Posted on June 24, 2021

All Classical Portland thanks regional and national news and media outlets for recognizing our outstanding programming, innovative initiatives, and wide-reaching community service.

Read on for press coverage on the Recording Inclusivity Initiative, International Children’s Arts Network, and more of All Classical Portland’s radio, community, and arts programs.

President & CEO Suzanne Nance. Photo credit: Cathy Cheney, Portland Business Journal


Suzanne Nance honored as part of Portland Business Journal’s 2022 Women of Influence
January 2022

Suzanne Nance on the Transformational Power of Music
Suzanne Stevens, Portland Business Journal – September 16, 2021

Recording Inclusivity Initiative

All Classical Portland Wins National Honor for Its Project to Diversify Recordings
Jennifer Kirwan, East Portland Blog – January 18, 2022

How All Classical Portland is Making Classical Music More Inclusive
Jenna Spinelle, Gather – January 2022

All Classical Portland Wins National Inclusivity Contest
The Skanner News – November 11, 2021

All Classical Portland Wins National Honor for Its Work to Diversify Playlists
Amy Wang, The Oregonian/OregonLive – November 10, 2021

Recording Inclusivity Initiative Wins Current Local that Works Contest
Tyler Falk, – November 10, 2021

Portland Classical Radio Station Launches Initiative to Honor Minority Composers
Radio station “All Classical Portland” has spearheaded an effort to recognize composers from under-represented communities
Katherine Cook, KGW News – May 26, 2021

All Classical Portland Initiative Aims to Diversify Choices for Classical Works
Skye Witley, – February 1, 2021

Photo credit: Christine Dong
Photo courtesy of ICAN

International Children's Arts Network

Radio Rejuvenation
Portland’s All Classical Radio’s New Initiatives Bring More Diverse Music to More Diverse Audiences
Brett Campbell, Oregon ArtsWatch – May 25, 2021

All Classical Portland Thriving With Kids Network
International Children’s Arts Network has increased listenership in the past year with content geared toward youth.
Jason Vondersmith, Portland Tribune – April 26, 2021

Community Collaborations

The Spirit of Radio
In praise of All Classical: keepers of the invisible fire, broadcasters of new commissioned works by Damien Geter and S. Renee Mitchell

Matthew Neil Andrews, Oregon ArtsWatch – November 27, 2020

Broadway Rose Teams Up With All Classical Portland
A Sherlock Holmes radio drama featuring classical music and turn-of-the-century celebrities
Forest Grove News Times, Pamplin Media Group – September 28, 2020

All Classical Portland Tunes Up at Virtual Concert Hall
The ‘Fall into the Arts: A Radio Festival of Local Performances’ highlights local groups for next two months.
Jason Vondersmith, Portland Tribune – September 21, 2020

Neo Soul Photo Credit: Christine Dong

KSLC / Linfield University

Wine Country, Here Comes All Classical Portland
The longtime Portland radio station of classical music teams up with Linfield College, helping to build an audience with young people…and perhaps wine enthusiasts
Jason Vondersmith, Portland Tribune – April 2, 2020

Portland’s All Classical Teams With Linfield College
Yamhill and Polk county residents will have clearer listening to the classical radio station beginning Thursday
David Bates, Oregon ArtsWatch – March 30, 2020

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