2019 Winter Choir Tour

Willamette University Chamber Choir and Willamette Singers Winter Tour

Hudson Hall Performance

The Willamette University Chamber Choir and Willamette Singers, under the direction of Wallace Long, will perform Friday, Jan. 25th at 7 p.m., at Willamette University’s Hudson Hall, 900 State St., Salem, Oregon.

The performance will include a variety of sacred and secular works, both a cappella and accompanied. The Sprague High School choir, under the direction of  Dr. David Brown and the Silverton High School choir, under the direction of Cole Valenzuela, will also perform in the classical portion of the concert. The concert will open with a vocal jazz performance by the Willamette Singers, followed by the high school choirs. It will close with the Willamette Chamber Choir. The concert is free and open to the public, although a goodwill donation is encouraged.

 

Chamber Choir

The Willamette Chamber Choir is a 44-voice ensemble that performs throughout the Northwest. Their latest CD, “Stars,” is a compilation of the choir’s best recordings from 2010-2015, and it was released in the fall of 2015. The Willamette Chamber Choir performed at the Northwest Regional Convention of the American Choral Directors Association in Seattle in March of 2012.

Willamette Singers

The Willamette Singers is a 17-member vocal jazz ensemble. The Singers’ 22nd CD, “Image on Image” was released in the fall of 2018. The Willamette Singers performed at the National Convention of the ACDA in Dallas, Texas in March of 2013 and at the Northwest Regional Convention of ACDA in Seattle in March of 2014. DownBeat Magazine selected the Singers as the Best Large Collegiate Vocal Jazz Ensemble in the nation for three of the last five years.

Both groups have recently performed at regional, national and international conventions of the American Choral Directors Association, the Music Educators National Conference, the Oregon Music Educators Association and the International Association of Jazz Educators.

Willamette Choir members from the Salem area include: Alexa Anderson,  Olga Valdes, Forest Deters, Joey Grimmell, Faith Osterlund, Ariana Pippert, Michael Watson, Daniel King, Aubrey Harris and Amina Nelson.

Chamber Choir       Willamette Singers

Schedule of Performances

Location: Trinity Evangelical Lutheran Church
Date: Saturday, January 12, 2019
Time: 7:00 p.m.

Longview, WA. — The Willamette University Chamber Choir and Willamette Singers, under the direction of Wallace Long, will perform Saturday, Jan. 12 at 7:00 p.m. at Trinity Evangelical Lutheran Church, 2021 Washington Way, Longview, WA  98632.

The Mark Morris High School choir, directed by  Billy Buhl, the RA Long High School choir directed by  Alison Askeland and the St. Helens High School choir, directed by  Eric Stearns, will also perform in the classical portion of the concert. The concert will open with a vocal jazz performance by the Willamette Singers, followed by the high school choirs. It will close with the Willamette Chamber Choir. The concert is free and open to the public, although a goodwill donation is encouraged.


The performance will include a variety of sacred and secular works, both a cappella and accompanied. The chamber choir performance will include “Magnificat” by Jackson Berkey, “Exsultate” by Brian Galante, “Brazilian Psalm” by Jean Berger and “Ner, Ner” by Jake Runestadt.  The Willamette Singers, our vocal jazz ensemble, will perform selections including “Nothin’ but Static” by Brian Eichenberger, “Tenor Madness” arr. by Michele Weir, “The Bones of You” arr. by Kerry Marsh and “That Old Black Magic” arr. by Kirby Shaw.


The Willamette Chamber Choir is a 41-voice ensemble that performs throughout the Northwest. Their latest CD, “Stars,” is a compilation of  the choir’s best recordings from 2010-2015, and it was released in the fall of 2018. The Willamette Chamber Choir performed at the Northwest Regional Convention of the American Choral Directors Association in Portland in March of 2018.


The Willamette Singers is a 17-member vocal jazz ensemble. The Singers’ 22nd CD, “Image on Image” was released in the fall of 2018. The Willamette Singers performed at the National Convention of the ACDA in Dallas, Texas in March of 2013 and at the Northwest Regional Convention of ACDA in Seattle in March of 2014. DownBeat Magazine selected the Singers as the Best Large Collegiate Vocal Jazz Ensemble in the nation for three of the last five years.


Both groups have recently performed at regional, national and international conventions of the American Choral Directors Association, the Music Educators National Conference, the Oregon Music Educators Association and the International Association of Jazz Educators.

