EVERETT, WA – Enjoy the glittering sounds of multiple mandolins on Saturday, Dec. 3 at 2 p.m.! Join the fun in the Main Library reading room, 2702 Hoyt Ave. This year’s holiday concert from the Seattle Mandolin Orchestra will include classic favorites and new arrangements for Christmas and Hannukah, with music from the 18th, 19th, and 20th centuries.
The Seattle Mandolin Orchestra is composed of more than 20 players who possess a vast library of music knowledge from decades of performing together. The orchestra exists to preserve, promote and extend America’s mandolin ensemble tradition. Featuring the entire mandolin family of instruments, including the mandolin, mandola, mandocello and mandobass, the orchestra is dedicated to revitalizing the mandolin ensemble and expanding its repertoire through commissions and arrangements. The repertoire encompasses baroque, classical, jazz and folk traditions.
This program is part of the City of Everett’s Wintertide festivities and is free and open to the public. Call 425-257-8000 or visit www.epls.org/events for more information about this or other library programs.
The Everett Public Library was founded in 1894 by the Everett Woman's Book Club. The historic Main Library was built in 1934 by architect Carl Gould, and the Evergreen Branch opened in 1985. The library’s two branches serve the residents of the City of Everett and nearby locales, circulating over 400,000 items per year and hosting hundreds of programs for children and adults. We connect the community to resources and services that inform, educate, and entertain. For more information about the Everett Public Library, visit www.epls.org.