A series of concerts offered by First Presbyterian Church of Portland
celebrating God’s gifts of creativity and imagination
Join us in-person at 1200 SW Alder st. in Portland or tune in from the comfort of your own home as we celebrate the joy of live music in our Sanctuary.
Current COVID Protocols:
Face masks must be worn at all times when in the church building.
Sunday, February 13, 2022 | 2 pm
A Valentine’s Cello-bration!
Celebrate Valentine’s Day and your love of
everyone’s favorite instrument with a
concert of cello duets! Wife/husband duo and
Oregon Symphony members Marilyn de Oliveira
and Trevor Fitzpatrick will play music of Barrière,
Popper, Pixinguinha, Piazzolla,
Portland composer Kenji Bunch, and more.
Sunday, October 24, 2021 | 2 pm
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Chamber trio Meadowlark (flutist Janet Bebb, oboist Ann van Bever, and cellist Betsy Goy)
will be joined by pianist Susan McDaniel and violist Ben Neubauer in music for unusual
combinations of instruments, sometimes “migrating” from the original instrumentation. This program will
include the premiere of a quartet by Sara Carina Graef inspired by the seven species of meadowlarks.
Albina Vision Trust
Dedicated to paying respect to the Albina neighborhood by creating an inclusive, affordable, vibrant, welcoming part of our home:
welcoming parks, inclusive schools, vibrant churches, affordable housing, connecting with the river and reconnecting
with a part of our home that is overdue for some love and attention.
Sunday, September 26, 2021 | 2 pm
20th Century Blues and Ragtime Guitar
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The Rest of the Season:
Sunday, March 27, 2022 | 2 pm
Vocal sextet In the Pocket will present a concert
of unaccompanied choral music exploring what
it means to find home. Join Madeline Ross,
Laura Chase, Arielle Sazima,
Alec Chase, Matt Faunt, and Rick Jones
for a diverse program of classical and popular
music by Danielle Jagelski, Ysaye Barnwell,
Billy Joel, and more.
Sunday, May 15, 2022 | 2pm
Organist Katherine Burk performs a varied
program of music inspired by images
and ideas of what lies beyond our earthly realm.
Works by Erik Santos and Cecilia McDowall
depict celestial bodies, while music by
Nicolas de Grigny, Marcel Dupré,
and Olivier Messiaen provides meditations
on Heaven, the spiritual destination.
2021-2022 Season Artwork by Liz Walker | www.lizwalkerart.com
Celebration Works Concert Series offers free, accessible, virtual concerts at First Presbyterian Church of Portland, OR.
(Be sure to indicate “Celebration Works Contribution” when making a donation online.)
If you have questions about the series, please email the concert coordinator Madeline Ross at email@example.com.
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