Longview resident, Thomas Carpenter is a member of both Willamette choirs and will be performing in the concert.

Location: Trinity Evangelical Lutheran Church & St. Stephens Episcopal Church
Date: Sunday, January 13, 2019
Time: 9:30 a.m. & 10:30 a.m.


Longview, WA. — The Willamette University Chamber Choir, under the direction of Wallace Long, will provide music for two church services in Longview on Sunday, Jan. 13, 2019 at 9:30 a.m. at Trinity Evangelical Lutheran Church, 2021 Washington Way, Longview, WA  98632, and then at 10:30a at St. Stephens Episcopal Church, 1428 22nd Ave.

The worship service is open to the public and guests are encouraged to attend. The performance is offered as part of Willamette’s Winter Choir Tour through Oregon and Washington.


The service will include a variety of sacred works, both a cappella and accompanied.  The Chamber Choir’s performance will include selections from “A Mighty Fortress is Our God” set for double choir, “Magnificat” by Jackson Berkey, “Exsultate” by Brian Galante, “Brazilian Psalm” by Jean Berger, and a gospel setting by Rollo Dillworth of  “I Sing Because I’m Happy.”.


The Willamette Chamber Choir is a 41-voice ensemble that performs throughout the Northwest. Their latest CD, “Stars,” is a compilation of  the choir’s best recordings from 2010-2015, and it was released in the fall of 2018. The Willamette Chamber Choir performed at the Northwest Regional Convention of the American Choral Directors Association in Portland in March of 2018.


Longview resident, Thomas Carpenter is a member of both Willamette choirs and will be performing in the concert.

Location: First Christian Church of Tacoma
Date: Sunday, January 13, 2019
Time: 7:00 p.m.


The Willamette University Chamber Choir and Willamette Singers, under the direction of Wallace Long, will perform Sunday, Jan. 13, 2019 at 7:00 p.m. at First Christian Church of Tacoma, 602 N. Orchard St., Tacoma, WA 98406

The Bethel High School choir, directed by Megan McCormick, the Lakes High School choir directed by Ryan Bacheller and the Tacoma Vocal Standard barbershop chorus, directed by  Samuel Booth will also perform in the classical portion of the concert. The concert will open with a vocal jazz performance by the Willamette Singers, followed by the high school choirs. It will close with the Willamette Chamber Choir. The concert is free and open to the public, although a goodwill donation is encouraged.


The performance will include a variety of sacred and secular works, both a cappella and accompanied. The chamber choir performance will include “Magnificat” by Jackson Berkey, “Exsultate” by Brian Galante, “Brazilian Psalm” by Jean Berger and “Ner, Ner” by Jake Runestadt.  The Willamette Singers, our vocal jazz ensemble, will perform selections including “Nothin’ but Static” by Brian Eichenberger, “Tenor Madness” arr. by Michele Weir, “The Bones of You” arr. by Kerry Marsh and “That Old Black Magic” arr. by Kirby Shaw.


The Willamette Chamber Choir is a 41-voice ensemble that performs throughout the Northwest. Their latest CD, “Stars,” is a compilation of  the choir’s best recordings from 2010-2015, and it was released in the fall of 2018. The Willamette Chamber Choir performed at the Northwest Regional Convention of the American Choral Directors Association in Portland in March of 2018.


The Willamette Singers is a 17-member vocal jazz ensemble. The Singers’ 22nd CD, “Image on Image” was released in the fall of 2018. The Willamette Singers performed at the National Convention of the ACDA in Dallas, Texas in March of 2013 and at the Northwest Regional Convention of ACDA in Seattle in March of 2014. DownBeat Magazine selected the Singers as the Best Large Collegiate Vocal Jazz Ensemble in the nation for three of the last five years.


Both groups have recently performed at regional, national and international conventions of the American Choral Directors Association, the Music Educators National Conference, the Oregon Music Educators Association and the International Association of Jazz Educators.

Location: Bremerton High School
Date: Monday, January 14, 2019
Time: 10:00 a.m.


The Willamette Singers, under the direction of Wallace Long, will perform Monday, Jan. 14 at 10:00 a.m. at Bremerton High School, 1500 13th St., Bremerton, Wash.

Choirs from the Bremerton High School, directed by Willamette graduate, Wendy McPhetres, and from Olympia High School, directed by Tom McVicker will also perform in the concert. The concert will open with a vocal jazz performance by the Willamette Singers, followed by the high school groups and the Willamette Chamber Choir. The concert is open to the public.  Please contact the Bremerton High School Office of the Principal to obtain admission to the concert.


The performance will include a variety of sacred and secular works, both a cappella and accompanied. The chamber choir performance will include “Magnificat” by Jackson Berkey, “Exsultate” by Brian Galante, “Brazilian Psalm” by Jean Berger and “Ner, Ner” by Jake Runestadt.  The Willamette Singers, our vocal jazz ensemble, will perform selections including “Nothin’ but Static” by Brian Eichenberger, “Tenor Madness” arr. by Michele Weir, “The Bones of You” arr. by Kerry Marsh and “That Old Black Magic” arr. by Kirby Shaw.


The Willamette Chamber Choir is a 41-voice ensemble that performs throughout the Northwest. Their latest CD, “Stars,” is a compilation of  the choir’s best recordings from 2010-2015, and it was released in the fall of 2018. The Willamette Chamber Choir performed at the Northwest Regional Convention of the American Choral Directors Association in Portland in March of 2018.


The Willamette Singers is a 17-member vocal jazz ensemble. The Singers’ 22nd CD, “Image on Image” was released in the fall of 2018. The Willamette Singers performed at the National Convention of the ACDA in Dallas, Texas in March of 2013 and at the Northwest Regional Convention of ACDA in Seattle in March of 2014. DownBeat Magazine selected the Singers as the Best Large Collegiate Vocal Jazz Ensemble in the nation for three of the last five years.


Both groups have recently performed at regional, national and international conventions of the American Choral Directors Association, the Music Educators National Conference, the Oregon Music Educators Association and the International Association of Jazz Educators.

Location: First Reformed Church
Date: Monday, January 14, 2019
Time: 7:30 p.m.


The Willamette University Chamber Choir and Willamette Singers, under the direction of Wallace Long, will perform Monday, Jan. 14, 2019, 7:30 p.m. at the First Reformed Church, 250 SW 3rd Ave., Oak Harbor, Wash.


Choirs from the Oak Harbor High School, under the direction of Willamette graduate, Darren McCoy, and Anacortes High School, under the direction of Carol Leander, will also perform in the classical portion of the concert. The concert will open with a vocal jazz performance by the Willamette Singers, followed by the high school groups and the Willamette Chamber Choir. The concert is free and open to the public, although a goodwill donation is encouraged.


The performance will include a variety of sacred and secular works, both a cappella and accompanied. The chamber choir performance will include “Magnificat” by Jackson Berkey, “Exsultate” by Brian Galante, “Brazilian Psalm” by Jean Berger and “Ner, Ner” by Jake Runestadt.  The Willamette Singers, our vocal jazz ensemble, will perform selections including “Nothin’ but Static” by Brian Eichenberger, “Tenor Madness” arr. by Michele Weir, “The Bones of You” arr. by Kerry Marsh and “That Old Black Magic” arr. by Kirby Shaw.


The Willamette Chamber Choir is a 41-voice ensemble that performs throughout the Northwest. Their latest CD, “Stars,” is a compilation of  the choir’s best recordings from 2010-2015, and it was released in the fall of 2018. The Willamette Chamber Choir performed at the Northwest Regional Convention of the American Choral Directors Association in Portland in March of 2018.

The Willamette Singers is a 17-member vocal jazz ensemble. The Singers’ 22nd CD, “Image on Image” was released in the fall of 2018. The Willamette Singers performed at the National Convention of the ACDA in Dallas, Texas in March of 2013 and at the Northwest Regional Convention of ACDA in Seattle in March of 2014. DownBeat Magazine selected the Singers as the Best Large Collegiate Vocal Jazz Ensemble in the nation for three of the last five years.


Both groups have recently performed at regional, national and international conventions of the American Choral Directors Association, the Music Educators National Conference, the Oregon Music Educators Association and the International Association of Jazz Educators.

Location: Mt. Vernon High School
Date: Tuesday, January 15, 2019
Time: 12:30 p.m.


The Willamette University Chamber Choir and Willamette Singers, under the direction of Wallace Long, will perform Tuesday, Jan. 15, 2019, 12:30 p.m. at Mt. Vernon High School, 314 N 9th St., Mt. Vernon, Wash.


