Korean Traditional Music at Classical Tuesdays Nov 13, 7pm

Classical Tuesdays in Old Town Tacoma is excited to bring the Wave Korean Performing ensemble to Slavonian Hall November 13. This amazing troupe performs traditional music and dance.

The Wave Korean Performing Ensemble







 As usual, the performance at Slavonian Hall is Free and appropriate for all ages. Easier access is available from the alley to the hall on the second floor.

Haegeum instrument

Where & When:
Slavonian Hall, 2306 N 30th St., Old Town Tacoma
Tuesday November 13, 7:00pm
Free/donations appreciated
All ages welcome  
Ramp access from the alley

Brass Quintet in Slavonian Hall October 9, 7pm



The Choppers brass quintet
Classical Tuesdays in Old Town is excited to bring a Brass Quintet to Slavonian Hall on October 9. The free concert starts at 7:00pm.

The Choppers brass quintet members are active throughout the NW region. The members are:

Shelly Devlin, trumpet
Denise Cline, trumpet
Stacey Eliason, French horn       
Barry Ehrlich, trombone
Jameson Bratcher, tuba

 Listen to their performance of El Gato Montes at the Washington State Capitol, Olympia WA.

 They'll  play works by the popular American composers Eric Ewazen and Leonard Bernstein, and others. Join us for coffee & cookies before the music starts!

Where & When:
Slavonian Hall, 2306 N 30th St., Old Town Tacoma
Tuesday October 9, 7:00pm
Free/donations appreciated
All ages welcome 

This event is part of Tacoma Arts Month

Clan Gordon Pipers inspired dancing and singing

Classical Tuesdays in Old Town started up our 14th season on Saturday September 8 in Old Town Park. We provided the finale for Pioneer Days Festival at Job Carr Cabin Museum.
The Clan Gordon Pipers regaled us with dance tunes and with songs that touched the heart - a few people in the audience sang along at times! The pipers' tunes were often familiar and very moving. The drummers showed great wrist action with their mallets! and the two dancers were lovely and lively.

Clan Gordon Pipers

Clan Gordon drummers

Clan Gordon dancers
 

Classical Tuesdays in Old Town 2018-2019 Season Overview

Classical Tuesdays is delighted to kick off our 14th season of free concerts under the aegis of the Old Town Business & Professional Association!

Our series runs September-February, and we think you'll like the lineup:


Keep an eye out for our posters!
September 8, 2018 - 4pm in Old Town Park
Clan Gordon Pipers/Finale to Pioneer Days Festival

October 9, 2018 - 7pm at Slavonian Hall
The Choppers/Brass Quintet

November 13, 2018 - 7pm at Slavonian Hall
Korean Music Traditions/Instrumental & Dance

December 11, 2018 - 7pm at Connelly Law Offices
Wine & Song Benefit ($25)

January 8, 2019 - 7pm at Slavonian Hall
Gretchen Yanover/Electric Cello

February 12, 2019 - 7pm at Slavonian Hall
Strings Plus/Maria Sampen & Friends

Our three hosts in Old Town are:


Starting time is Tuesday, 7:00pm, except for the September outdoor concert.

Concerts are free/donations appreciated.

--Pamela Ryker, Artistic Director

Clan Gordon Pipers in Old Town Park September 8, 4pm

Clan Gordon Pipe Band will regale us with drums and Scottish pipes on Saturday September 8. We'll gather in Old Town Park at the end of Pioneer Day at Job Carr Cabin Museum. The pipers start up at 4pm.

The Clan Gordon Pipe Band was formed In 1955 when a group of Scottish immigrants and Americans pooled their experience, and, with the sponsorship of Clan Gordon, formed the Clan Gordon Pipe Band in Tacoma, Washington. The first Pipe Major was Johnnie Montgomery, father of longtime member, Jack Montgomery. Even though Clan Gordon is no longer their sponsor, they retain the original name. 
The Clan Gordon Pipers play the music of the highland bagpipe throughout the Pacific Northwest.

Bring a blanket or beach chair and picnic makings, or purchase food and beverage from local eateries.

When & where:
Saturday, September 8, 2018 4:00pm

Old Town Park
2350 N. 30th St., Old Town Tacoma

Free/donations appreciated
All ages welcome

More information:
(253) 752-2135


Camas Wind Quintet & Erik Steighner on Sax on February 13

Camas Woodwind Quintet


 Classical Tuesdays in Old Town looks forward to featuring the Camas Woodwind Quintet and saxophonist Erik Steighner on the closing concert of this, our 13th season, Tuesday February 13 in Slavonian Hall in Old Town Tacoma. All the performers teach on the music faculty at Pacific Lutheran University; clarinetist Craig Rine and saxophonist Erik Steighner have performed for Classical Tuesdays on previous concerts.

The program includes Barber's Summer Music, Milhaud's Chimney of King Rene (charming, Renaissance-inspired work), an arrangement of the Bartok's Roumanian Dances, the Sextet by Dubois (with Erik Steighner on sax), and a reed trio by Auric.
Erik Steighner
Where & When:
Slavonian Hall, 2306 N 30th St., Old Town Tacoma
Tuesday February 13, 7:00pm
Free/donations appreciated
All ages welcome  
Ramp access from the alley