Northwest Language Academy

Luise Greger

Luise Greger Musical Soirée

Friday, August 14, 7:30 - 9:30pm

An evening of original compositions, spellbinding stories, wine and chocolates.

Discover the amazing story of newly rediscovered 20th Century German Composer Luise Greger whose superb compositions are being compared to Schubert's.

German historian Dr. Helmuth and members of the Greger family will present a visual history of the remarkable story behind the rediscovery of the works of their great-great grandmother. Arias from Luise Greger's magical fairy tale opera "Gaenseliesel" will be presented by the talented 13 year old soprano Maria Victoria Kovalsky and award winning mezzo soprano Teresa Sauvage, accompanied by Whidbey's own classical musicians.

Fine wine and hand crafted organic chocolates will be offered.

Seating is limited. $15 suggested donation at the door.

Eleni Matos in Songs of Luise Greger

Saturday, August 15, 7:30 - 9:30pm
At Whidbey Island Center for The Arts

NWLA in collaboration with REC Music Foundation, Elizabeth Greger Derrig and the Luise Greger Foundation, Girls in the Sunlight is honored to welcome back international award wining Mezzo Soprano, Eleni Matos singing from the Lieder of major German composer, Luise Greger in a unique program, the first of what we hope will grow into an annual festival showcasing the talents of important international female artistes.

Advanced reservations highly recommended. More information on the WICA website.

Ashingdon Manor

Save the Date! Dec. 5, 2015

Language of Food: Ireland

Mark your calendars now for this winter's Language of Food Event in which we explore the rich culture, music and food of beautiful Ireland!

For more information, contact NWLA today at, or 360-321-2101.


Free Weekly Chat Groups,
Now in Seven Languages!

German: Mondays, 6:00pm - 7:00pm

French: Tuesdays, 10:00am - 11:00am

Russian: Wednesdays, 6:00pm - 7:00pm

Spanish: Tuesdays, 10:00am - 11:00am

For Italian, Japanese, and Mandarin Chinese Conversation Groups, please inquire.

Are you planning to travel abroad? Would you like to tune up your skill in speaking another language, or learn some useful cultural tips? Drop in on these free-of-charge sessions led by native speakers! All levels of language proficiency are welcome, though a minimal familiarity with the targeted language is helpful. Donations are appreciated.

Private instruction can be arranged upon request. Please inquire with NWLA's office. Call: 321-2101 or email: