Selected News & Reviews

PHAME Students Create and Perform Rock Opera, Think Out Loud, OPB, 8/29/19.

PHAME and Friends Rock Out, Brett Campbell, Oregon Arts Watch, 8/22/19.

A School for Disabled Performing Artists Mounts its Most Ambitious Production Yet, Bennett Campbell Ferguson, Wilamette Week, 8/21/19.

This rock opera tells a story created and performed by adults with intellectual and developmental disabilities, Brett Campbell, The Oregonian, 8/20/19.

PHAME’s Original Rock Opera The Poet’s Shadow Opens Friday (8/23) at Hampton Opera Center, PHAME Press Release, 8/19/19.

Publicity photos for The Poet’s Shadow.

PHAME and Portland Opera Rock New Show, Jason Vondersmith, Portland Tribune, 8/6/19.

Big Emotions Reign Supreme in PHAME’s World-Premiere Rock Opera, Conner Reed, Portland Monthly, 7/24/19.

PHAME Prepares to Open The Poet’s Shadow at Hampton Opera Center in Three Weeks, PHAME Press Release, 8/1/19.

PHAME Academy Begins Rehearsals for Collaborative Rock Opera, PHAME Press Release, 6/20/19.

PHAME Academy Announces Collaborative Rock Opera, PHAME Press Release, 4/4/19.

Community, Friderike Heuer, Your Daily Picture, 3/11/19.

Opinion: A new, more equitable arts and culture investment strategy for Regional Arts & Culture Council, Madison Cario, The Oregonian, 2/8/19.

RACC announces a more equitable funding plan for arts organizations in Portland,, 2/7/19.

PHAME: The Dignity of Risk, Friderike Heuer, Oregon ArtsWatch, 9/8/18.

PHAME - An Inclusive Arts Experience in Portland, Keith Loria, Spectrum Life Magazine, 2/11/18.

FamilyCare Health announces $100,000 grant to PHAME,, 6/28/16.

Play leads to PHAME for Reynolds High graduate, Rob Cullivan, Portland Tribune, 8/28/15.

‘Up the Fall’: The lion, the witches and the wardrobe, Maria Choban, Oregon ArtsWatch, 8/27/15.

PHAME Partners With Laura Gibson For World Premiere Musical, Reuben Unrau, OPB News, 8/21/15.

Folk Star Laura Gibson Scores PHAME’s Next Musical, Ramona DeNies, Portland Monthly, 7/20/15.

The Spotlight Falls On PHAME Again- “Bye Bye Birdie” opens June 22, Tom Dwyer,, 6/6/13.

Touchscreen Tunes Ring Out From PHAME Academy, Virginia Alvino, OPB News, 4/26/13.

PHAME comes to Hillsboro: Kaitlin Mullins of Hillsboro loves performing with the Portland program for adults with disabilities, JoAnn Boatwright, The Oregonian, 3/16/12.

Northeast Portland nonprofit PHAME hires Matthew Gailey as music director, Larry Bingham, The Oregonian, 11/28/11.

PHAME moves into its first home in 26 years, thanks to Northeast Portland's Grace Memorial Episcopal Church, Larry Bingham, The Oregonian, 4/8/11.

Portland's PHAME choir fulfills 'Impossible Dream' for developmentally disabled adults, Tom Hallman Jr., The Oregonian, 11/25/10.