Join the Pacific University Chamber Singers and Pacific University Concert Choir for a Spring Choral performance of The Gift to Sing.

Under the direction of Scott Tuomi, professor and choral director, the chamber singers, will perform the U.S. premier of Dear Heart by American composer Dale Trumbore. This is a joint commission between the Pacific University Chamber Singers and the University College Dublin Choral Scholars.

Other works include the haunting Our Roses by Stevie Hirner and pieces selected and conducted by three of our students in Music Education. Sammie Calkins '22 will conduct Sweet Rivers by Shawn Kirchner, Devon Garber '21 will conduct a vocal jazz arrangement of Pure Imagination and Danny Canty '22 will conduct the beautiful Sure on this Shining Night by Morten Lauridsen. 

The Pacific University Concert Choir under the direction of Samuel Barbara, concert choir director, will perform a variety of uplifting and inspirational choral music, including Gospel favorite He Never Failed Me Yet, by Robert Ray, the traditional spiritual Oh, Okay What a Beautiful City, arranged by Rollo Dilworth and excerpts from Ray’s outstanding Gospel Mass.

Junior Music education student, Colin Mejdrich '23 will conduct the tenors and basses in a hilarious composition about the life of a pirate. 

Please join us as we welcome the spring with joyful choral music!

Admission is free, but advance registration is required. The concert will also be live streamed on YouTube. 

In-person attendees must follow campus COVID-19 protocols.