Downtown Series Concerts

Tickets for Downtown Series concerts are available for purchase from MYS until noon the Friday before the concert. After that time, tickets may be purchased from Portland5 using the links below. Seating maps are for informational purposes. In some cases you will be given seats near your original selection. In that event, we will contact you and inform you of the change.

Regina Carter Plays 4 Sisters: March 8, 2020

March 8, 2020 7:30 pm Arlene Schnitzer Concert Hall

This very special concert brings renowned guest artist Regina Carter to Portland audiences, as she solos with the advanced MYS Symphony Orchestra in the West Coast Premiere of David Schiff’s 4 Sisters jazz violin concerto. Carter joins MYS’s advanced Jazz students for some classics and a brand new piece from the Portland Jazz Composers Ensemble young composers program. The symphony also premieres a new work by 17-year-old composer Grace Miedziak (part of The Authentic Voice series).

Hillsboro string ensembles open the concert

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Tickets are also available on the Portland5 website.

Dance Party: Then and Now: Sunday May 24, 2020

May 24, 2020 7:30 pm Arlene Schnitzer Concert Hall

This groove infused, high energy program features dance music from the past 150 years, from countries including Germany, Austria, the Czech Republic, Armenia, Mexico, Brazil, and the US. Celebrating young leaders in music, The Authentic Voice collaboration between MYS and the Fear No Music showcases a symphonic World Premiere by 16-year-old Rohan Srinivasan, a jazz drummer and former cellist. A winner of the 2020 MYS Concerto Competition will take a solo turn with the orchestra.

Portland Overture Strings opens the concert

Tickets are also available on the Portland5 website.