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The Whidbey Island Orchestra was formed in 2007 to provide quality musical experiences
for young and adult musicians of Whidbey Island and for our community.

Support WIO

Community support is vital for Whidbey Island Orchestra. Although our adult musicians pay dues, these provide less than half of our operating expenses. We depend on the voluntary donations we receive for our primary community support.

Mail donations to us at: PO Box 1451, Freeland, WA 98249

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Whidbey Island Orchestra

WIO at WICA December 2019 Whidbey Island Orchestra at Whidbey Island Center for the Arts, December, 2019

The Whidbey Island Orchestra consists of strings, winds, brass and percussion of all abilities and backgrounds.

To join the community orchestra or for more information, please contact our membership administrator at membership@whidbeyislandorchestra.org.

The mission of the Whidbey Island Orchestra is to foster a positive musical experience for its musician members and for our local community. We perform for the love of music and for the opportunity to spread the joy of music to Whidbey Island audiences, be they residents or visitors.

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Burton's Halloween Fantasy

WICA, Saturday, October 29, 7 p.m.
Trinity Lutheran, Sunday, October 30, 3 pm

Guest Conductor Gabriela Garza has selected a theme of 'Burton's Halloween Fantasy' for our October concerts. We will play music from 'Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory', 'Edward Scissorhands', 'Alice in Wonderland', 'Nightmare Before Christmas', and 'Beetlejuice', as well as 'Batman Theme' and Saint-Saens' 'Danse Macabre'. Dancers and narration will fill out a multimedia event.

The October concerts will be scored for strings, flutes, piano, and percussion.

Naughty Or Nice

Island Church, Friday, December 16, 7 p.m.
Trinity Lutheran, Sunday, December 18, 3 p.m.

The December concerts will involve the entire orchestra including WOODWINDS and BRASS, playing a largely seasonal program under the direction of Music Director Dr. Cynthia Morrow

Thanks for Supporting Ukrainian Refugee Children through UNICEF at the ‘I Solisti de Whidbey’ Mother’s Day Concert

Thanks to your support and generosity, we were able to send $529 (25% of concert donations) to UNICEF to support the children of Ukraine.

2021 Christmas Concert Video

2021 Witching Hour Video