Tim Mahoney, a physician by profession, has a longtime interest in classical music, which led to his service on the boards of the Oregon Symphony in Salem and of the Oregon Symphony in Portland. He was a member of the search committee that recruited James DePreist to be the music director of the Oregon Symphony.
James DePreist (1936-2013)
In 1977, while music director of L'Orchestre Symphonique de Quebec, James DePreist made a memorable debut with the Oregon Symphony in Portland and Salem in a program that included Beethoven's Seventh Symphony. In 1980, he was selected to join the Oregon Symphony as its ninth music director, a position he …