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More Music @ The Moore 20th anniversary. Illustration by Becca Fuhrman

Illustration by Becca Fuhrman

20th Anniversary of More Music @ The Moore

Save the date! The 20th Annual More Music @ The Moore: Virtual Celebration will premiere here and on our YouTube channel on Friday, March 12, 2021 at 7:30 pm PST!

STG is proud to celebrate the 20th anniversary of our signature youth music program, More Music @ The Moore. All are invited to join us as we share a free virtual celebration, highlighting the impact this inspiring program has made for over two decades. Special thanks to our Education & Community Engagement partner Starbucks for their continued support.

Produced by STG's Education & Community Engagement department and videographer Kyle Seago, the virtual celebration features performance highlights and interviews with past More Music @ The Moore music directors Sheila E., Robert Glasper, Meshell Ndegeocello, Michael Shrieve, Matt Chamberlain, and Daniel Bernard Roumain (DBR), plus past participants ParisAlexa, Ten Man Brass Band, Romaro Franceswa, and so many more. Hear their stories and watch highlights of their collaborative performances on the historic Moore Theatre stage. There are also a few surprises in store!

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What is More Music @ The Moore?

More Music @ The Moore has helped develop Seattle musicians that are now household names and continues to strive to support and connect musicians to the Seattle music community and beyond. Past musical styles have included everything from Opera, Hard Rock, Hip Hop, Japanese Taiko, EDM, Klezmer, Folk, Neo Soul, Tongan & Samoan, Vietnamese Pop, Singer-Songwriter, Jazz, Musical Theatre, Steel Pan, Gospel and more! See below for a list of past performers and mentors, as well as videos of past performances!

Read FAQs for 2021 here (pdf).

Alumni + Past Performances

As part of Moore Music @ The Moore, young artists have collaborated and performed with:

The Roots, Robert Glasper, Sheila E., Elvis Costello, Melissa Etheridge, Mike McCready, Jon Batiste and Stay Human, Meshell Ndegeocello, Michael Shrieve, Alan White, Maya Rudolph (Princess), and more!

Previous music industry mentors include:
Dr. Carlene Brown, Michael Shrieve, Ernestine Anderson, Bernadette Bascom, Jovino Santos Neto, Alan White, Dave Dederer, Ryan "Nails" Leyva, Derrick Hodge, Ricardo Frazer, Wael “L” Abou-Zaki, Jill Wangsgard, Andrew Joslyn, SassyBlack, Faustine Hudson, Shaina Shepherd, Chong the Nomad, Megan Tweed, Sean Majors, Meli Darby, Kevin Sur, Adra Boo, Jonathan Plum, Jason Clackley, Stephanie Anne Johnson, Dan Droz, Shaina Foley, Sendai Mike and more! (previous music directors are listed below)

Past participants include:

Macklemore, ParisAlexa, Otieno Terry, Austin Jenckes, Emily Randolph of NBC’s "The Voice," international Opera star J'Nai Bridges, Benicio Bryant of NBC’s “America’s Got Talent,” members of Thunderpussy, members of Industrial Revelation, members of Blake Lewis' band, members of Visqueen, and numerous other touring artists, music teachers, and music professionals.

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Tap to expand the sections below and explore all of the artists who have participated in More Music @ The Moore!