Watermark concert in both Eugene and Portland

Watermark poster tabloid sizePlease join us for our upcoming concert celebrating the Portland-Eugene connection.  Lots of piano and strings, plus flute and voice!  Top musicians from both cities!  Never-before performed music by David Bernstein, Tristan Bliss and Paul Safar!

In Eugene: Friday, April 11th at 7:30PM, Central Lutheran Church, 1857 Potter St., 97403 (across 18th from UO music dept)

In Portland: Sunday, April 13th at 3:00PM, Colonial Heights Presbyterian Church, 2828 SE Stephens St., 97214 (3 blocks south of Hawthorne Blvd.)

In both: $10 suggested donation, $5 for students.

Listen for our slot during OPB Radio’s “State of Wonder”, April 5th at noon!  If you missed it, you can still find it online here, along with added background and sound clips from some of the composers involved.

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Cascadia Composers at MARCH MUSIC MODERNE IV (2014)

Cascadia Composers is proud to be sponsoring two concerts produced by individual members and co-sponsoring a third (with Classical Revolution PDX and Oregon Arts Watch) as part of the second week of the March Music Moderne IV festivities.  The following three posts give the details.  But that’s not all!  Cascadia members are involved in eleven different concerts throughout the festival.  Check these out:


March 8th, noon at Mt. Tabor Park: Go on a Soundwalk with Susan Alexjander

March 8th, 2PM at AudioCinema: Jay Derderian, Emyli Poltorak, Sam Reising and (former member) Justin Ralls

March 9th, 7:30PM at Holocene: Bonnie Miksch in some illustrious company

March 10th, 7:30PM at the Old Church - Jeff Winslow (see post below)

March 12th, noon at the Lake Oswego United Methodist Church - Linda Woody

March 12th, 7:30PM at Michelle’s Pianos - Art Resnick, Jennifer Wright, Ted Clifford, and Paul Safar (see post below)

March 15th, 7:30PM at the Francis St. Community Music Center - an entire concert, STORM SESSION, devoted to the music of Tomas Svoboda

March 15th, 11PM at St. David of Wales Episcopal Church - Beth Karp on piano

March 16th, noon at the Gregg Pavilion, Lewis & Clark College – Michael Johanson and Bonnie Miksch yet again - you go Bonnie!

March 16th, 6PM at the Francis St. Community Music Center - Susan Alexjander


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March 15, 2014: Oregon ComposersWatch Launch Concert

map_orecompwatchOregon ArtsWatch presents: Oregon ComposersWatch Launch/Brunch — a free, one-hour performance and chat featuring three Portland-based composer / performers: Bonnie Miksch, Jedadiah Bernards, and Christopher Corbell. Co-sponsored by Classical Revolution PDX and Cascadia Composers.  High noon, Saturday, March 15. TaborSpace, 5441 SE Belmont St, Portland, OR 97215.  503.238.3904. TriMet #15. More info: E-mail Brett Campbell at Oregon ArtsWatch

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March 12, 2014: PIANO BIZARRO at Michelle’s Pianos

Piano Bizarro PosterWednesday, March 12, 2014 at 7:30 p.m.
Michelle’s Piano Co.
600 SE Stark St., Portland, OR
An array of alternative keyboard instruments, odd approaches,
unusual sounds & errant tunings –
PIANO BIZARRO is a night of music both unexpected & unforgettable!
Keyboard instruments as you’ve never heard them before (and might not hear them again):  dueling toy pianos, amplified harpsichord, prepared, detuned & electrified pianos…& the world’s only “Skeleton Piano” – come find out what on earth that is!
Music by Jennifer Wright, Art Resnick, Ted Clifford, Stephen Montague and featuring a rarely-performed controversial behemoth for four pianos by Julius Eastman.
Part of March Music Moderne 2014
Tickets: $15 suggested donation
($10 suggested donation for Cascadia members,
$5 for students, 12 & under free)
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March 10, 2014: From Oregon to Venice, with love… the Winslow Brothers

FOTVMusic by two fourth-generation Oregonian brothers, including the West Coast premiere of Walter Winslow’s “Concertati Veneziani” by the DTQ Ensemble

Monday, March 10th, 7:30pm
The Old Church
1422 SW 11th Ave.
Portland, OR 97201

$10 suggested donation, $5 for students

More information, backstory, complete program….

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Cascadia Composers Present: BlackOut Concert on January 24

BlackOut ConcertA surround-sound multimedia concert of acoustic and electro-acoustic works performed in the dark

Friday, January 24th, 7:30pm
Temple Baptist Church
1319 Northeast 7th Avenue
Portland,OR 97232

$10 suggested donation, $5 for students

Full Details here


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