celebrating black American composers
Sat, Feb 18, 2:00 pm - New Holly Gathering Hall 7054 32nd Ave S
Sun, Feb 19, 7:30 pm - Langston Hughes Performing Arts Institute 104 17th Ave S
Taking place at the New Holly Gathering Hall (Saturday matinee) and the Langston Hughes Performing Arts Institute (Sunday), NOCCO will perform a newly commissioned work by local composer Hanna Benn and performance artist Davida Ingram, along with pieces by two Pulitzer Prize winning African American Composers - Scott Joplin (1867-1917) and George Walker (b. 1922), and Alvin Singleton's (b. 1940) "Eine Idee ist ein Stück Stoff" for strings. For more details on this exciting concert click here.
Sat, April 8, 2:00 pm - University Christian Church 4731 15th Ave NE
Sun, April 9, 7:30 pm - The Royal Room 5000 Rainier Ave S
The overture to Rossini's farcical comic opera, La Scala di Seta, and Haydn's Symphony No. 60, based on his incidental music for the play "Il Distratto", set the stage for a world premiere by NOCCO's own principal clarinetist and composer par excellence, Sean Osborn. At University Christian Church (Saturday matinee) and the Royal Room (Sunday).