Cascade School of Music News

Siblings Isabella Conner and Brendan Conner win Fortissimo Awards

16 Jan 2020
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Siblings Zachary Sherer and Jacqueline Sherer win Fortissimo & Rising Star Awards

16 Jan 2020
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Teriyaki Madness Gives Back!

08 Jan 2020
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Have lunch or dinner at Teriyaki Madness on Thursday, January 16th, and support our school.  20% of all driven sales on that day will be donated to the Cascade School of Music.  Be sure to mention the fundraiser at the register. 

Gift of Music Holiday Celebration: A Thank You

16 Dec 2019
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Thank you to our donors, students, parents, faculty, and staff who helped make our Gift of Music Fundraiser at the Bend Country Club such a lovely evening of beautiful music.  Your support helped raise needed money for our Tuition Assistance program, needed instruments, and funding for our new Focus on Faculty Education program.   

SAVE THE DATE: Gift of Music 2020 will be held on Sunday, December 6th, at the Bend Country Club.  

Drum Day

28 Oct 2019
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Students from the CSM Percussion Department entertained a room full of ghosts and goblins at our 3rd Annual Halloween Drum Day

Rising Star Award Winner: Lea Sweeney

21 Oct 2019
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Cascade School of Music's Rising Star Award Winner:  Lea Sweeney, age 9, is a voice student of Cullie Treichler and daughter of Ann-Marie Cedros. Lea is very attentive and shows great desire and joy to sing freely and beautifully. Singing in three choirs weekly (Bend Childrenís Choir, Youth Choir of Central Oregon, and CSMís World Music Choir) in addition to private lessons, she radiates with her love of singing!

All the Rising Star and Fortissimo award winners from throughout the 2019-2020 school year will perform at Cascade School of Musicís annual Crescendo Bendo Student Showcase at the Tower Theatre in May. For more information: www.cascadeschoolofmusic.org, 541-382-6866, info@cascadeschoolofmusic.org.

Rising Star Award Winner: Frankie Borla

21 Oct 2019
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Cascade School of Musicís Rising Star Award Winner:  Frankie Borla, age 9, is a drum student of Meshem Jackson and son of Erin & Chris Borla. Frankieís technique and form are years ahead of his time! Playing since he was 5, instructor Meshem describes him ďÖlike a seasoned New Orleans jazz player trapped in a little kidís body.Ē

All the Rising Star and Fortissimo award winners from throughout the 2019-2020 school year will perform at Cascade School of Musicís annual Crescendo Bendo Student Showcase at the Tower Theatre in May. For more information: www.cascadeschoolofmusic.org, 541-382-6866, info@cascadeschoolofmusic.org.

Rising Star Award Winner: Lola Frost

21 Oct 2019
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Cascade School of Musicís Rising Star Award Winner:  Lola Frost, age 11, is a piano student of Amy Conklin and daughter of Jason Frost. Lola is very dedicated and fun at the piano. With a beautiful personality and sweet, respectful spirit during lessons, we are excited to watch how she grows in music in the years to come.

All the Rising Star and Fortissimo award winners from throughout the 2019-2020 school year will perform at Cascade School of Musicís annual Crescendo Bendo Student Showcase at the Tower Theatre in May. For more information: www.cascadeschoolofmusic.org, 541-382-6866, info@cascadeschoolofmusic.org.

Fortissimo Award Winner: Asher Ward

21 Oct 2019
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Cascade School of Music's Fortissimo Award Winner:  Asher Ward, age 8, is a piano student of Amy Conklin and son of Dara Ward. Asher is always extremely prepared for each lesson, going above and beyond expectations and consistently wanting more of a challenge. This kid is going places!

All the Rising Star and Fortissimo award winners from throughout the 2019-2020 school year will perform at Cascade School of Musicís annual Crescendo Bendo Student Showcase at the Tower Theatre in May. For more information: www.cascadeschoolofmusic.org, 541-382-6866, info@cascadeschoolofmusic.org.

Fortissimo Award Winner: Tim Hakala

21 Oct 2019
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Cascade School of Musicís Fortissimo Award Winner:  Tim Hakala, age 17, is a drum student of Meshem Jackson and son of Denise & Todd Hakala. The longtime drummer for CSMís rock band ďAnything But VanillaĒ and also an impressive beatboxer, Tim has his heart set on performing professionally. His attitude, work ethic, and talent will get him there.

All the Rising Star and Fortissimo award winners from throughout the 2019-2020 school year will perform at Cascade School of Musicís annual Crescendo Bendo Student Showcase at the Tower Theatre in May. For more information: www.cascadeschoolofmusic.org, 541-382-6866, info@cascadeschoolofmusic.org.