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Don't miss our next Celtic Orchestra production featuring many students of Katie Jane and Adam!!

Celtic Light Orchestra presents “Space Invaders!”

July 15, 2023 at 7:30pm and July 16, 2023 at 4pm

“Thousands of years ago, ancient Celt-Aliens built Stonehenge as a portal to the multiverse. They have returned and abducted two mischievous Irish dancers! The Celt-Aliens won’t return the dancers until we’ve gathered the best musicians on Earth for an intergalactic battle of the bands at Stonehenge!”

“Ziggy Stardust meets Flogging Molly!”

Don’t miss this cosmic production of Irish music and dance, Celtic folklore, alien fashion, space themed music, dazzling lights, and an original script by Portland’s creative duo, Katie Jane Lubiens and Adam Easley. Featuring Glow Bowz, the revolutionary patented invention by Nick Macias- LED light-up violin bows that react to players’ movements and dance with the music! This one-of-a-kind production promises to be a galactic good time!

The world’s only light up orchestra!

The Celtic Light Orchestra is the world’s only light up orchestra performing original arrangements of rocking Celtic fiddle tunes played on their out-of-this-world Glow Bowz invention! The group was founded by two Portland based music teachers, Katie Jane Lubiens and Adam Easley, to share their love of Celtic music and culture with audiences of all ages. Learn more about Katie Jane and Adam, and the Celtic Light Orchestra at

Located at The Den Portland 116 SE Yamhill St, Portland, OR

FOLLOW US! @celticlightorchestra

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  • Writer's pictureKatie Jane

Today I've been reflecting on my life as a teacher, and I can't believe I've been teaching fiddle for over 6 years now! I couldn't be happier with choosing this path as my career! Every student from beginner to advanced, from ages 5 to 81, brings me so much joy!

As a teacher I LOVE sharing my passion for making music with my students. Seeing students overcome challenges, find their musical voice, and have those "Ah ha!" moments- there's nothing more rewarding to me. I always thought I wouldn't have the patience to become a teacher. "I want it all, and I want it now!" That's me. But I enjoy every moment of the intimate interactions that come along with being a music teacher, and I feel like I'm making the world a more joyous and beautiful place with every note I share with my students.

I am constantly reminded of how grateful I am for the teachers that shaped who I am as a musician, and I hear their words resonate within me as I play and teach. Additionally I am so grateful for those musicians who have inspired me to find my passion for Irish fiddle music. THANK YOU! Through discovering the Irish fiddle community, I feel like I found my musical voice. Maybe I even found my true calling, or my life path. It's unexplainable why it "clicked" for me, but I know it's real, and I'm so fulfilled having a direction.

Whatever your direction is, I hope you find it, or have found it already. And when you do- follow it! Because doing what brings you the most joy in the world is a great way to feel like you're being the truest version of yourself. And you deserve all the joy that this world can give you!

If you ever have any questions about fiddling or how to become a music teacher or a full time professional musician feel free to reach out to me! I'm happy to help you find your path!

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  • Writer's pictureKatie Jane

What a fabulous concert we had with the Celtic Light Orchestra for our "A Celtic Christmas" production! I couldn't be prouder of all the students that participated and performed beautifully in the concert! We will be putting the full concert up on YouTube soon! Stay tuned to watch the dazzling concert in the comfort of your own home!

It has been a wonderful year for the Celtic Light Orchestra, and we are looking forward to another year of even more exciting productions in 2023! Are you a musician interested in being a part of our one-of-a-kind performance group? Contact me today to find out how you can be a part of the world's only light up orchestra!

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