Northwest Symphony Orchestra kicked off their Season this past October with a very successful family concert, and this season – their 29th – they will be featuring local women composers for a special ‘Valentine’s Concert’ on Friday, Feb. 12. Northwest Symphony Orchestra was founded in 1987 and is based in beautiful Burien. Since their inception, the orchestra has received local, regional, and national acclaim, having been featured several times on National Public Radio and once on NBC’s Today Show.  Under the incomparable leadership of Music Director Dr. Anthony Spain the mission of the NWSO is to be the premier orchestra in performing and promoting the music of contemporary Northwest composers while also performing, and educating the public in the full spectrum of classical music. “The Northwest Symphony Orchestra has a long history of performing unique concerts, and this season we feature some of the Northwest’s finest women composers in a variety of interesting and contrasting themed concerts – it is a season not to be missed” Mr. Spain said. The “Valentine Concert” on Friday, February 12, 2016 will take place at Highline Performing Arts Center at 7:30 p.m. If you are able, please arrive early for a special pre-concert lecture starting at 6:30 p.m. with Sumi Tonooka and Samuel Jones. Don’t miss this romantic evening featuring Flock in Flight: Tim Huling; For Malala (world premiere): Sumi Tonooka and Trombone Concerto: Samuel Jones: Ko-ichiro Yamamoto (Principal Trombone of the Seattle Symphony Orchestra) will join NWSO as soloist. The concert then concludes with the exciting On the Town: Three Dance Episodes by Leonard Bernstein. For more information on Northwest Symphony Orchestra, full season and concert schedule and to purchase tickets, please visit their website at www.northwestsymphonyorchestra.org or call (206) 242-6321.]]>