• August 24, 2023

    We Remember: Gheorghe Costinescu

    One of the greatest things about being an artist is that there are few limits to how far you can explore and how much you can accomplish. Gheorghe Costinescu [...]

  • June 16, 2023

    We Remember: Gary D. Belshaw

    Gary D. Belshaw was an artist who not only strived for perfection in his works, but sought to inject the same level of care and regard into the communities he was a part of. Today, we reflect on his life and contributions to our artistic world.

  • February 17, 2023

    We Remember: Hilary Tann

    Hilary Tann was a trailblazing artist that carved her own path and persisted in making meaningful music that would receive international recognition. Today we celebrate Tann's legacy and her contributions to our artistic world.

  • February 1, 2023

    We Remember: Tomáš Svoboda

    Held to high regard as a composer, pianist, and educator throughout his life, Tomáš Svoboda was a true musical force, whose contributions to the artistic community of Portland and [...]

  • December 21, 2022

    We Remember: Herb Deutsch

    A co-inventor of the famous Moog Synthesizer and a dedicated composer, author, educator, and performer, Herb Deutsch’s legacy leaves an indelible imprint on the history of music, one in which we reflect on today.

  • November 18, 2019

    In Memory: Marie Nelson Bennett

    The opening movement of Marie Nelson Bennett’s English horn concerto Excursions (2004) is an almost perfect microcosm for her extraordinary musical accomplishments. Stately and confident, the movement’s initial brass fanfare [...]

  • September 16, 2019

    In Memory: Dennis Kam

    Dennis Kam’s obituary notes the Hawaii native will be remembered for “wearing aloha shirts…loving the color green, playing tennis, [and] tai chi practices,” a touching tribute that adds winsome detail [...]

  • August 23, 2019

    In Memory: Dwight Beckham

    Dwight Beckham grew up in the countryside of Lamont OK, and spent his 64-year career as a trumpeter, band director, and composer in Hesston KS, another small town barely more [...]

  • July 29, 2019

    In Memory: Philip Koplow and FOR THE PEACE OF CITIES

    Philip Koplow lived a musical life defined by strong connections with others. Deeply involved in his Northern Kentucky community, Koplow composed works for an incredible range of local ensembles, from [...]