Edward Atkinson

I live & work as a tenor, choral conductor, and music educator in Portland, OR.

I publish my projects, writing, and experiments on this website, generally conceived through music, food, art, and tech.

My life was changed dramatically by studying with the great Romanian soprano Virginia Zeani. Everything I learned from her transformed me. Today, I pass her teachings down to my own students.

My background is colorful: I’ve worked as a former professional poker player, organist, advertising executive, construction worker, strategic planning consultant, and front end web developer.

Enthusiastically making mistakes is the lifeblood of creative life. Mistakes and experiments are a big part of this website. Bumpy rides: they're more fun.

- Edward Atkinson

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And furthermore

I'm lucky to have been born into a litter of artists, two of whom are also publishing online: