The choir will read through music that will be sung during the Fall and Advent/Christmas seasons, eat together, get to know each other and have a great time! We will also prepare two anthems to be sung on September 10th during 10:30 worship. The retreat begins at 6:30pm on Friday,
We welcome several members of the Oregon Repertory Singers and their conductor, Ethan Sperry. They are joining our Chancel Choir this morning to sing the second movement of the Chichester Psalms by Leonard Bernstein. The group from ORS will also sing a movement from The Sealed Angel by Rodion Shchedrin
Dr. Anton Armstrong will be the clinician with our Chancel Choir on Thursday, March 13 during their regular rehearsal. Our director, Erick Lichte graduated from St. Olaf and has been mentored by Dr. Armstrong. Dr. Armstrong is the conductor of the St. Olaf Choir as well as the Harry R.
Oregon Repertory Singers is 40 years old and are celebrating with this GIANT of a work on October 18 and 20 here in the First Church Sanctuary. Richard Zeller sings the role of Elijah and our own Deborah Benke sings with him. Plus, the entire Vancouver Symphony will be playing.
Jason Sabino is new to Portland from the Southern California area. Originally from the Philippines, Jason moved to the U.S. when he was eight. He began his music studies while in college. He holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in choral music from the University of Southern California where he
The Annual Chancel Choir Retreat takes place at the church on the evening of Sept. 6 and during the morning and early afternoon on Sept. 7. We read a lot of music that we will be singing during the Fall and Advent/Christmas seasons, eat together, get to know each other