Island Strings

Teaching Suzuki Music for 40 Years

March 13, 2013
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Wing, Find Air | 7:30 pm Saturday, March 23, 2013 @ UUCWI

Wing, Find Air

7:30 pm Saturday, March 23, 2013

Unitarian Universalist Congregation of Whidbey Island
20103 State Rte 525, Freeland, WA 98249

Laurie Hungerford Flint, soprano and Rodney Menn, piano, will present a
celebration of the poetry of song with compositions for voice and piano by
composers Debussy, Faure, Poulenc, Laitman and Walker. The poetry is by de
Vilmorin, Verlaine, cummings, Dickinson, Browning and Rumi.

A brief pre-concert lecture about the songs by Eileen Soskin, well-known
Whidbey Island resident, speaker and performer, will open the concert.

Tickets are $20 ($10 for students) and are available at Moonraker
Books (Langley), Habitat for Humanity (Freeland), by e-mail at or at the door.

February 15, 2013
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Upcoming Calendar of Events

Feb 20 (Wed)
Free Pre-Concert Lecture, 1:30 – 3:00 pm at UUCWI
Eileen Soskin will present a free 90-minute lecture on the pieces that
will be performed at the 22 and 23 February concerts.
Feb 22 (Fri) & 23 (Sat) – Same program both evenings
Concert – The Time Traveling Trio, 7:30pm at UUCWI, Eileen Soskin
(piano), Gloria Ferry-Brennan (violin), and James Hinkley (cello).
Tickets are $20 ($10 for students) and will be sold after services on
2/3, 2/10 and 2/17, or at Moonraker Books in Langley, Habitat for
Humanity in Freeland. You can also make a reservation by
email ( and at the door. Angel tickets
available – if you want to attend, we want you in the audience.
Mar 2 (Sat)
Ben Towne Foundation benefit, noon at Freeland Hall. Interested in
performing? Contact Rumi Keast ( for info.
Mar 17 (Sun)
Ceilidh Chids concert, 3pm at Trinity Lutheran Church
Apr 12, 13, 14 (Fri-Sun)
Scottish Music Workshop at Camp Casey
Apr 22 (Mon)
Earth Day, tba
Apr 28 (Sun)
Tilth May Pole Winding at noon at Tilth Sustainability Campus
Apr 29 (Mon)
Youth in Arts, at WICA
Spring Solo Recitals, tba
June 8 (Sat)
Whidbey Arts Festival, 11am at SWHS
June 25-28 (Tue-Fri)
IS Summer Music Camp
June 29 (Sat)
Fourth Annual Tilth Music Festival
July 4 (Thu)
Maxwelton Parade
July 6 & 7(Sat-Sun)
July 27-28 (Sat-Sun)
Loganberry Festival.


For more info, call Linda 360-221-6439

January 14, 2013
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2013 Scottish Music Workshop with Alasdair Fraser and Natalie Haas – April will soon be here!!

Greetings fiddle and cello friends!
Yes, it’s cold out there now, but warm your hearts and souls by signing up for Alasdair Fraser and Natalie Haas’s workshop coming April 12 -14 at Camp Casey on Whidbey Island! Come join us as we immerse ourselves in a fun-filled weekend of learning Scottish music!!
NW Scottish Fiddlers are once again hosting the event. Go to:  » Workshops Northwest Scottish Fiddlers  for information, FAQs and the schedule.
We try not to have a registration deadline, but, we can’t guarantee you will be able to get in, either, if you wait until the last minute.
Full registration information is found at:
If you have never been to Camp Casey, visit this website to help imagine the possibilities!
For more pictures from last year’s workshop, go to our main page:
We are looking forward to hearing back from you soon!
Contact: Jonathan Love, registrar, at or write to us at:
NW Scottish Fiddlers

November 15, 2012
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Island Strings Maple Ridge Performance

Dec. 16, Sunday.  IS will perform for Maple Ridge in Freeland.

Cookie making will begin at 3:30 and go until 4:00. Island Strings will perform from 4:00 to 4:45

Contact Linda Good at 221-6439 or for copies of the music we will be playing.