Venues

Second City Chamber Series Concerts take place year round at venues around Tacoma and Pierce County. Descriptions of and directions to our regular venues are below.

Annie Wright School

Annie Wright Exterior
The Great Hall at Annie Wright School has been home to the Second City Chamber Series’ Masterpiece Series since it was founded in 1977. Annie Wright School stands near the center of Tacoma’s beautiful and historic north-end residential district where it enjoys easy access from all outlying areas. The warmth, intimacy and old-world charm of the Great Hall make it the perfect setting for chamber music performances, offering superb acoustics for players and listeners alike.

 

Annie Wright School is located at 827 North Tacoma Avenue; Tacoma, Washington 98403.

Directions to Annie Wright School are as follows:

  1. Whether you are heading north or south on Interstate 5, take the City Center Exit to Highway 705 (North).
  2. Follow I-705 (North) onto the Schuster Parkway. Stay in the right lane, and take the Stadium Way Exit.
  3. Turn right onto Stadium Way, and follow it up the hill (curving to the left) to the light onto Tacoma Avenue.
  4. Turn right on Tacoma Avenue.
  5. Follow Tacoma Avenue, bearing left past the Tennis Club. The School is on the right-hand side of the street and the Great Hall is within the main Annie Wright School building, located just off the main lobby.

First Lutheran Chu

First Lutheran Church

The home of our Spotlight Concerts and our annual performance by the Young Chamber Players is First Lutheran Church. Built in 1926, First Lutheran offers a unique sanctuary resplendent with a surround of stained glass windows; a Moeller pipe organ with chapel bells, and an updated sound system. The old-world crafted woodwork throughout the church provides a beautiful setting. First Lutheran Church is located on the corner of 6th and I Street, across from Wright Park.

First Lutheran Church is located at 524 South “I” Street; Tacoma, Washington 98405.

 

Directions are as follows:

  1. Whether you are heading north or south on Interstate 5, take the City Center Exit to Highway 705 (North).
  2. Follow I-705 (North) onto the Schuster Parkway. Stay in the right lane, and take the Stadium Way Exit.
  3. Turn right onto Stadium Way S.
  4. Turn left onto S 4th St.
  5. Turn left onto Tacoma Ave S.
  6. Turn right onto 6th Ave.
  7. Turn right onto S I St.ardens

Lakewold Gardens

Second City Chamber Series makes its summer home at the beautiful Lakewold Gardens in Lakewood, Washington, approximately ten miles south of Tacoma on the west shores of Gravelly Lake. Fine chamber music enchants on two starlit and magical evenings of Concerts at the Gardens, amid the amenities of this unique location. Parking is limited at this venue, so Lakewold Gardens and SCCS encourage you to carpool!

Lakewold Gardens is located at 12317 Gravelly Lake Drive Southwest; Lakewood, Washington 98499.

Directions are as follows:

  1. From I-5 North or South bound, take Exit 124, the Gravelly Lake Drive exit.
  2. Turn west onto Gravelly Lake Drive, and follow the signs for approximately one mile.
  3. Lakewold Gardens is on Gravelly Lake Drive SW, between the traffic lights at Veterans Drive and Washington Boulevard.
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