Portland, June 20th. Supporters of  Third Angle Ensemble had a chance to preview the 12/13 season with a musical teaser to whet the appetite for new chamber music. Dr. Ronald W Naito MD and Megan Flynn (Editor in Chief, Beer West Magazine) enjoyed the beautiful weather in the Nel Centro courtyard. Summer Soiree attendees gathered to support the cultural landscape of new music in the Pacific Northwest. (Photo Credit, Tom Emerson) The benefit raised as estimated $4,500. 

Elizabeth Anderson and her friend were all smiles.

Elizabeth Anderson and her friend were all smiles.

From Third Angle Ensemble:

We are devoted to creating and presenting musical events, works and collaborations that reflect the highest artistic expressions of our time, to instigating a creative dialogue through the works and artists presented, and to reinforcing the necessity for the voice of the living composer in our cultural heritage. 

Since 1985, Third Angle has presented more than 90 programs of contemporary music, commissioned more than 25 new works and released nine recordings to critical acclaim. These achievements firmly establish the ensemble as one of the Northwest’s foremost presenters of contemporary American music.