Free tickets will be available Friday, July 22, for eight interactive performances by nonprofit Music Workshop.

JOE CANTRELL - The Reser is nestled near The Round between Southwest Cedar Hills and Southwest Hall boulevards in the heart of Beaverton. This world-class performing arts center was a dream for city leaders that came together after years of ambitious fundraising and many generous donations from the community. Groundbreaking was in 2019, with most of the work completed in the shadow of the COVID-19 pandemic. The community will celebrate its opening with a series of special events featuring performers and artists from around the world., Beaverton Valley Times - Progress Ridge Years of planning and a lot of patience fueled leaders' dream for a performing arts center in the heart of Beaverton's downtown A Beaverton landmark, two decades in the makingThe Patricia Reser Center for the Arts will host eight free, interactive performances during August in partnership with Music Workshop, a local nonprofit music program.

Youth ages 8 and up are invited to check out Music Workshop's free program, "Soundwaves," which will "connect music and life" on Aug. 16, Aug. 18, Aug. 23 and Aug. 24.

The interactive concerts will include performances by Thomas Lauderdale and China Forbes of Pink Martini, DJ Prashant, Thunderstorm Artis and the Portland Cello Project.

Audience members will have the opportunity to engage with musicians and support the production itself, a press release said.

The concerts are free and open to the public, but reservations are required. Tickets will be available starting Friday, July 22. For tickets and more information, visit

Attendees under 18 must be accompanied by an adult.

Music Workshop is a Portland-based nonprofit that helps K-8 teachers with free access to music education worldwide.

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