Trinity Cathedral Music 2014-2015

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Monthly Choral Evensong

First Sunday of each month, October-May (excluding December), 5:00 p.m.
Trinity Cathedral

Join us for a sung service of Evensong at 5:00 p.m in the Cathedral on the first Sunday of each month, October-May (excluding December, when Evensong is replaced by Lessons & Carols).

Christmas Eve

December 24, 2014
4:30, 8:00, 10:30 and 11:00 p.m.
Christmas Pageant with the Trinity Choristers, 4:30 p.m.
Family Christmas Eve Eucharist with the Coventry Singers, 8:00 p.m.
Christmas Eve Carol Prelude with the Trinity Choir, 10:30 p.m.
Holy Eucharist for the Feast of the Nativity with the Trinity Choir, 11:00 p.m.

Holy Week and Easter

The Triduum (Three Days)
Thursday, April 2 through Saturday, April 4, 2014, 7:00 p.m.
Sung liturgies each evening with the Trinity Choir.

Easter Sunday Festival Eucharist
Sunday, April 5, 2015, 8:00 a.m., 9:00 a.m. and 11:00 a.m.
The 8:00 a.m. service has no music. The 9:00 a.m. and 11:00 a.m. services are identical and feature the Trinity Choir with brass & timpani.

Special Events and Concerts

Bach’s Christmas Oratorio
Thursday, December 18, 2014, 7:30 p.m.
World-class soloists join the musicians of  Les Voix Baroques and the NW Baroque Master Works Orchestra under the direction of Stephen Stubbs. Presented at Trinity by Portland Baroque Orchestra.
Tickets:, (503) 222-6000

Valentine’s Day Cabaret
Friday, February 13, 2015, 7:00 p.m.
Join members of the Trinity Choir for a romantic evening of sumptuous hors d’oeuvres, wine, chocolate, and song. 
Tickets:, 503-478-1230. On sale January 15.

Bach’s St. John Passion
Palm Sunday, March 29, 2015, 5:00 p.m. & Holy Monday, March 30, 2015, 7:00 p.m.
The Portland Baroque Orchestra, the Trinity Choir, and world-class soloists team up to offer the most dramatic setting of the story of Christ’s passion ever composed.  The young German tenor Nils Neubert will sing the role of the Evangelist.
Tickets:, 503-478-1230. On sale February 15.

Catherine Crozier Memorial Organ Concert
Friday, April 17, 2015, 7:00 p.m.
Featuring Olivier Latry, Organist of Notre Dame Cathedral, Paris. 
Free admission.

Alternative Liturgies

For the sixth season, Joe Rose and a team of parishioners and friends will offer services of prayer, readings, and reflections accompanied by 20th and early 21st century rock, blues, jazz, and folk music. These liturgies challenge common assumptions about the role of popular music in Christian faith and practice. Good-will donations will be collected to benefit Trinity Hunger Ministries. All liturgies begin at 6:00 p.m. in Kempton Hall, unless otherwise noted. Contact: Joe Rose, (503) 281-7599,

Saturday, April 11, 2015, 6:00 p.m
Kempton Hall
God Bless the Child: An Alternative Liturgy Featuring the Music of Billie Holiday
Songs of faith, grace and revelation from jazz’s “angel of Harlem.”

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Pacific Youth Choir in Residence at Trinity

Directed by Mia Hall Miller
Pacific Youth Choir continues its residence at Trinity Cathedral with 10 choirs comprised of singers ages 5-19. The mission of the Pacific Youth Choir is to instill a lifelong love of music in each student. Through practice, performance, and education, PYC singers build their skills and emerge as confident young adults. Trinity’s music ministry is committed to the music education of young people and is happy once again to host the Pacific Youth Choir at Trinity.
Contact: Ruth Finn,


2014-2015 Season Performances

Holiday Concert
Sunday, December 21, 2014
2:00 p.m., K-8 Concert
5:00 p.m., High School Concert
Mia Hall Miller, Artistic Director
PYC presents its annual Holiday Concert! Choirs of all ages gather to warm our hearts with traditional carols, classical songs, and even a few contemporary and novelty pieces. It’s the perfect way to celebrate the holidays. Tickets ($12, $20, $30) may be purchased at the door or by calling PYC at 503-780–1675.


Spring Concert
Sunday, May 10, 2015, 2:00 p.m.
High School Choirs (Coro Pacifica, Tsunami, Pacific, and Chamber)
Sunday, May 17, 2015, 5:00 p.m. Senior Showcase
Sunday, May 31, 2015, 2:00 p.m.
Elementary and Middle School Choirs (Music Makers, Nova, and Cascadia)
Tickets ($12, $20, $30) may be purchased at the door or by calling PYC at 503-780–1675.

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