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Oregon Pro Arte Chamber Orchestra

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Vines of Spring

Saturday, May 30, 2015 – 7:30 PM
Chapel at Mary’s Woods at Marylhurst
17400 Holy Names Dr, Lake Oswego, OR, 97034

Dr. Jeffrey Specht, conductor

Verdi: Nabucco Overture
Erik Schmauss: That They May Have Life

*World Premiere*
Winner of the 2015 John Kenneth Cole Composition Prize

Schumann: Symphony No. 3 “Rhenish”


Upcoming for Youth Orchestras

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Spring Showcase

Sunday, May 17, 2015 – 7:00 PM
Buckley Center Auditorium at University of Portland
5000 N Willamette Blvd, Portland, OR

OPAYCO
Featuring concerto competition winners
 –Jason Kowalski and Evan Llafet, violins – Bach Double Violin Concerto
 –Mary Sundem, piano – Haydn D major Piano Concerto
 –Yesenia Garcia-Maughan, cello – Kol Nidrei by Bruch
 –Shania Watts, viola – Stamitz Viola Concerto
 Rossini: Il Signor Bruschino Overture
Debussy: Petite Suite

PACS
Vivaldi: Concerto Grosso in D minor
Liszt: Hungarian Rhapsody


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Still time to get your tickets for Music, Food, & Wine! Remember, 80% of the ticket price is tax deductible. Go to oregonproarte.org for more info and to purchase tickets.

Here's a little sneak preview of the program:

Mystique.................................................................Edgar Crockett
Dr. Jeff Specht, tuba (OPACO Music Director)
Park Llafet, piano (Board Member)

Great Day..................................................Arr. Adolphus Hailstork

300 Watts Trio
Shania Watts, violin
Darah Watts, violin
Jonathan Watts, cello

Divertimento No. 14, K. 270...............Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Allegro molto

OPACO Woodwind Quintet
Phyllis Louke, flute
Rachel Thoroughman, oboe
Alexis Howard, clarinet
Lendie Bliss, bassoon
Galen Breckenridge, horn

Suite for 4 Violins..............................................Ludislav Gabrielli
Adagio con espressione
Moderato solenne

OPAYCO Violin Quartet
Elsa Batten, violin
Elizabeth Jones, violin
Tammy Senior, violin
Xiansheng Yan, violin

Suite—Irish Sherry......................Trad. & O'Carolan, Arr. Thorpe

OPACO String Quartet
Dan Crane, violin
Cathy Ross, violin
Melissa Rowe, viola
Harry Gilbert, cello

Ballade No. 1........................................................Fredric Chopin
Goldberg Variations, BWV......................Johann Sebastian Bach
Assorted variations

Special Guest
Susan Smith, piano

Plus performances by Festival Brass & the OPAYCO String Quartet!
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Fundraiser Kickoff Concert

April 19, 2015, 3:00pm

Oregon Pro Arte Chamber Orchestra

Please join us for an afternoon of music, food, & drink as we kickoff our fundraiser to help expand our youth ensemble and outreach programs. Sunday, April 19th at 3:00pm Michelle's Piano Co. 600 SE...

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Treat yourself or a loved one to a very special and intimate event. On Sunday, April 19th we will kick off our spring fundraiser with an exciting showcase concert. There will be live music by music...

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Treat yourself or a loved one to a very special and intimate event. On Sunday, April 19th we will kick off our spring fundraiser with an exciting showcase concert. There will be live music by musicians from OPACO and special guests, along with delicious food and wine. Proceeds go support OPACO outreach and youth orchestra programs! Tickets are available online at: http://oregonproarte.org

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Big thanks to Oregon Pro Arte Chamber Orchestra for answering your calls of support today! Good stuff on our last day of this fundraiser. Call now: 888-899-5722 or give at www.allclassical.org. Thank ...

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Treat yourself or a loved one to a very special and intimate event. On Sunday, April 19th we will kick off our spring fundraiser with an exciting showcase concert. There will be live music by music...

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Have seen 2 videos of the Mendelssohn Octet from Sunday's OPAYCO concert so far. Here is one of them, courtesy of Rylan's mom. Helen Cook, Caroline Brenner, Deb Wilmington, Mekenzie Kruckenberg, Gage O'Callaghan. Plus those I can't tag: Rylan Virnig, Gina Kim, Shania Watts, and really it's Courtney Wilmington, not her mom Deb... ... See MoreSee Less

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A Chamber Music Afternoon

March 8, 2015, 3:00pm

Adventist Community Church of Vancouver

OPAYCO and PACS players are showcased in chamber ensembles.Tickets at the door or orline: adults $10; students $5.

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Sponsors and Partners

Central Lutheran Church
Portland All Classical Arts Partnership
Royal Rosarian Foundation
Kristl Oliver, American Family Insurance
Summit Reconstruction
Kevin Egan, Annie Kaiser, and West Linn High School
Ronnie LaGrone and Rosemount Ridge Middle School
Michelle’s Pianos
Skyline Memorial Gardens and Funeral Home
Metro East Media