January 20, 10:45 am: BRAVO returns to MLK,Jr. Day Celebration

One month from today, the Chris Thile Orchestra from BRAVO Sitton will make their off-campus debut at World Arts Foundation‘s 35th Annual “Keep Alive the Dream” tribute to Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.  BRAVO has participated in this annual event every year since 2014 (our first year in existence).  We are so pleased that […]

Student profile: Solomon

  There are several things Solomon likes about being in the BRAVO program: “You get to play an instrument; you get to play concerts; you get to play music you never heard of.”  He plays cello as it is the closest thing to playing the instrument he really wants to play: the double bass. His […]

Nov.-Dec. 2019: BRAVO on MetroEast Holiday Showcase!

We’re a tiny bit behind the ball, and maybe you’ve already seen us on air(?), but BRAVO’s episode of MetroEast Holiday Showcase has already started airing and will be airing throughout the next month! Our Vivaldi String Ensemble from BRAVO George Middle School appears in Episode 1 and in Episode A.  Schedules below: Also appearing […]

December 19, 7pm: BRAVO joins the Roosevelt Winter Concert

To finish out the BRAVO winter concert season, the BRAVO strings from Roosevelt High School are joining Roosevelt’s Winter Concert, which features our BRAVO RHS brass in two of the multiple RHS bands!  Come hear some sweet, advanced-style repertoire!  This will be a concert to remember. Thursday, December 19, 2019 7:00-9:15 pm Roosevelt High School […]

December 18, 6:30pm: BRAVO joins in the George Winter Concert

Our 6th-8th grade strings from BRAVO George will join in the George Middle School Winter Concert.  We are looking forward to this!! Wednesday, December 18, 2019 6:30-7:30 pm George Middle School Auditorium 10000 N. Burr Ave. Portland, OR 97203 Free and open to the public. If you missed it, see clips here

December 17, 6pm: BRAVO Sitton Winter Concert

  Come see our first- and second-year strings!  The Cristina Pato Orchestra (second-years) and the Chris Thile Orchestra (first-years) will be bringing some sweet strings rep.  You might hear some tight bucket drumming as well…! Tuesday, December 17, 2019 6:00-7:15 pm Sitton Elementary School 9930 N. Smith Street Portland, OR 97203 Free and open to […]

December 14, 7:00pm: BRAVO at Black Nativity

BRAVO is pleased to partner with PassinArt to play the prelude for this performance of Black Nativity.  This will be BRAVO’s debut at this now-annual theatrical presentation, and we can’t wait! Come see D’Rivera (our advanced winds and percussion) and stay for the show (at 7:30)! Saturday, December 14, 2019 7:00 pm Bethel AME Church […]

December 12, 6:45pm: BRAVO returns to The Revels

  The Teresa Carreño Orchestra–our first-year winds and percussion from César Chávez–will make their out-of-school debut at the prelude for the Portland Revels preview show!  Come check them out! Thursday, December 12, 2019 6:45-7:15 pm Newmark Theatre 1111 SW Broadway St. Portland, OR 97205 Prelude is free and open to the public.

December 12, 6pm: BRAVO Rosa Parks Winter Concert

Come see our first- through fourth-year strings from Rosa Parks! You will be in for a treat! Thursday, December 12, 2019 6:00-7:15 pm Buckley Center Auditorium University of Portland 5000 N. Willamette Blvd. Portland, OR 97203 Free and open to the public. See highlights on our YouTube channel!

December 10, 6pm: BRAVO César Chávez Winter Concert

Come see our first- through fifth-year winds and percussion in this North Portland winter highlight! Tuesday, December 10, 2019 6:00-7:15 César Chávez School 5103 N. Willis Blvd. Portland, OR 97203 Free and open to the public