Saltwater Music Series

Saltwater Music Series
A Chamber Music Series in South King County, WA
Hosted by Des Moines United Methodist Church
Des Moines, WA (25 minutes south of Downtown Seattle)

Saltwater Music Series concerts provide a chance for residents of Seattle & South King County to experience exciting, fresh chamber music in a casual setting; all while supporting a variety of great causes.  Through these concerts we hope to build a stronger community, encourage and support local musicians, and give generously.  

All concerts take place in the Sanctuary of Des Moines United Methodist Church (22225 9th Ave S, Des Moines, WA 98198  -- MAP ). 
Admission is free, with a suggested donation of $10 to support the evening's cause.

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Saltwater Music Series 
Season Two
Upcoming Concerts:

Une Soirée Parisienne  

Saturday, March 17, 2018 — 7pm

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Celebrate St. Patrick’s Day at the Saltwater Music Series with an evening of French music! Pianist Steven Luksan will be joined by Dr. Liz Frazer, soprano, for an evening of French mélodies, or art songs, by some of the under-represented masters of Romanticism: Reynaldo Hahn, Ernest Chausson, Gabriel Fauré, and Amy Beach.  Steven will also present music for piano by Claude Debussy, his own piano composition, Suite Parisienne, and original songs for voice and piano (in English) inspired by French poetry.

 Liz Frazer completed her Doctor of Musical Arts at the University of North Carolina—Greensboro, and recently relocated to Seattle.  An active teacher, performer, and choir director, Liz enjoys performing in a variety of styles, including opera, chamber music, and art song. Liz is the director of the French Choir at the Alliance Française de Seattle and has recently begun performing with Opera on Tap and Seattle Opera’s Education Outreach Programs.

Admission is Free

We will be collecting donations to benefit the work of the United Methodist Committee on Relief (UMCOR) 

(Suggested donation: $10)

 Flute Dialogues 

Saturday, May 19, 2018 — 7pm

The Silver Edges Duo (comprised of flutists Alysa Treber and Luisa Cartagena) round out their West Coast tour with a stop at the Saltwater Music Series.  The program will include works for two flutes by Ginastera, Muczynski, and newly-commisioned duos by Nicolas Cazares and Steven Luksan.  Alysa Treber will also premiere 5 Impromptus for Solo Flute by Steven Luksan