Willamette University musicians to host tour kick-off concert in Hudson Hall

by University Communications,

  • Willamette University Chamber Choir

Two Willamette choirs will start their winter tour Jan. 6 at the university before they travel throughout Oregon and California.

The Willamette University Chamber Choir, a 41-voice ensemble, and Willamette Singers, a 17-member vocal jazz ensemble, will sing at 7 p.m. at Hudson Hall. Directed by Wallace Long, the concert is free of charge. A goodwill donation is encouraged.

Selected works will include “O Lux Beata Trinitas,” “Hentakan Jiwa,” and “Evening Prayer,” by the Chamber Choir and “One Day I’ll Fly Away” and “Muddy Water,” by the Willamette Singers. The performance will include several sacred and secular works, both a cappella and accompanied. The McNary High School choir from Salem and the West Salem High School choir will also perform.

Schedule of performances:

Corvallis, Oregon
When: Sunday, Jan. 7, at 9:30 a.m.
Where: First United Methodist Church of Corvallis, 1165 NW Monroe Ave., Corvallis, OR 97330
Guest performers: None.
Cost: Free. The worship service is open to the public.

Medford, Oregon
When: Sunday, Jan. 7 at 7:30 p.m.
Where: Medford Congregational United Church of Christ, 1801 E. Jackson St., Medford, OR 97504
Guest performers: South Medford High School, Rogue Valley Youth Ensemble
Cost: Free. A goodwill donation is encouraged.

Mountain View, California
When: Monday, Jan. 8 at 7 p.m.
Where: Mountain View High School, 3533 Truman Ave., Mountain View, CA 94040
Guest performers: Sierra High School, Mercy High School, Notre Dame High School, Mountain View High School
Cost: Free. A goodwill donation is encouraged.

Sacramento, California
When: Tuesday, Jan. 9 at 1:15 p.m.
Where: Christian Brothers High School, 4315 Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd., Sacramento, CA 95820.
Guest performers: Christian Brothers High School
Cost: Free.

Sacramento, California
When: Tuesday, Jan. 9 at 4 p.m.
Where: California State Capitol Rotunda, 1315 10th St, Sacramento, CA 95814.
Guest performers: None.
Cost: Free.

Claremont, California
When: Wednesday, Jan. 10 at 7:30 p.m.
Where: Claremont United Church of Christ Congregational, 233 Harrison Ave, Claremont, CA 91711.
Guest performers: None.
Cost: Free. A goodwill donation is encouraged.

Studio City, California
When: Wednesday, Jan. 11 at 7:30 p.m.
Where: St. Michael and All Angels Episcopal Church, 3646 Coldwater Canyon Ave., Studio City, CA 91604.
Guest performers: Campbell Hall School
Cost: Free. A goodwill donation is encouraged.

Piedmont, California
When: Friday, Jan. 12 at 7:30 p.m.
Where: Piedmont Community Church, 400 Highland Ave., Piedmont, CA 94611.
Guest performers: College Preparatory High School
Cost: Free. A goodwill donation is encouraged.

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