Choirs from the Mt. Vernon High School, under the direction of Jesus Gomez, will also perform in the classical portion of the concert. The concert will open with a vocal jazz performance by the Willamette Singers, followed by the high school groups and the Willamette Chamber Choir. The concert is free and open to the public, although a goodwill donation is encouraged. Please contact the Mt. Vernon High School Office of the Principal to obtain admission to the concert.


The performance will include a variety of sacred and secular works, both a cappella and accompanied. The chamber choir performance will include “Magnificat” by Jackson Berkey, “Exsultate” by Brian Galante, “Brazilian Psalm” by Jean Berger and “Ner, Ner” by Jake Runestadt.  The Willamette Singers, our vocal jazz ensemble, will perform selections including “Nothin’ but Static” by Brian Eichenberger, “Tenor Madness” arr. by Michele Weir, “The Bones of You” arr. by Kerry Marsh and “That Old Black Magic” arr. by Kirby Shaw.


The Willamette Chamber Choir is a 41-voice ensemble that performs throughout the Northwest. Their latest CD, “Stars,” is a compilation of  the choir’s best recordings from 2010-2015, and it was released in the fall of 2018. The Willamette Chamber Choir performed at the Northwest Regional Convention of the American Choral Directors Association in Portland in March of 2018.


The Willamette Singers is a 17-member vocal jazz ensemble. The Singers’ 22nd CD, “Image on Image” was released in the fall of 2018. The Willamette Singers performed at the National Convention of the ACDA in Dallas, Texas in March of 2013 and at the Northwest Regional Convention of ACDA in Seattle in March of 2014. DownBeat Magazine selected the Singers as the Best Large Collegiate Vocal Jazz Ensemble in the nation for three of the last five years.


Both groups have recently performed at regional, national and international conventions of the American Choral Directors Association, the Music Educators National Conference, the Oregon Music Educators Association and the International Association of Jazz Educators.

Location: Bellingham Unitarian Fellowship
Date: Tuesday, January 15, 2019
Time: 7:00 p.m.


The Willamette University Chamber Choir and Willamette Singers, under the direction of Wallace Long, will perform Tuesday, Jan. 15, 2019, 7:00 p.m. at Bellingham Unitarian Fellowship, 1207 Ellsworth St., Bellingham, Wash.


Choirs from Squalicum High School, directed by Jason Parker, Sehome High School, directed by Jessica Schlichting, and the Bellingham Unitarian Fellowship Adult Choir, directed by Kevin Allen-Schmid will also perform in the classical portion of the concert.  The concert will open with a vocal jazz performance by the Willamette Singers, followed by the guest groups and the Willamette Chamber Choir. The concert is free and open to the public, although a goodwill donation is encouraged.


The performance will include a variety of sacred and secular works, both a cappella and accompanied. The chamber choir performance will include “Magnificat” by Jackson Berkey, “Exsultate” by Brian Galante, “Brazilian Psalm” by Jean Berger and “Ner, Ner” by Jake Runestadt.  The Willamette Singers, our vocal jazz ensemble, will perform selections including “Nothin’ but Static” by Brian Eichenberger, “Tenor Madness” arr. by Michele Weir, “The Bones of You” arr. by Kerry Marsh and “That Old Black Magic” arr. by Kirby Shaw.


The Willamette Chamber Choir is a 41-voice ensemble that performs throughout the Northwest. Their latest CD, “Stars,” is a compilation of  the choir’s best recordings from 2010-2015, and it was released in the fall of 2018. The Willamette Chamber Choir performed at the Northwest Regional Convention of the American Choral Directors Association in Portland in March of 2018.

 

The Willamette Singers is a 17-member vocal jazz ensemble. The Singers’ 22nd CD, “Image on Image” was released in the fall of 2018. The Willamette Singers performed at the National Convention of the ACDA in Dallas, Texas in March of 2013 and at the Northwest Regional Convention of ACDA in Seattle in March of 2014. DownBeat Magazine selected the Singers as the Best Large Collegiate Vocal Jazz Ensemble in the nation for three of the last five years.


Both groups have recently performed at regional, national and international conventions of the American Choral Directors Association, the Music Educators National Conference, the Oregon Music Educators Association and the International Association of Jazz Educators.

Location: Trinity Lutheran Church
Date: Wednesday, January 16, 2019
Time: 7:00 p.m.


The Willamette University Chamber Choir and Willamette Singers, under the direction of Wallace Long, will perform Wednesday, Jan. 16, 2019, 7:00 p.m. at Trinity Lutheran Church, 6215 196 ST. S.W., Lynwood, Wash.


