Vintage Music for Plucked Strings
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On Sunday, Dec. 6, experience Mandolin Messiah: Handel’s beloved oratorio—like you’ve never heard it! Featuring the Seattle Mandolin Orchestra and vocal soloists, directed by Joseph Pollard White. 7 p.m. at Green Lake United Methodist, 6415 First Ave. NE in Seattle. Tickets are $20; 15 for students and seniors.
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Graham McDonald's The Mandolin: A History: 411 pages, 450 images, 100,000 words, coming Dec. 11. Preorder your copy today.

Show your support for the orchestra with a T-shirt featuring our logo. Or make a tax-deductible gift and enjoy the benefits.

The Seattle Mandolin Orchestra has started a youth program for children ages 6–10. Learn how you can help.

Big news: the Seattle Mandolin Orchestra has earned official 501(c)(3) status and is now a licensed nonprofit. (We've never made a profit that we're aware of, but at least now we can feel better about it.)

Our annual FREE library concert moves across Lake Washington to downtown Bellevue. On Saturday, Dec. 12, 4 p.m., we'll present Christmas and Hanukkah favorites from here at home and around the world. More information here.

Support your orchestra with a financial gift or an in-kind donation. Gifts to the Seattle Mandolin Orchestra are tax deductible—and they come with benefits! Get the details.

It's here: our holiday CD, Rejoice. Covering the spectrum from G. F. Handel to Irving Berlin, Rejoice offers a taste of our popular holiday concerts at Seattle's Ballard Library. Featuring coloratura soprano Julie Finch. Download from CDBaby or order the CD today.

Our previous CD, Coloratura, is still available. It's a collection of Italian favorites, classical pieces, and art songs featuring soprano Julie Finch! You can order online through CD Baby, Amazon, or iTunes—or do it the old-fashioned way and send us a mail order.

Did you find an old mandolin in the closet, or under the bed? Here's some advice.

Listen to our May 25, 2014 concert at Northwest Folklife Festival, streaming on the Web!

This made us laugh out loud.

To book a performance, inquire about joining the orchestra, or ask us any other questions, please call (425) 673-0263 or

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Vintage photos courtesy of Jim Garber.