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2022

The Concerts
at the Barn

CLASSICAL CHAMBER MUSIC AND MORE AT THE BUTLER BARN IN BEAVERTON
 

NEW for 2022

individual concerts

The Outdoor Spectacular
Double Concert!


ARCTURUS WOODWIND QUINTET
with MARIA GARCIA 
SUSANNAH MARS
with The Niel DePonte Trio

August 31, 2022

6:30-9:00 pm

Gates Open at 5:00

Catering by Koi Fusion

TWO SEATING OPTIONS:

General Admission

(bring lawn chairs or blankets

to sit on the picnic lawn)

or

VIP Seating

(with tables and chairs)

Our 2022 Media Co-Sponsor

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The Butler Barn at Hoffman Farms
22242 SW Scholls Ferry Road, Beaverton Oregon
 

Summer Chamber Music Series

BUY NOW FOR THE BEST SEATS!!
Single tickets for each concert on sale.

Wine, soft drinks, and bottled water are available for sale at the site 
(Credit Cards only, please)

July 27, 2022
The Incredible Flutist

Zach Galatis

Zach Galatis

Flute & Piccolo, Oregon Symphony; Vocalist

Maria Garcia

Piano

Audrey Sackett

Vocalist

Join Zach and pianist Maria Garcia for an evening starting with lyrical and exciting works for flute, piccolo, and piano.  Soprano Audrey Sackett joins Zach as he shows off his gift for singing musical theater hits. Performing songs by composer Stephen Sondheim among other giants of the contemporary Broadway scene, this is an eclectic evening you don’t want to miss.

August 10, 2022, 8PM

Cello and Other Voices

Nancy Ives

Nancy Ives

Principal Cello, Oregon Symphony; Composer

 

Inés Voglar Belgique

Violin

 

Susan Smith

Piano

The multi-talented cellist, composer, and arts leader Nancy Ives is joined by Inés Voglar Belgique and Susan Smith for an evening of works ranging from the classical to the unusual for cello and other instruments, including her own voice! It's music for piano trio, and so much more!

August 24, 2022 8PM

The Piano Recital
Ben Kim

Ben Kim

Piano

Ben returns to Portland to play a recital of his favorite repertoire in the barn’s most intimate presentation yet. In 1996, Ben made his orchestral debut, with Niel DePonte conducting, as a 12-year-old young artist. Ben has gone on to become an internationally acclaimed concert pianist, having won Germany's prestigious ARD Piano Competition in 2006. You don’t want to miss the return of one of Portland’s most accomplished musical artists, making his first appearance at The Barn, performing Debussy, Chopin and more.

August 31, 2022
The Outdoor Spectacular
Double Concert!

6:30 PM

Arcturus Wind Quintet

 

Maria Garcia

Piano

7:45 PM

Susannah Mars

Actor, Recording Artist, Singer, Cabaret Performer

Naomi LaViolette

Piano

Niel DePonte

Drums

Jason Schooler

Bass

We are passionate about presenting our Oregon artists here in Beaverton, so we are inaugurating our first outdoor concert on the lawn at the Hoffman Farms Store’s Butler Barn. Bring your blanket, your picnic and enjoy an evening with us at The Barn.

Act 1: Join us for an hour of entertaining repertoire and virtuoso playing by the members of the Arcturus Wind Quintet whose players come from the ranks of the Oregon Symphony winds.

Act 2: Susannah Mars' appearance at The Barn will feature Broadway tunes, selections from The American Song Book, and jazz standards, accompanied by the Niel DePonte Trio.

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All Programs Subject to Change

CONCERT PROGRAMs

August 31

THE OUTDOOR SPECTACULAR

DOUBLE CONCERT

6:30 PM, ACT 1: ARCTURUS WIND QUINTET

With guest artist, Maria Garcia, Piano

Louise Farrenc, Sextet for piano and winds

Johannes Brahms, String Quartet, arranged for Winds

Niel DePonte, My Kyiv, My Heart (World Premiere)
 

7:45 PM, ACT 2: SUSANNAH MARS AND FRIENDS

Songs of Barbara Streisand, The American Song Book, and Jazz Standards

Naomi LaViolette, Piano 

Niel DePonte, Drums

Jason Schooler, Bass

KOi Fusion Catering Menu

$22 per entree

(paid on site 

credit cards only please)
 

Protein

Beef | Chicken

 

Entree

Burrito: Flour tortilla, your choice of Protein, with Korean seasoned rice, cheese,

sweet cabbage, bean sprouts, cucumber, pico de gallo, cilantro, and your choice of

green or red salsa

Rice Bowl : Your choice of Protein, with Korean seasoned rice, sweet cabbage, bean

sprouts, cucumber, pico de gallo, cilantro, and your choice of green or red salsa.

