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 medium type of Music
  • Newport Youth Symphony of the Oregon Coast

    The Newport Youth Symphony of the Oregon Coast (NYSOC) is the full orchestra that includes intermediate and advanced string students, as well as youth woodwind, brass and percussion players.

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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 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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  • Olivia Tsui

    An award-winning and versatile conductor, Ms. Olivia Tsui distinguished herself as the first woman Music Director in the 84 years of history of the Glendale Symphony Orchestra. The Los Angeles Times hailed her "outstanding performance…with brilliant virtuosity". Plácido Domingo described her as "an exceptional musician - very confident with the baton."

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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. Besides soprano, alto, tenor and bass recorders, the group also boasts viola da gamba, violin, cello, guitar and string bass plus a gemshorn or two.. Membership is open to all recorder players without audition. Rehearsals are Friday evenings at First Presbyterian in Newport except the second Friday of the month, when OCRS meets at St. Peter in Lincoln City.

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  • Pacific Coast Wind Ensemble

    PCWE is a concert band composed of amateur and professional musicians living in Lincoln and coastal Lane counties. Membership in the band is open all to brass, reed and percussion players of high school age and above without audition. The band rehearses on Monday evenings throughout the academic year, alternating between Florence and Waldport.

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  • Pipedance

    Pipedance is husband-and-wife team Gary Burman and Nora Sherwood. We’re all about Irish tunes and songs, featuring uilleann pipes, flutes, whistles, bodhran and percussive sean-nós step dance!

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  • Richard Zeller

    Metropolitan Opera rich baritone from Oregon.

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  • Sarah Kwak

    Violin Concertmaster for the Oregon Symphony

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  • Sergey Antonov

    Youngest winner of Moscow’s prestigious International Tchaikovsky Cello Competition and the Astoria Music Festival’s audience favorite.

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