Dr. Thara Memory and the American Music Program were highlighted on Oregon Art Beat in April, 2016, watch the video here.
“ALL THE WAY TO MONTEREY” THARA MEMORY’S AMERICAN MUSIC PROGRAM JAZZ ORCHESTRA & COMBO, FEATURING SPECIAL GUEST, TENOR SAX STAR DEVIN PHILLIPS. Talent overflows the stage in this special concert! First, swing with the AMP Jazz Combo – the group chosen to play the world famous Monterey Jazz Festival last fall. Then, be astounded by…Details
[singlepic id=107 w=185 float=left]Finnegan Jones, a sophomore at Grant High School, has played upright bass since the fall of 2012 and joined the American Music Program’s Pacific Crest Orchestra during the fall of 2015. For the past two years he has been playing upright bass in a combo under the instruction of Derek Sims at…Details
Spencer is a junior at Grant High School, and plays tenor and soprano saxophone in the American Music Program’s Pacific Crest Orchestra, which he joined in summer 2015. He is also enrolled in advanced ensemble at the Alan Jones Academy of Music, and was previously a member of the Portland Youth Jazz Orchestra. He studies…Details
Ainslie is a sophomore at Battle Ground High School in Battle Ground, WA, where she currently plays in the Advanced Jazz Band and has played with the wind ensemble. She began playing trombone when she attended middle school at Tukes Valley Middle School in Battle Ground. During her 8th grade year at Tukes Valley, Ainslie…Details
Riley is a junior at Battle Ground High School in Battle Ground, WA, and plays trombone in the American Music Program’s Pacific Crest Orchestra. He has played with AMP since early 2015.
If you shop at Fred Meyer, you can earn donations for AMP by linking your Fred Meyer Rewards Card to the Pacific Crest Sinfonietta, the parent organization of AMP. Fred Meyer will then make a quarterly donation to the organization based on purchases made with linked cards. It’s that easy! Here are detailed instructions for…Details
An American Music Program (AMP) sextet will play Jimmy Mak’s in NW Portland on Monday, March 16, 2015, from 7:00pm to 8:15pm, as part of AMP’s on-going series of “Road to New York” benefit shows. Perhaps you have already heard, but the AMP Pacific Crest Jazz Orchestra took first place at the Charles Mingus Festival…Details