Cascadia Composers is excited to announce the FIRST concert of its 2023-24 SEASON!


Crossing Paths 2023: New Music with Friends

Sunday, September 10th, 2023 at 5:00 p.m.

Leach Botanical Garden
Upper Gardens, 6704 SE 122nd Avenue
Portland, Oregon 97236-5037


The concert will be held in the beautiful setting of Leach Botanical Gardens’ upper gardens in Portland. The gates open at 4pm, and the concert begins at 5pm. Guests are encouraged to bring their own lawn chairs and may bring a picnic to enjoy on the garden grounds. (Please note: alcoholic beverages may not be brought onto the grounds.)

The program will include works by Cascadia composers David S. Bernstein, Ted Clifford, Daniel Gall, Kevin Bryant Lay, Jan Mittelstaedt, and Betty Wishart. Featured musicians include JáTtik Clark, Oregon Symphony principal tuba; Gabrielle Juliette Widman, soprano; Amelia Lukas, flute (fresh from her Chamber Music NW appearances); Lisa Lipton (of Opera Theater Oregon) and Ricky Smith, clarinets; Carson Lattimore and Kevin Bryant Lay, guitars.

Tickets are $25 for general admission, $15 for seniors and working artists, $10 for students over 12, $5 for children ages 6-12, and free for children age 5 and under. Tickets are available through Brown Paper Tickets by clicking on the button below, or at the entrance, and include admission to the garden.

We hope you can share in this exciting concert of new music from Cascadia Composers!