Author Archives: Sharon Eldridge

September 22, 10:00am: BRAVO at the Portland Children’s Museum’s Building Bridges Family Music Festival

BRAVO’s Marsalis winds and percussion ensemble will take the stage at 10:00 a.m. during the Portland Children’s Museum two-day celebration. From the Portland Children’s Museum’s website: “Portland Children‚Äôs Museum is proud to announce the first annual Building Bridges Family Music Festival, a community-building, tune-filled weekend designed to build bridges in peace and friendship through music… Continue Reading

BRAVO at East Winds Band Camp, July-August 2019

While some of our middle school strings students are rehearsing their Portland Festival Symphony music, some of our middle school winds students are attending East Winds Band Camp, a week-long premier music day camp from Vibe of Portland. East Winds Band Camp expanded their offerings this summer to include 3 large ensemble groups to accommodate… Continue Reading

June 20, 5:30pm: BRAVO joins with Mercy Corps for World Refugee Day

On World Refugee Day, Mercy Corps is joining forces with BRAVO Youth Orchestras and celebrated musicians from the Portland community for a special performance and fundraiser benefiting refugees around the world. The Oregon Symphony’s¬†In√©s Voglar Belgique¬†and Chilean cuatro player¬†Freddy Vilches¬†will perform with BRAVO faculty and students. This Take Action Happy Hour has a special focus… Continue Reading

May 11, 12:00pm: BRAVO at St. Johns Parade

The Marsalis and D’Rivera ensembles from BRAVO C√©sar Ch√°vez and Clarendon are excited to make their debut in the St. Johns Parade!! We will be a brass and bucket band, on a hand-crafted float, designed and made by our students, parents, and staff!¬† Come see us!! Saturday, May 11, 2019 12:00 pm parade starts Parade… Continue Reading