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May 26, 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

 

 

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Ellie Phillips

May 9, 2015

On Deck with Ellie Phillips

Enjoy this chat with 16-year old viola player and composer Ellie Phillips. She’s a member of the Portland Youth Philharmonic, but also participated this Spring in Fear No Music’s Young Composer’s Project. Robert McBride --an occasional composer himself-- is the guest-host for this episode of “On Deck”. The segment concludes with a performance of Ellie’s composition --a Rondo for Piano Quartet-- as... More


Northwest Band Camps

May 2, 2015

On Deck at Northwest Band Camps

This week we head to the Oregon Coast to visit Northwest Band Camps. Founded 45 years ago, the mission of this summer program is to keep kids playing their instruments through middle, high school, college and beyond. Northwest Band Camps offers two week-long sessions each summer.  The camp is designed for kids entering 7th through 11th grades, and who have been... More


Spencer Schaffer

April 25, 2015

On Deck with Spencer Schaffer

Spencer Schaffer is a 17-year old trombonist who LOVES classical music. He listens to All Classical Portland all the time, and he plays his trombone at every opportunity: at school, in small ensembles, with the Portland Youth Philharmonic. In fact, he plays *so much* that he has developed tendonitis, which makes it hard for him to keep doing what he... More


John Fawcett

April 4, 2015

On Deck with John Fawcett

In this episode we meet the sixth and final young artist participating in Tuesday’s MetroArts concert. 14-year old John Fawcett lives in Bend, but takes violin lessons in Eugene, and has for the last few months been traveling to Portland for coachings with MetroArts founder Niel Deponte. His parents are undoubtedly counting the days until John gets his drivers license. :^)... More


Fumika Mizuno

March 28, 2015

On Deck with Fumika Mizuno

We first profiled Fumika in May of 2014, but revisit her story this week as we continue our series of “On Deck” episodes featuring the winners of this year’s MetroArts Young Artist Concert (to be held at the Newmark Theater on April 7).


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