Creative minds at 121 Oregon arts organizations will be empowered by $1,031,593 in fiscal year 2019 Operating Support Grants from the Oregon Arts Commission. Ranging from $3,000 to $29,750, the grants are available to nonprofit organizations with arts at the core of their mission and budgets over $150,000*. “We often hear that these are the…

(Photo courtesy of Sunriver Music Festival) Sunriver Music Festival’s Music Director George Hanson has brought back his popular Maestro Minutes, a series of short audio previews of the season, to share with patrons of this year’s festival. They can be heard at the Festival’s website: www.sunrivermusic.org/maestro-minute. Each audio preview will share personal insights from Maestro…

(Photo courtesy of High Desert Chamber Music) Fifteen years into a career spanning from the San Diego Symphony and Los Angeles Chamber Orchestra to recording for the television and film industry, professional violinist Isabelle LaForêt Senger visited Bend. Looking for a change of scenery, she saw an opportunity in Central Oregon to bring what she…