Britt Announces Classical Lineup

MEDFORD, OR – Britt’s Music Director and Conductor Teddy Abrams announces the 2015 Classical Festival, coming to Jacksonville for three weeks this August. The Classical Festival features seven orchestral concerts with highlights including: Carmina Burana, with the Southern Oregon Repertory Singers and the Rogue Valley Chorale, the first Britt performance of Stravinsky’s epic The Rite … Continue reading »

Music Raises Money for Grief Counseling

  ASHLAND, Ore., — It was the toughest loss of her life which opened Cilette Swann’s heart to WinterSpring, a Rogue Valley based grief counseling organization. Cilette and her husband Roman Morykit are the creative forces behind the band Gypsy Soul. Cilette’s father Noel died suddenly 12 years ago. He was the bands biggest supporter … Continue reading »

Oregon Musician Invents Music Technology

EUGENE, Ore. — A local music teacher is bringing new technology and possibilities to the way people make music. With an instrument and computer the new technology called Emotion is expanding the sound and visuals of music performance. It allows musicians to expand their skill set just by using small wireless transmitters. By day Chet … Continue reading »

West Coast Country Music Festival

ASHLAND, Ore. — Eight country and blue grass bands strummed their guitars and played their fiddles at the West Coast Country Music Festival. The festival took place at Greensprings Inn in Ashland.  More than 300 people were there by noon, enjoying craft brews, barbecue, and live music.  The festival began at noon on Sunday and … Continue reading »

Josephine County Fair Wraps Up

JOSEPHINE COUNTY, Ore. — Saturday marked the final day of this year’s Josephine County Fair. And officials said they are very pleased with the turnout. After more than 20,000 visitors passed through the gates on Wednesday alone, Josephine County Fairgrounds Manager Wes Brown said that entering Saturday, the event’s attendance had already surpassed last year’s … Continue reading »