Lorin Wilkerson

My blogs

About me

Gender MALE
Location Portland, Oregon, United States
Introduction All-around music nerd; I'm a long-time classical music lover and performer in the Portland area. I have performed as a bass/baritone with the Portland Symphonic Choir and Bach Cantata Choir, and as a keyboardist with Classical Revolution Portland among other engagements. I live in Milwaukie with my beautiful wife Kristin and son Theo.
Favorite Movies The Big Lebowski, O Brother Where Art Thou? (all Coen brothers flicks basically), Cool Hand Luke, Star Wars, Friday, Amadeus (yes I know it's historically innacurate but it's still the most entertaining movie ever made about classical music), The Gift, Kill Bill, Rumble in the Bronx, House of Flying Daggers, Office Space, Fiddler on the Roof, South Pacific
Favorite Music Bach, Handel, Scarlatti, Graupner, Telemann, Vivaldi, Corelli, Palestrina, Stamitz (both of 'em), Haydn, Mozart, Pleyel, Beethoven, Schubert, Debussy, Ravel, Satie, Verdi, Puccini, Bellini, Donizetti, Gilbert & Sullivan, Stravinsky, Shostakovich, Rachmaninoff, Muddy Waters, Howlin' Wolf, Robert Johnson, Fletcher Henderson, Duke Ellington, Fats Waller, Ella Fitzgerald, Jimi Hendrix, The Grateful Dead, The Beatles, The Doors, Rush, The Sex Pistols, The Buzzcocks, Crass, Caterwaul, The Dead Kennedys, The Dead Milkmen, The Primitives, Metallica, Queensryche, Ricky Skaggs, Bill Monroe, The Dry Branch Fire Squad, The Nashville Bluegrass Band, Jane's Addiction, Porno for Pyros, Flesh for Lulu, New Order, Morrissey, Perry Farrell, Go Sailor, 50 Foot Wave, Throwing Muses, The Pixies (best rock band ever), Frank Black and the Catholics, The Breeders, The Pogues, Shane McGowan, Flogging Molly, The Chieftains, Great Big Sea, Dressy Bessy, The Ramones, The Smiths, The Apples in Stereo, The Cure, The Beastie Boys, Shallow, Nirvana, Stone Temple Pilots, Soundgarden, Del tha Funky Homosapien (long live Deltron 3030!), Outkast, R.E.M., The Chieftains, The Skatalites, Toots and the Maytals, The Hon. Robert Nesta Marley, The Murder City Devils
Favorite Books The Lord of the Rings, Moby Dick, The Scarlet Letter, Slaughterhouse Five, One Day in the Life of Ivan Denisovich, Beowulf's Children, Hyperion, The Color Purple, No Country for Old Men, Douglas Preston and Lincoln Child