Eric Ching to perform at the Tualatin Library

On Sunday, May 15th the Eric Ching Trio will perform around the hearth at the Tualatin Public Library. Drummer Eric Ching trained with Jazz masters in New York City and now plays at various clubs and events in the Portland area. Rounding out the trio are Tim Gilson on upright bass and Mike Doolin on guitar. You can sample their music on Eric Ching’s website. The performance will be from 1 pm to 2 pm.

Celtic harps performance @ the library: April 24, 2022

Lisa Lynne and Aryeh Frankfurter will perform their Celtic Harps, Rare Instruments & Wondrous Stories program at the Tualatin Library on Sunday, April 24th at 1:00 pm. Their instruments include Celtic harps, the Swedish nyckelharpa, Ukrainian bandura, cittern, and more. The program offers traditional instrumental music from Sweden and Ireland as well as original compositions.

A Friends of Tualatin Library donation supports this performance as part of the library’s Sunday Music Series. We hope you will attend!

SEDA to perform at the Tualatin Library

Music by SEDAOn Sunday, February 9th the music group SEDA will perform around the hearth at the Tualatin Public Library.

SEDA is the brainchild of Mehdi Farjami, formerly of Toque Libre. Mehdi has been studying music from very early on, mastering several genres and disciplines prior to his current passions of latin and flamenco. He is accompanied by Brenna McDonald on rhythm guitar and backup vocals, Pepe Raphael on lead vocals and auxiliary percussion and Nick Hutch on cajon.

The group’s repertoire includes a wide range of latin sounds from Afro Cuban, Argentinian Tango, Rhumba Flamenco and also various latin instrumentals. You can learn more about SEDA and sample their music on their website. They will perform starting at 2 pm.

Neftali Rivera & Grupo Borikuas to perform at the Tualatin Library

On Sunday, July 14th Neftali Rivera & Grupo Borikuas will perform around the hearth at the Tualatin Public Library. This Latin band captures the essence of Puerto Rican, Cuban, and Afro-Caribbean rhythms, bringing their passion for their heritage, music, and culture to the stage. You can learn more about Grupo Borikuas and sample their music on their website. They will perform starting at 2 pm.

A Friends of Tualatin Library donation supports this performance as part of the library’s Sunday Music Series.

Jason Achilles to speak and perform at Tualatin Library

On Sunday, June 30th, Jason Achilles will speak and perform around the hearth at the Tualatin Public Library.

Musician and producer by day, NASA research scientist by night, Jason Achilles bends sound through bass, keys, and other instruments, layering them to achieve a kind of sonic experimentation. Hear about his work capturing sound on Mars, and stay for music. Jason’s talk will focus on his work with NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory on microphone tech for the Mars 2020 rover. This will be informative, inspiring, and loud — starting at 2 pm. You can sample Jason’s music at his website.

A Friends of Tualatin Library donation supports this event as part of the library’s Sunday Music Series.