Michael Allen Harrison Annual Piano Spectacular
The annual Ten Grands concert series is back for another year of musical magic! Founded by American new age composer Michael Allen Harrison, the extra special one-night-only show brings together ten pianists on stage performing a diverse bill of jazz, classical and contemporary pop, arranged specially by Harrison himself. Proceeds from the event benefit Harrison's Snowman Foundation and the Play It Forward Program, charities both dedicated to musical education for disadvantaged kids.
For nearly 20 years, the Ten Grands production has brought together budding young performers as well as veteran ivory-ticklers, who have shocked and awed audiences with their prodigious skills. This year, the program lineup is as follows:
Creator Michael Allen Harrison
Jazz Great Tom Grant
Rising Star Mac Potts
New Age Legend John Nilsen
Legacy teacher and Concert Pianist Colleen Adent
Newest Addition Monica Ouchi"
Seattle legend William Chapman Nyaho
Piano Man/Portland Police Sgt. Jim Quakenbush
Young Composer Haley Potts
16yr Old Prodigy Brendan Brewer
Legendary Vocalist Julianne Johnson
Singer Songwriter American Idol Star Haley Johnsen