Rehearsals start in September the week after Labor Day, and are held in Issaquah at:

St Michael & All Angels Episcopal Church

325 SE Darst Street, Issaquah, WA 98027

Rehearsal Time:  Mondays, 7 to 9pm.

Concerts are usually on Mondays, at a venue in Issaquah.

DateConductorProgram (main pieces)Venue
March 11, 2024Dr. Jonathan Spatola-KnollVerdi’s Overture to Nabucco, Kaiser Waltz by Johann Strauss II and
Kalinnikov’s Symphony No. 1 in G Minor
IKEA Performance Arts Center Renton High School
Dec 04, 2023Dr. Jonathan Spatola-KnollSelections from the Nutcracker by Tchaikovsky, Hérold’s Zampa Overture, and L’Arlésienne by Georges Bizet.IKEA Performance Arts Center Renton High School
May 22, 2023Dr. Nse EkpoLincoln Portrait
Lark Ascending
Bach Orchestral Suite No. 4
Eastridge Church
Mar 13, 2023Dr. Nse EkpoOverture to the Song of Hiawatha – Samuel Coleridge-Taylor
The Salmon’s Journey – Henry Fernstrom
Peaceful ocean life
Migration toward land and adversities encountered (scherzo-like)
Waiting to enter the rivers
The tenacious struggle upstream
Death, and the return of the first theme, the new generation
Symphony No. 1 in C Minor, Op. 68 – Johannes Brahms
I. Un poco sostenuto – Allegro – Meno Allegro
II. Andante sostenuto
III. Un poco allegretto e grazioso
IV. Adagio – Piu andante – Allegro non troppo ma con
Renton High Sch
IKEA Performance Arts Center
Dec 5, 2022Dr. Nse EkpoVariations on “America” – Charles Ives
A Converging Excursion – James Lee III
Symphony No. 3 “Rhenish” in E flat major, Op. 97 – Robert Schumann
I. Lively
II. Scherzo (very moderate)
III. Not Fast
IV. Solemn
V. Lively
Eastlake High School
June 28, 2022Dr. Nse EkpoSerenade No. 2 in A major, Op. 16 – Johannes Brahms
March Past of the Kitchen Utensils from The Wasps – Ralph Vaughan Williams
Theme and Variations, Op. 43b – Arnold Schoenberg
A Converging Excursion – James Lee III
Motown Medley – Jim McMillen arr.
Meydenbauer Auditorium
March 29, 2022Dr. Nse EkpoHolberg Suite – Edvard Grieg
I. Prelude
II. Sarabande
III. Gavotte and Musette
IV. Air
V. Rigaudon
Variations on a Theme of Tchaikovsky, Op. 35a – Anton Arensky
Theme: Moderato
Variation I: Un poco piu mosso
Variation II: Allegro non troppo
Variation VII: Andante con moto
Coda: Moderato
William Byrd Suite – Gordon Jacob
I. The Earle of Oxford’s Marche
II. Jhon Come Kisse Me Now
Symphony for Band – Vincent Persichetti
II. Adagio sostenuto
Overture for Winds – Felix Mendelssohn (arr. John Boyd)
Petite Suite de Concert – Samuel Coleridge Taylor
I. Le Caprice de Nannette
II. Demande et Response
III. Un Sonnet D’amour
IV. La Tarantelle Fretillante
Meydenbauer Auditorium