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Thank you! Exclusive Performances by María García

Thank you for joining All Classical Portland’s 39th Birthday Party! It is through your support that we are able to keep the music playing year round and share our limitless concert hall with local musicians and listeners in the Pacific Northwest and around the world.  As an extra special birthday gift in appreciation of your… More


American Music for Independence Day

This Independence Day, All Classical Portland is commemorating the 246th anniversary of the passage of the Declaration of Independence, by celebrating American composers and musicians on the air. Read on for some of the highlights you’ll hear when you tune in at 89.9 FM in Portland or anywhere in the world via the live player on… More


Commemorating Juneteenth 2022

2022 marks the 157th anniversary of the emancipation of enslaved African Americans in former Confederate states. On June 19, 1865, Union soldiers arrived in Galveston, Texas, with news of the Emancipation Proclamation. It was more than two years since the Proclamation had been issued in 1863, but it took until that day for word of freedom to reach… More


All Classical Portland’s 2022 Young Artist in Residence + Ambassadors!

All Classical Portland is proud to announce 16-year-old double bass player Maggie Carter as the 2022 Young Artist in Residence. A home-schooled high school junior, Maggie began music lessons with former Oregon Symphony bassist Nina DeCesare at age nine. She currently studies with Jordan Anderson, Principal Bass of the Seattle Symphony, and performs regularly with… More


‘An African American Requiem’ Broadcast On-Demand

On Saturday, May 7, 2022, All Classical Portland presented a live, bi-coastal broadcast of the world premiere of Damien Geter’s An African American Requiem in collaboration with WQXR in New York. The live broadcast will be available for on-demand listening in All Classical Portland’s Audio Archive through May 21, 2022.  This broadcast is generously sponsored… More


All Classical Portland’s 2022 Artist in Residence!

All Classical Portland is pleased to announce the station’s 2022 Artist in Residence: pianist María García! A celebrated performer and music educator, García is an enthusiastic proponent of classical works by women and composers of color. Together with All Classical Portland, she will use this opportunity to educate and inspire listeners to explore beyond the… More


The Beauty of JOY

While working on my blog post series that discusses events and organizations who are dedicated to bettering our community through classical music, I am inspired yet again by a project All Classical Portland has taken on. This weekend we officially launched the JOY (Joyous Outreach to You/th) and the three initiatives that are devoted to making… More


Bread and Roses

“Music can change the world.” – Ludwig van Beethoven The arts are a medium for emotional expression, and a manifestation of the human spirit. They can create a sense of unity and solidarity between people of all backgrounds. They have the ability to be forces of positive change. From protest songs to charity concerts, music… More


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