Press

Northwest Reverb. "Super bassoonist Buncke soars above in performance with the Portland Columbia Symphony Orchestra" by James Bash. 16 March 2015.

Gresham Outlook. "Swoon over the bassoon at next symphony concert" by Rob Cullivan. 12 March 2015.

Oregon Music News. "Keith Buncke, new principal bassoonist at the Chicago Symphony, comes home to play" by Holly Johnson. 11 March 2015.

The Oregonian. "'Star Trek II: The Wrath of Khan,' 'Double Indemnity' and more: movies also showing in Portland March 6-12" by Marc Mohan. 6 March 2015.

Gresham Outlook. "LO's Buncke returns to present hometown concerts" by Barb Randall. 5 March 2015.

Portland Mercury. "Film Shorts: In Which We Hit It and Quit It." 4 March 2015.

Oregon ArtsWatch. "March MusicWatch" by Brett Campbell. 4 March 2015.

Travel Portland. "Spring classical music guide." March 2015.

The Oregonian. "Giving Tuesday focuses on aid for nonprofits" by David Stabler. 2 December 2014.

OPB News Blog. "Oregon Gets Into Giving Tuesday Spirit" by Lizzy Duffy. 2 December 2014.

Northwest Reverb. "Pitcairn and the Red Violin highlight Portland Columbia Symphony concert." 27 November 2014.
   Pitcairn's playing of Corigliano's suite was impeccable, and some of the best moments came during the serene and wistful passages that
   were delicate and very high. She deftly expressed the agitated and loud sections, which featured fleet fingerwork.


All Classical FM. NW Previews with Andrea Murray. 20 November 2014.

Portland Monthly. "Editor's Picks: Top Things to Do This Weekend: Nov 20-23." 20 November 2014.

Oregon ArtsWatch. "Weekend MusicWatch: Rarities and Mysteries." 20 November 2014.

Willamette Week. "Drunken Dogs, Blood-Drinking Beasts and Bad Cockney Accents: This Week's Movie Revivals." 20 November 2014.

The Columbian. "Events, Friday, Nov. 21: Clark College fall jazz concert, Turkey Trot." 19 November 2014.

Willamette Week. "AP Film Studies: Insane in the Ukraine" by AP Kryza. 19 November 2014.

Portland Tribune. "Acclaimed violinist Pitcairn plays with famed 'Red' violin." 18 November 2014.

OPB. State of Wonder: Nov. 15, 2014.

OregonLive. "'Blade Runner,' 'Blazing Saddles' and more: Movies also showing on Portland screens Nov. 14-20." 14 November 2014.

Portland Mercury. "Film Shorts: In Which We Hit It and Quit It." 12 November 2014.

Travel Portland. "Winter classical music and jazz guide: Cellos and trumpets and choirs - oh my!" 7 November 2014.

Portland Monthly. "Family Friendly Halloween Happenings." by Brooke Sahni. 10 October 2014.

Oregon ArtsWatch. "Weekend MusicWatch: Keyboard Kings (and a Queen)." 19 September 2014.

Northwest Reverb. "Steven Byess to become the music director of the Portland Columbia Symphony Orchestra." 3 June 2014.

Northwest Reverb. "Kwak and Phillips outstanding in duo-violin works at Portland Columbia Symphony concert." 7 May 2014.

Oregon ArtsWatch. "Weekend MusicWatch: Nature songs." 1 May 2014.

Portland Tribune. "Symphony to present 'feast' May 4" by Rob Cullivan. 30 April 2014.

Northwest Reverb. "Portland Columbia Symphony goes Russian, Armenian, and American with conductor Steven Byess and tuba virtuoso JaTtik Clark." 4 December 2013.

Oregon ArtsWatch. "Weekend MusicWatch: Crossover combos." 22 November 2013.

Portland Tribune. "Symphony to present fiery program Nov. 24." 19 November 2013.

Oregon ArtsWatch. "Weekend MusicWatch: Spooky Sounds." 25 October 2013.

The Oregonian. "Halloween comes to the Columbia Symphony with 'Spooktacular'." by David Stabler. 21 October 2013.

Northwest Reverb. "Tennesseans Iwasaki and Fellenbaum impressive in Portland Columbia Symphony concert." 14 October 2013.

Oregon ArtsWatch. "Weekend MusicWatch: Quartets galore." 11 October 2013.

Oregon ArtsWatch. "News & Notes: Oregon classical music on the move." 4 July 2013.

Northwest Reverb. "Portland Columbia Symphony Orchestra to audition five conductors for MD position." 6 June 2013.

Oregon ArtsWatch. "Weekend MusicWatch: Women's Voices Ringing." 3 May 2013.

The Oregonian/OregonLive . "Things to do in Happy Valley, Boring, Clackamas and Estacada" by Vickie Kavanagh. 1 May 2013.

The Oregonian. "Scene and Heard: Northwest Academy raises more than $97,000 for scholarship fund." 22 March 2013.

Oregon ArtsWatch. "Weekend MusicWatch: Opera old and new." 15 March 2013.

The Oregonian/OregonLive . "Things to do in Happy Valley, Boring, Clackamas, Estacada and Sandy" by Vickie Kavanagh. 12 March 2013.

The Oregonian. "Portland Columbia Symphony at United Methodist Church." by David Stabler. 29 February 2012.

Oregon ArtsWatch. "Weekend MusicWatch: The music of chants." 17 November 2012.

The Oregonian. "Columbia Symphony opens season with conductor/candidate Paul Haas." by David Stabler. 11 October 2012.

