry
Wright Runstad
Wolfgang Puck Catering & Events
West Edge
10:00 AM