– Check out the Switzerland Workshop 2019 page! Registration is closed, but we are keeping a waiting list in case of cancellations. It takes place in August 2019 on the banks of Lake Constance.
- “Renaissance Collective” 40+ Early musicians will play works by Praetorius, Hassler and Vivaldi and others for voices, recorders, strings and reeds. The public premiere of “Columbia Passage” by Phil Neuman and several other modern pieces will be included. Members of the Recorder Orchestra of Oregon, the Early Music Classes of the Community Music Center, and the String Ensemble will perform, conducted by Laura Kuhlman, Gayle Neuman, and Phil Neuman. Wednesday, June 12th, 2019, evening; location: Taborspace, 5441 SE Belmont St., Portland.
- The new ensemble, The Fireside Social Orchestra, will be presenting “A Fireside Christmas” for two performances: Saturday, November 30, 2019 at 7:30pm and Sunday, December 1st, 2019 at 3:00pm, both at the Community Music Center, 3350 SE Francis, Portland. Directed by Gayle Neuman and Phil Neuman. The FSO will perform 19th century Christmas Carols and other festive music for voices and a wide variety of period instruments. For more information about the ensemble see: www.philandgayleneuman.com/performance/
- The Oregon Renaissance Band Early Celtic New Years Concerts “Welcome Home” are scheduled for 3 performances: Sat. Dec. 28, 2019 at 3:00pm, Sat. Dec. 28, 2019 at 7:30pm, and Sunday, Dec. 29, 2019 at 3:00pm, all at the Community Music Center, 3350 SE Francis, Portland. Directed by Gayle Neuman and Phil Neuman with special guests: Laura Zaerr, harp, and Dan Stueber, percussion. For more information about the ensemble see: www.philandgayleneuman.com/performance/
ORB goes Hollywood!
Gayle and Phil Neuman recorded music on ancient instruments including kithara and kroupezon for the recent Paramount/MGM movie “Ben-Hur.” 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 (A Million Little Things) and Flula Borg. The group appears somewhat unexpectedly in the ‘wilds’ of Mt. Hood playing 2 pieces by Anthony Holborne on recorders. The film, which also stars Claire Coffee, Jeanne Syquia, and Brian T. Finney, is distributed by Orion, and is available on Itunes and elsewhere.