Directory

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.

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  • North Coast Symphonic Band

    The North Coast Symphonic Band formed in 1979 in Astoria and performed its first concert in 1980. Originally funded by Clatsop Community College, since 2003 it has been a separate organization with 501(c)3 status run by a board of directors. There are approximately 45 musicians who participate in weekly rehearsals and perform in 4-5 public concerts per season. Members are volunteers and are not compensated for attending rehearsals or performing in concerts. Funding for the current season comes partially from grants from the City of Astoria Art and Cultural Fund to Promote Tourism and the Fred W. Fields Fund of The Oregon Community Foundation.

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  • North Coast Symphonic Band (1)

    Located on the North Coast of Oregon, the North Coast Symphonic Band represents community music at its finest providing local musicians with an outlet for their talents and local audiences with affordable entertainment. The NCSB formed in 1979. Volunteer musicians come from the broader community and range in age from teens to eighties. The NCSB performs four concerts per year at the Liberty Theater in Astoria, Oregon. Current conductor and musical director Dave Becker is retired Director of Bands from Lewis and Clark College. Ticket revenue does not cover expenditures so donations and grants are an important source of revenue that make it possible for the band to continue its mission. The North Coast Symphonic Band is a 501c3 non-profit organization and donations are tax deductible.

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  • One of Us Productions

    We are a community theater, organized into a nonprofit theater, from an old group called One of Us. We do two shows a year, usually comedies. Our board consists of eight members and they meet once a month. We use our extra funds to help community groups and individuals in Yachats.

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  • Oregon Coast Ballet Company / Newport School of Dance

    Oregon Coast Ballet Company, under Artistic Director Sian Zander, has inspired and nurtured creativity and excellence in aspiring dancers through disciplined training and public performances since 1988. This non-profit company is affiliated with Zander's Newport School of Dance.

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  • Oregon Coast Chamber Music Society

    Our mission is to enhance the performing arts on the Oregon Coast by: .Bringing chamber music back into the home .Promoting cultural education through music in an intimate setting .Supporting professional classical musicians from Oregon or those with close ties to Oregon .Assisting aspiring musicians of all ages

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  • Oregon Coast Chamber Orchestra

    The Oregon Coast Chamber Orchestra was officially created as a 501(c)3 in 2001 under the baton of Robin DeVour. John Monks has served as co-conductor for the past several years and is responsible for selecting and arranging every program.

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  • Oregon Coast Children's Theatre

    Oregon Coast Children's Theater was founded in 1990, and trains students in the study of the fine and performing arts, theatre, film, music, media arts, design, circus, dance, writing, traditional and folk arts like puppetry.

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  • Oregon Coast Council for the Arts (OCCA)

    The Oregon Coast Council for the Arts (OCCA) manages two facilities in Newport, the Performing Arts Center (PAC) and Visual Arts Center (VAC), in keeping with its mission, which is to celebrate, promote and develop community arts. Both facilities are available for rental engagement; call 541-265-2787 for details.

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  • Oregon Coast Music Association

    The Oregon Coast Music Association presents the Oregon Coast Music Festival in Coos Bay each year.

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  • Oregon Coast Recorder Society

    The Oregon Coast Recorder Society, the first chapter of the American Recorder Society in Oregon, was founded in 1992 by a small group of recorder enthusiasts on the central Oregon coast. The chapter currently has nineteen members, who come from communities all over western Lincoln County.

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