Springing For The Violins

Spring is in the air! Hosted by a board-certified music therapist, your family will love learning about the violins in an environment that is designed specifically for children on the Autism spectrum and with sensory sensitivities. The concert experience includes instrument exploration before and after the show, a meet-and-greet with the featured musicians and a 35-minute performance.

Sensory Friendly

Dates and Tickets

  • 23 Mar (Sat) 2019 10:00AM
  • 23 Mar (Sat) 2019 12:00PM

Pre-concert Talk

Pre-concert Activities begin 30 minutes prior to each performance. Free with ticket purchase.

Running time

35 minutes

Doors open

30 minutes prior to performance


Norcliffe Founders Room


Brittany Breeden

Second Violin

Violinist Brittany Boulding has appeared as soloist with the Auburn Symphony, Cascade Symphony, National Repertory Orchestra, New Haven Symphony Orchestra, Northwest Sinfonietta, Orquesta de Camara Concierto Sur (Cuba), Pacific Northwest Ballet and Spoleto USA.

Andy Liang

Second Violin

A featured artist on NPR’s From the Top, violinist Andy Liang joins the Seattle Symphony as a member of the second violin section.

Michael Thomas


Mike Thomas is a board certified music therapist currently specializing in psychiatric music therapy at MultiCare hospital in Auburn. Previously, he worked at Music Works Northwest in Bellevue where he taught adapted music lessons and provided one-on-one and group music therapy sessions to children and adolescents. Thomas received his Bachelor of Music degree at Western Michigan University, where he also studied voice and composition. Beyond his professional work, Thomas is a singer-songwriter and composer who enjoys writing, recording, and performing his original music.