Musical Events

National Clarinet Day

Backun clarinet bell

Who decides these things?! According to the interwebs, Nov. 16 is National Clarinet Day. But why that day? No one seems to know. And to make matters worse, a group on Facebook has declared May 3 to be National Clarinet…

A Virtual Recital

Clockwise from top left: Alan, Evie, Caiden, Annabelle, Daniel, Lily, Cora, Jenny

Times like this [Can you say pandemic?] call for alternative performance modes. With all of us under stay-at-home orders, group performances are out of the question. Our Spring Recital dates (April 26 and May 3) came and went without our…

50/50 Concert

Cascadia Composers 11th concert season kicks off with new music celebrating the 50th birthday years of composers Ted Clifford and Paul Safar. Performers include members of the Delgani String Quartet, pianists Asya Gulua and Maria Choban, vocalist Nancy Wood as…

Aw! It’s a Storybook Parade!

Mt Tabor Middle School Band

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]Last week, I swept out of the house early. Well, it was early for me. 8:50am. I’ve been working with the 6th and 7th-grade band students at Mt Tabor Middle School for the 18-19 school year. They are great kids…