By Andrew Hamlin NORTHWEST ASIAN WEEKLY Hawaiian slack key master Makana, back when he was still Matthew Swalinkavich, found himself singing in the Honolulu Boy Choir by age 7, so it’s safe to say he was primed for a future in music. One unexpected bonus of the Boy Choir shows, though, was meeting Dolly Parton […]
The audience felt the brilliant light from Dr. Austin X. Huang’s symphonic works.
The works of Chinese American composer Dr. Austin X. Huang’s is set to premiere at Benaroya Hall in Seattle on June 25, 2023.
Child-prodigy violinist Midori (she uses only that name) began to travel the world playing classical music after her first public performance, at age 6, in her home town of Osaka, Japan.
By Gabriella Neal Northwest Asian Weekly Cindy Kim, 13, said she likes the Seattle Youth Symphony because she gets to play alongside others. “You learn cool new pieces and you get to hear it with all the instruments,” said Kim. Student members of the Seattle Youth Symphony Orchestras (SYSO) not only learn about the great […]
By Emiri Aoki Northwest Asian Weekly Often, vastly different types of things cannot unite or be in harmony when combined. Music is no exception. However, when it works, the effect can be awe-inspiring. I got to see some cool combinations of different sounds across the world coming together during Celebrate Asia, an annual Asian concert […]
Crosscut.com Taylor Hoang is the recipient of Crosscut’s 2015 Courage Award for business. This year’s winners were honored at the annual Courage Awards Breakfast on Oct. 29 at Benaroya Hall. In the heat of last year’s debate over raising Seattle’s minimum wage, it became clear to Hoang that minority and immigrant business owners were largely […]
By Assunta Ng When the Seattle Symphony Orchestra (SSO) was planning to perform in China and South Korea in 2016 last year, it didn’t know that a Chinese symphony orchestra, hosted by Dr. Austin Huang, had already booked a concert in its own backyard in Benaroya Hall, here in Seattle on Feb. 25. Not […]
By Ninette Cheng Northwest Asian Weekly One of China’s finest orchestras, the Shenzhen Symphony, will perform a special Chinese New Year special in Seattle on Feb. 25.<!–more–> The 2015 Chinese New Year Concert, featuring China Shenzhen Symphony Orchestra, in collaboration with the Seattle Symphony and Stanford University, will be playing at Benaroya Hall to celebrate […]
T.D. Wang Advertising Group celebrated its ten-year anniversary with community members, clients, vendor partners and the local ethnic media on Aug. 22 at Benaroya Hall in Downtown Seattle. T.D. Wang is an award-winning, certified and minority-owned, multicultural ad agency that offers marketing and experiential services to companies looking to engage with diverse audiences.