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Where We Live: Outside The Frame

Posted April 29, 2021 by

Tune in this Saturday at 5:15pm as we explore Outside the Frame, a program that teaches filmmaking to youth experiencing houselessness, through the Where We Live series. Outside the Frame is an independent nonprofit that offers a model educational... More


An Emily Dickinson Playlist

Posted April 26, 2021 by

Music is a natural complement to the poetry of Emily Dickinson (1830-1886). Her lyrical voice is often cast in the singable meters of American hymnody: for example, just try singing this Dickinson text to the tune of “Amazing... More


Songbirds of Oregon

Posted April 21, 2021 by

From the Gorge to Mt. Hood, the Alvord Desert to Crater Lake, Oregon provides unique geological and ecological sites with incredible diversity in flora and fauna.  Even with nature all around us, we can sometimes forget to appreciate... More


Samuel Coleridge-Taylor is “Uncovered”

Posted April 19, 2021 by

Program Director John Pitman talks with violinist Karla Donehew Perez, of Catalyst Quartet, about the exciting new project they launched in January called “Uncovered”, focusing on underrepresented composers in classical music. Volume 1 sheds light on three beautiful... More


A Playlist of Chamber Music by Women

Posted March 9, 2021 by

This playlist will take you on a whirlwind tour of chamber music by women, with appearances from a few of the brilliant composers who have contributed to the genre. We’ll start with some of the earliest chamber music... More


Couples of Classical Music

Posted February 15, 2021 by

Robert Schumann (1810-1856) and Clara Schumann (1819-1896) Clara Schumann was a well-respected pianist and composer, Robert Schumann a composer, pianist, and music critic. Clara’s father, Frederick Wieck, was also a pianist and was in fact Robert’s teacher, but... More


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