Choirs from Bothell High School, under the direction of Taylor Iverson, and Meadowdale High School, under the direction of Jeff Horenstein, will also perform in the classical portion of the concert. The concert will open with a vocal jazz performance by the Willamette Singers, followed by the high school groups and the Willamette Chamber Choir. The concert is free and open to the public, although a goodwill donation is encouraged.  


The performance will include a variety of sacred and secular works, both a cappella and accompanied. The chamber choir performance will include “Magnificat” by Jackson Berkey, “Exsultate” by Brian Galante, “Brazilian Psalm” by Jean Berger and “Ner, Ner” by Jake Runestadt.  The Willamette Singers, our vocal jazz ensemble, will perform selections including “Nothin’ but Static” by Brian Eichenberger, “Tenor Madness” arr. by Michele Weir, “The Bones of You” arr. by Kerry Marsh and “That Old Black Magic” arr. by Kirby Shaw.


The Willamette Chamber Choir is a 41-voice ensemble that performs throughout the Northwest. Their latest CD, “Stars,” is a compilation of  the choir’s best recordings from 2010-2015, and it was released in the fall of 2018. The Willamette Chamber Choir performed at the Northwest Regional Convention of the American Choral Directors Association in Portland in March of 2018.


The Willamette Singers is a 17-member vocal jazz ensemble. The Singers’ 22nd CD, “Image on Image” was released in the fall of 2018. The Willamette Singers performed at the National Convention of the ACDA in Dallas, Texas in March of 2013 and at the Northwest Regional Convention of ACDA in Seattle in March of 2014. DownBeat Magazine selected the Singers as the Best Large Collegiate Vocal Jazz Ensemble in the nation for three of the last five years.


Both groups have recently performed at regional, national and international conventions of the American Choral Directors Association, the Music Educators National Conference, the Oregon Music Educators Association and the International Association of Jazz Educators.

Location: Spanaway Lake High School
Date: Thursday, January 17, 2019
Time: 10:30 a.m.


The Willamette University Chamber Choir and Willamette Singers, under the direction of Wallace Long, will perform Thursday, Jan. 17, 2019 at 10:30 a.m. at Spanaway Lake HS, 1305 168th St. E, Spanaway, WA 98387.

Choirs from the Spanaway Lake High School, under the direction of Sara Forte, will also perform in the concert. The concert will open with a vocal jazz performance by the Willamette Singers, followed by the high school group and the Willamette Chamber Choir. The concert is open to the public.  Please contact the Spanaway Lake High School Office of the Principal to obtain admission to the concert.


The performance will include a variety of sacred and secular works, both a cappella and accompanied. The chamber choir performance will include “Magnificat” by Jackson Berkey, “Exsultate” by Brian Galante, “Brazilian Psalm” by Jean Berger and “Ner, Ner” by Jake Runestadt.  The Willamette Singers, our vocal jazz ensemble, will perform selections including “Nothin’ but Static” by Brian Eichenberger, “Tenor Madness” arr. by Michele Weir, “The Bones of You” arr. by Kerry Marsh and “That Old Black Magic” arr. by Kirby Shaw.


The Willamette Chamber Choir is a 41-voice ensemble that performs throughout the Northwest. Their latest CD, “Stars,” is a compilation of  the choir’s best recordings from 2010-2015, and it was released in the fall of 2018. The Willamette Chamber Choir performed at the Northwest Regional Convention of the American Choral Directors Association in Portland in March of 2018.


The Willamette Singers is a 17-member vocal jazz ensemble. The Singers’ 22nd CD, “Image on Image” was released in the fall of 2018. The Willamette Singers performed at the National Convention of the ACDA in Dallas, Texas in March of 2013 and at the Northwest Regional Convention of ACDA in Seattle in March of 2014. DownBeat Magazine selected the Singers as the Best Large Collegiate Vocal Jazz Ensemble in the nation for three of the last five years.


Both groups have recently performed at regional, national and international conventions of the American Choral Directors Association, the Music Educators National Conference, the Oregon Music Educators Association and the International Association of Jazz Educators.

Location: Gloria Dei Lutheran Church
Date: Thursday, January 17, 2019
Time: 7:00 p.m.


