may 22Listen Well, Learn WellSacarin CenterAttend this free presentation to learn about the Tomatis method for improving listening skills in those with learning disabilities, speech and language difficulties, neuro-developmental delays, Autism, AD/HD, Sensory Integration and Processing Disorders, Auditory Processing Disorders, Sound Sensitivity and Misophonia, behavior regulation and anxiety. Dr. Alfred Tomatis theorizes listening skills play a central role in everyone's learning, social, cognitive and motor development. Solve problems this summer for an improved next school year and life! fridaysReading and Book Signing of Widow Walk by Author Gar LaSalleUniversity BookstoreWidow Walk is a fast, deep historical fiction read, exciting page-turner and character study. This story is based on events that occurred during the turbulent mid-nineteenth century in the Pacific Northwest, where the United States and Britain both attempted to control vast, fertile new lands and contain its native "aboriginal" populations. Widow Walk is the story of the tragic clash of cultures and the brave people who fought to survive predation and the violent confrontations that inevitably accompany ambition and expansionism. This is a story of courage, character and the emergence of those who endured. jun 1Northwest Boychoir Announces Open Auditions for New MembersUniversity Heights CenterThe Northwest Boychoir will hold open auditions for new members on Saturday, June 1, 2013 for fall enrollment at its offices at the University Heights Community Center in Seattle's University District. Boys currently in Kindergarten-Third grades who will be between the ages of 6 - 9 in September are eligible to audition. No previous music or vocal training is necessary. Auditions are by appointment.
Audition appointments are scheduled through the Northwest Choirs office by calling (206) 524-3234. Auditions are private and low-key, designed to make those auditioning feel comfortable and relaxed. Auditions are about 15 minutes long, and parents are strongly encouraged to be present.
Founded in 1974, the Northwest Boychoir enrolls about 150 young singers annually in five levels of training choirs. Members represent 115 public and private schools in the greater Seattle area. Northwest Boychoir music staff members are trained musicians and music educators. Members enjoy the benefit of small classes and focused instruction.
Recognized as one of the nations premier children's choral programs, the Northwest Boychoir serves as the official singing ambassadors of Washington State as recognized by five consecutive governors. The Northwest Boychoir also maintains a long-standing professional relationship with the Seattle Symphony - affording members the opportunity to perform regularly with the regions world-class symphony orchestra.
For more information regarding auditions or the Northwest Boychoir, call 206-524-3234 or visit the website at www.nwchoirs.org.