Scott Hermanns is a 17-year old high school senior who has a deep passion for both violin and acting. He definitely wants to pursue a career in the performing arts, just as his parents did. (Scott’s dad, Don Hermanns, plays bass in the Oregon Symphony and his mom is pianist Susan Dewitt-Smith.) Scott is one… More
Host Robert McBride brings us guest David Schiff, whose Ellington-inspired Ducal Suite will be performed at Chamber Music Northwest next week. David Schiff is an American composer, writer and conductor whose music draws on elements of jazz, rock, and klezmer styles, showing the influence of composers as diverse as Stravinsky, Mahler, Charles Mingus, Eric Dolphy, and… More
The Salem Art Fair & Festival returns for the 68th time July 21-23. Just blocks from downtown Salem you’ll find more than 200 artists, live music, theatre and dance on two entertainment stages, two craft beer and wine gardens, more than 20 food booths, the Santiam Hospital Kids’ Court with art activities for the whole family, a plant sale and much more…. More
Host Robert McBride features Chamber Music Northwest participants Tara Helen O’Connor and Daniel Schlosberg. Flutist Tara Helen O’Connor is a charismatic performer noted for her artistic depth, brilliant technique and colorful tone spanning every musical era. Recipient of an Avery Fisher Career Grant and a two-time Grammy nominee, she is now a Season Artist of the… More
Host Andrea Murray presents more interviews from Chamber Music Northwest, including composer and flutist Valerie Coleman of the Imani Winds. Program airs Thursday July 20 at 6 pm.
The Vancouver Symphony Orchestra ushers in its 2017-2018 season with a family-friendly free outdoor concert in downtown Vancouver’s lovely Esther Short Park. The VSO will be led by critically acclaimed Conductor-Composer, Dr. Donald Appert, Chair of the Music Department at Clark College. The master of ceremonies will be OPB State of Wonder’s award winning producer/reporter –… More
Tune in all day on July 14 as All Classical Portland pays tribute to Le Quatorze Juillet (commonly known in English speaking countries as “Bastille Day”) with beautiful and uplifting French music that spans the centuries! Listen for works from the “Ancien Regime” and others of Napoleon’s time and later – by composers such as Debussy,… More
Ted and Lois of Forest Grove made a gift during the June Fundraiser and won the Grand Prize trip to Ashland this summer for a feast of theatrical and musical delights! Ted and Lois, sustaining donors since 2014, are thrilled and very grateful to the station! This trip includes: Accommodations at the historic Ashland Springs… More
Host Robert McBride presents Oregon Symphony oboist Martin Hébert and cellist Nancy Ives. Program airs Thursday July 13 at 3 pm.
Host Andrea Murray shares interviews from Chamber Music Northwest. Plus, Andrea presents a preview of Portland Opera’s production of Mozart’s Cosi’ Fan Tutte. Program airs Thursday, July 13 at 6 pm.