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Oct 23, 6pm: Artist as Citizen Symposium

Jazz piano legend Darrell Grant is the chair of Jazz Studies at Portland State University. He was also one of BRAVO’s first Artists in Residence in 2016-17. Please join Prof. Grant for an evening of discovery and insight into the ways that social engagement and activism can inform and invigorate the broader arts curriculum. The… Continue Reading

Oct 21, 1-4pm: BRAVO celebrates Keller Auditorium at 100

BRAVO is honored to be invited to participate in a free community concert celebrating the 100th birthday of the Keller Auditorium in downtown Portland. Come hear the Revueltas String Orchestra from BRAVO Rosa Parks perform in one of Portland’s biggest venues. Originally known as the Civic Auditorium, the Keller Auditorium, which is part of Portland’5 Centers for… Continue Reading

July 16, 5pm: An evening of music with friends

BRAVO Winds Program Director Adam Eccleston presents a midsummer recital with pianist Lydia Chung. Also performing on the program are two BRAVO Cesar Chavez students, Yvonne on flute and Roberto on trumpet. Mago Hunt Center, University of Portland 5000 N Willamette Blvd Free and open to the public This is your best chance to hear BRAVO until the… Continue Reading

June 2, 7pm: BRAVO Community Orchestra year-end concert at University of Portland

  The BRAVO Community Orchestra is a new ensemble created in partnership with the University of Portland that brings together BRAVO youth with college students and community musicians in an intergenerational orchestra. For our third and final concert of the year, we’re excited to share a fun program of diverse repertoire including: The Blacksmith (English folk tune) Oboe Concerto by… Continue Reading

May 24, 12pm: Marsalis Winds perform at PSU

    Portland State University has been a supportive partner for BRAVO since our first year.  We’re delighted to return for a performance by our first-year Marsalis Winds from BRAVO Cesar Chavez, along with a colorful and informative slide show presentation by BRAVO Executive Director Seth Truby on “Music as Social Justice”. Wednesday, May 24… Continue Reading

Student Profile: Symone

Symone is a 10 year old flute player in the 5th grade at Cesar Chavez School, and this is her first year in BRAVO. She likes playing her flute and wants to learn the clarinet as well. She memorizes all her music. “It’s fun hangng out with other people. It makes me happy. I really… Continue Reading