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October 18, 2014

Portland Wind Symphony: Season Premiere

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Dr. Daniel Schmidt leads the ensemble in the opening of its 27th season, with works by Bernstein and Ives, waltzes from Strauss’ Der Rosenkavalier, and more: Cathedrals by Salfelder, featuring two brass choirs, and Rondo Variations by Woolfenden, with clarinet... More

Start: October 18, 2014 7:00 pm
End: October 18, 2014 8:45 pm
Venue: Lincoln Performance Hall, Portland State University
Address:
1620 S.W. Park Avenue, Portland, OR, 97201, United States
Cost: Free, but donations gratefully accepted

Portland Piano International: Beyond the Score

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Portland Piano International invites you deeper into the piano experience with Beyond the Score. In this session, also known as Master Classes, our recitalists openly share the insight gained from lives devoted to piano study and performance with advanced piano... More

Start: October 18, 2014 2:00 pm
End: October 18, 2014 4:00 pm
Venue: Portland Piano Company
Phone: 503-228-1388
Address:
711 SW 14th Avenue (in the Tiffany Center), Portland, 97205
Cost: Free Admission

Washington County Open Studios, October 18 & 19

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Fifth Annual event in suburban and rural Washington County. 4 galleries: Art on Broadway, Village Gallery of Arts, Valley Art Gallery, Sequoia Gallery. 40 artists’ studios in Washington County: Aloha, Beaverton, Cornelius, Forest Grove, Gaston, Hillsboro, Portland, Sherwood, Tigard, Tualatin. October 18-19, 11am-5pm. Visit... More

Start: October 18, 2014 11:00 am
End: October 19, 2014 5:00 pm
Venue: Various WAshington County Locations
Cost: Free Admission

Portland Sacred Harp: 23rd Annual Two-Day Singing Convention, October 18 & 19

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Portland Sacred Harp cordially invites everyone who loves to sing to add their voices to our 23rd Annual Two Day Singing Convention. It is open to all ages and no experience is required. People from all walks of life come... More

Start: October 18, 2014 9:30 am
End: October 19, 2014 3:00 pm
Venue: The Laurelhurst Club
Address:
3721 SE Ankeny Street, Portland, 97214
Cost: Free, with donations gratefully accepted

October 17, 2014

Portland FolkMusic Society October Concert

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In this concert, Kate Power and Steve Einhorn create harmony with guitars, banjo, and ukuleles, while Sarah McQuaid spans genres with both originals and interpretations of material from around the globe and down the centuries. Call 503-659-5959 for more information; tickets available... More

Start: October 17, 2014 7:30 pm
End: October 17, 2014 9:30 pm
Venue: St. David of Wales Episcopal Church
Address:
2800 S.E. Harrison Street, Portland, OR, 97214, United States
Cost: $20; $10 for those 12-18; those under 12 admitted free.

Into Unknown Worlds: Portland State Chamber Choir in Concert

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In this benefit fundraiser concert, the international champion Choir offers everything from classical to spirituals to pop songs as the group prepares to travel to Spain to compete in the European Grand Prix for Choral Music, an invitation-only event for choirs... More

Start: October 17, 2014 7:30 pm
End: October 17, 2014 9:00 pm
Venue: Lincoln Performance Hall, Portland State University
Address:
1620 S.W. Park Avenue, Portland, OR, 97201, United States
Cost: $25

Warner Pacific College: Music & the Mind

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Dr. Larry Sherman is a professor in the Department of Cell and Developmental Biology and in the Neuroscience Graduate Program at the Oregon Health & Science University. He is also the President of the Oregon Chapter of the Society for... More

Start: October 17, 2014 1:00 pm
End: October 17, 2014 2:00 pm
Venue: Warner Pacific College
Phone: 503-517-1000
Address:
2219 SE 68th Avenue, Portland, 97215
Cost: Free Admission

October 14, 2014

PDX Jazz: Eric Vloeimans – Oliver’s Cinema

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Dutch jazz trumpeter Eric Vloeimans has been active in a wide variety of ensembles over the years, from his acoustic chamber jazz trio Fugimundi to his electric Gatecrash quartet. With the uncommon instrumentation of accordion and cello, Vloeimans brings Oliver’s... More

Start: October 14, 2014 7:00 pm
End: October 14, 2014 9:00 pm
Venue: The Old Church
Address:
1422 SW 11th Avenue, Portland, 97201
Cost: $15 to $20

Ray of Hope

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Singer Alika Hope and guitarist Ramon Morant perform African-American spirituals and abolitionist writings as a way of introducing the history of the American abolitionist movement. Alika Hope also uses her own family experiences — as an African American woman with a Jewish grandfather... More

Start: October 14, 2014 7:00 pm
End: October 14, 2014 9:00 pm
Venue: Oregon Jewish Museum and Center for Holocaust Education
Address:
1953 N.W. Kearney Street, Portland, OR, 97209, United States
Cost: $10; $8 for OJMCHE members, $5 for students.

October 13, 2014

Friends of Chamber Music: Philharmonia Quartett Berlin, October 13 & 14

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Formed in 1984 by principal concertmaster and string section leaders of the Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra, the Philharmonia Quartett Berlin has celebrated a critically acclaimed career, establishing itself among the world’s premier string quartets with over 20 years of international concerts... More

Start: October 13, 2014 7:30 pm
End: October 14, 2014 7:30 pm
Venue: Lincoln Performance Hall on the campus of Portland State University
Address:
1620 SW Park Avenue, Portland, 97201
Cost: $5 to $47

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