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Phone: 503-823-PLAY (7529)
1120 SW Fifth Ave., Suite 1302, Portland, OR 97204
Community Music Center
Sunday, February 10 2013, 2:00 PM to 4:00 PM
ca. 2 hrs
A benefit for the Community Music Center need-based Scholarships program
Event Types > Arts/Culture/Recreation
The Oregon String Quartet performs an all-Beethoven program as a benefit fundraiser for the Community Music Center on Sunday afternoon, February 10 at 2:00 PM. Thanks to the generosity of the OSQ, all proceeds will support need-based music scholarships for Portland area children attending the Center’s programs.
General Admission is $15 per person, $7.50 Youth (age 6 & Up)/Seniors. Tickets available at the door, space permitting. Advance ticket purchase recommended by calling 503-283-3177 or at www.communitymusiccenter.org. Not recommended for children under 6 yrs.
Committed to excellence in performance and music education, the members of the Oregon String Quartet teach at the University of Oregon School of Music while maintaining busy concert schedules both with the quartet and as soloists. They have recorded on the Koch International, CRI, Centaur, and Albany labels, including a disc of works by composer William Grant Still that Strad Magazine called “sumptuous”. Their most recent disc, “Oregon String Quartet and All That Jazz” is currently available on Itunes. The Oregon Quartet has been featured at the internationally renowned Oregon Bach Festival, and is heard frequently on NPR.
What is being said about the Oregon String Quartet:
“Tonal warmth and rhythmic vitality” -Fanfare
“Fresh and inviting...sets the bar high for other string quartets” -Journal for the Society of American Music
“Loving dedication and a spirit of discovery” - Classics Today
The Community Music Center (CMC) is a Portland Parks & Recreation facility in partnership with an all-volunteer nonprofit organization that raises money to help subsidize tuition fees at the school. It serves families across the Portland area and supports those with limited economic means by increasing access to music performances and educational opportunities. Benefit concerts such as this one support a need-based scholarship fund that enables students to follow their dreams in music. For more information, call 503-823-3177 or visit www.communitymusiccenter.org.
Visit the CMC website and social media content links at www.CommunityMusicCenter.org
For more information, call 503-823-5300 or visit portlandparks.org.