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Auburn Symphony Orchestra providing transportation to some shows

Once again the Auburn Symphony Orchestra will provide round-trip bus service for Enumclaw residents to select performances during the 2009-10 season.

The first concert is Sound the Trumpets! with featured trumpet soloist Jerry Oram Oct. 11. The bus leaves the Enumclaw Senior Center, 1350 Cole St., at 1 p.m. for the 2:30 p.m. curtain at the Auburn Performing Arts Center.

Bus service is also scheduled for Handel's Messiah and Other Seasonal Treats, featuring The Tudor Choir with vocal soloists Megan Chenovick, Melissa Plagemann and Erich Parce and an audience sing-along of favorite holiday songs, Dec. 3. The bus leaves Enumclaw at 6 p.m. for the 7:30 performance. The World of Cesar Franck, with Allan Dameron as featured piano soloist, is set for Feb. 21, with the bus leaving at 1 p.m. for the 2:30 concert. The final performance of the season is The Battle of the Ice, with The Federal Way Chorale with mezzo soprano Kyra Humphrey joining the orchestra in Prokoviev's Alexander Nevsky Cantata, at 2:30 p.m. April 11. The bus leaves at 1 p.m.

Founded in 1996, the fully-professional Auburn Symphony Orchestra has over 60 musicians led by Stewart Kershaw, internationally-renowned conductor and music director of the Pacific Northwest Ballet Orchestra. For more information, visit

Round trip bus fair per performance is $3. Reserved season ticket seats are $95 for adults; $75 for students and seniors. Reserved single ticket seats are $25 for adults; $20 for students and seniors. Call the Auburn Symphony at 253-887-7777 for tickets or purchase on line at

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