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Oregon’s Own series debuts

June 12, 2000

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    Violinist Hollis Taylor will play with a chamber ensemble on Nov. 12.

Saxophonist Joseph Brooks, accompanied by organist Kraig Scott, will present the first concert in Lewis & Clark’s new Oregon’s Own series, Friday, Oct. 27, at 8 p.m., in Agnes Flanagan Chapel.

Brooks was solo clarinetist for the United States Continental Army Band and principal clarinetist and soloist with the Rome Festival Orchestra.He has presented recitals at the International Clarinet Convention and on campuses throughout the nation.

In addition to performing classical music, Brooks also plays jazz with the Denton Jazz Machine, A Train Express and Jazz Connection. He is professor of clarinet and saxophone at Central Washington University.

Scott serves on the music faculty at Whitman College and Walla Walla College. He is music director at St. Paul’s Episcopal Church in Walla Walla, Wash. He earned his master’s degree and doctorate in historical musicology from Eastman School of Music, where he received the coveted Performer’s Certificate and the Jerald C. Graue Fellowship for outstanding work in musicology research.

Admission is $5 for the general public and is free for students, senior citizens (65 and older), and Lewis & Clark alumni and employees. Tickets are available at the College Bookstore or by calling Fastixx at (503) 224-8499. (Fastixx will include a service charge.)

Other Oregon’s Own recitals:

 Violinist Hollis Taylor will perform with a chamber ensemble, Sunday, Nov. 12, at 7 p.m., in Agnes Flanagan Chapel. She will present the premiere of a tribute to the late Portland saxophonist and composer, Jim Pepper. Pepper is known for incorporating Native American music with jazz. Admission is $15 for the general public and is $5 for students, senior citizens, and Lewis & Clark alumni and employees.

Forté-pianist Bonnie Garrett will play with the Lewis & Clark Chamber Ensemble, Sunday, March 11, at 2 p.m., in Agnes Flanagan Chapel. Admission is $10 for the general public and is $5 for students, senior citizens, and Lewis & Clark alumni and employees.

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