OCCA strengthens the arts by ensuring that the Oregon coast has a rich and vibrant arts community through support and promotion of arts organizations and individual artists.

This directory represents the coastal areas of Oregon, which include Clatsop, Tillamook, Lincoln, Coos, and Curry counties and the coastal towns of Lane and Douglas counties.  OCCA is the regional arts council for this area. Learn more about OCCA's regional arts activities.

All Directory Listings with a location of Astoria
  • Hector Olivera

    “A man with phenomenal technique and musicianship who moves from one genre to another with ease…” The American Organist"

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  • J-Walt

    J-Walt is a performer interactive designer, filmmaker, graphic artist, and composer. For more than two decades, he has been at the forefront of interactive art and computer performance, expanding the uses of computer animation into uncharted territories.

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  • Jeff Thayer

    Violinist Jeff Thayer holds the Deborah Pate and John Forrest Concertmaster Chair of the San Diego Symphony. He is also concertmaster and faculty member of the Music Academy of the West (Santa Barbara).

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  • Keith Clark

    Artistic Director for the Astoria Music Festival

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  • Marie Plette

    American soprano Marie Plette is acclaimed in the major opera houses of North America and Europe for her compelling portrayals from Cio-Cio San in Madama Butterfly to Love Simpson in Cold Sassy Tree and the Countess in Le nozze di Figaro.

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  • Marten King and Ensemble Columbiana

    Partners for the PAC and the North Oregon Coast Symphony presents “Music at the PAC for the PAC” by Ensemble Columbiana; a return performance for the PAC. Don't miss this exciting program to benefit the college Performing Arts Center on Saturday, March 8, 2014 at 2:00 PM at the CCC Performing Arts Center 16th and Franklin in Astoria. Admission $12.00, with children 12 and under admitted free with an adult. For more information or to make a donation to support the PAC go to

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  • Martin Chalifour

    Martin Chalifour is a professor at the University of Southern California’s Thornton School of Music. He records for the Yarlung label; his latest album was released in September 2011, and features solo music composed by Esa-Pekka Salonen and Steven Stucky, as well as Mozart and Lutoslawski concertos with the Los Angeles Philharmonic recorded live at Walt Disney Concert Hall.

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  • North Coast Big Band

    The North Coast Big Band is a full-size swing band based in Astoria. It performs locally from Tillamook to Clatskanie and is available for hire.

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  • North Coast Printmakers Collective

    The North Coast Printmakers Collective is comprised of established and emerging artists producing quality original prints reflecting personal insights and shared aesthetics.

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  • North Coast Symphonic Band

    The NCSB is a community wind band based in Astoria that performs a concert season of six concerts yearly.

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