2024 – 2025 EVENTS

1711-2011: Spanning the Centuries

Sunday, October 13, 2024
4:30 PM

The wide range of the classical universe will be on display at the Symphony’s season premiere: From Bach’s Brandenburg Concerto No. 4 to the 21st century Selište (Deserted Village) by Serbian composer Isidora Žebeljan. Works by Edvard Grieg and Gerald Finzi round out the program.

Holiday Concert

Saturday, December 7, 2024
2:30 pm

A mixture of holiday fare, festive songs and carols, classical and popular chestnuts. A young soloist from Key to Change will join the orchestra for their first performance with a professional orchestra. Followed by the Federal Way City tree lighting in Town Square Park.

Big Band Concert

Saturday, January 25, 2025
7:00 pm

Todd Zimberg and Lonnie Mardis lead the FWS Big Band in a concert of standards, swing, and jazz. Featured soloist will be Perry Thoorsell on bass.

Lights . . . Camera . . . Action!

Sunday, March 9, 2025
4:30 PM

As a special event for season 42, we will return to the cinematic experience of a century ago, where silent screen classics were accompanied by a live instrumental ensemble. Federal Way Symphony musicians will accompany a collection of silent movies from the 1920s in this lovingly-curated concert.

To Your Left

Sunday, April 13, 2025
4:30 pm

The Federal Way Symphony’s dazzling pianist, Mayumi Tayake is featured in Bohuslav Martinů’s compelling and delightful Divertimento for Piano Left-Hand. The concert will also include Symphony No. 4 in D (K. 19), written by nine-year-old Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, and Tchaikovsky’s beloved Serenade for Strings.

Big Band Concert 2

Saturday, May 10, 2025
7:00 pm

A second concert by the FWS Big Band will close out season 42’s celebration of life, the universe and everything!

Support the Symphony

Established in 1983, the Federal Way Symphony has provided our community with high-quality, professional music for 40 years.

Under the direction of Adam Stern, our paid, professional symphony orchestra presents traditional classical concerts as well as special concerts and events featuring jazz, pops, blues, choral, and holiday music. Our performance home is the new Federal Way Performing Arts & Events Center, a state-of-the-art venue described as second only to Benaroya Hall in Seattle in acoustic fidelity in the Puget Sound Region.

Listen to us Play

World Premiere

Gail Kuik Nocturne

Reorchestrated for strings and harp
by Music Director Adam Stern