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Conductor:   Cory Pederson

Videographer:    Don Anderson

Channel Manager:    Willow Savage

Venue:    Liberty Theatre -

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Regatta Pops! (2023)

August 13, 2023

Columbia River Symphony presents an exciting maritime themed concert, portraying music in the spirit of the Regatta Festivities in Astoria, OR. This concert closes the celebratory weekend in grand style! Popular tunes, sea shanties, movie themes (and a few surprises!) are in store. This concert is for all ages and features a wide variety of selections to pique the interest of everyone!

Program Order

The Wellerman Come

arranged by Travis J. Weller

Beauty and the Beast

composed by Alan Menken & Howard Ashman

arranged by Jay Bocook

Rhapsody in Blue

composed by George Gershwin

arranged by Jerry Brubaker

Clarinetist  -  Brayden Payne

Perfect Symphony

composed by Ed Sheeran

arranged by Brian Sadler

Trombonist  -  Evan Gautreaux

Saxophonist  -  Jeff Kennedy

The Mask of Zorro

composed by James Horner

arranged by John Glenesk Mortimer

---     Intermission     ----

Three Shanties for Wind Quintet

composed by Denis Wick

Flute  -  Melissa Lagerquist

Oboe  -  Laurie Swanson

French Horn  -  Michael McClure

Bass Clarinet  -  Jennifer Crockett

Clarinet  -  Brayden Payne

A Saint-sational Trio!

arranged by Michael Story

Sweet Caroline

composed by Neil Diamond

arranged by Jim Achilles

Alpha and Omega

composed by Soon Hee Newbold

CRS Summer 2023 Roster


Cory Pederson


Melissa Lagerquist

Koa Chronister

Sadie Newenhof


Laurie Swanson


Brayden Payne

Jeff Kennedy

Brian Hannula

Beth Milsovic

Riley Phillips

Diana Mortensen

Dawn Goodenough

Mary Rohner

Alto Saxophone

Rogelio Ruiz-Buckman

Tenor Saxophone

Elena Delgado

Baritone Saxophone

Martin Lemas


Brian Vessey

Bob LaTorre

Rollie Lindstrom

Michael Magnuson

Daniel ErFurdt

Jacob Silver

French Horn

Michael McClure


Evan Gautreaux

Nicholas Boyovich

Mathena Buchene


Susan Hinton

Norié Durham

Kylie Malkemus

Bass Clarinet

Victoria Cancio-Lewellen


Greg Morrill

Marcy Lemas


Delrey Chronister

Margaret Frimoth

Sharyn Hedbloom

Noah Kristner

Mike Morrow

Willow Savage

Chris Morrow

Electric Bass

Greg Morril

Acoustic Guitar


Violin I

Carole Feldman

Judy Anderson

Rosemary Ginther

Kate Drury

Angela Pederson-Calvin

Violin II

Allyson Fabela

Jan Faber

Jude Matulich-Hall

Jana Ruiz-Buckman

Jaxson Brim


Aaron Schuman

Elias Harold

Eliot Adams


Phyllis Taylor

Rachel Morrow

Dylan Morrow

Amy Sticksel

Tera Wolin

Double Bass

Eleanor Bergman

Soul Long

Kambell Cowpei

Wind Quintet


Laurie Swanson

French Horn

Michael McClure


Brayden Payne

Bass Clarinet

Jennifer Crockett


Melissa Lagerquist

To our wonderful and talented musicians, conductor, and volunteers


Special thank you to Victoria and family for designing and sewing the raffle quilt!

The Columbia River Symphony would like to thank the Liberty Theatre for hosting our Summer concert! For more info about the Liberty Theatre visit their website at

Columbia River Symphony is an all-volunteer, 503(c)(3) non-profit organization. All proceeds from supporter contributions and merchandise purchases assists our organization with providing free performances for our community and sharing the joy of playing music together.

Thank you for supporting to our community symphony!

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