Britt Festivals en Played In Oregon To Feature Britt Orchestra May 17th <p>On Saturday, May 17th at Played in Oregon will feature a performance of the Symphony No.5 of&nbsp;Dmitri Shostakovich recorded last August at the Britt Festivals in Jacksonville under the direction of then Music Director candidate (and now Music Director) Teddy Abrams.</p><p>Played in Oregon, with host Brandi Parisi, celebrates the music and music makers of the live classical music scene in Oregon. The one-hour weekly program airs every Saturday afternoon at 2pm, following the conclusion of our weekly opera broadcast.</p> Wed, 07 May 2014 18:14:56 +0000 Eric Teel 11997 at Played In Oregon To Feature Britt Orchestra May 17th Bela Fleck Live Session <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Just in case you aren’t familiar with </span>Béla<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> Fleck, there are many who say he’s the premiere banjo player in the world. Others claim that </span>Béla<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> has virtually reinvented the image and the sound of the banjo through a remarkable performing and recording career that has taken him all over the musical map and on a range of solo projects and collaborations.</span></p><p> Tue, 29 Apr 2014 22:03:43 +0000 Eric Teel 11593 at Bela Fleck Live Session 2014 Rising Stars Competition Continues <p>The third annual Rising Stars competition will continue live competition rounds at South Stage Cellars tasting room in Jacksonville each Saturday in February.</p><p></p><p> Fri, 24 Jan 2014 01:03:37 +0000 Eric Teel 6462 at 2014 Rising Stars Competition Continues Britt Announces 2014 Classical Season <p></p><p>Britt Festivals' 2014 classical festival will strike out in new and adventurous directions under new Music Director Teddy Abrams, with guests soloists including banjo virtuoso Bela Fleck, and a complete performance of Mahler's massive Symphony Number 1.</p><p> Wed, 22 Jan 2014 17:15:00 +0000 Eric Teel 6465 at Britt Announces 2014 Classical Season Teddy Abrams Takes Baton At Britt Classical <p>Britt Festivals today announced that Teddy Abrams has been selected as the new Music Director and Conductor of the Classical Festival in Jacksonville, Oregon.</p><p></p><p> Fri, 27 Sep 2013 14:05:57 +0000 Eric Teel 598 at Teddy Abrams Takes Baton At Britt Classical Matt Hill Band Live Session <p></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">The </span><a href="" style="line-height: 1.5;">Matt Hill Band</a><span style="line-height: 1.5;"> formed just a couple of months before they decided to enter the 2013 </span><a href="" style="line-height: 1.5;">South State Cellars</a><span style="line-height: 1.5;">/</span><a href="" style="line-height: 1.5;">Britt Festivals</a><span style="line-height: 1.5;"> Rising Stars Competition - a talent showcase designed as a fundraiser for </span><a href="" style="line-height: 1.5;">La Clinica</a><span style="line-height: 1.5;">. The Grants Pass band ended up winning the contest, which included a half-hour live session on </span>JPR<span style="line-height: 1.5;">.​</span></p><p> Fri, 30 Aug 2013 16:12:22 +0000 Eric Teel 228 at Matt Hill Band Live Session