Upcoming events

Grasshoppers Workshop 2018 Two

Portland State University

This is the second workshop of our Grasshoppers Young Composers Program, a series of workshops, mentorship, and a final concert that will teach high school-aged musicians basic composition skills in the jazz …

From Maxville to Vanport: Masterclass

Groth Hall, Eastern Oregon University
One University Blvd, La Grande, OR 97850

Masterclass with artistic team and the Portland Jazz Composers Ensemble for music students at Eastern Oregon University. For more information about the project see here.

Open to the public

From Maxville to Vanport: Performance for students

OK Theatre
208 W Main St, Enterprise, OR 97828

A live performance of the The Portland Jazz Composers Ensemble’s (PJCE) “From Maxville to Vanport” featuring poetry by Renee Mitchell, music by Ezra Weiss, and video by Laura Lo Forti.

This …

Not open to the public

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From Maxville to Vanport

New songs illuminating Oregon’s history.

“Maxville to Vanport” is new multi-media concert of songs and video for the Portland Jazz Composers Ensemble featuring vocalist Marilyn Keller that tells the story of two little-known …

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Summer Membership Drive!

Our summer membership drive kicks off today!

A few times every year we ask you to go the extra mile by supporting the PJCE with a tax-deductible donation.

Ticket sales and other …

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Meet the composers of “Oregonophony”

Oregonophony: Works Inspired by the Sounds of Oregon
New music for 12-member jazz ensemble incorporating field recordings

Concert details:
April 13th, 2017 – Willamette University, Rogers Hall, Salem
7 pm — $15 General admission, …

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