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ASO to perform String Serenades at Mary Olson Farm on Thursday

Brian Wharton - Courtesy photo
Brian Wharton
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Auburn Symphony Orchestra concludes its second season of outdoor summer chamber series performances with a 7 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 7 concert at historic Mary Olson Farm in Auburn.

Sunsets at Mary Olson Farm ends with String Serenades, featuring ASO musicians John Kim and Tina Lowe, violin; Betty Agent, viola; Brian Wharton, cello; and Todd Gowers, bass.

Local high school students Levi Golan, Anna Golan, Emily Hennings and Dan Tu joins the orchestra.

The program includes Tchaikovsky's famous 1812 Overture; Mozart's Divertimento in D Major; and Benjamin Britten's Simple Symphony.

Farm docents give tours of the fully restored farmhouse beginning at 6 p.m. Wine is available for purchase and a shuttle transports people to and from the parking lot one-half hour before and after the concert.

Concerts are festival seating so blankets, baskets of food, and low chairs are encouraged.

Olson Farm is at 28728 Green River Road.

Sunsets at the Mary Olson Farm is made possible with support from the White River Valley Museum and the farm; the Auburn Arts Commission; 4Culture; and Sam's Club.

Tickets are $17 for adults, $10 for students.

To order, call 253-887-7777 or purchase at, or at the concert.

For more information, visit

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