PCSO's principal strings come together to perform Dvořák, Borodin, Nicole Buetti and more! Choose how you want to watch: View us on Facebook and be sure and hit the share button as a fantastic way to help the stream reach more people! Or you can also cast our performance to your own TV with YouTube.
Stephen Shepherd has performed throughout the country since leaving Kansas City, MO for the University of Iowa where he completed his Bachelor’s Degree in music performance. He relocated to Pittsburgh, PA to work towards a Master’s in Music performance and Artist Diploma degrees, and, upon receiving them, decided to pursue a Doctorate of Musical Arts degree at the University of Iowa, completing the terminal degree in 2003. His orchestral playing includes several seasons with the Westmoreland, Wheeling, and Cedar Rapids symphonies and the Cedar Rapids Opera Orchestra before moving to the Pacific Northwest in 2003. In addition to serving as Assistant Concertmaster for Portland Columbia Symphony this season, Stephen has served as the concertmaster of the Linfield Chamber Orchestra in McMinnville, OR, is a regular performer with the Portland Chamber Orchestra, and is the Associate Concertmaster of the Vancouver (WA) Symphony. He is fortunate to have a lovely wife, Lanette and two daughters, Josie and Jasmine.
Stephen Shepherd’s chair is sponsored by Alyson & Robert Van Cleve.