JAN. 24, 2019: GJQT (GREG JOHNSON Quartet), Ten Depot Street, 8-10
JAN. 27, 2019: Zion Lutheran Church, 9:30am
FEB. 14, 2019: SHARON PORTER and Matt Cooper, 5:30-7:30, Ten Depot Street. Reservations: 541.963.8766
FEB. 17, 2019: Zion Lutheran Church, 9:30 am
MAR. 5, 2019: DEPOT STREET SYNCOPATORS Mardi Gras, Ten Depot Street, 8:30-11p
MAR. 8, 2019: 45th Parallel Ensemble, EOU Groth Recital Hall 7:30p Free/donations accepted
MAR. 16, 2019: IRISH SESSION/Irish Ceilidh in Memory of Larry Dickerson, Ten Depot Street, 7:00p
MAR. 21, 2019: ROB SCHEPS QUARTET, Ten Depot Street, 8-10
MAR. 23, 2019: ROB SCHEPS QUARTET, Emerald of Siam, Richland, WA 9--midnight
MAR. 31, 2019: Zion Lutheran Church, 9:30 am
APR. 12, 2019: Ornamentation and Performance Practice in the Music of Domenico Scarlatti (presentation), Central Ore. District OMTA, 10:30a-12:15p, Bend, OR
APR. 28, 2019: Zion Lutheran Church, 9 am
APR. 29, 2019: Tour with EOU 45th Parallel Ensemble, Idaho Arts Charter School, Nampa, ID
MAY 11, 2019: Accordion w/Country Dance Orchestra, Spring Alive! Dance Festival, Arts Center East, 1006 Penn Ave., La Grande. 8-11 p.m.; $12/$10 members
MAY 17, 2019: with vocalist SHARON PORTER, Ladd Marsh Bird Festival, Union County Senior Center, 6-7 p.m. Admission required
MAY 22, 2019: 45th Parallel Ensemble, EOU Spring Symposium, 2:00pm, free
MAY 26, 2019: Zion Lutheran Church, 9 am
MAY 29, 2019: w/Grande Ronde Symphony Orchestra "Strike Up the Band," EOU McKenzie Theater, 7 pm. $
MAY 31, 2019: EOU 45th Parallel Ensemble, Groth Recital Hall, EOU, 7:30 pm. Free/donations
JUNE 6, 2019: EOU Music Faculty Recital, McKenzie Theater, 3:30 pm. Free; reception following
JUNE 11, 2019: Adam Lange (saxophone) Senior Recital, Groth Recital Hall, EOU, time TBA
JULY 13, 2019: SAMMY EPSTEIN/MATT COOPER Quartet (clarinet, Austin, TX), featuring Andrew Mell and Ryan Biesack (bass and drums), Jazz Station, 124 W. Broadway, Eugene, OR. 7:30p; $12
JULY 21: Blue Yesterdays Big Band, Geiser-Pollman Park, Baker City OR, noon. Free admission.
JULY 27, 2019: Porter and the Pale Ales, La Grande Farmer's Market, 9 am--noon
JULY 28, 2019: Zion Lutheran Church, 9 am
AUG. 10, 2019: Porter and the Pale Ales, Union Grassroots Festival, Union, OR 11am--12:30pm
SEP. 21, 2019: Irish Session, La Grande Farmer's Market, 9 am-noon
OCT. 5, 2019: Tailgators, La Grande Farmer's Market 9 am--noon
OCT. 10, 2019: ROB SCHEPS (saxophone, New York) Quartet, Music of John Coltrane, HQ, 112 Depot St., La Grande 8pm; $5 cover
OCT. 11, 2019: ROB SCHEPS Quartet, Music of John Coltrane, The Churchill School, 3451 Broadway St., Baker City, OR, 6:30 pm ($8/10) tickets available at Sweet Wife Baking
OCT. 16, 2019: Monsters and Mythology in Jazz Chamber Music. 9--11a, Groth Recital Hall, EOU, with Jamie Jacobson (voice) and Greg Johnson (saxophone).
