Big Band Session

with Billy Joe Huels

Saturday, May 11, 2024-7:30 pm

Federal Way Performing Arts & Events Center

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2023 – 2024 EVENTS

Things that go Bump in the Night

Sunday, October 15, 2023
2:30 PM

Join us for this slightly spooky concert including ghostly rags, Liszt’s Malédiction for piano and strings featuring Geísa Dutra, and music from cinematic thrillers The Brood and Psycho.

Holiday Concert

Saturday, December 2, 2023
2:30 pm

A festive holiday program of symphonic favorites, some seasonal surprises, and rare performances of two great British choral works: Gustav Holst’s Christmas Day and Vaughan Williams’ Fantasia on Christmas Carols. Followed by the Federal Way City tree lighting in Town Square Park.

Big Band Concert

Saturday, January 27, 2024
7:30 pm

Big band standards, swing, and jazz featuring Kevin Hicks on trombone.

The Bach Family Reunion

Sunday, March 3, 2024
2:30 PM

Countertenor José Luis Muñoz will perform J. S. Bach’s Cantata No. 82, Ich habe genug. Works by three of Bach’s sons and the “21st” of his 20 children, P. D. Q. Bach, will also be featured.

A World Tour: Dresden, Buenos Aires, Lodore, Paris

Sunday, April 14, 2024
2:30 pm

Featuring an orchestral concerto by Vivaldi, Haydn’s Symphony No. 84, and the Northwest premiere of Robert Bassett’s Lodore. Accordion soloist Jamie Maschler will join the orchestra for three tangos by Piazzolla.

Big Band Concert 2

Saturday, May 11, 2024
7:30 pm

Join us for a second concert featuring toe-tapping, swinging, jazzy favorites.

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