(Royal Nebeker, War Cry, oil on canvas, 60 x 64 inches and Blind Pilot | Photos courtesy of At Liberty) Following the announcement of their summer exhibition of work by the late Oregon artist Royal Nebeker, At Liberty announces a collaboration with Nebeker’s son, Israel Nebeker, founder and lead singer of the renowned band Blind…

(Photo | Pixabay) The Rotary Club of Bend has awarded four Central Oregonian musicians with its annual Traxler scholarships. Each scholarship is $2,000 each to the accomplished students. Heidi Watkins plays trombone and piano and plans to attend Montana State University after graduating from Summit High School this spring. In eighth grade Heidi set her career sights on being a middle…

(Photo | Pixabay) The Starseed Foundation has offered a repeat challenge to High Desert Chamber Music (HDCM) for the third year in a row. The foundation will match up to $5,000 of funds raised from other sources. The Starseed Foundation seeks to provide opportunities and exposure to the arts and environment, to improve the quality…

(Mateo Garza, Photo courtesy of High Desert Chamber Music) Measures of Success After demonstrating talent on the violin at a very young age, Mateo Garza was invited by High Desert Chamber Music’s (HDCM) Executive Director, Isabelle Senger, to join HDCM’s chamber music training program, the Spotlight Chamber Players, when he was only ten years old….