The Strings: Mother Goose

While health officials manage the impact of the coronavirus (COVID-19) in our community, the Seattle Symphony has made the difficult decision to cancel performances through May 31, 2020. All ticket holders will be notified.


Sleeping Beauty, Tom Thumb and Beauty and the Beast are our special guests! Musicians from Seattle Symphony’s string section bring the enchanting and melodious sounds of your family’s favorite fairy tales to life. Tiny Tots Concerts are designed for ages 0 to 5. Arrive early for pre-concert activities that include instrument exploration, a percussion play area and crafts in the Samuel & Althea Stroum Grand Lobby.

Tiny Tots

Dates and Tickets

  • 3 Apr (Fri) 2020 10:30AM
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  • 4 Apr (Sat) 2020 9:30AM
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  • 4 Apr (Sat) 2020 10:30AM
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  • 4 Apr (Sat) 2020 11:30AM
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Pre-concert Talk

Pre-concert activities begin 30 minutes prior to each performance. Free with ticket purchase.

Running time

35 minutes

Doors open

30 minutes prior to the performance

Location

Illsley Ball Nordstrom Recital Hall - Benaroya Hall

Performers

Mae Lin

First Violin

Mae Lin joined the Seattle Symphony in 2008 as a member of the second violin section. Having grown up in Bellevue, she was very excited to return home to join her hometown symphony.

Susan Gulkis Assadi

Viola

Principal Viola of the Seattle Symphony since the 1992–1993 season, Susan Gulkis Assadi enjoys a varied career as an orchestral player, chamber musician, soloist and teacher. After playing in numerous chamber orchestras, including The Brandenburg Ensemble, Concerto Soloists of Philadelphia and the European-based New American Chamber Orchestra, she began her orchestral career as Principal Viola of the San Francisco Opera Orchestra before coming to Seattle.

Sydney Adedamola

Second Violin

Born and raised in Boston, Massachusetts, Sydney Adedamola has spent most of her young adult life in Los Angeles. She graduated in May 2018 with a Bachelor of Music degree from the University of Southern California’s Thornton School of Music, where she studied with Bing Wang, Margaret Batjer, Dr. Lina Bahn and Glenn Dicterow. Sydney was most recently a recipient of the Los Angeles Orchestra Fellowship, a collaboration between the Los Angeles Chamber Orchestra, the Inner City Youth Orchestra of Los Angeles and the University of Southern California.

Eric Han

Cello

Korean-born Canadian cellist Eric Han made his concerto debut with the Toronto Symphony Orchestra at the age of 14.

John Turman

Host

Prior to becoming a member of the Seattle Symphony, John Turman was awarded the position of principal horn of the St. Paul Chamber Orchestra in the spring of 2015.