UPCOMING EVENTS

The Oregon Renaissance Band Trio (Gayle Neuman, Laura Kuhlman and Phil Neuman) will perform Monday, June 17th, 2024, at 7:00pm at Rose Villa, 13505 SE River Rd., Portland, Oregon 97222. Celtic, Renaissance, Baroque and Jazz music on recorders, violin, vielle, rebec, viols, krummhorns, rackett, and bagpipes. Free and open to the public; enter by going to the Main Entrance.

In person Summer 2024 Early Music Ensemble Classes through the Community Music Center.
The term starts on Thursday June 27th and meets in the auditorium and in Room 5 at the Community Music Center in Portland at 7:00pm. Instructors: Gayle and Phil Neuman. Intermediate and Advanced Ensembles meet separately, and the music is a choice selection of Renaissance, Baroque, and more for recorders and strings, early reeds and brass. The repertoire is different from that of the online Consort Classes.  To register, call the Community Music Center at (503) 823-3177.   Contact [email protected] for details about the class and music.

    • Advanced Consort Class Online Summer 2024 term: The 10 week term begins Wednesday June 26th at 7:00pm PDT and Saturday June 29th at 10:00am PDT on Zoom.  Cost: $100*.  The 90 minute sessions include playing a mélange 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 and pay, go to the Consort Class Online page and click on the appropriate link. See Consort Class Online for details.
    • Intermediate Consort Class Online Spring 2024 term: The 10 week term begins Tuesday June 25th at 7:00pm PDT and Saturday June 29th at 1:00pm PDT on Zoom. Cost: $100*. The 90 minute sessions include playing a mélange 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 and pay, go to the Consort Class Online page and click on the appropriate link. See Consort Class Online for details.
      * If you take both Advanced and Intermediate online classes you get a $20 discount on the second class (the total would be $180 for both.)

    • Gayle and Phil Neuman perform on Swiss Alphorns for Oregon’s Alpenfest in Joseph, Oregon September 26 – 29, 2024.
    • Pioneer Trombones (Dave Bryan, Andy Harris, Gayle Neuman and Phil Neuman) perform a variety of music for tenor, bass, and contrabass trombones, euphonium, cimbasso, and tuba, including music from Oregon 1840 – 1917, as well as selections by Haydn, Jobim, Piazzolla, Sousa, Weather Report, and much more. Sunday, October 20th, 2:00pm in the Pioneer Church at Baker Cabin, 18005 S Gronlund Rd, Oregon City, OR 97045. Tickets will go on sale, date TBA.