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Be a part of what's new with Britt Music & Arts Festival. Whether it's news about the season line-up, a new grant we've received, an announcement for our latest fundraising event or a recap of a successful season, we want to share it with you. Media questions can be directed to Marketing Director Mike Gantenbein or by phone at 541-690-3849.

2017 Britt Orchestra season includes major guest artists, large orchestral works and a newly commissioned piece

Rebelution returns June 28 to the Britt Pavilion in Jacksonville 

Diana Krall performs July 23 at the Britt Pavilion in Jacksonville

Britt Welcomes English reggae band UB40

Tickets on sale for A Valentine Gala with Morgan James, to benefit the Britt Orchestra

Britt Music & Arts Festival to Receive $10,000 grant from the National Endowment for the Arts

Britt revenues up for 2016 season, looks forward to new improvements in 2017

Britt Orchestra collaborates with Oregon Shakespeare Festival for Shakespeare and Song, with music from Oregon Shakespeare Festival musicals and Bard-inspired music from Tchaikovsky, Walton, Debussy, and Berlioz August 8 at the Britt Pavilion in Jacksonville (6-22-16)

Britt Orchestra to perform Michael Gordon world premiere commission at Crater Lake National Park July 29 and 30, 2016 (6-08-16)

Taste of Summer celebration returns to Jacksonville June 4 (5-18-16)

Britt receives funding from The Oregon Community Foundation to support artist residencies in local schools (5-17-16)

Britt receives funding from National Endowment for the Arts for orchestra performances at Crater Lake (5-12-16)

Britt Announces 2016 Schedule for Performance Garden (5-11-16)

Britt announces 2016 season (4-07-16)

Britt welcomes psychedelic rock act The Claypool Lennon Delirium, and a reggae rock night with Slightly Stoopid and SOJA (3-21-16)

Best of Britt benefit to feature Lyle Lovett and his Large Band (3-01-16)

Britt Orchestra's 2016 season opens with July 29 world premiere of Michael Gordon's Crater Lake-inspired commission (2-12-16)

Britt Orchestra's 2016 season includes major guest artists, large orchestral works, new commissions and performances at Crater Lake National Park (2-11-16)

Britt announces new Rogue Roots & Strings Camp, with The Modern Roots Foundation (10-19-15)

Britt pulls in a solid 2015 season, looks forward to ambitious plans in 2016 (9-22-15)

Britt receives OCF “Creative Heights” grant for Crater Lake performance project (9-2-15)

Britt presents folk/soul duo Moody Little Sister in indoor concert (8-26-15)

Britt Orchestra to celebrate centennial of Crater Lake National Park with performances in the Park in 2016 (8-17-15)
--Download photos of Crater Lake or composer Michael Gordon

Britt Orchestra presents world premiere song cycle inspired by Oregon Poet Laureate Peter Sears (7-8-15)

Classical Festival pairs contemporary and new music with core classical repertoire in 2015 summer season July 31-August 15 (5-26-15)
--Download photos of guest artists, orchestra and venue.

Britt opens applications for Arts Career Exploration (ACE) program (4-24-15)

Britt adds Watkins Family Hour on August 19 (4-22-15)

Britt announces full 2015 season (4-9-15)