A series of virtual concerts offered by First Presbyterian Church
celebrating God’s gifts of creativity and imagination
Tune in from the comfort of your own home as we broadcast from our Sanctuary.
In this time of distance and uncertainty, it is our hope that these concerts will engage and inspire you until we can be together again.
Unite in Song
Saturday, May 15th at 2 pm
Sunday, May 16th at 2 pm
The video will be available for 48 hours after the Sunday rebroadcast
Cascadia Composers and Unite Oregon present
a collaborative concert of new music by local
composers, artists, and poets, performed by local
musicians and dancers, celebrating Unite Oregon’s
mission; to build a unified intercultural movement
for justice, led by people of color, immigrants, refugees,
rural communities and people experiencing poverty.
Bach and Sons: Rescheduled
Friday, March 19th at 7pm
Sunday, March 21st at 2pm (rebroadcast)
Organist Jeannine Jordan performs music by Bach
& his sons,with narration from women in his life.
Media artist David Jordan brings the stories to life
using multiple cameras to capture Dr. Jordan’s playing.
In partnership with Play it Forward an organization that gives gently used instruments
and music lessons to students and music programs throughout Portland.
Find more information at www.pifmusic.org.
Thanks to our generous community we are able to offer concerts free of charge.
If you would like to support our work, you can do so by clicking the button below
or sending a check to the church with “Celebration Works” in the memo line.
NEVERTHELESS, SHE PERSISTED
Saturday, Feb. 6th at 2 pm
Sunday, Feb. 7th at 2 pm (rebroadcast)
Sopranos Christine Johnson and Madeline Ross, join Hannah Brewer,
harpsichord, and Adaiha MacAdam-Somer, viola da gamba,
to share stories of brave, vulnerable women and how they persisted.
This concert is presented in partnership with Rose Haven, the only day shelter and community center serving
women, children, and marginalized genders in Portland. www.rosehaven.org
Support this concert and Celebration Works’ 2021-2022 Season
IF I WERE A BIRD
Congratulations to Mezzo-soprano Lisa Neher & pianist Stephanie Thompson who performed a lovely
concert of music exploring the human condition through the lens of birds, in partnership with Portland Audubon.
Learn more about their work for birds and their local habitats at www.audubonportland.org
LLUVIAS DE GUITARRA: RAIN STRINGS
Congratulations to Maria Olaya and Madeline Ross on a beautiful concert centered on the importance of water!
Thanks also to Oregon Environmental Council for their work in our community.
Learn more about their work to sustain and protect our regions’ water resources at oeconline.org.
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 firstname.lastname@example.org.
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