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November 16, 8pm: BRAVO + Black Violin!

BRAVO is thrilled to be joining Black Violin once again on their tour stop at the Schnitz! Our Revueltas strings ensemble from Rosa Parks Elementary will play alongside Will and Kevin for some special selections at the end of the show.  More information and tickets here. Continue Reading

Student Profile: Jadah

Jadah is a 4th grader at Rosa Parks School, now starting her third year in BRAVO. What she likes about BRAVO are the opportunities to play concerts, interacting with other kids that she might not otherwise meet, and getting the chance to choose a favorite instrument. She started on violin, then switched to cello, and… Continue Reading

November 14: BRAVO has a recording session!

  On November 14, the Marsalis wind ensemble from BRAVO César Chávez will join MetroEast for their annual Holiday Showcase. We’ll record a few holiday-themed songs that will air on cable access in November and December: (Updated 11/23/18) Appearing in Music Special B: Parkrose HS Debonaires HB Lee Chamber Orchestra Centennial Middle School – Middle… Continue Reading

November 11, 1:30pm: BRAVO plays pre-Pirates

The Mozart ensemble — our first-year strings from BRAVO Rosa Parks–  will play the prelude for the Oregon Symphony’s Pirates! Kids Concert. Come hear us at 1:30 in the mezzanine, and stay for the 2:00 concert!  Tickets here. Sunday, November 11, 2018 1:30 pm Arlene Schnitzer Concert Hall 1037 SW Broadway Street Portland, OR  97205… Continue Reading

NOW HIRING: Family Coordinator for BRAVO Rosa Parks – applications due Oct 15, 2018

Job Description:  BRAVO Family Coordinator for Rosa Parks Position Summary: The BRAVO Family Coordinator is the primary liaison to parents and guardians of BRAVO students, attending the program daily and assisting with attendance, classroom management, and emerging situations such as minor health-related events and student discipline.  The Family Coordinator will work under the supervision of… Continue Reading

November 8, 5pm: BRAVO at New Seasons

BRAVO’s Revueltas strings ensemble from Rosa Parks Elementary will play a set in the partially remodeled store. Beloved BRAVO teaching artist Mr. Andre used to play regularly here at our neighborhood New Seasons, so this performance will be in his honor. Thursday, November 8, 2018 New Seasons, Arbor Lodge 6400 N. Interstate Avenue Portland, OR… Continue Reading

October 20, 2pm: BRAVO gets “Bloody”!

D’Rivera winds will play some spooky tunes at the intermission for BodyVox’s BloodyVox: Deadline October. Join us for what is guaranteed to be one creepy afternoon!  There will also be a costume contest (with neat prizes!), so we encourage you to come dressed in your Halloween best!   Saturday, October 20 2:00 pm BodyVox Dance… Continue Reading

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