If Beethoven had a band… ?

Musical director and flutist Jeffrey Cohan joins fellow chamber music collaborators in "1800: A Beethoven Band," in the next presentation of the Salish Sea Early Music Festival, Saturday, June 6, at the Grange Hall in Friday Harbor, beginning at 7 p.m.

If Beethoven had a band, what would it sound like?

Well, here’s your chance to find out.

Musical director and flutist Jeffrey Cohan joins fellow chamber music collaborators in “1800: A Beethoven Band,” in the next presentation of the Salish Sea Early Music Festival, Saturday, June 6, at the Grange Hall in Friday Harbor, beginning at 7 p.m.

Cohan, noted for playing a flute made in London in 1820, will be accompanied by Martin Bonham on cello and by Stephen Creswell on violin and viola.

The concert will feature a broad sampling of chamber music form the time of Ludwig van Beethoven (1770-1827), with selections by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart’s “Magic Flute,” arranged for flute, violin and cello when Beethoven was 25.

Also in the queue is music by Viennese flutist Raphael Dressler (1784-1835), aSalish Sea fest contemporary and longtime musical colleague of Beethoven’s, as well as a duo for viola and cello by Franz Danzi (1763-1826) and trios by Ignaz Joseph Pleyel and renowned French flutist and bassoonist Francois Devienne.

Suggested donation is $15-$25 adults; 18 and under free. For more about the concert or Salish Sea Early Music Festival, visit www.salishseafestival.org.

Up next in the Early Music Festival concert series:

Monday, June 15, 7 p.m., at the Grange”The Art of Modulation” Jeffrey Cohan, baroque flute, Linda Melsted, baroque violin, Stephen Creswell, baroque viola, Jonathan Oddie, harpsichord