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1.21.18

2nd Annual Robert Burns Night at Black Cloister Brewing Company

Join us for an evening of craft beer and music! whateverandevearmen. and Black Cloister Brewing Company are excited to partner together to bring you our 2nd annual Robert Burns Night at the Cloister - a unique event featuring songs and delicious brews.

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Brad Pierson / Helen Hass / Katrina Van Mannen / Mike Crandall

1.14.18

5th Annual Robert Burns Supper at Lark

Our 5th Annual Burns Supper at Captiol Hill's Lark restaurant is sure to be an amazing evening! James Beard award winner Chef John Sundstrom will create a unique one-night only menu, which is highlighted by his take on the Haggis - a traditional Scots dish. We will Toast the Haggis in the traditional style - and raise a glass of Scotch! We will once again share our brew from Naked City Brewing, included along with wine in the price of dinner.

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Ellen Pepin / Ginger Ellingson / Kathea Yarnell / Jenni Campbell / Deryl Harter / Tim Blok / Luke Stromberg / Andy Larson

1.10.18

3rd Annual Robert Burns Night and Scotch Ale Release

We are so excited to return for our 3rd annual Burns Night at Naked City! Join us for the yearly release of Scotch Wha Ha, a delicious scotch ale brewed originally in 2016 for our first Burns Night at the brewery. We will celebrate the Ploughman Poet with a collection of his songs – and encourage you to sing along with our traditional drinking songs.

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Ellen Pepin / Ginger Ellingson / Kathea Yarnell / Jenni Campbell / Deryl Harter / Brad Pierson / Luke Strombger / Andy Larson

12.18.17

Carols and Ales at Lovelady Brewing

​Join us for our first ever Carols and Ales event -- and our first event in the Las Vegas Valley. We will be singing a collection of classic Christmas carols and pairing them with traditional drinking songs. We will encourage a lot of sing-a-longs as we raise a pint (or many) and celebrate the season!

Lauren Fraser / Megan Franke / Brad Pierson / Carnell Johnson

12.11.17

Carols and Ales at Earnest Brew Works

Join us for an evening of traditional Christmas carols as we ring in the holiday season with the fine folks at Earnest Brew Works. We will also sing traditional drinking songs, inviting our guests to raise a glass and sing-a-long! Your $15 ticket includes a drink ticket good for a pint from one of TWO firkins at Earnest Brew Works - rumors of peppermint and more! We also be partnering with Pizza Cat to bring you an amazing creation for the event. Stay tuned for more details!

Katrina Van Maanen / Molly Bock / Brad Pierson / Mike Crandall

1.29.17

Robert Burns Night at Black Cloister Brewing Company

Our first Robert Burns event in Toledo - a night celebrating the Scottish Bard paired with drinking songs and amazing craft beer

Katrina Van Maanen / Helen Haas / Brad Pierson / Matthew Fleisher

1.15.17

Burns Supper at Lark

Join us for our 4th Annual Burns Supper at Lark restaurant in collaboration with James Beard Award winning Chef John Sundstrom. The event will feature a special one night only menu - a delicious modern take on a traditional Burns Supper meal. We will raise a glass of Scotch as we toast the Haggis - and settings of Burns poetry will be sung between courses. We wrap up the night with a a bit of audience participation and some rowdy drinking songs. One of our favorite events every year!

Ellen Pepin / Ginger Ellingson / Kathea Yarnell / Jenni Campbell / Deryl Harter / Brad Pierson / Luke Strombger / Andy Larson

1.11.17

Burns Night and Drinkings Songs at Naked City Brewery

Our 2nd Annual evening celebrating Robert Burns and sharing drinking songs at Naked City

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Ellen Pepin / Ginger Ellingson / Kathea Yarnell / Jenni Campbell / Deryl Harter / Tim Blok / Luke Stromberg / Andy Larson

6.18.16

Block Party and Jaume Plensa Exhibit at the Toledo Museum of Art

We will be performing at the Toledo Museum of Art during their block party and Juneteenth celebration. Our musical selections are inspired by the work of artist Jaume Plensa whose scupltures will be on display at the event. We will move between the various installations throughout the evening, performing in several locations. Monroe St. in front of the museum will be shut down to make room for food trucks - and the whole evening will be filled with entertainment from various groups. Join us for

Rebekeh Kroesin / Giles Simmer / Laura Reaper / Meridian Prall / Noah Horn / Brad Pierson / Mathew Abernathy / Glenn Miler

1.17.16

Burns Supper at Lark

Join us for our 3rd Annual Burns Supper at Lark restaurant in collaboration with James Beard Award winning Chef John Sundstrom. The event will feature a special one night only menu - a delicious modern take on a traditional Burns Supper meal. We will raise a glass of Scotch as we toast the Haggis - and settings of Burns poetry will be sung between courses. We wrap up the night with a a bit of audience participation and some rowdy drinking songs. One of our favorite events every year!

Ginger Ellingson / Ellen Pepin / Kathea Yarnell / Jenni Campbell / Deryl Harter / Tim Blok / Luke Stromberg / Andy Larson

1.16.16 - 7:30pm

Burns Night @ Vashon Allied Arts

Celebrate Robert Burns birthday with drinking songs and beer! w&ea. is teaming with Vashon Allied Arts to present a night to celebrate the Scottish Bard!

Ginger Ellingson / Ellen Pepin / Kathea Yarnell / Jenni Campbell / Deryl Harter / Tim Blok / Luke Stromberg / Andy Larson

1.13.16 - 8:00pm

Burns Night and Drinking Songs @ Naked City Brewing

Join us for an evening celebratng the poetry of Robert Burns. We will also raise a glass and raise our voices with the singing of traditional drinking songs. Tickets will include a free beer. Advanced ticket sales will be available soon.

Ginger Ellingson / Ellen Pepin / Kathea Yarnell / Jenni Campbell / Deryl Harter / Tim Blok / Luke Stromberg / Andy Larson

10.25.15

Toledo Soup

Toledo SOUP is a crowd sourced microgranting organization. We were selected to present our proposal for Song and Drink: Communal Singing in Toledo. Though we did not receive the grant, we had a wonderful time sharing a couple of traditional drinking songs with the audience.

Katrina Van Maanen / Giles Simmer / J.J. Pearse / Brad Pierson / Constantine Novotny

3.5.15 (Figge Art Museum, Davenport IA)

We are thrilled that we will have the opportunity to present the world premiere of "Kick the Can" - a new choral piece written by singer/songwiter Gabriel Kahane.

Ellenelle Gilliam / Jacqueline Lang / Jessica Saunders / Emily Guthe / Tyler Hast / Joe Maubach / Nick Miguel / Curtis Fischer-Oelshlaeger

1.18.15

Together with Chef John Sundstrom at Lark, w&ea. presented a night of the poetry of Robert Burns. Enjoy song, poetry, food and drink in an intimate evening celebrating the Ploughman Poet.

Sponsored by HIlliard's Beer

Leann Conley-Holcom / Ellen Pepin / Ginger Ellingson / Kathea Yarnell /Jenni Campbell / Deryl Harter / Tim Blok / Luke Stromberg / Andy Larson

1.17.15

Celebrate Robert Burns birthday with drinking songs and beer! w&ea. is teaming with Vashon Allied Arts to present a night to celebrate the Scottish Bard! In addition to the music of Robert Burns we will also present some traditional drinking songs that were previously a part of our Song & Drink event.

Leann Conley-Holcom / Ellen Pepin / Ginger Ellingson / Kathea Yarnell /Jenni Campbell Deryl Harter / Tim Blok / Luke Stromberg / Andy Larson

2.7.14

w&ea. is excited to announce the world premiere of "Songs of Fatherhood". This set of five pieces represents a collaboration between Southern California based composer David Montoya and poet William Wallis. The five songs in the set trace the relationship between a father and son over the course of their lives. This concert is free and open to the public.

