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Dec 14, 7pm: BRAVO Community Orchestra at U of P

photo by Rich Kolbell


Join us for BRAVO’s final performance of 2018 when our intergenerational Community Orchestra presents a delightful program of music from the Old World and the New. This is the BCO’s first concert under the leadership of our new conductor, Maestro Giancarlo Castro D’Addona and our new BCO manager, Marian Gutierrez.  They are BRAVO’s first Teaching Artists from Venezuela, and bring decades of experience as performers and teachers at the highest level in their home country.

Friday, Dec 14     7pm

Buckley Auditorium, University of Portland

5000 N Willamette Blvd

Free and open to the public

November 30-December 29: BRAVO on cable TV!

Our Marsalis wind ensemble from César Chávez started the holiday season early with their recording session on November 14.  Catch them on your TV starting November 30!  BRAVO’s episode (Music Special Episode B) of MetroEast’s Holiday Showcase debuts on November 30 and will replay throughout the month of December.  (See below) Holiday Showcase 2018 #B… Continue Reading

December 12, 6pm: BRAVO Winds Winter Concert

Join our incredible trio of wind ensembles from BRAVO Cesar Chavez (Teresa Carreno, Marsalis, and D’Rivera) for our annual winds winter concert. Medals and new shirts will be bestowed, delightfully seasonal music will be played, and (especially with Mr. Eccleston in charge) a good time will be had by all! Wednesday, December 12 Cesar Chavez… Continue Reading

December 10, 7:30pm: BRAVO meets Fear No Music

Students in BRAVO’s Collective Composition elective at our afterschool program at Clarendon will share their musical explorations with Fear No Music at this concert featuring “emotional new works that examine issues such as gun violence, homophobia, migration, suicide and grief. The program includes works by David Del Tredici, Larry Bell, and the only performance ever of… Continue Reading

December 10: 2:45pm: BRAVO honors Dan Saltzman

BRAVO’s Teresa Carreño ensemble from César Chávez School will open this event honoring retiring Portland City Council Commissioner (and spearheader of the Portland Children’s Levy) Dan Saltzman.  This first-year wind and percussion ensemble (28 students this year!) will play a ~10-minute set as guests arrive, so don’t be late! 🙂 Monday, December 10 ~2:50-3:05 pm… Continue Reading