Cello |  As an Oregonian, Collin Heade has enjoyed teaching cello and performing for many years. He has performed as principal with the Oregon Chamber Players and the Oregon Arts Orchestra, with whom he has performed much of Europe over three tours. He is also a member of the Oregon Chamber Players Quartet, performing with flute, oboe & viola. Also as a conductor he is celebrating his 10th season as artistic director and conductor of the Westside Community & Youth Orchestra in Hillsboro; and his 9th season as conductor of the Junior Symphony of Vancouver. Collin has earnestly taken up composing, which he thoroughly enjoys, and has written pieces for solo instruments, chamber, chamber with choir, percussion ensemble, orchestra and orchestra with choir.