Oregon Renaissance Band
– Music of the French Ars Nova: 14th century avant garde music for voice, vielles, rebec, citole, gittern, bagpipes, recorders, and douçaines by Machaut, Solage and others. Performed by Polly Gibson, Laura Kuhlman, Gayle Neuman, and Phil Neuman, members of The Oregon Renaissance Band. Saturday, April 14th, 2018 at 2:00pm at the Wilsonville Community Center near the Public Library which is at 8200 SW Wilsonville Rd., in Wilsonville, Oregon. Admission is free.
– Handmade Musical Instrument Show: Saturday and Sunday, April 28-29, 2018. 12pm to 5pm both days. Builders of violins, guitars, woodwinds, and much more show their instruments and related materials. Admission: $3, children under 12 free. There will also be a display of some historical instruments. Location: Marylhurst University, just south of Lake Oswego on Highway 43.
– Music for Recorders Old and New: Music from the 14th to the 21st centuries on the complete recorder family. Performed by Polly Gibson, Laura Kuhlman, Gayle Neuman, and Phil Neuman, members of The Oregon Renaissance Band. Location: a fabulous home in Battleground, Washington, with food and drink, part of Friends of Chamber Music’s Dinner with Friends series. See the Friends of Chamber Music website for registration and details. Saturday, June 9th, 2018 at 5pm.
– “Fools and Kisses” A Midsummer Celebration of Music, Theatre and Gourmet Food. The Oregon Renaissance Band and the Stepan Simek Troupe of Actors. Saturday, July 21st, 5pm at Villa Catalana Winery and Estate near Oregon City. Watch the Villa Catalana website for upcoming details.
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.