Arts Place in Portland Presents...

Event Details

Date(s) & Time(s)::

April 21, 2014

Daily from May 9, 2014 until May 10, 2014

Location: Arts Place, Portland Center, 131 East Walnut Street in Portland, Indiana

Phone: 260-726-4809



Event Description

April 17, 2014 Updated Apr 17, 2014 at 7:47 AM EDT

Open House at Arts Place, the Portland Center
Monday, April 21 5:30-7pm
Arts Place will host an open house at its Portland Center on Monday, April 21st from 5:30-7:00 p.m. The event is designed for anyone unfamiliar with Arts Place programs and services and is free and open to the public. The open house will include entertainment by Arts Place faculty, music students and ensembles, opportunities to observe music lessons and visual arts demonstrations, and facility tours. The Regional Student Art Exhibit will be on displayed in Hugh N. Ronald gallery. Food and beverages will be served. The Portland Center is located at 131 East Walnut Street, Portland, Indiana. To R.S.V.P. for this event, please call 260-726-4809 or email
More information about this event and future events can be found on the Arts Place website at, by calling 260-726-4809 toll free 866-539-9911, or by visiting the Portland Center of Arts Place.

MusicWorks Students to Perform Recital
Friday, May 9 and Saturday, May 10
Students from the Arts Place MusicWorks program will perform in the annual spring ensemble concert on Friday, May 9 and individual recitals on Saturday, May 10, 2014. The events will be held at Arts Place, Portland Center, 131 East Walnut Street in Portland, Indiana. The performances are free events and open for the enjoyment of the public. For more information contact Arts Place at 260-726-4809, email or visit .

Ensembles will perform in concert on Friday, May 9, 2014 at 7:00 p.m. at Arts Place, 131 East Walnut Street in Portland, Indiana. The free performance is open to the public. The program will consist of performances by the Eastern Breeze Flute Ensemble, Brown Paper Sax saxophone ensemble, and the Jay County Community Band.

Individual MusicWorks students will take the stage in Hall-Moser Theatre at Arts Place, 131 East Walnut Street in Portland, Indiana, in three recitals on Saturday, May 10, 2014. String and guitar students will perform during the first recital at 10:00 a.m. Voice and piano students will perform at 12:30 p.m. The final recital will consist of woodwind, brass, and percussion students performing at 3:00 p.m.

MusicWorks is one of the oldest comprehensive music education programs in East Central Indiana. All instructors are highly trained professional musicians. The program started in 1983 with six students in orchestral strings. MusicWorks currently has an enrollment of nearly 140 students. Individual lessons are available in band instruments, strings, piano, voice, harp, and guitar, with optional group lessons. Registrations are currently being accepted for summer instruction.

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