OCT. 19: Accordion w/Country Dance Orchestra and Blue Plate Special, Fall Sup and Social Dance, Art Center East, La Grande. 7-10 p.m. Donation.
OCT. 27, 2019: Zion Lutheran Church, 9 a.m.
NOV. 11, 2019: Umatilla-Morrow District OMTA Ensemble Festival (adjudication); LDS Church, 11th and Highland Ave., Hermiston OR.
NOV. 24, 2019: Zion Lutheran Church (9am). Installation of Pastor Roberta Smythe, 2pm.
DEC. 19, 2019: SHARON PORTER AND MATT COOPER, Holiday Special, Ten Depot Street, 8--10 p.m.
DEC. 28, 2019: ZIon Lutheran Church, 9 a.m.
JAN. 10, 2020: Ornamentation and Performance Practice in the Music of Scarlatti, Blue Mountain District OMTA, 11-noon. (Please contact firstname.lastname@example.org for directions.)
JAN. 16, 2020: MATT COOPER TRIO with Luke McKern and Mark Emerson, Ten Depot Street, La Grande, 8--10 p.m.
JAN. 26, 2020: Zion Lutheran Church, 9 a.m.
FEB. 14, 2020: SHARON PORTER/MATT COOPER, Valentine's Day special, Ten Depot Street, 7-9 p.m. Reservations recommended
FEB. 23, 2020: Zion Lutheran Church, 9 a.m.
FEB. 25, 2020: DEPOT STREET SYNCOPATORS, 11th Annual Mardi Gras party
MAR. 6, 2020: Ornamentation and Performance Practice in the Music of Domenico Scarlatti, OMTA Salem District, Our Savior's Lutheran Church, 1770 Baxter Rd., Salem OR, 10:00
MAR. 7, 2020: ROB SCHEPS QUARTET, MUSIC OF PHARAOH SANDERS w/ Andres Moreno, drums and Laurent Nickel, bass. Churchill Dancehall, Baker City, OR. Tickets $8 in advance at Sweet Wife Baking or MC Taco Bus; $10 at door. Door open 6 p.m., music starts @ 6:30.
JULY 13-17, 2020: Bridge the Gap Virtual Music Camp (accordion classes and lessons)
JULY 31, 2020: Traditional-Live! Virtual Happy Hour. Matt Cooper (accordion) and Sharon Porter (guitar), Music from Ireland. 4:30 p.m. www.neofs.us
AUG. 21, 2020: ROB SCHEPS/MATT COOPER Duo. Facebook Livestream from The Churchill, Baker City, OR. 7:45-8:45 pm. www.churchillbaker.com. (See the archived video at ChurchillBaker's Facebook page!)
AUG. 30, 2020: Blue Yesterdays Big Band, Powder River Music Revue, Geiser-Pollman Park, Baker City, OR 4-5:30.
SEPT. 27, 2020, 9:00a.m.: Zion Lutheran Church.
OCT. 3, 2020: Piano Trio with Zachary Banks, cello and Viet Block, violin: "A Night In With the Symphony." Trios by Johannes Brahms and Felix Mendelssohn. 7 pm. www.granderondesymphony.org
OCT. 11, 2020: Rob Scheps/Matt Cooper Quartet, The Churchill, Baker City, OR. Doors open 6 p.m.; show 6:30.
NOV. 7-8: Washington State Music Teachers Association Clark County District BAROQUE-CLASSICAL FESTIVAL (adjudication).
JAN. 27, 2021: Performance Practice in the Keyboard Music of Domenico Scarlatti. Presentation, West Portland District, OMTA. 9:30 a.m.
MAR. 8, 2021: American Piano Music from Copland to Ellington (lecture presentation), Eugene District OMTA, 10 a.m.
MAR. 12, 2021: American Piano Music from Copland to Ellington (lecture presentation), Tualatin Valley District OMTA, 10 a.m.
- JAN 13, 2012: EOU Faculty recital