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December 4, 2016

East County Community Orchestra Winter Concert


Dr. Roger G. Nickerson directs the 70-piece orchestra. Members consist of amateur and professional musicians who are primarily from the ranks of the retired. Ages reach 90. All musicians volunteer their time and energy. There will be famous movie themes, Broadway hits and popular marches. Among them: music from the 1968 “2001–Space Odyssey”, the 1958… More

Start: December 4, 2016 3:00 am
End: December 4, 2016 4:30 pm
Venue: Horner Performing Arts Center
1400 130the Ave, Portland, 97233
Cost: Free

Mary’s Woods: Music in the Woods


Featuring Affinití, Howard Crosby, and Marylhurst Chamber Choir Affinití, The Award-winning female trio from Dublin, Ireland fuses the best of Celtic, classical and contemporary elements into a new world of music.   Howard Crosby, An accomplished vocalist who carries on the legacy of his uncle, Bing Crosby, performs popular songs of the Crosby-era. Reserve tickets here.

Start: December 4, 2016 2:00 pm
End: December 4, 2016 3:30 pm
Venue: Mary's Woods
17400 Holy Names Drive , Lake Oswego, 97034
Cost: 50.00

Corvallis OSU Symphony Orchestra: Holiday Concert


For this program, the Symphony is joined by several OSU choirs presenting a variety of works from the classical choral repertoire as well as many holiday favorites. In addition, several of OSU’s outstanding instrumental students perform solo selections with the Orchestra. Steven M. Zielke, conductor. Reserve tickets.

Start: December 4, 2016 3:00 pm
Venue: Lasells Stewart Center on the campus of Oregon State University
875 SW 26th Street, Corvallis, OR, 97331, United States
Cost: $22 to $32

University of Portland: Wind Symphony and Jazz Ensemble


The University of Portland Jazz Ensemble, directed by Joseph L. Jefferson, present a swinging program featuring the music of Frank Foster, Gordon Goodwin, and ‪Stanley Turrentine. Additionally, the ensemble perform a couple of holiday tunes to get you in the mood for the Christmas Holiday. The Wind Symphony, under the direction of guest conductor Kylie Pybus,… More

Start: December 4, 2016 3:00 pm
Venue: Buckley Center Auditorium on the University of Portland campus
5000 N Willamette Blvd., Portland, 97203
Cost: Performance is free and open to the public

Something Old Something New


Featuring Clark College Concert Choir & Concert Band Juxtaposed between old and new is the classic arrangement of a French Carol, What is this Lovely Fragrance? by Healey Willan, with the more contemporary Earth Song by Frank Ticheli, and the newly published Gaudete by Michael Engelhardt. A highlight for the College Concert Band is the wind… More

Start: December 4, 2016 3:00 pm
End: December 4, 2016 5:00 pm
Venue: O'Connell Sports Center on the campus of Clark College
1933 Fort Vancouver Way, Vancouver, WA, 98663, United States
Cost: Free Admission

ORS: Glory of Christmas; December 4, 9, 11


Oregon Repertory Singers offer the 43rd edition of their “Glory of Christmas” concert, this year including favorite carols and hymns, plus excerpts from Handel’s Messiah. Middle school guest choirs will join for a new arrangement by songwriter, vocalist, and pianist Naomi LaViolette. Three performances: December 4 at 4 p.m., December 9 at 7:30 p.m., and December… More

Start: December 4, 2016 4:00 pm
End: December 11, 2016 6:00 pm
Venue: First United Methodist Church
1838 S.W. Jefferson Street, Portland, OR, 97221, United States
Cost: $15, $25 and $35

Portland Piano International: Nelson Goerner in Recital


Nelson Goerner is a highly demanded musician at festivals such as La Roque d´Anthéron and Verbier. He performs regularly at concert halls of Paris, Munich, Stuttgart and Milan. He played with orchestras such as the Philharmonic Orchestra, the Deutsches Symphonie Orhcester Berlin and the NHK Symphony Orchestra Tokyo. He also performed twice at the BBC… More

Start: December 4, 2016 4:00 pm
End: December 4, 2016 6:00 pm
Venue: Lincoln Performance Hall on the campus of Portland State University
1620 SW Park Avenue, Portland, 97201
Cost: $45 to $55

Manzi-Heck Duo: Advent Music for Guitar and Voice


Soprano, Carol Ann Manzi has advanced degrees in vocal performance from Yale University. She has sung in regional opera houses throughout the United States and has taught on the faculty at Northern Arizona University. Thomas Heck, also a graduate of Yale University, is a guitar/musicologist having served on the faculty at The Ohio State University…. More

Start: December 4, 2016 4:00 pm
End: December 4, 2016 5:30 pm
Venue: St. Paul's Episcopal Church
1444 Liberty St. SE, Salem, 97302
Cost: Free

Sunnyside Symphony Orchestra Christmas Concert


Travis Hatton, Music Director, leads the Sunnyside Symphony Orchestra in a concert of traditional Christmas music featuring soprano soloists Kimberly Helton and Reinette Bishoff-Wildman. Selections include: Fantasia on Greensleeves (Ralph Vaughn Williams) Christmas Festival (Leroy Anderson) Christmas Fantasy (arr. Herman) In the Bleak Midwinter (arr. Smith) and a medley of well-known Christmas Carols All concerts… More

Start: December 4, 2016 4:30 pm
End: December 4, 2016 5:00 pm
Venue: Sunnyside Seventh-day Adventist Church
10501 SE Market St, Portland, 97216
Cost: Free

Trinity Vespers: Advent Procession of Lessons & Carols


  The Trinity Choirs sings this beloved annual service in celebration of the Advent season.

Start: December 4, 2016 5:00 pm
End: December 4, 2016 6:30 pm
Venue: Trinity Episcopal Cathedral
147 NW 19th Avenue, Portland, 97209

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