Spectrum of Culture Concludes an Amazing Benaroya Debut Season

We will soon present the grand finale of Rainbow City’s inaugural season at Benaroya Hall, where music transcends boundaries and celebrates diversity! This isn’t just a concert; it’s a cultural mosaic, a tapestry woven with the melodies of our community. Prepare to embark on an auditory journey around the globe, right from the comfort of your seat!

Join us as we feature over 200 musicians, including Rainbow City Concert Band and Rainbow City Orchestra, alongside three spectacular guest ensembles. The performances of each will be a unique blend of tradition and innovation. And let’s not forget the virtuoso trumpet soloist Arnie Hernandez from Denver, whose notes are bound to resonate with the spirit of unity and joy.

As we celebrate the rich mix of cultures, we also honor the mission of Rainbow City Performing Arts—to increase the visibility and equity of LGBTQIA+ individuals through the universal language of music. This evening is more than a concert; it’s a statement, a declaration of the beauty in our differences and the power of coming together.

A Community of Guests

Rainbow City’s upcoming community music celebration is a vibrant cultural experience that has prices accessible to all. Spectrum of Culture is not just a concert but a confluence of different cultures, each with its own unique story and contribution to the community.

STANCE (Seattle Trans and Nonbinary Choral Ensemble)

STANCE is a groundbreaking ensemble that gives voice to the trans and nonbinary community. Their performances are a powerful testament to the resilience and diversity of the LGBTQIA+ community, often highlighting issues of social justice and equality through music.

Zje Mongolian Music Ensemble

Zje brings the hauntingly beautiful sounds of Mongolia to the Pacific Northwest. Their performances often include traditional instruments like the morin khuur (horsehead fiddle) and the throat singing technique that is characteristic of Mongolian music, offering a glimpse into the rich nomadic heritage of their homeland.

Tacoma Refugee Choir

This choir is a beacon of hope and solidarity. Composed of refugees from various countries, they come together to share their stories and cultures through song. Their music is a celebration of new beginnings and the unifying power of music, despite the challenges of displacement and adaptation to a new country.

Arnie Hernandez

Arnie Hernandez

A trumpet soloist from Denver, Hernandez adds a touch of jazz and soul to the mix. His music is a bridge between the past and the present, paying homage to the greats while infusing his own modern twist.

This season finale at Benaroya Hall is a celebration of the rich and vital diversity of music and culture, embodying Rainbow City Performing Arts’ mission of uplifting through diverse expression of music.

A Great Amenity for Our Community

Stepping into Benaroya Hall for a Rainbow City concert is unlike any other concert you may experience. The grandeur of the hall, with its high ceilings and elegant decor, immediately sets the tone for an evening of extraordinary music. As the lights dim and the musicians take their places, there’s a palpable sense of anticipation in the air.

The joy of sharing music is at the heart of every Rainbow City concert. The musicians, a diverse group united by their love for music, pour their hearts into each performance. The audience, in turn, responds with rapt attention and enthusiastic applause. This exchange of energy creates a unique bond between the performers and the audience, transforming the concert into a shared experience of joy and celebration.

Benaroya Hall’s grand facilities quickly begin to feel like home. The comfortable seating, excellent acoustics, and warm ambiance create an inviting environment where everyone can relax and enjoy the music. The professional staff is always on hand to ensure a smooth and enjoyable experience for all attendees.

The amenities at Benaroya Hall further enhance the concert experience. The bar service offers a variety of beverages, allowing attendees to enjoy a drink during intermission. The hall’s central location and transit accessibility make it easy for everyone to attend, regardless of where they’re coming from. And the professional staff is always ready to assist, ensuring that every concert-goer’s experience is a positive one.

In short, attending a Rainbow City concert at Benaroya Hall is more than just a musical event—it’s a celebration of community, diversity, and the joy of shared experiences. Whether you’re a long-time fan or a first-time attendee, you’re sure to leave with a song in your heart and a smile on your face. Stay tuned for our next section where we’ll delve into the journeys of our four guest artists who have made this year truly unforgettable.

A Groundbreaking Season

As we conclude Rainbow City's first season at Benaroya Hall, we reflect on the power of music to unite and celebrate diversity. This season has been a vibrant journey of sounds, cultures, and stories. Benaroya Hall has become our home, a place of unforgettable moments and lasting memories.

We extend our heartfelt thanks to everyone involved - the musicians, the staff, and you, our audience. Your support has been the driving force behind this successful season. As we look forward, we promise to continue bringing you diverse, high-quality performances. Here's to more seasons of harmony and joy at Benaroya Hall!

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