Cascade Symphony to collaborate with Sno-King Chorale Monday for ‘Beethoven’s Ninth’

Update: The Cascade Symphony announced on its Facebook page that the May 14 concert is officially sold out. Tickets may become available at the time of performance on a first-come, first-served basis.

Cascade Symphony’s 50th “Golden Jubilee” season will come to a dramatic conclusion with a collaboration between the symphony and the Sno-King Chorale in Beethoven’s Ninth Symphony in D minor. The concert will take place Monday, May 14 at 7:30 p.m., at the Edmonds Center for the Arts at 410 4th Ave. N.  It will be preceded at 6:30 p.m. by a lecture by KUOW’s Dave Beck.

Performances to date during this 50th anniversary season have been sold out, so advance purchase of tickets is recommended.  Some tickets may also be available at the door on the night of the concert.

Selections from Delibes’ ballet, Coppelia, will begin the program. Soloists Melanie Hingson (soprano), Linda Cornell (alto), Marcus Shelton (tenor), and Thomas Hingson (bass) will then be featured in Beethoven’s Ninth (Choral) Symphony.

The Sno-King Community Chorale is directed by Frank DeMiero and has as its mission “Singers united to uplift the public spirit through inspired choral performance.” DeMiero earned a bachelor of arts in education from Eastern Washington University and a masters in conducting from Central Washington University. His choral groups have received consistent international acclaim, and the Frank DeMiero Jazz Camp has served over 6,000 students during its 25 years.

DeMiero is recognized internationally for his innovations in all areas of music education and is in demand as a guest conductor, adjudicator, clinician and motivational speaker.

Tickets are available through the Edmonds Center for the Arts at 425-275-9595 or at For more information, see the Cascade Symphony website.

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