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Student Profile: Kaniah

“I love BRAVO because it’s an opportunity to meet new people and you get to do different things like going to concerts, going on field trips, playing music in front of people.” This 5th grade cellist at Rosa Parks is in her second year with BRAVO. She likes playing for people because the practice makes… Continue Reading

BRAVO welcomes husband and wife teaching team from Venezuela

TOP VENEZUELAN MUSICIANS JOIN PORTLAND’S MUSIC COMMUNITY After successful careers in their home country, husband and wife team bring years of teaching and performing experience to BRAVO Youth Orchestras BRAVO is delighted to announce the hiring of Giancarlo Castro D’Addona and Marian Gutierrez as Teaching Artists.  Executive Director Seth Truby says, “We are extremely delighted to have… Continue Reading

September 21, 6:00pm: Renée Fleming’s Music and the Mind

Internationally renowned opera singer Renée Fleming moderates a discussion about music and neuroscience in OHSU’s historic auditorium. Panelists include OHSU professor of neuroscience, Dr. Lawrence Sherman (with whom BRAVO partnered last fall). A woodwind octet from BRAVO César Chávez will play the postlude for the event, in the foyer (at 7:30). The event itself is free… Continue Reading

September 13, 4:30pm: BRAVO plays for Roosevelt Homecoming Arts Extravaganza

Our 7th and 8th grade strings from BRAVO George will play for the Arts Extravaganza portion of Roosevelt High School’s homecoming week! Thursday, September 13 4:30 pm Parking lot of the U.S. Bank building in downtown St. Johns 7340 N Philadelphia Ave., Portland, OR 97203   Thank you to RHS Alumni Association President Mike Verbout… Continue Reading