Upcoming Events

  • for more information and updates or changes on any of the following events write to pneumantartold@gmail.com
  • The Oregon Renaissance Band will present “An Early Celtic Summer Solstice Concert” on Sunday, June 12th, 2022 at 7:30pm.  Location: St. David of Wales Episcopal Church in Portland. 12 musicians play a wide variety of period instruments including violin, viols, bagpipes, recorders, sackbutts, shawm, racketts, spinettino, cittern, harp, voices and percussion performing music by Thomas Connellan, Turlough O’Carolan, John Playford and others.  Included also are special tributes to Michael Praetorius and Josquin des Prez to commemorate their passing in 1621 and 1521 respectively.  The program will also include the world premier of the world’s largest renaissance rackett.  Special guest Laura Zaerr, celtic harp.  Advance tickets at https://www.brownpapertickets.com/event/5459813
  • Advanced Consort Class Summer 2022 term (for advanced and upper intermediate players): The new 10 week term begins Wednesday June 15th at 7:00pm PDT and Saturday June 18th at 10:00am PDT on Zoom.  Cost: $100*.  [We will skip the week of July 20 and 23.]  The 90 minute sessions include playing a melange of renaissance, baroque, medieval and modern music with the ORB Trio in real time with performance advice, historical information and lively banter.  Come join the fun!  To register go to the Join and Donate page and make a $100 donation and write”Consort Class” in the ‘special instructions to seller’, or if that window doesn’t appear write to us at pneumantartold@gmail.com and let us know you’d like to take the class.  See Consort Class Online for details.
  • Intermediate Consort Class Summer 2022 term: The 10 week term begins Tuesday June 14th at 7:00pm PDT and Saturday June 18th at 1:00pm PDT on Zoom.  Cost: $100*.  [We will skip the week of July 19 and 23.]  The 90 minute sessions include playing a melange of intermediate level renaissance, baroque, medieval and modern music with the ORB Trio in real time with performance advice, historical information and lively banter.  Technique and interpretation advice and finger exercises will be geared towards players of intermediate ability, with a bit more repetition and somewhat fewer pieces than the advanced consort class. Come join the fun!  To register go to the Join and Donate page and make a $100 donation and write “Intermediate Consort Class” in the ‘special instructions to seller’, or if that window doesn’t appear write to us at pneumantartold@gmail.com and let us know you’d like to take the class.  See Consort Class Online for details.
    * If you take both Advanced and Intermediate classes you get a $20 discount on the second class (the total would be $180 for both.)
  • Live Summer Early Music Classes through the Community Music Center 2022. The 8 week term starts Thursday July 7th and will meet in Kenilworth Park in Portland at 5:45pm.  Instructors: Gayle and Phil Neuman. The music will be a choice selection of Renaissance, Baroque, and more for recorders, strings, and some pieces will be suitable for early reeds and brass.  The repertoire will be different from that of the online Consort Classes.  Call the Community Music Center for registration at (503) 823-3177.   Contact pneumantartold@gmail.com for details about the music.

2 thoughts on “Upcoming Events”

  1. What time is this concert?

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