In Good Hands

Cascadia Composers’ 7th annual collaboration with OMTA students and their teachers is set for Jun 29 at 3 pm at the Old Church in downtown Portland. The program has expanded over the last couple of years to include additional instruments, including flute, voice,...
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CeLOUbration!

Born in Portland in 1917, renowned composer Lou Harrison defied convention, embracing non-Western music, advocating gay rights and environmentalism and pursuing melodic beauty along with musical innovation throughout his colorful career.  Join the Portland State...
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New Pearls / Sense of Place

We're proud to present two of the most spirited and memorable concerts of the season, the Fear No Music Ensemble in New Pearls from the Antilles on May 19, complemented by local colleagues in Sense of Place on May 20. The first concert celebrates Cuban art music, and...
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In Good Hands

Cascadia Composers’ 7th annual collaboration with OMTA students and their teachers is set for Jun 29 at 3 pm at the Old Church in downtown Portland. The program has expanded over the last couple of years to include additional instruments, including flute, voice,...

read more

CeLOUbration!

Born in Portland in 1917, renowned composer Lou Harrison defied convention, embracing non-Western music, advocating gay rights and environmentalism and pursuing melodic beauty along with musical innovation throughout his colorful career.  Join the Portland State...

read more

New Pearls / Sense of Place

We're proud to present two of the most spirited and memorable concerts of the season, the Fear No Music Ensemble in New Pearls from the Antilles on May 19, complemented by local colleagues in Sense of Place on May 20. The first concert celebrates Cuban art music, and...

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Portland Columbia Symphony Orchestra

On May 12th and 14th, the PCSO, directed by Steven Byess, will present the winner of the first annual PCSO/Cascadia Composers Competition, Gloriana by David Bernstein. The orchestra also performs evocative and powerful works by the French Impressionist composer Claude...

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Burn After Listening: Fire and Ice

Join us as the stunning PLACE warehouse hosts an adventurous multi-sensory concert exploring the elemental extremes of fiery intensity, icy stillness, and the fluid waterworlds between.   This debut event of the new group, "Burn After Listening," features new chamber,...

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Concert of Remembrance

As part of the Oregon Historical Society's "Second Sunday" Series, this concert commemorates the 75th anniversary of FDR's Executive Order 9066, which uprooted American citizens of Japanese descent all over the Western US and placed them in internment camps. In...

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Desire for the Sacred

Featuring vocal virtuoso special guests The Resonance Ensemble and organist Greg Homza, this concert presents deeply-felt modern music of many genres. Each piece expresses, in its own voice and perspective, the search for the divine in its myriad...

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Crazy Jane in Technicolor – coming right up!

The sixth annual Crazy Jane Composers’ concert of new chamber, vocal, electronic and dance music lights up Lincoln Recital Hall at Portland State University on Friday Nov. 4 at 7:30 p.m. Seven “Crazy Janes,” women composers from the Portland-metro area, will present...

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Hear The Ensemble of Oregon sing songs of Cascadia

Who doesn't need more love, laughter and truth in their lives? October 21st through 23rd, come hear music bursting with the first two at least, as The Ensemble performs Theresa Koon's Songs of God and Laughter (Songs of Sufi Wisdom), Lisa Ann Marsh's Songs of Love and...

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Our Season-Opening Concert

On the evening of October 15th (assuming we don't all blow away in a storm), come hear a very special preview performance of works by six Cascadia Composers that will be played in November at the 29th Annual Festival de La Habana, de Música Contemporánea, in Havana,...

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Cascadia Invokes the Muses – May 22nd

Sunday, May 22, 2016 at 2 pm Presented by First Presbyterian Church of Portland's Celebration Works series and Cascadia Composers “And You’ll Live Happily Ever After” Framed by a brand new fairy-tale which casts you in the audience as your own hero! Oh!  And acted out...

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Attachments and Detachments – February 28th

Prepare yourself Portland to share the life of Portland’s performer-pianist Dianne Davies, as she sojourns through the music of all local, living composers to tell her own story of tragedy to triumph. Not the typical piano recital, it is a synthesis of the arts...

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