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May 15, 2016

Newport Youth Symphony Spring Concert

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Supported by the Newport Symphony Orchestra, the Newport Youth Symphony of the Oregon Coast is comprised of school-aged musicians from the Oregon coast who rehearse and perform together throughout the year. Kathy Follett conducts intermediate and advanced NYSOC musicians, and Barbara Wilcox conducts the beginner Overture Strings group. This Spring Concert features Newport High School… More

Start: May 15, 2016 7:00 pm
End: May 15, 2016 8:30 pm
Venue: First Presbyterian Church
Address:
227 N.E. 12th Street, Newport, OR, 97365, United States
Cost: Admission by donation to support youth music programs on the Oregon coast

PYP Postlude Concert

PYP

The Portland Youth Philharmonic’s Conservatory Orchestra, Wind Ensemble and Young String Ensemble are featured in this closing concert of PYP’s 92nd season. The program includes a performance of Sergei Rachmaninoff’s Symphony No. 2. For ticket reservations, check with PYP.      

Start: May 15, 2016 4:00 pm
End: May 15, 2016 6:00 pm
Venue: Skyview High School
Address:
1300 N.W. 139th Street, Vancouver, WA, 98685, United States
Cost: $12 to $15

Big Horn Brass: Crossing the Channel

Big Horn Brass

The ensemble performs French and British masterpieces for brass, including Grainger’s Lincolnshire Posy arranged by Timothy Higgins, Henri Tomasi’s Fanfares Liturgiques, and a new arrangement of music from the Beatles’ Magical Mystery Tour by Charley Gray. Reserve tickets.    

Start: May 15, 2016 4:00 pm
End: May 15, 2016 6:00 pm
Venue: Trinity Episcopal Cathedral
Address:
147 N.W. 19th Avenue, Portland, OR, 97209, United States

Jubilate! Spring Concert: Oh Let Me Fly

Jubilate

The 80-voice community womens chorus offers a program including Dianne Reeves’s I am an Endangered Species, with passionate phrases and powerful rhythms. Other featured pieces include Sure on this Shining Night, the Norwegian folk song Eatnemen Vuelie, and Te Quiero, which the choir sang on their first trip to the GALA Festival in 2000. The concert’s namesake piece, O Let Me… More

Start: May 15, 2016 4:00 pm
End: May 15, 2016 5:00 pm
Venue: First United Methodist Church
Address:
1165 N.W. Monroe Avenue, Corvallia, OR, 97330, United States
Cost: $12, children 12 and under admitted free; no one, however, will be turned away for lack of funds

Vancouver Symphony Orchestra Chamber Music Series

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One of the highlights of every VSO Chamber Series season is the presentation of a classic silent film complete with live Vancouver Symphony musicians. The1928 Buster Keaton classic, Steamboat Bill, Jr. brings down the curtain on our 2015-2016 season. Directed by Charles Reisner, Steamboat Bill, Jr. focuses on “Steamboat Bill,” the owner and captain of… More

Start: May 15, 2016 3:00 pm
Venue: The Historic Kiggins Theatre
Address:
1101 Main Street, Vancouver, WA, 98660, United States
Cost: $10 to $25

Oregon Sinfonietta in Concert

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Music Director Donald Appert leads the ensemble in a program that includes Tchaikovsky’s Symphony No. 5 and Mozart’s Piano Concerto No. 24, featuring as soloist Jonathan Liao, CMSO Concerto Competition winner.  

Start: May 15, 2016 3:00 pm
End: May 15, 2016 5:00 pm
Venue: Sunnyside Seventh-day Adventist Church
Address:
10501 S.E. Market Street, Portland, OR, 97216, United States
Cost: Free, but donations gratefully accepted

Southwest Washington Wind Symphony: Exploring the Cosmos

Wind Symphony

The ensemble ponders the beauty and mystery of outer space through music, in a program that includes the American premiere of Adam Gorb’s War of the Worlds, Saturn Returns by Michael Markowsky, and Moonscape Awakening by Joni Greene.

Start: May 15, 2016 3:00 pm
End: May 15, 2016 4:15 pm
Venue: Performing Arts Center, Union High School
Address:
6201 N.W. Friberg-Strunk Street, Camas, WA, 98660, United States
Cost: Free

Second Winds Community Band: Playing the Oldies

Second Winds

The approximately 55-piece ensemble performs some golden oldies.

Start: May 15, 2016 3:00 pm
End: May 15, 2016 4:00 pm
Venue: McMinnville Community Center
Address:
600 N.E. Evans Street, McMinnville, OR, 97128, United States
Cost: Free

Beaverton Community Band: A Springtime Potpourri

BCB

The ensemble presents an afternoon of musical flowers, including the world premiere of Rick Sowash’s An Audubon Portrait. Rounding out the program are film scores by John Williams and Elmer Bernstein, sacred music of Monteverdi, and more.

Start: May 15, 2016 3:00 pm
End: May 15, 2016 5:00 pm
Venue: Aloha High School Auditorium
Address:
18550 S.W. Kinnaman Road, Aloha, OR, 97007, United States
Cost: Donations gratefully accepted to support Aloha High School music programs

Marlise Stroebe: Music Making Memories

Stroebe

Inspired by the film Alive Inside, Marlise plays show tunes, the Beatles, Mozart, folk and jazz, plus a few sing-a-longs. Special guests are vocalist Aaron Hobson and pianist Randy Hobson. RSVP to soulofsophia@yahoo.com or call 360-686-3342 for directions to the performance venue. Though admission is free, it is recommended that seats be reserved — call the number above.    

Start: May 15, 2016 2:00 pm
End: May 15, 2016 4:15 pm
Venue: Stroebe Zine Studio
Address:
North Clark County, United States
Cost: Free

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