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Auburn Symphony kicks off Summer Series with outdoor concert at Mary Olson Farm


Auburn Symphony’s 2019 Summer Series begins June 27 with From the Stage!, an outdoor concert at
the beautiful Mary Olson Farm. Pack a picnic, bring a blanket, and revel in a musical journey through
the ages with something for everyone.

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Audience members will enjoy popular favorites from musicals and more while basking in the sunshine
and majestic scenery of the farm – including the farm’s gardens, barn, historic farmhouse, farm animals, and more.


Program pieces include Somewhere Over the Rainbow, I Could Have Danced All Night, Summertime
from Porgy and Bess, Nessun Dorma from Puccini’s opera Turandot, and songs from Oklahoma and
The Sound of Music.

Rachel DeShon, Seattle soprano who performed at ASO’s 2018 holiday concert, is back for more. She
joins orchestra musicians Bill Boyd and Karen Sorenson, violins, Mike Watson, viola, and Brian
Wharton, cello.

Rachel DeShon, auburn symphony, auburn symphony orchestra, mary olson farm, summer concert series, auburn wa, auburn wa symphony, geaux brewingThe concert begins at 7 p.m. Beginning at 6 p.m., before and after the concert, a shuttle will provide
transportation to and from the parking lot. Also starting at 6, docents from the White River Valley
Historical Museum will give tours of the farm, including the fully-restored house and barn.
Wine will be available for purchase. Guests may bring outside food and non-alcoholic beverages.

Leashed dogs are allowed. Concerts at Mary Olson Farm are festival seating with poor wheelchair and
walker access. This concert is made possible with support from White River Valley Historical Museum
and City of Auburn.


The Summer Series continues at Geaux Brewing with Bach, Beethoven, and Brews on Jully 11 and at
the Auburn International Farmers Market at Les Gove Park on July 21.   Find more information at

From The Stage!

WHAT: Outdoor Chamber Concert at Mary Olson Farm
Featuring guest vocalist Rachel DeShon, soprano
WHEN: Thursday, June 27 at 7 p.m.
WHERE: Mary Olson Farm, 28728 Green River Road, Auburn, WA 98030
TICKETS: $20 general admission; $10 students; children 5 and under FREE.
Call 253.887.7777, purchase online at, or visit the box office at the concert.
Festival Seating – blankets, picnics, and lawn chairs are encouraged!

The above is a press release from the Auburn Symphony Orchestra.  The Auburn Examiner has not independently verified its contents, but does encourage readers to #supportthearts.

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