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April 23, 2016

East + West

East + West

A Collaboration of Flute and Koto Master Koto Performer Mitsuki Dazai teams with Flautist Tessa Brinckman to present poetry and music. April is National Poetry month; the concert will combine recitation with music for koto and flute. This is a family concert, bring your entourage! CDs will be on sale. Tickets at and at… More

Start: April 23, 2016 2:00 pm
End: April 23, 2016 3:30 pm
Venue: Beaverton Library Auditorium
12375 S.W. Fifth Street, Beaverton, OR, 97005, United States
Cost: $16, $11 for seniors & students, those age 12 & younger admitted free

Sources of Inspiration: A Lecture and Recital with Sonia Lee


Sonia Lee has given performances on historical and modern keyboard instruments in more than eighteen countries on four continents. A laureate of the Jurow International Harpsichord Competition and the Montréal Baroque Galaxie-CBC Rising Star Competition, she has been heard at numerous festivals, among them the early music festivals of Utrecht, Boston, and Costa Rica, the… More

Start: April 23, 2016 2:00 pm
End: April 23, 2016 5:00 pm
Venue: Reed College Performing Arts Building, Room 320
5740 S.E. 28th Avenue, Portland, OR, 97202, United States
Cost: $25, $10 for students, free for WEKA members and student/faculty/staff of Reed College

April 22, 2016

Oregon Mandolin Orchestra Spring Concert


The Oregon Mandolin Orchestra gives eclectic and unique performances that highlight the historically-rich and dynamic sounds of the mandolin family. This concert celebrates the Orchestra’s sixth season and features a special guest artist. Music Director/Conductor Brian Oberlin and select members of the orchestra also perform in a chamber group during part of the evening. Reserve tickets… More

Start: April 22, 2016 7:30 pm
End: April 22, 2016 10:00 pm
Venue: Walters Cultural Arts Center
527 East Main Street, Hillsboro, OR, 97123, United States
Cost: $15 advance, $20 day of show

Portland State Opera: Die Fledermaus, through May 1


The Opera Program at Portland State University presents the supreme example of Viennese operetta by the waltz king, Johann Strauss II, in an English-language production. Performances at 7:30 p.m. on April 22, 23, 26, 29 and 30, with a 3 p.m. matinee on May 1. Reserve tickets.

Start: April 22, 2016 7:30 pm
End: May 1, 2016 5:00 pm
Venue: Lincoln Performance Hall, Portland State University
1620 S.W. Park Avenue, Portland, OR, 97201, United States
Cost: $30, $25 for seniors, $17 for students

Community Music Center: Family Friday


This series offers affordable live music experiences for youth and adults. This year, hands-on music-making has been added to the mix: audiences can listen, sing, play, explore and learn, all under one roof. There are refreshments, too. Featured artists in this instance are the Northwest Piano Trio: Heather Mastel-Lipson, Hannah Hillebrand and Susan McDaniel. CMC student groups and soloist… More

Start: April 22, 2016 7:15 pm
End: April 22, 2016 8:15 pm
Venue: Community Music Center
3350 S.E. Francis Street, Portland, OR, 97202, United States
Cost: Free with suggested donation of $5 for individual and $15 for family

Salem Philharmonia Orchestra with Soloist Sunghee Kim, April 22 & 23

Salem Philharmonic

The orchestra is joined by soloist Sunghee Kim in the Grieg Piano Concerto, and the program is rounded out by the Adagio from Khachaturian’s Spartacus and the Italian Symphony of Mendelssohn. Two 7 p.m. performances in Salem: April 22 at Unitarian Universalist Congregation, 5090 Center Street NE; and April 23 in Chemeketa Community College’s Building 6,… More

Start: April 22, 2016 7:00 pm
End: April 23, 2016 9:00 pm
Venue: Two venues,
See full listing for details, Salem, OR, United States
Cost: $15, $10 for seniors & students, those 17 and under admitted free

April 21, 2016

PCC Rock Creek: Choir Festival


The Rock Creek choirs, directed by Pollyanna Hancock-Moody, host the Marylhurst and Pacific University choirs in this dynamic, diverse program containing everything from Bach to Broadway. Free parking available in the event center parking behind building 9.      

Start: April 21, 2016 7:30 pm
End: April 21, 2016 9:00 pm
Venue: Portland Community College Rock Creek Campus, Forum Theater, Room 114 of Building 3
17705 N.W. Springville Road, Portland, OR, 97229, United States
Cost: Free

The Northwest Horn Orchestra 10th Anniversary Jubilee

Northwest Horn

The NWHO is a rotating assembly of eighteen French horn players from all of the major orchestras in Northwest Oregon. Joined by percussion and rhythm sections, it performs an unique blend of genres including classical, jazz, movie music, blues and rock in a light-hearted, fun environment. For this celebration, the ensemble presents its trademark evening of eclectic musical… More

Start: April 21, 2016 7:25 pm
End: April 21, 2016 9:30 pm
Venue: Alberta Rose Theatre
3000 N.E. Alberta Street, Portland, OR, 97211, United States
Cost: $20 in advance, $25 on day of performance

Vancouver Symphony: Evening of Jazz Benefit Concert


The Vancouver Symphony is excited to announce the creation of its First Annual Evening of Jazz Benefit Concert. The concert and dinner features legendary jazz clarinetist and saxophonist Ken Peplowski. Performing with Mr. Peplowski are Randy Porter, piano; Dave Captein, bass and Gary Hobbs, drums. Award-winning KOIN 6 reporter Tim Becker serves as emcee of… More

Start: April 21, 2016 6:00 pm
Venue: Heathman Lodge
7801 NE Greenwood Drive, Vancouver, WA, 98662, United States
Cost: $100

A Dos Puntas: Original and Traditional Tangos

Reed College

Straight from Buenos Aires, virtuoso tango guitarist Hernan Reinaudo presents an evening of duos with Seattle-based flutist, singer, and bandoneónist Mirta Wymerszberg. This intimate musical event features original and traditional tangos, plus a hint of Argentine folkloric music. Presented by Tango for Musicians at Reed College.  

Start: April 21, 2016 5:30 pm
End: April 21, 2016 7:30 pm
Venue: Eliot Hall Chapel, Reed College
3203 S.E. Woodstock Boulevard, Portland, OR, 97202, United States
Cost: Free

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