Whidbey couple spends retirement sharing their music

Above: Charles Terpenning practices part of the music he’ll be playing in Sunday’s “Curtains Up!” concert with the Saratoga Orchestra. Below: Charles and Rae Terpenning retired on Whidbey Island and they’re both active in the Saratoga Orchestra and with music in general. - Photos by Michelle Beahm/Whidbey News-Times
  • Nov 1, 2014 at 4:00AM updated Nov 3, 2014 at 9:00AM

Making and sharing music is what makes retirement fun for Charles and Rae Terpenning.


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