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October 27, 1:30pm: BRAVO @ OSO for Beethoven’s 5th

We are excited to return once again to the Arlene Schnitzer Concert Hall mezzanine for a prelude concert, this time for the Oregon Symphony’s rendering of Beethoven’s Symphony No. 5. Come hear our young, second-year strings from BRAVO Rosa Parks (the Brahms ensemble) and stay for the 2:00 matinee, featuring cellist Johannes Moser. Sunday, October… Continue Reading

October 5, 2pm: BRAVO Celebrates Hispanic Heritage Month

  BRAVO Sitton is honored to have been asked to play at the St. Johns Library‘s Celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month with Melao de Cuba.  Our Cristina Pato ensemble will perform, making their year-two debut!  Come see us! Saturday, October 5, 2019 2:15-2:30 pm Wayfinding Academy 8010 N. Charleston Ave. Portland, OR  97203 Event goes from… Continue Reading

September 28, 1:00pm: BRAVO at Park & Poolooza!

BRAVO is proud to participate in this benefit to save Columbia Pool, an institution with so much significance and importance to our students and our North Portland community. Please come hear us, and support keeping this pool open! Saturday, September 28, 2019 1:10-1:40 pm* Columbia Cottage at Columbia Park 7701 N Chautauqua Blvd. Portland, OR… Continue Reading

September 24, 6:30pm: BRAVO at Portland Center Stage’s “In the Heights”

Before he wrote “Hamilton,” Lin-Manuel Miranda wrote this little show called “In the Heights.”  It might have won some Tonys… For the September 24 show, Portland Center Stage invites you to a reception and prelude concert — reception starts at 6:30; the prelude, performed by BRAVO’s Spalding ensemble, will start at 6:45. Frankly, Portland Center… Continue Reading

September 22, 7:00pm: BRAVO at OSO w/ Wyclef Jean

BRAVO’s D’Rivera wind and percussion ensemble (and, frankly, the staff) are excited to be part of this night of music, where hip hop meets full orchestra. And we get to see Wyclef Jean. BRAVO will play the prelude at 7:00 in the mezzanine; show’s at 7:30. Sunday, September 22, 2019 7:00-7:20 pm Arlene Schnitzer Concert… Continue Reading

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’s 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