Events

Upcoming Events:

July 27, 2019

Seattle Opera's Verdi Sing-along!

Steven will be the pianist for this event

The Seattle Opera Center

363 Mercer St., Seattle, WA

2pm


July 28, 2019

A Young Person's Guide to the Opera

A Groupmuse concert for families!

Steven and soprano Liz Frazer present songs that will be enjoyed by kids of all ages!

Woodinville, WA

2pm

Sign up at www.groupmuse.com


August 24, 2019

Winds of Summer (Saltwater Music Series)

A concert featuring Steven's original compositions for flute and piano

with Cassie Lear, flute

Des Moines United Methodist Church

22225 9th Ave S, Des Moines, WA

7pm


Past Events:

June 21, 2019

"Fête de la musique"

A dual recital of music for soprano & piano (with Liz Frazer) and music by the French Chorale of the Alliance Française de Seattle

The Chapel at the Good Shepherd Center

Wallingford, Seattle, WA


June 12, 2019

A Tribute to Cole Porter and George Gershwin

with Regina Thomas and Katie Hochman, sopranos

Music Center of the Northwest

901 N. 96th St.

Seattle, WA

12noon


May 18, 2019

A Love Song to the Salish Sea (Saltwater Music Series)

Des Moines United Methodist Church

22225 9th Ave S, Des Moines, WA

7pm


April 27, 2019

Seattle Opera's Carmen Sing-along!

Steven will be the pianist for this event

The Seattle Opera Center

363 Mercer St., Seattle, WA

2pm


April 13, 2019

Performance of "Ceremony" (a new commission for flute, sax, and horn)

The Chapel and The Good Shepherd Center

Seattle, WA

8pm


March 20, 2019

"Edvard Grieg: Scandinavia's Favorite Composer"

A performance of music by Edvard Grieg with soprano Laura Loge

Swedish Club

1920 Dexter Ave N., Seattle, WA

5:30-8:30pm

Details at the Facebook Event Page


March 16, 2019

Sixteen Going On Seventeen (Saltwater Music Series)

with Julia Adams (violin/viola) & Justin Henderlight (oboe/composer)

Des Moines United Methodist Church

22225 9th Ave S, Des Moines, WA

7pm


March 9, 2019

Une Soireé au Salon

A Groupmuse House Concert with Liz Frazer, Soprano

Phinney Ridge Neighborhood, Seattle, WA

Tickets at www.groupmuse.com

7pm


February 16, 2019

Peformance of "Northwest Coast Pictures" (for flute duo)

Given by the Silver Edges Duo at the 2019 Mid-Atlantic Flute Convention

Reston, VA

11am


February 16, 2019

Northwest Edvard Grieg Society House Concert

More details at the Facebook Event Page

Lake Oswego, OR

4pm


January 26, 2019

"Then Sings My Soul: Songs and Spirituals from the American Experience" (Saltwater Music Series)

with Cheryse McLeod Lewis, mezzo soprano

Des Moines United Methodist Church

22225 9th Ave S, Des Moines, WA

7pm


November 17, 2018

"Crush the Patriarchy!"

with Liz Frazer, soprano

An evening of songs about Eve and Ophelia, along with music by Amy Beach,

and new settings by Steven Luksan of contemporary "resistance" poetry

A house concert hosted by Groupmuse

More details HERE

Seattle, WA

7:30pm


October 28, 2018

Performance of "Fire Obstfelder Sanger" by Laura Loge & Knut Erik Jensen

Trilogy at Redmond Ridge

Redmond, WA


October 27, 2018

"Echoes of the Great War" (Saltwater Music Series)

with Kerry Bollinger Blanton (viola), Justin Henderlight (oboe), and Liz Frazer (soprano)

Des Moines United Methodist Church

22225 9th Ave S, Des Moines, WA

7pm


October 18, 2018

Performance of "Northwest Coast Pictures" (for two flutes)

by members of the US Army Field Band

Federal Way Performing Arts and Events Center

Federal Way, WA

6:30pm


September 16, 2018

NW Grieg Society "Tea Party"

