Concert Detail

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Concert in the Park

Date and Time

Thursday, August 24, 2017 at 6:30 pm

Location

Pine Lake Park
228th Ave SE and SE 24th St
Sammamish, WA 98075

Program

The lineup includes handful of marches by John Philip Sousa, some delightful miniatures by Leroy Anderson, a medley from Oklahoma! and one or two surprises.

Aaron CoplandAn Outdoor Overture
Leroy AndersonA Trumpeter’s Lullaby
Leroy AndersonBelle of the Ball
Leroy AndersonBlue Tango
John Philip SousaEl Capitan March
Leroy AndersonFiddle Faddle
Richard RodgersOklahoma
Leroy AndersonSong of the Bells
John Philip SousaStars and Stripes Forever
John Philip SousaThe U. S. Field Artillery March
John Philip SousaWashington Post March

Featuring

Olga Para, trumpet

Photograph of Olga ParaWinner of the Sammamish Symphony's Youth Concerto Competition

Olga Para, 16, a junior at Issaquah High School, started playing the trumpet when she was 11 years old. She studied with Philip Dungey in 2014, then has been studying ever since with principal of Seattle Symphony, David Gordon.

Her accomplishments include winning the 2015 Eastshore Solo & Ensemble contest, playing principal for both Seattle Junior and Seattle Youth Symphony Orchestras, being brass section leader for the Evergreen Philharmonic, winning the Evergreen Concerto Competition, and preceding to the semifinals for the National Trumpet Competition of 2017. Olga is currently playing in the Seattle Youth Symphony, Sammamish Symphony, Evergreen Philharmonic, and Issaquah Philharmonic.

Purchase Tickets

Admission is free. No tickets are required.