Annual Concert in the Lavender

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Concert in the Lavender

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Springwater Lavender Farm, 23904 S. Springwater Rd., Estacada, OR 97023

Join us in a private, small venue at Springwater Lavender in Estacada, Oregon. Good times you and your family & friends will remember forever. Capacity will be limited to 50 persons, so make sure to book your tickets online now to reserve.

Gates open at 1pm, close at 5pm

Wander in the lavender fields, take pictures, simply enjoy

• Music will be provided by the Cascadia Cello/Guitar Duo, 2:00-4:00pm. This amazing program features cellist Owen Hofmann-Smith and classical guitarist James Manuelle. This renowned duo will perform an assortment of classical pieces from the Romantic period like Massenet's Meditation from Thais plus contemporary pieces like The Ludlows (Theme from the film Legends of the Fall) by James Horner. Owen and James describes the program as "Classical Pops".

• Bring a picnic with you and relax on the lawn overlooking the lavender fields.

• Gift shop will be filled with fresh cut lavender bundles and various craft lavender products made by Springwater Lavender that will be for sale.

• Bring ticket with you to gain access to the concert. Parking is free.

• No pets allowed. Please leave your four legged furry loved ones at home.

• Gates open at 1:00pm and close at 5:00pm.

• Masks optional.

• Tickets available online $50.00. No tickets sold at the door (Enter 'early bird' small caps at check out and get a 20% discount, expires June 10th).

Owen Hofmann-Smith


Owen Hofmann-Smith began his study of piano and cello early in life and went on to win several scholarships and competitions including first place in the Portland State University concerto competition playing cello. In 2013 Owen earned a Masters of Music degree in conducting at Portland State University. He is an in-demand professional conductor. Currently he serves as the conductor for NW Music and has held the title of Music Director at several local Unitarian churches over the years. He serves as the music director at the Universalist Recovery Church in Portland and at Bethel Congregational UCC in Beaverton. Owen has appeared as a soloist for many churches and chamber orchestras. He is also a much sought-after jazz musician playing bass, cello and/or singing with several famous jazz, swing, Cuban and chamber ensembles such as Pete Krebs Trio, Swing Papillon and as a recording artist for the highly acclaimed album "Reason to Live" by Mango Nights among other recording projects.  

James Manuele

Classical Guitarist

James Manuele is a classically-trained guitarist who began playing guitar at the age of ten.  At fifteen he was selected to study with Celin Romero, a renowned musician whos been knighted in Spain for his musical accomplishments.  He enjoys performing in concerts and festival events throughout the country, playing solo as well as in duos or ensembles.  James Manueles repertoire ranges from Baroque music, such as Bach's Cello Suites, to contemporary composers, such as Bryan Johanson. The Portland Guitar Society called his debut recording a reflective and immediately appealing performance.  James has performed in master classes for George Sakelariou, Bartolomeo Diaz, Benjamin Verdery and John Duarte.  At Mansfield University, James studied voice, viola, and guitar under Pablo Cohen.  He was awarded the SAI/Schmitz award for Best Performance.  James earned a Masters of Music in Guitar Performance at Portland State University under composer and guitarist Bryan Johanson.