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Niel DePonte, Metro Arts

Metro Arts Founder Niel DePonte is a busy musician. He’s the percussionist for the Oregon Symphony as well as a conductor with Oregon Ballet Theater. He also founded Metro Arts, an arts education nonprofit, and mentors the young classical musicians who play in the Young Artists Concert every May.

First Broadcast: 2009
Producer: Katrina Sarson

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Painter Don Bailey; Luthier Jon Franke; Niel DePonte, Metro Arts

Oregon Art Beat: Episode #1028
Original Broadcast: April 30, 2009