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Saratoga Chamber Orchestra lands musical guest

Violinist Elizabeth Pitcairn is the featured guest soloist on Whidbey next month.  - Courtesy photo
Violinist Elizabeth Pitcairn is the featured guest soloist on Whidbey next month.
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Whidbey Island’s Saratoga Chamber Orchestra has announced the return of violinist Elizabeth Pitcairn to Whidbey Island as featured guest soloist with the Saratoga Chamber Orchestra.

Under the artistic direction of Conductor Legh W. Burns, the SCO presents this special Gala Concert at 2:30 p.m. on Sunday, May 15, at South Whidbey High School. The program will open with the Overture to Egmont, by Ludwig van Beethoven, and includes the world premiere of a piece by SCO timpanist Kit Mills, who lives and teaches in Oak Harbor.

General Admission tickets are $20 adult and $18 senior/military. Students 18 and under are admitted free; under 14 must be accompanied by a paying adult. General admission tickets are available in Coupeville at Bayleaf, in Oak Harbor at Bayleaf and ClickMusic, in Langley at Moonraker Books and in Freeland at Bookbay. A limited number of $50 premium seating tickets are available for purchase at For additional information please visit


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