Lori Porter Stole, Violin

       Lori stole (60K)       

Lori has been a core member of the PCSO since her 1986 arrival in Portland. She's also a long-time member of the Newport Symphony, and has played with various other Portland-area groups over the years. Before coming to Oregon Lori playing with orchestras in Germany and in Delaware. She loves to play chamber music, and is a member of several chamber ensembles.

Lori began her musical journey with piano, and added violin at age 8 thanks to the public school music program near Tacoma, WA. After graduating from high school and the Tacoma Youth Symphony she continued on to college and the University of Washington orchestra.

With a chemical engineering degree from the University of Washington Lori worked as an engineer in Delaware, Germany and Portland. She then delved into the non-profit realm with various environmental and sustainability projects. Lori and her husband have grown twin children and live in the house they built near Sherwood. They are starting a hazelnut orchard, and like to hike when possible!


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J.E. Porter