Join the Seattle Symphony and the Cascade Youth Symphony Orchestra for a FREE community concert at Shorecrest High School.
Shorecrest Performing Arts Center
15343 25th Ave NE, Shoreline, WA 98155
RSVP encouraged, but not required.
Lee Mills is internationally recognized as a passionate, multifaceted and energetic conductor. He has led performances with the Brazilian Symphony Orchestra that have been hailed as having a “sonority of unequalled liveliness and quality,” working alongside such artists as Simone Porter, Conrad Tao, Eliane Coelho and the Smetana Trio. His conducting engagements outside of the Brazilian Symphony Orchestra include the National Symphony Orchestra, the Los Angeles Philharmonic, the São Paulo State Symphony Orchestra, the Saint Louis Symphony Orchestra and the Baltimore Symphony Orchestra.
Gerry Jon Marsh has been the Music Director and Conductor of the Cascade Youth Symphony since 1984. Professor Marsh is also the Wind Ensemble Director Emeritus at Seattle Pacific University.
The Cascade Youth Symphony Orchestras form an organization (the CYSO) that provides a wholesome and stimulating environment for talented and gifted young musicians. An emphasis is placed on creating an atmosphere that encourages, challenges and develops their fullest potential in the art of performance. Participants benefit from a yearlong program designed to nurture their enjoyment of music as well as develop their musical skills and self-confidence. This program consists of a balance of rehearsals, sectional coaching sessions, retreats, and concerts.
The Seattle Symphony is one of America’s leading symphony orchestras and is internationally acclaimed for its innovative programming and extensive recording history.
The Seattle Symphony’s Family, School & Community programs are supported by 4Culture, Aetna, the Sheri and Les Biller Family Foundation, Citi Community Capital, the Educational Legacy Fund, Hot Chocolate Fund, Moe and Susan Krabbe, the League of American Orchestras, Richard and Francine Loeb, Kjristine Lund, the Merriman Family, the Muckleshoot Indian Tribe, Music4Life, Music Works Northwest, the National Endowment for the Arts, Peach Foundation, the Peg and Rick Young Foundation, Precept Wine, Puyallup Tribe of Indians, Seattle Pacific University, the Seattle Office of Arts & Culture, Seattle Symphony Volunteers, the Snoqualmie Tribe, Christine and Michel Suignard, Atsuhiko and Ina Goodwin Tateuchi Foundation, Ten Grands Seattle, Tulalip Tribes Charitable Fund, the U.S. Bank Foundation, UW Autism Center, Weill Music Institute, Wells Fargo Foundation, the Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati Foundation, the Wyman Youth Trust, and individual contributions to the Seattle Symphony Annual Fund.