The Oregonian. "Columbia Symphony opens with season of guest conductors." by David Stabler. 11 September 2012.

Portland Monthly. "Art News Highlights: MAY 2012." by A.L. Adams. 2 June 2012.

Oregon Music News. "Portland Columbia Symphony concert to be a grand finale for Huw Edwards." 3 May 2012.

Oregon ArtsWatch. "Wednesday notes: More departures." 3 May 2012.

Oregon ArtsWatch. "Random Notes: Leaks, links and a palpable scoop from Oregon's classical music whirl." 17 April 2012.

Oregon ArtsWatch. "Weekend MusicWatch: Promising new voices." 5 May 2012.

Oregon ArtsWatch. "Weekend ArtsWatch: Going local." 3 March 2012.

Portland Tribune. "Symphony to present A Holiday Gift of Music on Dec. 4." 29 November 2012.

Portland Tribune. "Symphony to perform in Boring church Dec. 2" by Rob Cullivan. 27 November 2012.

Oregon Music News. "Flutist Sindell and conductor Lopera make impressive debuts with Portland Columbia Symphony" by James Bash. 21 November 2012.

Oregon Music News. "All Classical's Robert McBride talks about his compositions, meeting John Cage, and playing timpani" by James Bash. 2 January 2012.

Oregon ArtsWatch. "Weekend MusicWatch: Eugene goes Baroque, Portland stays choral." 18 November 2011.

Oregon ArtsWatch. "Weekend MusicWatch: Portland Baroque and lots more." 15 October 2011.

The Oregonian. "Edward Elgar's Cello Concerto with the Columbia Symphony." by David Stabler. 12 October 2011.

Oregon Music News. "Conductor Huw Edwards and cellist Nancy Ives talk about the Elgar Cello Concerto and the upcoming Columbia Symphony concert." by James Bash. 2 October 2011.

The Oregonian. "Clock ticking on Columbia Symphony's $15,000 challenge grant." by David Stabler. 6 June 2011.

Portland Tribune. "Orchestra receives grant" by Calvin Hall. 31 May 2011.

Oregon Music News. "Portland Columbia Symphony to play Bruckner's 9th at St. Mary's." 2 May 2011.

Oregon Music News. "ortland Columbia Symphony visit to the British Isles leaves soloist on the rocks" by James Bash. 21 February 2011.

The Oregonian. "Angel Romero plays guitar and conducts in concert with the Columbia Symphony." by David Stabler. 20 January 2011.

Portland Tribune. "You don't look like an angel!" by Mikel Kelly. 14 January 2011.

Oregon Music News. "Long distance commute didn't stop oboist Brad Hochhalter from playing with the Portland Columbia Symphony Orchestra." 6 December 2010.

Portland Tribune. "Symphony will make audience howl" by Rob Cullivan. 23 November 2010.

The Oregonian. "Classical review: Portland Columbia Symphony Orchestra sounds as good as it ever has." 16 October 2010.

The Oregonian. "Performances for the week of October 15-22." 15 October 2010.

Oregon Music News. "Portland Columbia Symphony opens its season this weekend." 12 October 2010.

The Oregonian. "Classical review: Portland Columbia Symphony performance thrilling, uneven." 20 March 2010.

The Oregonian. "Scene and Heard: OMSI, Portland Columbia Symphony Orchestra." 6 February 2010.

Northwest Reverb. "Columbia Symphony plays Beethoven, Sibelius." 17 October 2009.

Northwest Reverb. "Review of Portland Columbia Symphony renovation celebration concert." 22 March 2009.

Northwest Reverb. "Portland Columbia Symphony Orchestra concert celebrates with youthful artistry." 15 February 2009.

Northwest Reverb. "Portland Columbia Symphony presents Valentines/Birthday concert." 12 February 2009.

Portland Tribune. "College to host Peter and the Wolf Dec. 7" by Rob Cullivan. 24 November 2008.

Northwest Reverb. "Portland Columbia Symphony Orchestra accents young violinist and operatic flair." 23 November 2008.

The Oregonian. "Review: Columbia Symphony Orchestra opens 27th season" by Douglas Perry. 13 October 2008.

Northwest Reverb. "The PCSO displays Revolutionary fervor with Shostakovich, Beethoven." 10 October 2008.

The Oregonian. "Noble brass: A concert for earthquake victims" by David Stabler. 2 June 2008.

The Oregonian. "Music review: Columbia Symphony jumps ahead." by Barry Johnson. 4 May 2008.

Northwest Reverb. "OSO concertmaster Jun Iwasaki to perform with the Columbia Symphony Orchestra." 2 April 2008.

Northwest Reverb. "Review: Columbia Symphony Orchestra plays Strauss, Beethoven, and Gudaitis." 29 March 2008.

Northwest Reverb. "Columbia Symphony performs Mozart and Elgar." 19 November 2007.

Northwest Reverb. "Columbia Symphony makes an historic concert." 26 June 2007.

Northwest Reverb. "Portland Columbia Symphony blooms with Bach and Bruckner." 9 May 2007.

Northwest Reverb. "Columbia Symphony concert dishes meat and potatoes with gusto." 24 March 2007.

Northwest Reverb. "Pianist Susan Chan plays Beethoven with the Columbia Symphony." 20 March 2007.

Portland Tribune. "Symphony kicks off third year in East County" by Kari Hastings. 25 September 2007.

Portland Tribune. "Keys to the symphony: Soloists shake off jitters to lead holiday 'Gift' performance" by Ray Pitz. 29 November 2006.