The Willamette University Chamber Choir and Willamette Singers, under the direction of Wallace Long, will perform Thursday, Jan.17, 2019, 7:00 p.m. at Gloria Dei Lutheran Church, 1515 Harrison Ave NW, Olympia, WA  98502.


Choirs from Tumwater High School, under the direction of Rachael Landowski, and Timberline High School, under the direction of Terry Shaw, will also perform in the classical portion of the concert. The concert will open with a vocal jazz performance by the Willamette Singers, followed by the high school groups and the Willamette Chamber Choir. The concert is free and open to the public, although a goodwill donation is encouraged.  


The performance will include a variety of sacred and secular works, both a cappella and accompanied. The chamber choir performance will include “Magnificat” by Jackson Berkey, “Exsultate” by Brian Galante, “Brazilian Psalm” by Jean Berger and “Ner, Ner” by Jake Runestadt.  The Willamette Singers, our vocal jazz ensemble, will perform selections including “Nothin’ but Static” by Brian Eichenberger, “Tenor Madness” arr. by Michele Weir, “The Bones of You” arr. by Kerry Marsh and “That Old Black Magic” arr. by Kirby Shaw.


The Willamette Chamber Choir is a 41-voice ensemble that performs throughout the Northwest. Their latest CD, “Stars,” is a compilation of  the choir’s best recordings from 2010-2015, and it was released in the fall of 2018. The Willamette Chamber Choir performed at the Northwest Regional Convention of the American Choral Directors Association in Portland in March of 2018.


The Willamette Singers is a 17-member vocal jazz ensemble. The Singers’ 22nd CD, “Image on Image” was released in the fall of 2018. The Willamette Singers performed at the National Convention of the ACDA in Dallas, Texas in March of 2013 and at the Northwest Regional Convention of ACDA in Seattle in March of 2014. DownBeat Magazine selected the Singers as the Best Large Collegiate Vocal Jazz Ensemble in the nation for three of the last five years.


Both groups have recently performed at regional, national and international conventions of the American Choral Directors Association, the Music Educators National Conference, the Oregon Music Educators Association and the International Association of Jazz Educators.

Location: First United Methodist Church
Date: Friday, January 18, 2019
Time: 7:30 p.m.

The Willamette University Chamber Choir and Willamette Singers, under the direction of Wallace Long, will perform Friday, Jan. 18, 2019, 7:30 p.m. at First United Methodist Church, 401 East 33rd St., Vancouver, WA  98663


Choirs from Camas High School, under the direction of Ethan Chessin, and Heritage High School, under the direction of Joel Karn, will also perform in the classical portion of the concert. The concert will open with a vocal jazz performance by the Willamette Singers, followed by the high school groups and the Willamette Chamber Choir. The concert is free and open to the public, although a goodwill donation is encouraged.  


The performance will include a variety of sacred and secular works, both a cappella and accompanied. The chamber choir performance will include “Magnificat” by Jackson Berkey, “Exsultate” by Brian Galante, “Brazilian Psalm” by Jean Berger and “Ner, Ner” by Jake Runestadt.  The Willamette Singers, our vocal jazz ensemble, will perform selections including “Nothin’ but Static” by Brian Eichenberger, “Tenor Madness” arr. by Michele Weir, “The Bones of You” arr. by Kerry Marsh and “That Old Black Magic” arr. by Kirby Shaw.


The Willamette Chamber Choir is a 41-voice ensemble that performs throughout the Northwest. Their latest CD, “Stars,” is a compilation of  the choir’s best recordings from 2010-2015, and it was released in the fall of 2018. The Willamette Chamber Choir performed at the Northwest Regional Convention of the American Choral Directors Association in Portland in March of 2018.


The Willamette Singers is a 17-member vocal jazz ensemble. The Singers’ 22nd CD, “Image on Image” was released in the fall of 2018. The Willamette Singers performed at the National Convention of the ACDA in Dallas, Texas in March of 2013 and at the Northwest Regional Convention of ACDA in Seattle in March of 2014. DownBeat Magazine selected the Singers as the Best Large Collegiate Vocal Jazz Ensemble in the nation for three of the last five years.


Both groups have recently performed at regional, national and international conventions of the American Choral Directors Association, the Music Educators National Conference, the Oregon Music Educators Association and the International Association of Jazz Educators.


Willamette Chamber Choir member Sophia Gourlay  from Beaverton, OR and Kate Grobey, John Hochstetler, Nicholas Hoyt, Miles Rigby from Portland will be performing in the concert.