Events

National Choir Festival
Thursday, November 12, 2015 - 10:00am to Saturday, November 14, 2015 - 10:00pm
National Choir Festival

The best college choirs in the country come to Portland, as Portland State University hosts the National Collegiate Choral Conference. 

A festival pass, good for all six concerts, is $50. Tickets for individual concerts are also available. 

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Schedule


Thursday, November 12  |  10 a.m.

First Congregational Church
1126 SW Park Avenue

University of Southern Mississippi Southern Chorale (Gregory Fuller, conductor): "The Canticle of the Sun" by Tonu Korvitz

Riverside City College Chamber Singers (John Byun, conductor): music of Korean composers.

$15 | Tickets 

 

Thursday, November 12  |  8:30 p.m.

First Congregational Church
1126 SW Park Avenue

Azusa Pacific University Chamber Singers (Michelle Jensen, conductor): music of the Emerald Isle.

University of Louisville Cardinal Singers (Kent Hatteburg, conductor): TBA

$15 | Tickets


Friday, November 13  |  2 p.m.

First Congregational Church
1126 SW Park Avenue

Temple University Concert Choir (Paul Rardin, conductor): Philadelphian chant.

University of the Redlands Chapel Singers (Nicholle Andrews, conductor): music of living composers.

University of Southern California Thornton Concert Choir (Christian Grases, conductor): music of Latin American composers.

$15 | Tickets

 

Friday, November 13  |  7:30 p.m. 

St. Mary’s Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception
1716 NW Davis St.

Portland State Chamber Choir (Ethan Sperry, conductor): music of Rachmaninoff, Shchedrin, Schnittke, Sviridov and Esenvalds.

Pacific Lutheran University Choir of the West (Simon Carrington, guest conductor): music of  Brahms, Holst, MacMillan, Crabtree and Elder.

$25 | Tickets 

 

Saturday, November 14  |  1 p.m.

First United Methodist Church
1838 SW Jefferson St.

University of North Texas Collegium Singers (Richard Sparks, conductor): music of the Renaissance and Baroque, with period instruments.

Oregon State University Chamber Choir (Stephen Zielke, conductor): Vivaldi’s “Beatus Vir.”

Portland State Man Choir, Vox Femina and Symphony Orchestra (Grete Pedersen, guest conductor): Haydn’s “Lord Nelson Mass.”

$25 | Tickets 


Saturday, November 14  |  8 p.m.

St. Mary’s Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception
1716 NW Davis St.

Yale Schola Cantorum & Juilliard 415 (David Hill, conductor): music by Handel, Vivaldi, Williams and Kellogg.

$25 | Tickets 

 

Purchase Festival Pass