As rap music continues to evolve and diversify, it only makes sense that talented artists raised on hip hop and armed with music degrees seek to sample from the greatest discoveries of every musical era. That’s absolutely the case with Ensemble Mik Nawooj, the hip-hop orchestra coming soon to The Washington Center for the Performing Arts.
The incredible longevity of International Guitar Night continues with its 22nd Anniversary North American Tour, featuring Italian acoustic rock sensation Luca Stricagnoli, progressive fingerstyle guitarist Thu Le from Vietnam, Hawaiian Slack Key master Jim Kimo West and Germany’s Latin Swing master Lulo Reinhardt. The sound of four exceptionally gifted guitarists […]
Experience a heartwarming evening of music and cheer with your friends at the Olympia Symphony! FEATURING // live holiday music by the Olympia Symphony Orchestra and Roupen Shakarian, guest conductor SPECIAL GUESTS // Sing-along with holiday favorites, led by Jill Barnes, Washington Center Executive Director, and Nadine Bozeman, Olympia Youth […]
The Artists’ Gallery of West Olympia welcomes the public to a night of Art and music. We are an Arts co-op representing the best in painters, jewelers, woodworkers, printmakers, fabric artists, mixed media artists, photographers, and ceramists. Please enjoy our beautiful gallery space while taking in new, original art work […]
Composer Andy Akiho’s full-length percussion program, Seven Pillars, debuts this weekend at The Washington Center for the Performing Arts, presented by Emerald City Music.
A double bill featuring the best in Cajun and Zydeco music! BeauSoleil avec Michael Doucet and Terrance Simien & the Zydeco Experience bring the sounds of New Orleans to Olympia. “Laissez Les Bons Temps Rouler!”
University Organist at Princeton University Eric Plutz will present an Organ Concert “The Vierne Project” at Gloria Dei Lutheran Church (1515 Harrison Ave. NW) in Olympia WA at 7:00PM on Friday, October 22. Free Admission (donations gratefully accepted). Masks and Vaccinations required to attend.
Join us to learn about music making across the world. We will discuss how drumming has been used for centuries to send messages, preserve culture, and just having fun! This program will be interactive and give everyone a chance to experience the majesty of African drum!!! This program is funded by ArtsWA. Join us […]
Elementary through high school students can explore and experience all kinds of fun classes at the 2021 SOGO Summer Music at Jefferson M.S. July 12-16! There are 14 in-person classes, including Fiddling, Beginning Violin, Bucket Band, Swap Band, Music Theory, Woodwind and Brass Class, Jazz for All, and much more. […]
Student musicians from one year experience to advanced high school are invited to audition for the 2021-2022 SOGO Season. All auditions will be held remotely via ZOOM. Musicians are asked to perform a solo or etude of their choice and sight-read during the 15-minute placement audition. Visit StudentOrchestras.org today for […]