Washington Wind Symphony at Kirkland Performance Center
Treat yourself to a night of classic wind band music with a twist at the Washington Wind Symphony’s performance of Tangents, taking place on Sunday, March 24 at 3:00PM at the Kirkland Performance Center. Showcasing the many musical talents of the members of this local symphony, this unique performance features works that stray off the beaten path, for a night full of surprises and enjoyment. Listen to unexpected musical diversions that reveal delightful outcomes in the comfortable Kirkland performing arts center. The Kirkland Performance Center is one of the homes of the Washington Wind Symphony, which is led by conductor Edwin C. Powell and features a brilliant array of instrumentalists, with players for the flute, piccolo, oboe, English horn, bassoon, clarinet, saxophone, trumpet, trombone, tuba, percussion, piano and more. Meeting once a week for the “enjoyment of the preservation of classic wind band literature,” the Washington Wind Symphony performs four concerts each year, including this spring’s program of Tangents. The Washington Wind Symphony is a talented group of 45-60 dedicated musicians who have brought the East Side alive with the sweet sounds of music. With an intricate program that entertains from every angle, Tangents offers a surprising evening of classical music. Some of the songs you might hear at this unique symphonic performance include “Vesuvius” (Tichelli), “Chester” (Schuman), “O Magnum Mysterium” (Lauridsen), “Sketches on a Tudor Psalm” (Tull) and more.