Musician’s Living Room – Live online
Each event begins at 6:30 PM
“We introduce the NSO’s newest series “Musician’s Living Room.” Four interactive, online evenings will take you into the living rooms of NSO stars who will share their fascinating collections of instruments, perform, and share their lives as musicians in Newport and beyond. YOU will share conversation with the musician and me as we welcome you into their homes and lives. (BYOB!)”
– – – Music Director, Adam Flatt
First Event – October 24 – Rachel Dobrow Stone, The world of percussion. A graduate of Harvard and the Shepherd School of Music at Rice University, Rachel will demonstrate her large and fascinating collection of exotic percussion instruments from around the world. She is a percussionist with us and other orchestras in the Pacific Northwest, a mom, and a prominent attorney in Seattle. “I am looking forward to treating members of the Newport Symphony community to an exciting, intimate, behind-the-scenes look at the orchestra’s most diverse section. I will be streaming live from my home and will show some of my extensive collection of fascinating percussion instruments from all over the world. I also plan to talk about my eclectic background and demonstrate instruments I have played on the Newport Symphony stage, as well as instruments you may have never seen or heard before.” Rachel Dobrow Stone
November 21 – Katherine Evans, All about trumpets. Katherine is the stellar principal trumpet of the NSO. In addition to her symphony playing, she has a secondary career focus in baroque music, both in the baroque trumpet sub-specialty and as a vocalist! She will demonstrate her rare, handmade Spanish trumpet and other instruments, and will share her life as a brass player of unusual versatility. Katherine is a Harvard graduate and a resident of Vancouver, BC.
January 10 – Casey Bozell, What is the Concertmaster? Casey is the well-known concertmaster of the Newport Symphony. She will perform for you, and give insight not only into violin playing, but the special leadership role of the concertmaster of an orchestra.
March 12 – Martha Griffith, The seductive sound of the harp. Martha is a third-generation professional harpist in Oregon and has been the NSO’s principal harpist for many years. In addition to her magnificent symphonic harp, she will demonstrate her unusual collection of other harps, sharing secrets of this most magical of instruments.
Watch, Listen, Chat
Others can watch with you for the one price.
Go to www.newportsymphony.org or call 458-868-9155 for tickets
Participate in all four evenings for only $100 per household.
Single ticket purchase for October 24 – $30
Ticket purchase provides a link to the online event. There is no limit on the number of people participating when connecting with one device. More than one device linkage will require additional purchase(s).