Musical instrument makers to gather at PCC May 4-5
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This is the 44th anniversary of the Northwest Handmade Musical Instrument Exhibit, and the first year it will be held in its new location on the Portland Community College campus, 12000 SW 49th Ave., Portland.
The event takes place May 4 and 5 and brings together more than 600 instrument makers from across the Pacific Northwest to display and play all types of guitars, bowed and stringed instruments, flutes, ancient (reproduction) instruments, mandolins, banjos, ukes, percussion and organs.
There will be 30+ mini performances by local professional musicians including Mary Flower, Cameron O'Connor, Travis Stine, Josiah Payne and Peter Zisa. Craftsmen will demonstrate the art of instrument making.
The events take place from noon to 5 p.m. each day in the Amo DeBernardis College Center (CC Building) Mall and the North View Gallery (CT Building). Admission is $5, children under 12 are admitted free of charge.
To learn more visit nwmusicalinstrumentshow.org.