A special event for members of NWEGS

Performances of Grieg's songs with Laura Loge,

and transcriptions of his music for oboe and piano with Justin Henderlight

Mercer Island, WA

4pm


August 25, 2018

Nordic Voyoges (Saltwater Music Series)

with Laura Loge, Soprano

Des Moines United Methodist Church

22225 9th Ave S, Des Moines, WA

7pm


May 19, 2018

Performance @ the Everett Daughters of Norway

with Laura Loge and the Northwest Edvard Grieg Society

Normanna Hall

2725 Oakes Ave, Everett, WA

10am


May 19, 2018

Flute Dialogues (Saltwater Music Series)

An evening of 20th and 21st century music for flute duo

A part of the Silver Edges Duo West Coast Tour

Des Moines United Methodist Church

22225 9th Ave S, Des Moines, WA

7pm


May 6, 2018

Grand Opening of the new Nordic Museum

Performance with Laura Loge and the Northwest Edvard Grieg Society

Nordic Heritage Museum

Ballard, Seattle, WA

3pm


April 22, 2018

Steven will be the pianist for this recital. The program will also feature 8 of his art songs (including 5 world premieres)

Queen Anne Christian Church

Seattle, WA


March 18, 2018

Performance of "Northwest Coast Pictures" (for flute duo)

by the Silver Edges Duo (Alysa Treber and Luisa Cartagena, flutes)

Neighborhood Church of Long Beach

Long Beach, CA

More details here


March 17, 2018

Une Soirée Parisienne (Saltwater Music Series)

with Liz Frazer, soprano

Des Moines United Methodist Church

22225 9th Ave S, Des Moines, WA

7pm


March 3, 2018

Performance of "Northwest Coast Pictures" (for flute duo)

by the Silver Edges Duo (Alysa Treber and Luisa Cartagena, flutes)

Good Shepard Lutheran Church

Claremont, CA

More details here


February 11, 2018

"Norwegian Love - A Valentine's Concert and Tea"

with Laura Loge, Soprano

featuring love songs by Grieg and Luksan

Leif Erikson Lodge

2245 NW 57th St, Seattle, WA

7pm


February 4, 2018

Performance of "Northwest Coast Pictures" (for flute duo)

by the Silver Edges Duo (Alysa Treber and Luisa Cartagena, flutes)

St. Paul's Episcopal Church

Pomona, CA


January 20, 2018

Pipes and Strings (Saltwater Music Series)

A celebration of keyboard music that showcases Des Moines UMC's mighty organ and the church's brand-new piano!

Des Moines United Methodist Church

22225 9th Ave S, Des Moines, WA

7pm


January 6, 2018

Concert at Yuletide End

Performance of a Grieg Art Song & the World Premiere of Luksan's "Baltic Fog Notes"

with Laura Loge, Soprano

Sponsored by the Seattle Bergen Sister City Association

Ballard First Lutheran Church

2006 NW 65th St., Seattle, WA

Ticket Details HERE

3pm


October 22, 2017

"Musical Pairings" - A House Concert

This event is for members of the Northwest Edvard Grieg Society

If you would like to attend, please become a member at NWEGriegSociety.org

Seattle, WA

3pm


October 21, 2017

An Evening of Song with Rachel Duval (Saltwater Music Series)

Des Moines United Methodist Church

22225 9th Ave S, Des Moines, WA

7pm


October 4, 2017

Recital of works for Solo Piano

Wesley Terrace

Des Moines, WA

7pm


August 26, 2017

Arts In Nature Festival

With Laura Loge and Brian Armbrust (vocalists), featuring the World Premiere of "Three Pacific Northwest Folksongs" by Steven Luksan

This performance is part of the Seattle Art Song Society's 2017-18 season

Camp Long

West Seattle

1:55pm


August 26, 2017

Late Summer Nights (Saltwater Music Series)

Des Moines United Methodist Church

22225 9th Ave S, Des Moines, WA

7pm


July 30, 2017

Random Acts of Art Song

in collaboration with the Seattle Art Song Society and Pianos in the Parks

Alki Beach Park

West Seattle

2:30-3:30pm


July 29, 2017

Random Acts of Art Song

in collaboration with the Seattle Art Song Society and Pianos in the Parks

Steve Cox Park

White Center

2:30-3:30pm


July 23, 2017

Random Acts of Art Song

in collaboration with the Seattle Art Song Society and Pianos in the Parks

Cal Anderson Park

Capitol Hill, Seattle

2:30-3:30pm


May 20, 2017

Norwegian Night! (Saltwater Music Series)

An evening of Art Song and piano music featuring Laura Loge (soprano)

