The Seattle Symphony partners with the Garfield High School Orchestra at Benaroya Hall for a joint performance of Tchaikovsky’s overture based on Shakespeare’s play Romeo and Juliet. 2018 Young Artist Phoebe Rawn will perform Hüe's flute fantasy in her Seattle Symphony debut.
Pablo Rus Broseta is Associate Conductor of the Seattle Symphony, having originally been appointed Assistant Conductor in 2015. During the 2017–2018 season, he leads the Seattle Symphony in a wide variety of concerts, including an all-Russian program with pianist Beatrice Rana, Carmina burana and a festival of Prokofiev concertos.
Kim Roy is a celebrated conductor, educator, violist, and clinician in the greater Seattle area. Praised by musicians for her “clear, no-nonsense” approach to orchestral leadership, Kim brings a positive atmosphere to rehearsal and an infectious energy to performance.
Phoebe Rawn, a junior at Garfield High School, is a student of Zart Dombourian-Eby. She is a member of the Garfield Orchestra and the Seattle Youth Symphony, and studies at the Seattle Conservatory of Music. Phoebe has performed as a soloist with the Cascade Symphony Orchestra and Orchestra Seattle, and played on Classical KING FM as a finalist in their Young Artist Awards and as a winner of the Horsfall Competition. In past summers, Phoebe attended the Interlochen Arts Camp and the Boston University Tanglewood Institute.
The Garfield High School Orchestra program, under the direction of Kimberly Roy, is a stand out among public high school programs and is one of the pre-eminent training grounds for young musicians in the Pacific Northwest.
The Seattle Symphony’s Family, School & Community programs are supported by 4Culture, the Ann and Gordon Getty Foundation, The Boeing Company, Citi Community Capital, the Clowes Fund, Inc., the Educational Legacy Fund, the Elizabeth McGraw Foundation, KeyBank Foundation, Lagunitas Brewing Company, the League of American Orchestras, Richard and Francine Loeb, Kjristine Lund, D.V. and Ida J. McEachern Charitable Trust, the Merriman Family, the Muckleshoot Indian Tribe, Music4Life, Music Works Northwest, the National Endowment for the Arts, Peach Foundation, the Peg and Rick Young Foundation, the Puyallup Tribe of Indians, the Robert Chinn Foundation, Russell Investments, Seattle Pacific University, the Seattle Office of Arts & Culture, the Sheri and Les Biller Family Foundation, Christine and Michel Suignard, Ten Grands Seattle, Tulalip Tribes Charitable Fund, the U.S. Bank Foundation, UW Autism Center, Weill Music Institute, Wells Fargo Foundation, the Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati Foundation, the Wyman Youth Trust, and individual contributions to the Seattle Symphony Annual Fund.