Helping the bands play on

In February, the Taft Jazz Band makes is last performance before going online due to the pandemic shutdown. Photo courtesy: Music Is Instrumental

The Music is Instrumental program pays for mentors to keep music education alive in Lincoln County schools.

An ocean of musical opportunities

Students from six Oregon high school orchestras will participate in the third annual Oregon Coast Youth Symphony Festival, April 25-28 in Newport.

More than 100 students and their teachers will arrive in Newport next week for four days of workshops and performances, a visit to the Oregon Coast Aquarium – and of course, ample time on the beach. They’ll stay in oceanfront hotels and dine on local cuisine. And it won’t cost them a dime – not […]