May 27 and June 26, 2022

Join us this spring for PCSO’s pilot chamber music concert series, featuring two of Portland’s finest, local chamber ensembles. Both ensembles are made up of local musicians who perform regularly in Portland’s biggest ensembles including Oregon Symphony and the Portland Opera Orchestra. This is a rare chance to see these spectacular musicians up close and in an intimate setting.

Tickets are $35.

Fifth Mirror – Friday, May 27, 2022, 7:30 pm at Nordia House

Hannah Tate and Lucia Atkinson, violins – perform an exciting recital showcasing the virtuosity of the violin in a selection of pieces including Duos by Portland composer, Kenji Bunch, Miklos Rozsa’s Sonata for Two Violins, and a Duetto by Classical-era composer Maddalena Sirmen.

The concert is 90 minutes long with one intermission.

Museaux Trio – Sunday, June 26, 2022, 2 pm at The Old Church

Sydney Carlson, flute; Brian Quincey, viola; Denise Fujikawa, harp – showcase the unique flute, harp, and viola repertoire in concert. Featuring Debussy’s beloved Sonate, Libby Larson’s Trio in Four Movements, and Garden of Adonis by Pacific Northwest composer, Alan Hovhaness.

The concert is 60 minutes long with no intermission.

Calendar for OCT Chamber Music Series

Hannah Tate is a tenured violinist with the Portland Opera and a frequent performer with the Oregon Symphony, and the violinist of Duo Odéon. She received her Bachelor of Music from Willamette University, her Masters of Music from the University of Colorado-Boulder, and her Doctorate of Musical Arts at Arizona State University.

Lucia Atkinson is a tenured violinist with the Portland Opera and a frequent performer with the Oregon Symphony, the Oregon Ballet Theatre, and many other local and traveling ensembles. She received her Bachelor of Music from Rice University, and her Masters of Music and Artist Diploma from SUNY Purchase.

Flutist, Sydney Carlson has been inspiring audiences with her sparkling and expressive playing for over 30 years. Highly sought after as a performer and mentor, Sydney has concertized and taught in Mexico, Europe, China, South America and throughout the United States.

Sydney is a member of the Portland Opera Orchestra and frequently performs with the Portland Ballet Orchestra and Oregon Symphony and is a former member of the Houston Grand Opera Orchestra. She is a founding member of the Museaux Trio, and the IWO Flute Quartet.

A native of the San Francisco Bay Area, Denise Fujikawa is an active chamber musician, soloist and teacher. She has been a member of the Portland Opera Orchestra since 1998. Ms. Fujikawa is on faculty at Portland State University in Oregon, where she was recently awarded a professional development grant. She has been lauded by The Oregonian for her “lovely harp playing”.

Ms. Fujikawa was a student of Anne Adams, Principal Harp of the San Francisco Symphony and studied at the Eastman School of Music with the renowned Eileen Malone. In great demand as a judge and adjudicator, Ms Fujikawa is president of the Oregon Chapter of the American String Teachers Association as well as past president of the Portland chapter of the American Harp Society. She is director of the Portland Harp Ensemble and has many award-winning students.

Brian Quincey has been a member of the Oregon Symphony since 1997 and is a former member of the Phoenix Symphony, the Sacramento Symphony and the San Francisco Symphony. He is a graduate of the USC School of Music where he studied with Donald McInnes.  He is currently a member of the Third Angle Music Ensemble and is an active chamber musician and teacher in Portland.