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August 9, 2015

Summer Pipe Organ Concert

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Meg Cutting, a sophomore at the Eastman School of Music, in Rochester, NY, is pursuing a Bachelor of Music in Organ Performance in the studio of Nathan Laube. She recently won first place in the Chapter AGO/Quimby Regional Competition for... More

Start: August 9, 2015 4:00 pm
Venue: Saint Mark Lutheran Church
Address:
790 Marion St. NE, Salem, OR, 79301, United States
Cost: Event is free and open to the public

Northwest Young Voices: Benefit Concert and Scholarship Competition

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A growing interest of the Portland SummerFest organization has been to nurture the next generation of professional singers. Our 2015 production is OperaRAMA in the Park – Opera’s Greatest Arias, Duets and Ensembles. The evening features Metropolitan opera star and Northwest... More

Start: August 9, 2015 3:00 pm
Venue: St. John the Baptist Church on the campus of Oregon Episcopal School
Address:
6300 SW Nicol Road, Portland, 97223
Cost: Free Admission, Donations Appreciated

August 8, 2015

Alternate Destination: World Chamber Jazz Concert

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Alternate Destination is a unique world chamber jazz trio. The trio features Mary Ellen Grace on saxophone, Joel Kleinbaum on bassoon, and Michael Hagmeier on guitar, didjeridu, and percussion. Alternate Destination's second annual reunion concert features original music that blends Western... More

Start: August 8, 2015 8:00 pm
End: August 8, 2015 9:45 pm
Venue: Colonial Heights Presbyterian Church
Address:
2828 SE Stephens Street, Portland , 97214
Cost: $15

Oregon Pro Arte Chamber Orchestra: Summer Bon-Bons

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Dr. Jeffrey Specht, conducts the Oregon Pro Arte Chamber Orchestra performing Telemann’s Concerto Polonois; Symphony No. 6 “Symphonie Spiriuelle”  of Hamerik; Whitacre’s October; Capriol Suite of Warlock; Elgar’s Sospiri; “Waltz” from Serenade of Tchaikovsky. Edmund Stone, host Tickets: Adults $15; ​Seniors (65+)... More

Start: August 8, 2015 7:30 pm
Venue: Kaul Auditorium on the campus of Reed College
Address:
3203 SE Woodstock Blvd., Portland, 97202
Cost: $5 to $ 15

Portland SummerFest Presents Opera in the Park

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Join us for an extraordinary, one-and-only, free Opera in the Park performance of Grand & Glorious: Opera’s Greatest Arias, Duets, and Ensembles, starring Soprano Angela Meade and Soprano Amy Hansen, Mezzo MaryAnn McCormick, Tenor Cameron Schutza, and Baritone Luis Ledesma with the... More

Start: August 8, 2015 6:00 pm
Venue: Washington Park Amphitheater, next to the Rose Gardens
Address:
1715 SW Skyline Blvd., Portland, 97221
Cost: Free Admission

Free Music in the Parks

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Maestro Lajos Balogh leads the Portland Festival Symphony in its thirty-fifth year of presenting live classical music in local parks. These concerts have become a summer tradition, offering families the opportunity to introduce their children to music while having fun in a... More

Start: August 8, 2015 6:00 pm
End: August 9, 2015 6:00 pm
Venue: U.S. Grant Park and Washington Park
Address:
Portland
Cost: Free Admission

Magenta Theater Academy: Set Design Workshop; August 8, 9, 11

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This workshop is intended for anyone age twenty and above who is interested in designing a set for Magenta Theater. The company’s Technical Director, Duane Peterson, instructs students on the design process and implementation, with no actual construction involved. The... More

Start: August 8, 2015 4:00 pm
End: August 11, 2015 9:30 pm
Venue: Magenta Theater
Address:
606 Main Street, Vancouver, WA, 98660, United States

Hawaiian Culture Fest

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Performers from the OHANA Foundation of Portland present live Hawaiian music, dance and chant in this family event bringing to life creation stories from the Islands. Tickets available at the door and from Music in Small Spaces.

Start: August 8, 2015 2:00 pm
End: August 8, 2015 4:00 pm
Venue: Beaverton Library Auditorium
Address:
12375 S.W. Fifth Street, Beaverton, OR, 97005, United States
Cost: $16, $11 for seniors & students, those 12 and under admitted free

William Byrd Festival: Public Lectures, August 8, 15 & 22

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The William Byrd Festival presents the following public lectures: Dr. Kerry McCarthy - In the Footsteps of Thomas Tallis, Saturday, August 8 at 11:00 A.M. Jeremy Summerly, Royal Academy of Music, London - Reconstructing Tallis, Saturday, August 15 at 11:00 A.M. William Mahrt, Stanford University - What is a... More

Start: August 8, 2015 11:00 am
End: August 22, 2015 11:00 am
Venue: St. Stephen's Church
Address:
1112 SE 41st Avenue, Portland, 97214
Cost: Free-will offering

August 7, 2015

William Byrd Festival, through August 23

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The three-week Festival returns, dedicated this year to the memory of David Trendell — the English organist, lecturer and Director of Music at King's College London, who passed away last October. Included are five liturgical services, an organ recital and choral... More

Start: August 7, 2015 7:30 pm
End: August 23, 2015 9:30 pm
Venue: Different venues
Address:
Portland, OR, United States

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