Side-by-Side Concert with Roosevelt High School Orchestra

Join the Seattle Symphony and the Roosevelt High School Orchestra for a FREE community concert at Roosevelt High School.

LOCATION:
Roosevelt High School Auditorium
1410 NE 66th St, Seattle, WA 98115

RSVP encouraged, but not required.

Community Concerts

Dates and Tickets

  • 24 Oct (Thu) 2019 7:00PM
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Location

Roosevelt High School Auditorium, 1410 NE 66th St Seattle, WA 98115

Performers

Lee Mills

Conductor

Lee Mills is internationally recognized as a passionate, multifaceted and energetic conductor. He has led performances with the Brazilian Symphony Orchestra that have been hailed as having a “sonority of unequalled liveliness and quality,” working alongside such artists as Simone Porter, Conrad Tao, Eliane Coelho and the Smetana Trio. His conducting engagements outside of the Brazilian Symphony Orchestra include the National Symphony Orchestra, the Los Angeles Philharmonic, the São Paulo State Symphony Orchestra, the Saint Louis Symphony Orchestra and the Baltimore Symphony Orchestra.

Christine E. Gero

Conductor

Christine E. Gero joined Roosevelt High School as the Orchestra Director in 2018, after serving as Newport High School Orchestra Director in Bellevue, WA. Ms. Gero received her B.A. in Music, and her M. A. in Music Education from New York University.

Roosevelt High School Symphony Orchestra

The Roosevelt High School Orchestras from Seattle, Washington are under the direction of Anna Edwards. The Roosevelt Orchestra program includes students from 9th – 12th grade. There are three orchestras with diverse ethnic and socioeconomic backgrounds, and students who thrive on being not only well rounded musicians, but well-rounded in their education and extra-curricular activities.

Seattle Symphony

The Seattle Symphony is one of America’s leading symphony orchestras and is internationally acclaimed for its innovative programming and extensive recording history.

Sponsors

The Seattle Symphony’s Family, School & Community programs are supported by 4Culture, Aetna, the Sheri and Les Biller Family Foundation, Citi Community Capital, the Educational Legacy Fund, Hot Chocolate Fund, Moe and Susan Krabbe, the League of American Orchestras, Richard and Francine Loeb, Kjristine Lund, the Merriman Family, the Muckleshoot Indian Tribe, Music4Life, Music Works Northwest, the National Endowment for the Arts, Peach Foundation, the Peg and Rick Young Foundation, Precept Wine, Puyallup Tribe of Indians, Seattle Pacific University, the Seattle Office of Arts & Culture, Seattle Symphony Volunteers, the Snoqualmie Tribe, Christine and Michel Suignard, Atsuhiko and Ina Goodwin Tateuchi Foundation, Ten Grands Seattle, Tulalip Tribes Charitable Fund, the U.S. Bank Foundation, UW Autism Center, Weill Music Institute, Wells Fargo Foundation, the Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati Foundation, the Wyman Youth Trust, and individual contributions to the Seattle Symphony Annual Fund.