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Monthly news and interviews from the Columbia Gorge Orchestra Association (Oregon)

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Monthly news and interviews from the Columbia Gorge Orchestra Association (Oregon)

    Episode 11: The Yearbook Edition

    Episode 11: The Yearbook Edition

    Remember when you got your high school yearbook signed by all your friends? That's kind of what this episode is. Mark and Michele recap the season and lots of folks send audio and text messages. It's just like your yearbook, minus the boring parts and kids you didn't like.

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    • 54 min
    Episode 10: CGOA's Epic Song Cast Podcast

    Episode 10: CGOA's Epic Song Cast Podcast

    It's our biggest episode of all time. Interviews with Gorge musical legend Alonzo Garbanzo (Dennis Castanares), Mamma Mia star and Open Mic Diva Lesley Saunders, plus current and upcoming CGOA Presidents Ed Price and Hugh Amick talk about post-pandemic plans for CGOA. Plus, ALL the songs on this episode are new and include Carried Away, How Does, Road Song, and The Plague Years, all with Lyrics by M. Steighner and Music by Dennis Castanares (and performed by Dennis), plus Self-Inflicted Wound and Around Again, with music and lyrics by M Steighner, performed by Michele Firsching.  Check out Alonzo Garbanzo's 500+ videos on YouTube!  Check out Lesley's All Love Open Mic on Facebook.


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    • 1 hr 52 min
    Episode 9: April Foolin' Around

    Episode 9: April Foolin' Around

    This month, we've got interviews with three musical superstars: famed Maestro Salvatore Da Winci, soprano Giselle Swanhilde, and American composer Holden Kaulfield. 


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    • 30 min
    Episode 8: A Little Late but Worth the Wait!

    Episode 8: A Little Late but Worth the Wait!

    This month we have an extended round table interview with the cast of WEST SIDE STORY! Plus news, and Michele tries to explain just what a production coordinator does. Be sure to stick around for the ending, and the premiere of Michele's new dance floor hit.



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    • 52 min
    Episode 7: Winds, Wires and Floating Worlds, Oh My!

    Episode 7: Winds, Wires and Floating Worlds, Oh My!

    Buckle up! February and March are jam-packed with performances you don't want to miss. This month we have the WORLD PREMIERE of a new radio dramedy about the composers Brahms and Bruckner (starring Tom Burns and Richard Withers), plus an interview with saxophone virtuoso Erik Steighner, who will be returning to the Gorge to play with the Sinfonietta on February 28/March 1. Plus West Side Story 10 Ten Trivia and a CONTEST. Comments? Write us at info@gorgeorchestra.org


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    • 46 min
    Episode 6: Calm Before the Storm

    Episode 6: Calm Before the Storm

    This month's episode is short and sweet as we prepare for a very busy February and March. Michele chats with choreographer and dance teacher Susan Sorensen about West Side Story and we have our first Top Ten list. Plus news, the contest, Chill Chamber Music and "Mark's Classroom." Send ideas for future episodes to: info@gorgeorchestra.org. 


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    • 33 min

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