Music

Bremerton WestSound Symphony Music Director Alan Futterman conducts Beethoven in 2019. For a limited time only, all symphony concerts are free!

Help celebrate 80 years of music!

This symphony has made music since 1942, and one violinist has been there since the beginning

 

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Spring brings blossoming young talent to local symphony

Final three concerts of the Bremerton WestSound Symphony 2021-2022 season sprouting soon

 

Sylvia Cauter is retiring as North Kitsap High School’s choir director at the end of the school year after 28 years. Courtesy Photos

NKHS choir director set to retire after 28 years

For 28 years, North Kitsap High School choir director Sylvia Cauter has brought increased interest and success to the program and wants to keep it… Continue reading

 

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Your chance to hear Beethoven’s most ground-breaking compositions live, in-person, FOR FREE

Bremerton WestSound Symphony and 17-year-old soloist Sophie Lee perform April 24 in Silverdale

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On Sunday, Mar. 27, the Bremerton WestSound Symphony presents their annual OrKIDstra Family Concert featuring The Carnival of Animals with performances from members of the Peninsula Dance Theatre.

Free OrKIDstra family concert in Bremerton Mar. 27!

A jazzy insect, a carnival of animals, plus talented local musicians and dancers headline free show

On Sunday, Mar. 27, the Bremerton WestSound Symphony presents their annual OrKIDstra Family Concert featuring The Carnival of Animals with performances from members of the Peninsula Dance Theatre.
Bremerton WestSound Symphony Music Director Alan Futterman conducts Beethoven in 2019. For a limited time only, all symphony concerts are free!

Free local concerts? Music to our ears!

If you’re curious about the symphony, this spring is a great opportunity to listen live and in person

Bremerton WestSound Symphony Music Director Alan Futterman conducts Beethoven in 2019. For a limited time only, all symphony concerts are free!
Youth Jazz rehearses Sundays from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. at North Point Church, Poulsbo, from September until just before Memorial Day in May. Learn more at bremertonwestsoundsymphony.org/youth-jazz-ensemble.

Got soul? Youth Jazz Ensemble welcoming new members

All instruments, beginners and advanced musicians welcome!

Youth Jazz rehearses Sundays from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. at North Point Church, Poulsbo, from September until just before Memorial Day in May. Learn more at bremertonwestsoundsymphony.org/youth-jazz-ensemble.
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Give the gift of live music to your Bremerton community this holiday season

There are things that we all have in common and things that make us different, but one thing that draws people together, no matter where… Continue reading

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Bremerton Symphony tells universal stories through the power of music

Auditory sensations: music’s common language transcends the spoken word

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Bremerton Symphony: It’s the sound choice live in 2021

Live music returns with performances for all ages!

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Free online jazz festival this month

Free online jazz festival this month

The fourth annual Within/Earshot Jazz Festival dedicated to the traditions and future of jazz will take place Oct. 9-30. This year’s festival moves online and… Continue reading

Free online jazz festival this month
BENEE, ATLYS: Female musicians breaking through the barriers

BENEE, ATLYS: Female musicians breaking through the barriers

BENEE’s bouncy sound from Down Under entices; ATLYS’s debut album is a compelling world journey

BENEE, ATLYS: Female musicians breaking through the barriers
Q&A with local sound composer and musician Alan Jones

Q&A with local sound composer and musician Alan Jones

Jones recently composed a piece using sounds from the Japanese American Exclusion Memorial

Q&A with local sound composer and musician Alan Jones
Six songs of protest that still resonate today

Six songs of protest that still resonate today

As the nation grapples with the continual systemic issues of racial injustice and police brutality, recently magnified by the death of George Floyd on May… Continue reading

Six songs of protest that still resonate today
Music school provides platform for students to find their path

Music school provides platform for students to find their path

Bowling Music Studios offers piano lessons for all ages and skill levels

Music school provides platform for students to find their path
Heart bassist Steve Fossen talks new ‘spin-off’ band

Heart bassist Steve Fossen talks new ‘spin-off’ band

Steve Fossen and Michael DeRosier, the founding bassist and drummer for the 1970s rock band Heart, have formed what they call a “spin-off” band called… Continue reading

Heart bassist Steve Fossen talks new ‘spin-off’ band
Gallery | Gobblefest 2019

Gallery | Gobblefest 2019

Poulsbo’s Slippery Pig Brewery was rocking until the wee hours of the morning for a good cause on Saturday. Gobblefest, a charity music event saw… Continue reading

Gallery | Gobblefest 2019
Skinny Blue took home $4, 000 as the winners of the competition. (l-r) Collin Ray, Kevin Blackwood, Thys Wallwork, and Frank Portello.

Skinny Blue and Eleventy One win Kitsap Battle of Bands

Music from some of Kitsap County’s most talented bands filled William D. Harvey Theatre last Saturday for the Kitsap County Battle of the Bands finale.… Continue reading

Skinny Blue took home $4, 000 as the winners of the competition. (l-r) Collin Ray, Kevin Blackwood, Thys Wallwork, and Frank Portello.
Local musician Zoe Moreton recorded her first solo album “Now,” which is available on all streaming platforms. Courtesy photo

Zoe Moreton records first solo album

Zoe Moreton, who has been in the Kitsap music scene most of her life, recently recorded her first solo album “Now” at London Bridge Studio… Continue reading

Local musician Zoe Moreton recorded her first solo album “Now,” which is available on all streaming platforms. Courtesy photo
Keyport trumpeter celebrates 96th birthday

Keyport trumpeter celebrates 96th birthday

Yvonne McAllister has been playing since the Jazz Age

Keyport trumpeter celebrates 96th birthday