"Music produces a kind of pleasure which human nature connot do without" - Confucious

Welcome to our website. The Port Gardner Bay Music Society is dedicated to producing and promoting ourstanding musical experiences for residents of the Everett area. Our goal is to support local musicians by providing opportunities to showcase their talents for appreciative audiences who are looking for cultural enrichment and entertainment.

Lee Mathews - Music Society Board President

                                   ANNOUNCING

                           OUR DEBUT CONCERT

                     Sunday, October 28 - 6:00 PM

             Our Savior's Lutheran Church - Everett

                                215 Mukilteo Blvd.

"ORGAN MUSIC FROM THE CRYPT"

Four local organists will perform scary compositions from the depths of the classical repertoire which will set the mood for your Halloween enjoyment.

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FEATURED ARTISTS:

GARY NORRIS, organist, began his keyboard studies at the early age of 8 with formal piano lessons which led to other musical interests including accordion, string bass and eventually the organ. He first studied organ at Western Washington University before moving to Seattle to study with Winston Johnson at University Presbyterian Church and later with George Fiore at Seattle First Methodist Church. After graduating from the Engineering School at the University of Washington, Gary has served as organist and at a number of churches throughout the Pacific Northwest. For the past 23 years has been organist at Everett First Presbyterian Church. He has been active as an instructor of organ and has concertized throughout the Northwest.

 

KIM CROFT, organist, holds Bachelor and Master of Music dgrees in Organ Performane from Brigham Young University and a Master of Arts in Musicology from New York University. He has done additional postgraduate work in Musicology at the University of Washington. While enrolled at Brigham Young University, Kim held the position of coach/accompanist for the University opera program, and performed a series of guest recitals at the Mormon Tabernacle in Salt Lake City. Currently, Kim is organist at Our Savior's Lutheran Church in Everett and has served as accompanist for the Everett Chorale for many seasons. In addition, Kim is an active organ instructor.

 

KARIN LARSEN, organist, is a graduate of Trinity Lutheran College with a degree in Worship and Music. She has been Director of Children's Music at Our Savior's Lutheran Church in Everett and an active studio piano instructor. Currently she is Accompanist and Assistant Director for the Snohomish County Youth Chorus and is Organist and Director of Music at Faith Lutheran Church in Everett.

 

JOHN JORGENSON, organist, has always loved pressing buttons, a passion that inevitably drew him to one of the oldest and most complicated instruments in the world. He is the organist for the Ensign Symphony & Chorus, most recently playing the organ at SAFCO field for a devotional congregation of close to 50,000 people. John has also directed church choirs, the Lynnwood Messiah sing-a-long, and the Sound Singers Japanese Chior.  By day, John is a Software System Saftey Engineer at Blue Origin, which will send humans into outer space next year. By night he is a dark tortured soul that craves arpeggios, diminished chords, brilliant pipes and bone shaking 32" reeds.

 

PROGRAM REPERTOIRE:  Prelude and Fugue in B Minor - J. S. Bach

                                              Toccata - Leon Boellmann

                                               Phantom of the Opera - Andrew Lloyd Webber

                                               Toccata - Eugene Gigout

                                               Chorale - J. S. Bach

                                               Inspector Clouseau Theme - Henry Mancini

                                               Elegy on "Behold a Host" - Dale Wood

                                               Round Midnight - Thelonius Monk

                                               Spooky - Shapiro & Harry Middlebrooks

                                               Toccata and Fugue in D Minor - J. S. Bach

PORT GARDNER BAY MUSIC SOCIETY 2018/2019 SEASON CONCERT SCHEDULE

                                      ORGAN RECITAL - "MUSIC FROM THE CRYPT"

     

               Organists Gary Norris, Kim Croft, Karin Larsen and John Jorgenson

  

                 Sunday, October 28, 2018 - 6 PM - Our Savior's Lutheran Church

 

                                 BRASS ENSEMBLE - "VETERAN'S DAY CONCERT"

 

                                                    Aaron Coe Brass Quintet

 

                  Sunday, November 11, 2018 - 3 PM - Our Savior's Lutheran Church

 

                 FREE BENEFIT CONCERT - "A COMMUNITY HOLIDAY SING-ALONG"

 

                              Gary Norris - Organist  and  Lee Mathews - Song Leader

 

                Sunday, December 23, 2018 - 3 PM - Everett First Presbyterian Church

 

                               VOCAL CONCERT - "HOW CAN I KEEP FROM SINGING"

 

                                               Common Ground Male Quintet

 

                     Sunday, January 27, 2019 - 3 PM - Our Savior's Lutheran Church

 

                                          FLUTE ENSEMBLE - "MUSIC FOR ROMANCE"

 

                                                     Circle of Flutes Ensemble

 

                     Sunday, February 24, 2019 - 3 PM - Our Savior's Lutheran Church

 

                           INSTRUMENTAL DUO - "MUSICAL FRILLS AND FLOURISHES"

 

                                      Sound/Counterpoint Duo - Violin and Harpsichord

 

                       Sunday, March 24, 2019 - 3 PM - Our Savior's Lutheran Church

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