The collection documents Velma Rooke's career as a musician, music educator, and music therapist. There are scores, including manuscript arrangements for the Hour of Charm All-Girl Orchestra; sheet music; song lyrics; personal notes and drafts; concert programs; brochures and newsletters from Rooke's workplaces; clippings; a few letters; photographs; and other materials
Benefit concert to honor University of Washington Ethnomusicology secretary Diana Reed and raise funds toward her medical expenses; presented by UW School of Music performers, September 24, 2000, UW Brechemin Auditorium.
A few good men / Gordon Goodwin -- A time for love / Sammy Nestico -- Introduction to a samba / Jullian Adderly -- Bamburner / Les Hooper -- The kid from Red Bank / Count Basie -- Honeysuckle rose / Fats Waller -- Zip city / Bill Watrous -- Tommy Dorsey medley / Tommy Dorsey -- Getting sentimental over you / Tommy Dorsey -- Sleepy walk / Santo & Johnny Farina -- What a little moonlight can do / Harry Woods -- Outrageous mother / Phil Wilson -- C jam blues / Duke Ellington
Hail sinfonia / Sullivan/Saar -- On and ever upward / Peter C. Lutkin -- Trippery #1: Easy swing / Lowell Shaw -- Elegy for Mippy II / Leonard Bernstein -- Colored leaves: Crisp and cool / Pamela Marshall -- In C / Terry Riley -- A sinfonia anthem / Augustus Palm -- Sinfonia parting song / Rudolph Willman