Performances will include a variety of sacred and secular works, both a cappella and accompanied, by the Chamber Choir and Willamette Singers. 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.
Winter Tour Dates
We will be on the road January 11–19, 2020, and hope to see you at one of our concert locations listed below.
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 Portland in March of 2018, and is performing in 2020 for the Oregon Music Educators Association Conference in Eugene.
The chamber choir performance will include “Ave Maris Stella” by Mark Thomas, “Sanctus” by Frank Martin, “Cloudburst” by Eric Whitacre, and “Baba Yetu” by Christopher Tin.
The Willamette Singers is a 17-member vocal jazz ensemble. The Singers’ 23rd CD, “Black Magic” was released in the fall of 2019. 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. They are performing for the Oregon Music Educators Association Conference in Eugene, 2020. DownBeat Magazine selected the Singers as the Best Large Collegiate Vocal Jazz Ensemble in the nation for three of the last six years.
The Willamette Singers will perform selections including “What a Fool Believes” by Michael McDonald and Kenny Loggins, “Almost Like Being in Love” by Lerner and Lowe, “Harold’s House of Jazz” by Richie Cole and David Lahm, and “Well Loved” by Becca Stevens.