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2017 Gala Concert
Saturday, October 21, 2017
7:30pm, McIntyre Hall
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2017 Holiday Concert
Saturday, December 16, 2017
7:30pm, McIntyre Hall
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2018 Family Concert
Sunday, January 28, 2018
1:30pm, McIntyre Hall
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2018 Masterpiece Concert
Saturday, March 17, 2018
7:30pm, McIntyre Hall
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2018 Classics Concert
Saturday, April 28, 2018
7:30pm, McIntyre Hall
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About Us


The Mission of the Skagit Symphony is to inspire an appreciation of symphonic music through concerts, educational programs, and community involvement.


The Skagit Symphony is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization, comprised of 98% volunteers, including our 60+ orchestra members, Board of Directors and all committees.  The Executive Director and support staff are part-time employees of Skagit Symphony.  The Music Director is contracted by the Symphony.

Contact Information
Office hours:  Monday to Friday, 10:30 am to 2:30 pm.
Office location:  415 S. First St., Mount Vernon, WA (use P.O. Box for correspondence)
Mailing address: P.O. Box 1302, Mount Vernon, WA 98273
Phone: (360) 848-9336

Concert Venue and Ticket Information
All of our concerts are performed at McIntyre Hall, 2501 East College Way, in Mount Vernon.  Tickets for concerts may be purchased only through the McIntyre Hall Box Office, by phone or online.   Box Office Hours are Tuesdays & Wednesdays, 12 – 4 pm starting in August, and then Tuesdays – Fridays, 12 – 4 pm starting September 5th.  The Box Office phone is (360) 416-7727 ext 2;  or Toll Free (866) 624-6897.

Music Director

Roupen Shakarian

Board of Directors

Contact our board of directors

Board Application Form – rev Aug 2016

Board Page (board members only)

Board Officers and Members

Dr. Michal Whiton – President
John Metke – Treasurer
Carmen Spofford –  Past President
Dottie Chapman – Symphony Representative
Marna Fletcher – Executive Director
Roupen Shakarian – Music Director
Robyn Burdick – Webmaster
Cheryl Loeb
Lindsey Spoor
Lindsay McDermott

Public Board Documents
Bylaws (Feb 2017)
Policies (last update: June 2015)
History of The Skagit Symphony (June 2015)

Advisory Council
Heather Shand (The Shand Law Firm, PLLC)

School and Family Concert Team

Laurence McCulloch, chair
Deborah Smeltzer, communications
Eileen Andersen, secretary/web
Marna Fletcher, Executive Director
Barbara Call
Sue Adams
Clare Drews
Charlene Day
Ginger Orsini
Roupen Shakarian, Music Director

Honorary Board Members
Sue Adams
Vicki Archer
Mona Beach
Karen Beckner
John & Kristen Boyes
Celia Chandler
Dr. James M. Ford
Anita Davis
Jim Glackin
Theresa Goldston
Larry Larson
Lisette Roozen-Mast
Dr. & Mrs. Armin Mohr
Karen Parnell
Katrina Pierson
Joyce Rozendaal
Jacqueline Stegner
Chris Terrell

Administrative Team

Marna Fletcher, Executive Director
Colette Griffith, Executive Assistant
Jennifer Watson, Operations Manager
Gail Hopley, Graphic Designer
Priscilla Legg, Librarian
Teresa Pugh, Bookkeeper
Vic Veltkamp, Production Manager
John Yaeger, Photographer