Music Lessons ~ Concerts ~ Music Camps ~ Children's Drama ~ Youth Orchestras
The North Stars Chamber Orchestra is an elite group drawn from Mt Baker and Fidalgo Youth Symphonies and musicians from the Islands, Seattle, and other areas of Washington. The trip to Finland in 2017 was a great success. The 2018 tour will visit Ireland June 18-29. Application is now open for new members to join and create a wonderful cultural /musical exchange with Irish young musicians this coming summer. More Information
Concert in Finland, 2017, picture by Zoe Bluhm, click to view performance video
A concert in Finland, June 27, 2017, in a Historic church in Replot, in which North Stars Chamber orchestra was joined by music students from the Kuula Institute in Vaasa, Finland. In this video you may see the principal viola, Hugh, and the principal violinist, Paris, performing in the final movement of the Grieg Holberg Suite, conducted by Sharyn Peterson.
The Peterson Conservatory offers unique travel and musical performance opportunities for youth. In 2015, students traveled to Lisbon, Portugal to participate in the Lisbon International Youth Music Festival for seven days of touring and performing. A few years ago, the musicians traveled to mainland China. Watch this page for future opportunities!