A Spectacular Gala Fundraiser

The Spectacular at The Reser is Portland Columbia Symphony’s signature gala event and a meaningful way for music enthusiasts of all backgrounds to enjoy and support great music, close-up. The Spectacular includes an extraordinary concert featuring Jimmie Herrod and special guests Bloco Alegria, preceded by a VIP Party for PCSO’s closest friends and supporters, including our guest of honor Slate Wilson, MD. We will also be holding a Spectacular raffle with prizes that include a trip to Puerto Vallerta!


5:30 p.m.
Event Check-in

6:00 p.m.
Exclusive VIP Spectacular Event with
Maestro Steven Byess & Guest Vocalist Jimmie Herrod
Spectacular Hors D’oeuvres and Hosted Bar
Special Event Program and Paddle Raise with
Spectacular Emcee Cathy Marshall

7:30 p.m.
Spectacular Concert in the Reser Auditorium

Champagne Toast and a Selection of Sweets
Raffle Winners Announced & Concert Finale


  • Concert only tickets will be handled through The Reser which can be found here.
  • Interested in tickets that include access to our VIP Party and exclusive seating in The Reser Auditorium? Click here to reserve your spot now!
    *Registration is now closed. To be put on a waitlist for available tickets, please call Portland Columbia Symphony directly at 503.234.4077
  • Interested in purchasing a raffle ticket to support PCSO’s mission to create and share Great Music, Close-Up? Incredible prizes for our drawing at The Spectacular can be found here.