From modern jazz to Americana roots, to classical piano and an a cappella women’s chorus, the fall season of Portland Community College’s Experience Music Series will showcase a diverse array of genres and musicians. Now in its sixth year, the latest series of concerts and lectures kicks off on Oct. 15 and is presented in conjunction with the Tuesday evening Music Appreciation class at PCC’s Rock Creek Campus. All events are open to the public (with an optional donation).
The concerts begin at 7:30 p.m. in The Forum, located in Building 3 (Rock Creek). All concerts are followed by a question and answer session with the performers. Admission is free for PCC students. Parking is available on campus for $2.
Experience Music Series 2019 Fall Season
Nov. 12 | Caleb Klauder and Reeb Willms
“Caleb Klauder and Reeb Willms stake a claim as two of the finest traditional musicians in America.” – NPR Radio
Caleb Klauder and Reeb Willms, members of the internationally acclaimed Foghorn Stringband, hold their own as a duo, performing classic country music in shows across Europe, Australia, and North America (including Portland’s Pickathon festival). With pure harmonies, lyrical mandolin and strong guitar, the duo performs original songs and tunes as well as their favorite old gems from traditional and country repertoires. It is a music rooted in the essence of American roots. Their haunting and captivating sound will take you back in time and leave you wanting more.
Nov. 19 | Women’s A Cappella group In Mulieribus
In Mulieribus, the Latin phrase meaning “amongst women,” is a female vocal ensemble dedicated to the promotion and enrichment of community through the art of music with a focus on works written primarily before 1750.
Founded in 2004, In Mulieribus (IM) presents its own annual concert series in Portland. The ensemble has also appeared at the Portland Art Museum, the University of San Diego, the Gorge Music Festival, the Abbey Bach Festival, and the Linfield Lively Arts Concert Series at Linfield College. IM has self-released four recordings to date, two of which have been featured as Critics’ Picks in The Oregonian newspaper.
For more information about the series and Portland Community College Rock Creek’s music program, contact Series Coordinator Pam Beaty at email@example.com, visit the music department website at pcc.edu/rcmusic or the Series Facebook page at https://www.facebook.com/ExpMusicSeries/.