The Townsend Symphony Orchestra, based in Washington State.

“Three-time Grammy nominated Jovino Santos Neto [will be] the guest performer with the Port Townsend Symphony Orchestra in its upcoming concert,” states an unsigned article in Friday’s (2/24) Leader (Port Townsend, Washington). “Set for 2 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 26 in the Chimacum Junior/High School Auditorium, the symphony orchestra—accompanied by Santos Neto on piano—will perform musical pieces with ties to the Puget Sound region. The group will play Port Townsend-based composer Karl F. Bach’s Petite Suite for Orchestra, Symphony No. 2 ‘Mysterious Mountain’ by Seattle resident Alan Hovhaness, and Santos Neto’s ‘Milonga de Emilia,’ with the Brazilian performing the piano solo … Currently based in Seattle, he has performed across the globe … Santos Neto taught at Cornish College of the Arts in Seattle for 26 years, and … was inducted into the Seattle Jazz Hall of Fame in 2012. His compositions have been played by the Seattle Symphony; Hamburg, Germany’s NDR Bigband; and the Swiss Jazz Orchestra…. Port Townsend’s Bach was a member of the local symphony orchestra for 13 years as well as being conductor for the Port Townsend Summer Band for 17 years. Bach’s Petite Suite for Orchestra was premiered in 2003 by the symphony orchestra.”