Tacos: Your choice of Protein, sweet cabbage, bean sprouts, cucumber, pico de gallo,

cilantro, and your choice of red or green salsa.

The concert at the barn
2022

TICKETS ON SALE NOW

Be captivated by exquisitely performed chamber music in an idyllic 200-acre berry farm in Beaverton, Oregon this summer.


Prices vary according to Tier (VIP or General Admission). Tickets must be purchased in advance no later than Tuesday at MIDNIGHT on the day before each event. Printed tickets must be shown to gain entry.

Tickets are not sold at the door.

Click here to download the VIP and General Admission seating areas

NOTE: To use a credit card on this site, click on "BUY TICKETS" below, continue clicking through the windows and, where you add you name, you will see the button "CONTINUE" click on it. This will get you to "PAYMENT", click on "PLACE ORDER" and you will get to a window where you can use a credit card.

individual concert sales

  • Wed, Aug 31
    The Butler Barn
    Aug 31, 6:30 PM – 9:00 PM
    The Butler Barn, 22242 SW Scholls Ferry Rd, Beaverton, OR 97007, USA
    TWO CONCERTS IN ONE! Featuring Arcturus Wind Quintet with Maria Garcia, then singer Susannah Mars and her jazz trio.
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  • Wed, Aug 24
    The Butler Barn
    Aug 24, 8:00 PM – 9:15 PM
    The Butler Barn, 22242 SW Scholls Ferry Rd, Beaverton, OR 97007, USA
    American pianist and Portland native Ben Kim plays his only Portland recital this season! Picnic lawn opens at 6:00 PM.
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  • Wed, Aug 10
    The Butler Barn
    Aug 10, 8:00 PM – 9:15 PM
    The Butler Barn, 22242 SW Scholls Ferry Rd, Beaverton, OR 97007, USA
    Oregon Symphony Principal Cello Nancy Ives The Cello and Other Voices, with the Palatine Piano Trio
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  • Wed, Jul 27
    The Butler Barn
    Jul 27, 8:15 PM – Jul 28, 9:30 PM
    The Butler Barn, 22242 SW Scholls Ferry Rd, Beaverton, OR 97007, USA
    Join Zach Galatis, pianist Maria Garcia, and soprano Audrey Sackett.
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August 31, 2022 6:30 pm

We’ll keep things cool!

Our cooling fans will have the barn comfortable.

We are following the current Covid guidelines.

Our intimate setting offers only 230 seats inside the beautiful, open air Butler Barn (even more for our Outdoor Spectacular). No matter where you’re seated you’re no more than 40 feet from Portland's world-class musicians. These artists from our hometown deserve to be heard year-round and many of these phenomenal players perform with the Oregon Symphony. Our concert series is all about letting our greatest Oregon artists shine. Before the concert, enjoy convivial moments on the picnic lawn. What better way to enjoy our quintessential summer evenings?

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ABOUT

Your Host: Niel Deponte

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In his 45 years in the performing arts, arts education, and non-profit management, Niel DePonte has seen, participated in, and led many of the most significant changes in the arts in Oregon. Formerly the principal percussionist for the Oregon Symphony and currently music director and conductor for Oregon Ballet Theatre, DePonte Creativity Partners is Niel's new non-profit organization bringing you his latest visionary project, The Concerts at the Barn. Join him for this reverie of chamber music in a quintessential Oregon setting – the Butler Barn at Hoffman Farms Store's 200-acre berry farm in Beaverton.

Concert schedule

                            

SPECIAL START TIME: AUG. 31

5:00 GATES OPEN GRAB YOUR PLACE ON THE LAWN FOR GENERAL ADMISSION, OR YOUR ASSIGNED SEAT AT A VIP TABLE

6:30-7:30-ARCTURUS WINDS CONCERT

7:45-9:00-SUSANNAH MARS CONCERT


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our Performers

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Arcturus Wind Quintet

Joe Berger, horn
Martha Long, flute
James Shields, clarinet
Steve Vacchi, bassoon
Karen Wagner, oboe

with Maria Garcia, Piano

Arcturus is comprised of four Oregon Symphony solo chair players (Joe, Martha, James, and Karen) and former Oregon Ballet Orchestra principal bassoon Steve Vacchi. The quintet performs music from all musical periods with repertoire and repartee that is captivating, exciting, and fun!

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