Enjoy this family-friendly concert featuring young violinist Alena Hove, young violist Bronwyn James and conducted by Assistant Conductor Pablo Rus Broseta. West Seattle Community Orchestra and Seattle Symphony will share the stage to perform Sibelius’ Finlandia.
Doors open: 30 minutes prior to performance
Pablo Rus Broseta has served as Assistant Conductor of Orchestre Philarmonique de Liège (Belgium), Valencia Youth Symphony Orchestra (Spain) and Dutch National Opera Academy.
Alena Hove, age 16, is a junior at Issaquah High School. She began her violin studies at age 3, and has been a student of Simon James and pianist Hiro David of the Coleman studio for over 7 years.
Bronwyn James, 17, winner of Musicfest Northwest Young Artists, SMTA Simon Fiset, and the Washington State MTNA Competitions, appeared with the Spokane Symphony, Coeur d’Alene Symphony, Ottawa Chamber Orchestra, and Stradivarius International String Orchestra, and was twice selected for the National Youth Orchestra with whom she toured the USA and China appeared on NPR’s From the Top. With her quartet she won the Bronze Medal and Haydn Prize at the St Paul String Quartet Competition and was a semi-finalist at the Fischoff Competition. Currently a student of Simon James, Bronwyn has studied with Paul Kantor at the Aspen Music Festival.
The West Seattle Community Orchestras (WSCO) is unique in providing an intergenerational experience to learning and performance in excellent orchestral ensembles. WSCO members are from the community at large, and our tremendous growth over 10 years highlights the need for this type of opportunity. WSCO is accessible to all incomes with affordable tuition, no charge for student participation, and scholarships for adults based on financial need.
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