Concert Detail

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Concert in the Park

Date and Time

Thursday, August 24, 2017 at 6:30 pm


Pine Lake Park
228th Ave SE and SE 24th St
Sammamish, WA 98075


The lineup includes handful of marches by John Philip Sousa, some delightful miniatures by Leroy Anderson, a medley from Oklahoma! and one or two surprises.

An Outdoor OvertureAaron Copland
A Trumpeter’s LullabyLeroy Anderson
Belle of the BallLeroy Anderson
Blue TangoLeroy Anderson
El Capitan March John Philip Sousa
Fiddle FaddleLeroy Anderson
OklahomaRichard Rodgers
Song of the BellsLeroy Anderson
Stars and Stripes Forever John Philip Sousa
The U. S. Field Artillery March John Philip Sousa
Washington Post March John Philip Sousa


Olga Para, trumpet

Photograph of Olga ParaWinner of the Sammamish Symphony's Youth Concerto Competition

Olga Para, 16, a junior at Issaquah High School, started playing the trumpet when she was 11 years old. She studied with Philip Dungey in 2014, then has been studying ever since with principal of Seattle Symphony, David Gordon.

Her accomplishments include winning the 2015 Eastshore Solo & Ensemble contest, playing principal for both Seattle Junior and Seattle Youth Symphony Orchestras, being brass section leader for the Evergreen Philharmonic, winning the Evergreen Concerto Competition, and preceding to the semifinals for the National Trumpet Competition of 2017. Olga is currently playing in the Seattle Youth Symphony, Sammamish Symphony, Evergreen Philharmonic, and Issaquah Philharmonic.