Soloists: Geoffrey Boers / Deryl Harter

Denna Good-Mojab / Hannah Kimball / Lucy Horton / Rebecca Herivel / Victoria Solenberger / Alex Kronz Kaether / Amanda Huntleigh / Brenda Mohr / Emily Leopold / Maren Haynes / Richelle Scanlan / Ryan Ellis / Stephen Bent / Tim Blok / Eric Mullen / Jacob Finkle / James Wilcox / Philip Arbaugh /

1.27.14

Burns Supper @ Lark Restaurant

Together with Chef John Sundstrom at Lark, w&ea. presented a night of the poetry of Robert Burns. Enjoy song, poetry, food and drink in an intimate evening celebrating the Ploughman Poet.

Ginger Ellingson / Madeline Bersamina / Julianna Emanski / Jenni Campbell / Kathea Yarnell / Tim Blok / Deryl Harter / Isaiah Lin / Luke Stromberg

1.25.14

Burns Night @ Vashon Allied Arts

Celebrate Robert Burns birthday with drinking songs and beer! w&ea. is teaming with Vashon Allied Arts to present a night to celebrate the Scottish Bard! In addition to the music of Robert Burns we will also present some traditional drinking songs that were previously a part of our Song & Drink event. Delicious Craft Beer will be provided by Vashon Island's Cliff's Beer.

Ginger Ellingson / Madeline Bersamina / Julianna Emanski / Jenni Campbell / Kathea Yarnell / Tim Blok / Deryl Harter / Isaiah Lin

9.21.13

w&ea. presented a variety of works based on, or inspired by, Twitter and tweets. The concert featured 7 pieces that we received via our #TwitterCommission submission process, including 5 World Premieres.

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Madeline Bersamina / Richelle Scanlan / Julianna Emanski (@emanskijulianna) / Kyra Rengstorf /Jenni Campbell / Sari Breznau / Tim Blok / Deryl Harter / Luke Stromberg (@LukeStromberg) / Zachary Howard / Isaiah Lin / Philip Arbaugh

3.30.13

Sprout 9

w&ea. returned as the winners of Sprout 8. Our presentation included a summary of our song and drink event, as well as performances of old and new music. Presenters at Sprout 9 included some of Seattle's brightest filmmakers. Dinner for Sprout 9 was created by Rachel Yang and Seif Chirchi, the husband and wife team behind Joule and Revel.

Ginger Ellingson / Deryl Harter / Brad Pierson / Daniel Berndt

3.1.13

song and drink: communal singing in Seattle

w&ea. Hosted a night of drinking songs at The Old Pequliar in Ballard. A packed bar shared their voices as we raised our glasses and sang traditional pub music. The event also featured performances of "Ein Bier" by Ludocius Episcopius (1520-1595) and "Purple-Stained Mouth" by Joshua Shank.

Ginger Ellingson / Lucy Horton / Kathea Yarnell / Richelle Scanlan / Deryl Harter / Andrew Fisher / Luke Stromberg / Daniel Berndt

11.3.12

Sprout 8

whateverandeveramen. presented our project to the crowd at Sprout 8 and we were voted to receive a $1200 grant to put on our March 1 project.

Ginger Ellingson / Brad Pierson / Deryl Harter / Luke Stromberg / Andrew Fisher

10.27.12

UW Recital Performance

"Wachet auf, ruft uns die Stimme" - Hugo Distler

"Geistliche Chormusik, op. 90, no. 4" - Arnold Mendelssohn

Maria Mannisto / Brian Winnie / Ginger Ellingson / Elliot Kraber / Rachael Kim / Andrew Fisher / Kathea Yarnell / Will Skaff / Sylvia Baba / Isaiah Lin / Susan Sonnemaker / Michael Kibbe

9.16.12

Rockwood @ Occidental Park

8 singers performed the first movement of "Hungry Ghosts" by local composer Nat Evans as part of "Rockwood," a site specific installation by local artist Zack Bent.

Yelena Bagdasarova / Ginger Ellingson / Elliot Kraber / Eric Neuville / Brad Pierson / Lisa Prina / Richelle Scanlan / Greg Starr

7.14.12

Promotional Recording Session

"Cosi nel mio parlar voglio esser aspro" - Luca Marenzio

"Geistliche Chormusick, op. 90, no. 1" - Arnold Mendelssohn

Ginger Ellingson / Kathea Yarnell / Sola Yun / Nina Alden / Brian Winnie / Deryl Harter / Miah Cawley / Michael Kibbe

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