Excerpt from new biography of the great American maverick composer recounts his early musical and artistic adventures in the city where he never grew up.lou-harrison_ss17_cover_final4

As the city’s annual celebration of jazz opens, Portland’s jazz scene remains vital despite popular club’s sudden closure

When Oregon met Arvo

February 8, 2017

With help from composer Arvo Pärt, Royce Saltzman wanted the 1994 Oregon Bach Festival to be his grand finale. It was nearly a disaster

Broken Planetarium’s ‘Atlantis’ and Orphic’s ‘Iphigenia 3.0’ show the promise of today’s young Portland theater companies

Eugene Symphony’s search for its next music director plays to a national and international audience

The Portland percussion ensemble embraces diversity in its music and projects

Portland Youth Philharmonic gives world premiere of Portland composer’s lost 1963 masterpiece

Multimedia ‘acoustic portrait’ of Cascade forest explores the experience of nature, deforestation and more

Value of high school music outreach program transcends music

Musical based on the life of songwriter Carole King sacrifices authentic drama for Broadway bombast