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Concert Series

We are truly pleased to offer this concert series for 2017-2018.

 December 2, 2017...The Emmaus Trio Candlelight Concert
December 17, 2017
...Bells of the Sound Christmas Concert
February 11, 2018...Jazz Quartet
March 25, 2018...Will Simpson, piano, and  Leslie Johnson, viola 
May 20, 2018...The Emmaus Trio with Leslie Johnson, viola

 All concerts are free and open to the public.

Please join us!

December 2, 2017
7:00 pm
The Emmaus Trio
Karin Islip, violin; Lauren Root, cello; Will Simpson, piano

The Emmaus Trio will perform an hour-long concert of Christmas music. 
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The Emmaus Trio is Dr. Will Simpson, Karin Islip, and Lauren Root.
They enjoy performing both standard repertoire works as well as works that are unique and rarely performed. 
Dr. Simpson is the Director of  Music Ministries at Saint Andrew’s.
Karin Islip and Lauren Root are music teachers on the Eastside and are often heard in the Saint Andrew’s Orchestra and small ensembles.  
In 2016, The Emmaus Trio became Saint Andrew's Artist-in-Residence. They continue to share their musical gifts with our congregation and community!
December 17, 2017
4:00 pm
 Bells of the Sound
Shirley Lindberg, Director

Bells of the Sound returns to Saint Andrew's for its 2017 Christmas Concert, Peace on Earth! 
"Peace on earth, goodwill to men!" was the message the angels brought to the shepherds in the fields on that first Christmas Eve. This is the very essence of the Christmas spirit that fills us this time of year. Bells of the Sound will share this message throughout the Puget Sound this Christmas season, as we present "Peace on Earth", featuring traditional carols and songs of peace from around the world. We invite you to join us on this goodwill journey as we ring in the holiday spirit!
Bells of the Sound is not your typical handbell choir. Under the direction of Shirley Lindberg, this talented group of auditioned musicians is a dynamic force in the handbell world - encouraging composers to create new works and advancing this exciting instrument into the mainstream of entertainment. Bells of the Sound has been pioneering handbell artistry and excellence in the Puget Sound area since 1989. Established to give handbell directors an opportunity to ring, Bells of the Sound has matured into a community ensemble dedicated to musical excellence and exciting performance. The group now owns and performs on one of the largest handbell sets in the United States, which includes 7 plus octaves of Malmark handbells and 5 octaves of Malmark Choirchimes. Their four released CDs - Ring We Now Noël, Signatures, The Sound of Christmas and Just Jazz - demonstrate the range of the group and the instrument and feature not only arrangements of well-known tunes, but many original handbell compositions written for contests the group has hosted over the past 12 years. Bells of the Sound will give you a whole new perspective of handbells that you won't want to miss!

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Bells of the Sound includes Saint Andrew's member Vanessa Wilkie.
February 11, 2018
4:00 pm
Jazz Quartet
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March 25, 2018
4:00 pm
Dr. Will Simpson, piano; Dr. Leslie Johnson, viola

Dr. Will Simpson and Dr. Leslie Johnson perform at Saint Andrew's as part of their series of concerts around the northwest.
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May 20, 2018
4:00 pm
The Emmaus Trio with Leslie Johnson
Karin Islip, violin; Lauren Root, cello; Will Simpson, piano
     with Leslie Johnson, viola

The Emmaus Trio, with Leslie Johnson, will perform an concert of music by Robert Schumann.  Schumann was a German composer and influential music critic. He is widely regarded as one of the greatest composers of the Romantic era. 
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