Des Moines United Methodist Church

22225 9th Ave S, Des Moines, WA

7pm


March 18, 2017

Musical Americana (Saltwater Music Series)

Featuring an All-American cast of composers and performers,

including Julia Adams (violin) and Justin Henderlight (Oboe)

Des Moines United Methodist Church

22225 9th Ave S, Des Moines, WA

7pm


February 15, 2017

Solo Piano Concert

Wesley Terrace

Des Moines, WA

7pm


January 14, 2017

Songs of the North (Saltwater Music Series)

Des Moines United Methodist Church

22225 9th Ave S, Des Moines, WA

7pm


October 22, 2016

History Rewritten (Saltwater Music Series)

Featuring Julia Adams (viola/violin) and Steven Luksan (piano/organ)

Des Moines United Methodist Church

22225 9th Ave S, Des Moines, WA

7pm


August 20, 2016

Sacred Music for a New Century (Saltwater Music Series)

with Julia Adams, viola

Des Moines United Methodist Church

22225 9th Ave S, Des Moines, WA

7pm


June 9, 2016

World Premiere

Premiere Performance of songs from "I Call to the Earth and Sea --

Four Songs from Walt Whitman's Leaves of Grass"

Rachel Duval, Soprano

Auditorio Condeminas

Barcelona, Spain

8pm


May 7, 2016

Chamber Music Concert (with Kerry Bollinger Blanton, viola/violin)

Featuring the world premiere of "Sacred Suite" for viola and piano by Steven Luksan,

Grieg's First Violin Sonata, and works by Schumann and Halvorsen

Queen Anne Baptist Church

2011 1st Ave N, Seattle, WA [MAP]

7pm

FREE


April 1, 2016

Joint Piano & Viola Recital (with Kerry Bollinger Blanton)

Featuring works by Grieg, Glazunov, Halvorsen, Bach, and Luksan

Music Center of the Northwest

901 N 96th St, Seattle, WA [MAP]

7pm


March 27, 2016

World Premiere

Premiere performance of new commission for

handbell choir, "Prelude - Now the Green Blade Riseth"

Des Moines United Methodist Church, Des Moines, WA

9:30AM


February 28, 2016

Performance of "Rite" (for Flute, Viola, & Harp)

by members of the Trondheim Symphony Orchestra

Hovedbiblioteket, Trondheim, Norway

2PM


February 21, 2016

Performance at MCNW Faculty Recital

Music Center of the Northwest, Seattle, WA

2PM


February 13, 2016

Performance at QABC Chamber Music Concert

Queen Anne Baptist Church, Seattle, WA

6PM


January 20, 2016

Piano Concert

Wesley Terrace, Des Moines, WA

7PM


October 30, 2015

Performance of Intermezzo for viola and piano

Queen Anne Baptist Church

2011 1st Ave N., Seattle, WA

7:00 PM


April 25, 2015

Piano and Chamber Music Concert

Des Moines United Methodist Church

22225 9th Ave S., Des Moines, WA

7:30 PM


February 7, 2015

World Premiere

Premiere of Intermezzo for viola and piano

Music Center of the Northwest

901 N. 96th St., Seattle, WA

7:30 PM

(Recording now online! Click here to listen!)


April 27, 2013

Rose City Flute Choir

Premiere of Prelude for flute choir

Cedar Hills UCC, Portland, OR

7:30 PM

(Recording now online! Click here to listen!)


February 16, 2013

Performance of Fantasy (for viola and piano)

Kent State University students

Kent, OH

(Recording now online! Click here to listen!)


February 9, 2013

Chamber Recital

Including compositions for solo piano and a piece for flute and piano

Des Moines United Methodist Church, Des Moines, WA

7 PM


January 9, 2013

Piano Concert

Wesley Terrace, Des Moines, WA

7PM


December 7, 2012

Performance of "Dark Dances" for Orchestra

by the Kent State University Orchestra


November 30, 2012

World Premiere: "All our stories"

for soprano, flute, and piano, part of "Confluence," a collaborative project with the Composers' Collective

Roy Barnett Recital Hall at the University of British Columbia, Vancouver, BC

12 Noon


November 2, 2012

Performance of 4 new piano pieces at the Seattle Composers' Salon

The Good Shepherd Center, Wallingford, Seattle, WA

(4649 Sunnyside Ave. N.)

8PM