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)

The Saltwater Music Series is partnership between Steven Luksan (composer/pianist/organist) and the Missions Team of Des Moines United Methodist Church.  These concerts provide chance for residents of 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.

Next Concert: 

"Musical Americana"
Saturday, March 18th, 2017

Music composed in the USA takes center stage in the next Saltwater Music Series concert. Come Explore music created by a diverse group of American Composers: the Romantics (Amy Beach and Edward MacDowell), the Ragtime pianists (Scott Joplin and Imogene Giles), and a pioneering modernist (William Grant Still). Steven Luksan will also premiere a new piece (for piano and handbells) based on an American folk tune. This concert will feature Julia Adams (violin), Justin Henderlight (oboe), Steven Luksan (composer/piano) and members of the DMUMC Handbell choir

 This program will include:

Incantation and Dance (for oboe & piano) -by William Grant Still

The Legend of the Canyon (for violin & piano) -by Charles Wakefield Cadman

La Captive, Berceuse, and Mazurka (for violin & piano) -by Amy Beach

Introit & Prayer (for piano & handbells) -by Steven Luksan piano music by Edward MacDowell, Scott Joplin, Imogene Giles, and Steven Luksan

Mark your calendars for the
final concert of 2016-17 Season: 

Saturday, May 20th, 2017

Laura Loge (soprano) joins Steven Luksan (piano & composer) for an evening of Scandinavian Art Song.  The program will include songs composed by Frederick Delius and Steven Luksan with texts in Norwegian by Bjørnson, Ibsen, and Hamsun.  Check back soon for more details!