We will post photographs and videos about activities in our Portland music community from time to time. If you have pictures you would like to post or suggestions of YouTube videos, please  click here or email us at The following montage of photos were taken by Bill Stickney at some of the Columbia Gorge Early Music Retreats.

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• Phil Neuman plays “Summertime” on a cornetto he made out of a sweet potato.

• Gayle Neuman demonstrates how to create a krumhorn reed in part 1 of 8 parts. To access the other 7 parts, go to YouTube and search or look for them on the YouTube sidebar.

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Also, go to and search there for “Making a Tenor Krummhorn Reed” to access parts 2-8. Go to and “Store” on the main menu and find “Books” to order the pamphlet describing how to make reeds or click here.