RELEASE: Musical Instrument Artisans Gather at Marylhurst

Northwest Handmade Musical Instrument Exhibit, Marylhurst University41st annual Northwest Handmade Musical Instrument Exhibit on April 29 & 30, 2017

This year marks the 41st anniversary of the Northwest Handmade Musical Instrument Exhibit.

On April 29 and 30, 2017, more than 80 artisans from across the Pacific Northwest will gather at Marylhurst University to display all types of guitars, bowed and stringed instruments, mandolins, banjos, ukes, percussion and ancient instruments. There will be 30+ mini-performances by local professional musicians including William Jenks, director of the Marylhurst Guitar Ensemble and Portland Classic Guitar. There will also be craftsman demonstrations of instruments under construction. In addition to the newly made instruments on display, the exhibit will feature a select group of fascinating older instruments known as “The Venerables.”

Northwest Handmade Musical Instrument Exhibit, Marylhurst UniversityWHEN:
Saturday, April 29 and Sunday, April 30, noon to 5 p.m.

Marylhurst University
Clark Commons and Wiegand Recital Hall

General admission $3; children under 12 free

Cyndy Burton, 503.233.0836


Northwest Handmade Musical Instrument Exhibit, Marylhurst UniversityCO-SPONSORS:
Marylhurst University Department of Counseling & Creative Therapies
Early Music Guild of Oregon

About Marylhurst University

Marylhurst University, a private, nonprofit applied liberal arts and business university 10 miles south of Portland, Oregon on Highway 43, is regionally accredited and nationally recognized for innovation and academic excellence in serving students who want to complete their bachelor’s degree or earn an advanced degree. Marylhurst graduates have inspired change both locally and globally since 1893. We are the university for working professional by providing career-relevant program both on campus and online. And as a premier university that combines  the liberal arts with professional studies, we prepare graduates to be ethical leaders who think critically and creatively.

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MEDIA CONTACT: Cyndy Burton, Early Music Guild of Oregon, 503.233.0836,
Karen Pederson, Communications & Content Manager, 503.699.6247,

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