May 2019: Cut the Cord: From Screen to Green a fascinating exploration of technology and media, transitioning into a celebration of our relationship
with nature via musical settings of naturalist John Muir. Composers: Eric Whitacre, David Evan Thomas, Timothy C. Takach, Paul Crabtree, Jake Runestad and Emily Feld.
Dec. 2018: Holidays are Stressful, Come and be Restful celebrating the things we love about the holiday and which also bring us the most stress: food, family, travel and gift-giving. Vaughn Williams, Bob Chilcott, Thomas Weelkes, Einojuhani Rautavaara, William Schuman, Kevin Quigley J. David Moore, Jeffrey Van, Elizabeth Alexander.
May 2018: Brahms: Requiem
Dec. 2017: Love Came Down at Christmas celebrating holiday reflections on our lives, family and friends through the years, with selections by Lauridsen, Thompson, Gjeilo, Scarlatti, Billy Joel, Bob Dylan and others.
May 2017: Love: Agape, Storge, Éros, Philia featuring Joseph Haydn's Lord Nelson Mass. Exploration of different types of love, with selections by Eric Whitacre, Joshua Shank and others.
Dec. 2016: A Season of Peace featuring Vaughan Williams' Dona Nobis Pacem and A Ceremony of Carols, as well as the US premiere of the Icelandic carol Dyr faedingin Drottins vors
May 2016: Wade in the Water a journey of rivers, seas, lakes, and oceans with works including At the River by Aaron Copland, Shenandoah by James Erb, Blue! ‘Tis the Life of Heaven by Joshua Shank, Deep River by René Clausen and Mendelssohn’s Psalm 42
Dec. 2015: Home for the Holidays including Stephen Paulus The Road Home, Abbie Betinis In the Bleak Midwinter, Hugo Distler Lo! How a Rose E'er Blooming, Morten Lauridsen Sure on this Shining Night, Peter Knight You Are The New Day, Mack Wilberg Fum, Fum, Fum! and Bach's Cantata BWV 36
May 2015: Music for the Soul featuring Gabriel Fauré's Requiem
Dec. 2014: Fire and Ice featuring Conrad Susa's Carols and Lullabies and Dave Metzger's Willamette Winter Suite
May 2014: Haydn The Creation
Dec. 2013: A Celebration of Carols featuring Benjamin Britten's A Ceremony of Carols
May 2013: Schubert Meets Copland featuring Schubert's Mass in G and Copland's Old American Songs