For the past 20 years Evergreen Philharmonic has produced a CD!
With the help of our recording engineer, Drew Cady of Seismic Island Labs, this has been an annual project that has resulted in a CD to sell, as well as a way to document the evolution of the orchestra.
In the early years we recorded in the music room at Issaquah High, but we quickly moved to acoustically better venues. For the past three years we have been pleased to record in the new Performing Arts Center at Issaquah High School.
The annual CD is often a 2 CD set, and is meant to give a representative sample of the music we performed during the year. The orchestra students vote for which pieces they want to record, and we usually use two or three fairly long sessions at the end of the year to accomplish the recording.
Following the recording sessions, Mr. Longman and Mr. Cady spend quite a number of hours editing before the master goes to duplication. Normally, the finished product is available August 1, and it is typical to order several runs in the late summer and fall to meet demand.
For some students this might be their only recording experience, but for others, it serves as training for what can be some of the most lucrative work a musician can do.
Evergreen Philharmonic 2014 CD
Georges Bizet – Carmen Suite No. 1
Pjotr Iljitsch Tschaikowsky – Violin Converto D Major
Antonin Dvorak – Symphony No. 4 (part 1)
Antonin Dvorak – Symphony No. 4 (part 2)
Dmitri Shostakovich – Cello Concerto No. 1
Frederic Chopin – Piano Concerto No. 1
Max Bruch – Double Concerto in E Minor
Camille Saint-Saens – Danse Macabre
Alan Silvestri – Forrest Gump Suite
Leroy Anderson – Sleigh Ride
Buy This Year’s Evergreen Philharmonic CD
Evergreen Philharmonic produces a CD each season. These are usually released at the end of July and available while supplies last throughout the fall. To guarantee availability, advance orders can be placed.
While we are in the 21st century, unfortunately our ordering process is not.
If you would like a CD, please print, fill out and submit the order form below and we will hold a copy or ship it directly to you (for an additional fee) once they are produced. (While supplies last)