Portland Youth Rock Orchestra: Summer Finale
The College of the Arts welcomes Community Partner Portland Youth Rock Orchestra.
PYRO gives students from all over the metropolitan area focused musical training and exposure to the greatest of rock and orchestral literature. Rehearsals are framed within a fun and energetic environment with numerous opportunities to work with professional musicians. PYRO presents multiple concerts a year crossing musical boundaries between traditional classical music and contemporary rock genres.
Originally founded by Portland native guitar master and educator Brent Gunter, PYRO first began as a Guitar Based Program in 2006 and eventually expanded into a group of Hybrid Orchestras in 2011. Its mission is to inspire, educate and develop students from a wide range of musical backgrounds into confident, open-minded and highly skilled musicians.
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