2018 HIGHLIGHTS

2018 was a year filled with more music, song and dance!  317 Main expanded our offerings for our youngest musicians (Little Roots) and older (Deep Roots) students. We forged new connections with community partners, opened a new cafe and much more. We invite you to watch this short year in review video to reflect on…

FINDING THE RHYTHM AT THE IRIS NETWORK

This fall we had the opportunity to partner with the Iris Network – a Portland based organization that’s been assisting people who are blind or visually impaired for more than a century.Our connection began when members of the Iris Network join the audience at our Noon Tunes concert series. Some of these folks are musicians themselves,…

MUSIC AS A CAREER? YES!

317 Main’s Jake Hoffman was recently invited to speak at USM’s annual Music Education Symposium where he reflected on the many hats he wears for our organization.  Like the majority of our teaching artists, Jake is both an educator and a working musician. He’s also a key member of the administrative team,  running our Partnership Programs and, for the first time this…

HENRYFEST 2017 HIGHLIGHTS

From the moment volunteers waved the first family through the gate at Skyline Farm until the last slice of pie was served, HenryFest 2017 was a blast. Thank you  to the wonderful group of musicians who contributed their talent and energy to our annual community music festival: Star-Crossed Losers,  The Gawler Family, Mbondo Africa, Katie…