Symphonic Traditions – 2013-2014 Season


2013-14_FBcoverJoin us for our 2013-2014 season as we bring to life the great symphonic traditions, with composers from the Baroque to Modern eras. As we grow our education programs and welcome young, aspiring guest artists to our stage we truly are celebrating the past while looking toward the future. Make attending our concerts with friends and loved ones a tradition you cherish.

October 12

Legends of Middle Europe

Featuring Brahms Second Piano Concerto and Dvořák Symphony #4.

Special guest: Anastasia Solomatina, piano

Sponsor: Kitsap Bank

November 16

Mostly Masonic Masters

Music of Sibelius, Mozart, and the Military.

Special guest: Marianne Martinoli, violin

Sponsor: William H Upton Naval & Military Lodge #206 and The Free & Accepted Masons of Washington from around the Sound

December 14

Christmas Oratorio

Bach’s Christmas Oratorio and Yuletide favorites, including the audience favorite, Finnegan’s Christmas Singalong.

Sponsor: Harrison Medical Center

March 15

Ludwig’s Legacy

An all-Beethoven concert: Symphony #7, Violin Concerto, Egmont Overture.

Special guest: Lara Lewison, violin

Co-sponsors: Edward Jones – Todd Tidball, Jim Thatcher and Teresa Bryant

April 4, Poulsbo
April 5, Bremerton

Chorale Concert: But Come Ye Back

Friday concert at Gateway Fellowship, Poulsbo
Saturday concert at Sylvan Way Baptist Church, Bremerton

Bremerton Symphony Concert Chorale sings Celtic music of the British Isles.

Co-sponsors: Art Anderson Associates; Tim Quigley Insurance; Edward Jones – Todd Tidball

May 10

Victory on Land and Sea

This military musical program includes Tchaikovsky’s heroic 1812 Overture and ventures from the depths of the ocean with Roger’s Victory at Sea to the far reaches of the science fiction universe with music from Star Wars and John Williams.

Sponsor: Kitsap Credit Union

Chorale Concert: But Come Ye Back, April 4 and 5, 2014

Chorale Concert: But Come Ye Back

When: Friday, April 4, 2014, 7:30 p.m. AND Saturday, April 5, 2014, 7:30 p.m.

Where: Friday: Gateway Fellowship, 18901 8th Ave NE, Poulsbo
Saturday: Sylvan Way Baptist Church, 900 Sylvan Way, Bremerton

Tickets: $24 adult / $19 senior & military / $8 youth & student

Concert Co-Sponsors: Art Anderson Associates; Tim Quigley Insurance; Edward Jones – Todd Tidball

Call (360) 373-1722 to purchase advance tickets.


Bremerton Symphony Concert Chorale shares stage with Highland Bagpiper

The Bremerton Symphony Concert Chorale will give a musical tour of the British Isles in their concert But Come Ye Back on Friday, April 4th in Poulsbo and Saturday, April 5th in Bremerton.

The Bremerton Symphony Concert Chorale and acclaimed Highland Bagpiper Tyrone Heade will take the audience on a journey through Ireland, Scotland, England and Wales. They will perform an exciting Celtic program featuring the music of Welsh composer Karl Jenkins and fabulous choral arrangements by Simon Carrington and Bob Chilcott, both former members of The King’s Singers.

The Friday night concert starts at 7:30 p.m. and will be held at Gateway Fellowship, 18901 8th Ave NE, Poulsbo. The Saturday night concert also starts at 7:30 p.m. and will be held at Sylvan Way Baptist Church, 900 Sylvan Way, Bremerton.

Individual concert tickets are $24 for adults, $19 for senior and military, and $8 for youth and students. Tickets can be purchased by phone at (360) 373-1722, or in person at our office or at the box office the night of the concert.

BSA Shredding Fundraiser – Saturday, April 5th

On Saturday May 5th, from 9 a.m. until 1 p.m., the Bremerton Symphony Association and Peninsula Services’ All Shred will hold a shredding fundraiser in the Albertsons’ parking lot on Wheaton Way, Bremerton.

It will be a drive-in affair: for the suggested donation of $1/pound your most sensitive paperwork will immediately be run through All-Shred’s state-of-the-art equipment while you watch.

Proceeds will benefit the many facets of the Bremerton Symphony Association—the Symphony Orchestra, the Concert Chorale, the Youth Orchestra, and youth education programs sponsored by the BSA across the Kitsap Peninsula.

You can help deter identify theft by shredding financial documents and paperwork with personal information before you discard them. Examples of items you can bring in for shredding include: bank statements, medical forms, retired tax forms, insurance forms, receipts, and personal files. See chart below for suggestions on how long you should retain paperwork.

Documents How long to keep
Tax returns & documentation 4 years
Contracts Forever
Real Estate records Forever
Pay stubs Keep last one of each year, until you leave that job
Mortgage statements Until mortgage is paid off
Student loan payments Until paid off
Car loan payment stubs Until car is paid off
Cancelled checks, deposit slips & bank statements 4 years
Home improvement records Ownership period, plus 7 years
Investment records Ownership period, plus 7 years
Credit card statements 1 year
Past insurance statements 1 year
Old utility bills 1 year
Other recently paid bills 1 year, or until you have proof of payment

BSYO Concert: A Spring Potpourri, March 16

Concert: BSYO Concert – A Spring Potpourri

Date/Time: Sunday, March 16, 4 p.m.

Place: Bremerton High School Performing Arts Center

Tickets: $5 general admission

Concert Sponsor: Family Pancake House


The Bremerton Symphony Youth Orchestra will play A Spring Potpourri, a concert welcoming spring on Sunday, March 16th at 4 p.m. in the Bremerton High School Performing Arts Center. Three youth orchestra levels will perform selections by Copland, Dvorak and more at the afternoon concert.

The concert starts at 4 p.m. General admission tickets are $5 and are available at the door or in advance from the Bremerton Symphony Association by calling (360) 373-1722.


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