Portland Youth Rock Orchestra: Winter Concert
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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