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May 9, 2016

Marylhurst Music Faculty Extravaganza


Marylhurst music faculty members gather a recital including classical, jazz and original compositions. Featured faculty include James Manuel​e, classical guitar (pictured);​ Tom Sandahl, jazz guitar; Emily Ross, French horn; Peter Whitmore, double bass; Polly Hancock-Moody, vocals; and pianists Sally Harmon and John Haek. Marylhurst music therapy faculty give a presentation of music developed out of music therapy practice. Proceeds… More

Start: May 9, 2016 7:00 pm
End: May 9, 2016 9:00 pm
Venue: Flavia Salon, Marylhurst University
Marylhurst, OR, 97036, United States
Cost: $10, $5 for seniors & students

May 11, 2016

Portland Symphonic Choir: A Child of Our Time


Steven Zopfi conducts the Portland Symphonic Choir and the Portland Sinfonietta. The Portland Symphonic Choir performs Michael Tippett’s powerful oratorio inspired by the events leading to Kristallnacht. Purchase Tickets at PSC Website or call 503-223-1217.

Start: May 11, 2016 7:30 pm
Venue: Arlene Schnitzer Concert Hall
1037 SW Broadway, Portland, 97205

West Meets East with Thousand Waves


Featuring Peter Zisa, Guitar; Yukiko Yamaguchi, koto; Leeann McKenna, flute. The Rock Creek Music Program presents a concert and lecture by Thousand Waves. Thousand Waves is a unique chamber group that celebrates the music of the East and the West. The ensemble’s “West Meets East” program blends the sounds of the Japanese koto, the Spanish classical… More

Start: May 11, 2016 7:30 pm
End: May 11, 2016 9:00 pm
Venue: PCC Rock Creek Campus, Bldg 3, room 114
17705 NW Springville Rd., Hillsboro, OR, 97229, United States
Cost: Free admission

May 12, 2016

Polaris Dance Theatre: X-POSED! Through May 21


We’re excited to present our sixth annual X-POSED! show, exhibiting original choreography by Artistic Director, Robert Guitron and guest choreographers, including Gerard Regot, Kiera Brinkley, Briely Neugebauer, Jocelyn Edelstein, and Vincent Michael Lopez. Performance by the Polaris Dance Company. X-POSED! features raw productions and experimental works-in-progress, pushing the envelope through unconventional movement. Robert Huffman, Principal… More

Start: May 12, 2016 7:30 pm
End: May 21, 2016 7:30 pm
Venue: Polaris Dance Theatre
1826 NW 18th Avenue, Portland, 97209
Cost: Adults: $25.00; Child/Senior: $20.00; Military/Disability: $17.50

May 13, 2016

Cappella Romana: New Mystics From East & West, May 13, 14 & 15


Our season closes with a program of music by two important modern voices: the Greek Orthodox composer Michael Adamis and Scottish Catholic James MacMillan. The choral works of both composers share a deeply personal quality and a rare devotion to ancient chant: Byzantine for Adamis and Gregorian for MacMillan. Colorful sonorities and intricate structures give… More

Start: May 13, 2016 7:30 pm
End: May 15, 2016 2:30 pm
Venue: Blessed Sacrament Church
5050 8th Avenue NE, Seattle, 98105, United States
Cost: $10 to $44

Polaris Dance Theatre: Junior Company Spring Performance, May 13 & 14


Polaris’ Junior Company (JCo) includes our talented dancers ranging in age from 13 – 18. Choreographed by Rehearsal and Junior Company Director, M’Liss Quinnly and guest choreographers, this production reveals the artistic and physical expertise achieved by our hard-working, pre-professional dance company. Celebrate female artists! Pieces include music by Lapsley, London Grammar, Marion Hill and… More

Start: May 13, 2016 7:30 pm
End: May 14, 2016 2:00 pm
Venue: Polaris Dance Theatre
1826 NW 18th Avenue, Portland, 97209
Cost: Adults: $15.00; Child/Military/Disability: $10.00

Portland FolkMusic Society Presents Hank Cramer


Known for his booming bass voice, smooth flat-top guitar picking and wry sense of humor, Cramer has been an underground miner, Army officer and paratrooper, a deepwater sailor and a wrangler for a high-country outfitter. These life experiences make his songs ring with the special authenticity of someone who has “been there and done that.” The Portland duo of… More

Start: May 13, 2016 7:30 pm
End: May 13, 2016 9:30 pm
Venue: St. David of Wales Episcopal Church
2800 S.E. Harrison Street, Portland, OR, 97214, United States
Cost: $18, $15 for PFS members, $9 for ages 12-18, children under 12 admitted free

May 14, 2016

Portland Symphonic Girlchoir: Showcase Concert – “Spero (Hope)”


Featuring Prelude Singers, Debut, Intermezzo & Premier Choirs, Encore Singers. Musical highlights include A Song To End All War, Spero (Hope) by PSG Alumna Amy C. Burgess, Kuwa Furaha (Joy) and I Will Find A Way, 2015 PSG commission by Jim Papoulis, Bengi Lele 2015 Chorus America Consortium Commission and Lay Earth’s Burden Down, PSG 2008… More

Start: May 14, 2016 2:00 pm
End: May 14, 2016 4:00 pm
Venue: Zion Lutheran Church
1015 SW 18th Avenue, Portland, 97205

The Mousai Ensemble: No Dead White Guys!


The Mousai Ensemble is a collection of wind and piano performers based at First Presbyterian Church in Portland. The group encourages new music by performing chamber music concerts in the metro area. This cooperative effort of Music in Small Spaces, Cascadia Composers and The Mousai Ensemble offers a new fairy tale and new music, designed to spark… More

Start: May 14, 2016 2:00 pm
End: May 14, 2016 3:30 pm
Venue: Valley Community Presbyterian Church
8060 S.W. Brentwood Street, Portland, OR, 97225, United States
Cost: $16, $11 for seniors & students, free for those 12 and under

Portland Peace Choir Spring Concert


A community choir that uses their music to advance the cause of peace and justice, the Portland Peace Choir offers in this appearance a concert with the theme “A Time of Peace.” Bake sale at intermission.    

Start: May 14, 2016 7:00 pm
End: May 14, 2016 9:00 pm
Venue: St. David of Wales Episcopal Church
2800 S.E. Harrison Street, Portland, OR, 97214, United States
Cost: Free, but donations welcome

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