Oregon Renaissance Band
“Carolan’s Dream: An Early Celtic New Year with The Oregon Renaissance Band.
Saturday, December 30th, 2017 at 7:30pm AND Sunday, December 31st at 3:00pm, both concerts will be at the Community Music Center, 3350 SE Francis St., Portland. Featured will be music by 17th century Irish harpist and composer Turlough O’Carolan, Robert Johnson, John Playford, and traditional sources from Scotland, Ireland, Wales, the Isle of Man, Brittany, and Galicia, performed on a wide variety of period instruments including early bagpipes, shawms, recorders, violin, viols, sackbutts, krummhorns, racketts, voices, percussion and more!
ORB goes Hollywood!
Gayle and Phil Neuman recorded music on ancient instruments including kithara and kroupezon for the Paramount/MGM movie “Ben Hur,” which premiered in 2016. Check out the credits!
Members of the Oregon Renaissance Band (Daphne Clifton, Lori Fitch, Gayle and Phil Neuman) appear in the recent movie “Buddymoon” directed by Alex Simmons, starring David Giuntolli (Grimm) and Flula Borg. The group appears somewhat unexpectedly in the ‘wilds’ of Mt. Hood playing 2 pieces by Anthony Holborne on recorders. It premiered in July of 2016. The film, which also stars Claire Coffee, Jeanne Syquia, and Brian T. Finney, is distributed by Orion, and is available on Itunes.