Simple Gifts Community Concert

Experience the world premiere of a new work composed by veterans at Compass Housing Alliance in collaboration with composer-in-residence Derek Bermel. This program, curated by veterans, will celebrate those that have served and currently serving in the military and shed some light into their experiences in the service and their return to civilian life.

Admission is free, RSVP encouraged.

Community Concerts

Dates and Tickets

  • 11 May (Sat) 2019 7:00PM

Doors open

6:00 pm


Illsley Ball Nordstrom Recital Hall - Benaroya Hall


Concert Partner


Simple Gifts is supported by a generous grant from the American Orchestras' Futures Fund, a program of the League of American Orchestras made possible by funding from the Ann & Gordon Getty Foundation. The Seattle Symphony’s Community programs are supported by the Aetna Casualty & Surety, Ann & Gordon Getty Foundation, Citi Community Capital, the League of American Orchestras, the Muckleshoot Indian Tribe, Puyallup Tribe of Indians, Tulalip Tribes Charitable Fund, the U.S. Bank Foundation, Wells Fargo Foundation, the Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati Foundation, and individual contributions to the Seattle Symphony Annual Fund.