Seattle Symphony offers a FREE Day of Music

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by New Day Producers

KING5.com

Posted on September 14, 2011 at 11:00 AM

Updated Wednesday, Sep 14 at 12:29 PM

The Seattle Symphony is hosting a unique FREE festival Sunday featuring performers across the musical spectrum. It's called the "Day of Music" and includes more than 40 musical acts playing in every room at Benaroya Hall.

Rosalie Contreras, Seattle Symphony's Vice President of Marketing and Communications, joined Margaret to talk more about the Day of Music and about new Director Ludovic Morlot, who will hold two public "question and answer" sessions on Sunday (1:30pm at Illsley Ball Nordstrom Recital Hall and 2:15pm at Garden of Remembrance).

The day kicks off at 10:30am in the Soundbridge with numerous activities for children. The music begins at noon and will feature a variety of genres, including hip hop, a capella, jazz, indie rock and Russian and Irish folk music. For a complete schedule, click here.

One of the bands performing at the Day of Music is the fun jazz band Snake Suspenderz. Members Howlin' Hobbit, Thaddeus Spae, Andrew "Sketch" Hare and salamandir performed  for the enthusiastic New Day audience. They're scheduled to perform at 4:30pm in the Boeing Company Gallery on Sunday. For more information about Snake Susenderz, click here.

The Seattle Symphony launches its new season Saturday, September 17, with a concert and gala featuring music by Beethoven, Gershwin and Ravel. For more information about the concert and what else the Symphony will offer this season, click here.

 

 

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