FEATURED ARTIST: Jonathan House FEATURED ARTIST: Jonathan House FEATURED ARTIST: Jonathan House FEATURED ARTIST: Jonathan House FEATURED ARTIST: Jonathan House

March 27, 2015

Each Saturday at 5 All Classical Portland celebrates what’s next in our community, with profiles of young musicians and explorations of musical opportunities for young people in the northwest.

If you know of a young musician who should be profiled On Deck, email Christa Wessel at christa@allclassical.org

 

 

Support for On Deck comes from our members.
Additional support comes from Young Musicians and Artists
yma


Annie Zhang

March 21, 2015

On Deck with Annie Zhang

Annie Zhang, at 13 years old, is the youngest member of the Portland Youth Philharmonic. She is also the youngest participant in this year’s MetroArts Young Artist Concert. We’ll meet this amazing young cellist in this episode of On Deck with Young Musicians.


Hannah Moon

March 14, 2015

On Deck with Hannah Moon

We first profiled Hannah back in November 2013, but revisit her story this week as we continue our series of “On Deck” episodes which profile the winners of this year’s MetroArts Young Artist Concert (to be held at the Newmark Theater on April 7).


Daniel Rodricks

February 28, 2015

On Deck with Daniel Rodricks

The 2nd in our series of profiles of this year’s MetroArts winners features 18-year old pianist Daniel Rodricks. Daniel will be performing Gershwin’s “Rhapsody in Blue” at the April 7th Young Artist Concert. Though he is a wildly talented and tremendously dedicated pianist, Daniel will not be pursuing a career in music. Rather, he wants to become a physician and is... More


Emily Brother

February 21, 2015

On Deck with Emily Brother

We first profiled Emily back in November 2013, but revisit her story this week as we begin a series of "On Deck" episodes which profile the winners of this year's MetroArts Young Artist Concert (to be held at the Newmark Theater on April 7).


Jacob Laws

February 7, 2015

On Deck with Jacob Laws

Last December, Jacob Laws performed on Thursdays @ Three with the Pacific Youth Choir. In addition to singing with the choir, he also gave a solo performance of a gut-wrenching song by George Butterworth (“Is My Team Ploughing”). In this episode of On Deck we’ll hear that performance, and learn more about Jacob’s winding path from violin, to horn, to voice.... More


Samuel Zacharia

January 31, 2015

On Deck with Samuel Zacharia

Violist Samuel Zacharia is 15 years old and has already won solo competitions with both the Metropolitan Youth Symphony and the Portland Youth Philharmonic. In this episode of On Deck we’ll hear a portion of his performance of the Bartok Viola Concerto with the PYP last spring. Samuel has also attended Itzhak Perlman’s Music Program for the last two summers, and... More


Theodora Mautz

January 17, 2015

On Deck with Theodora Mautz

In addition to holding down a rigorous academic schedule, 18-year old Theodora Mautz plays piano and sings with the Pacific Youth Choir. She tells us that she makes room in her life for music because she seeks a feeling of “zal” – that’s a Polish word Chopin used for his music which explains that soaring, aching feeling –goosebumps— that you... More


Jonathan DeBruyn

January 10, 2015

On Deck with Jonathan DeBruyn

21-year old violinist Jonathan DeBruyn recently won the Oregon Sinfonietta’s concerto competition; listen in and get to know him before he plays the Mendelssohn Violin Concerto with that group on January 18. In this episode of On Deck, Jonathan talks frankly about being diagnosed with Ewing sarcoma a decade ago, and he will play for us a piece called "Mysticus" that... More


Barry Fowler

December 27, 2014

On Deck with Barry Fowler

17-year old Barry Fowler loves classical music. He plays viola with the Metropolitan Youth Symphony, though he originally started his musical journey with the violin. In this episode of On Deck we’ll chat about Barry’s passion for the viola and learn about a time in his life when he fell out of love with classical music.


Mat McLaughlin

December 20, 2014

On Deck with Mat McLaughlin

18-year old bassoonist Mat McLaughlin is in his first year at Clark College, trying to figure out what to do with his love of classical music. He understands that becoming a performance major is risky career-wise, but he loves the bassoon too much to give it up. Mat plays with the Metropolitan Youth Symphony, and in fact is one of the... More