Area Choirs to Hold Virtual Variety Show on Dec. 3

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Performers from Portland Community College, Pacific University, Prairie High School, and Multnomah Athletic Club featured.  

An array of singers from across the Portland metro region and beyond are coming together to show that the fun and joy of the holiday sing-along are still alive. Performers from the Portland Community College Rock Creek Choirs, Pacific University Choirs, Prairie High School Combined Choirs (Battleground, Wash.) Choirs, and Balladeers ensemble of the Multnomah Athletic Club will be featured in a virtual variety show that will be streamed live via Zoom webinar on Dec. 3. The music begins at 5:15 p.m. with live jazz piano played by Paul Nelsen.  Attendance is open to all free of charge, though donations are gratefully accepted.

To access the show, please click on the following link: The concert will also be available for viewing after the live event concludes.

The PCC Rock Creek Choirs are directed by Dr. Samuel Barbara; the Pacific University Choirs and the Balladeers are directed by Dr. Scott Tuomi; and the Prairie High School Choirs are under the direction of Douglas Orofino. Together, they aim to delight viewers with holiday favorites including, “Deck the Halls,” “Home for the Holidays,” “We Wish you a Merry Christmas,” “Jingle Bells,” “Silent Night,” “White Christmas,” the Mexican traditional song “La Mujer que Yo Amo,” selections from the Jewish tradition, and much more.

About Portland Community College: Portland Community College is the largest post-secondary institution in Oregon and provides training, degree and certificate completion, and lifelong learning to more than 70,000 full- and part-time students in Multnomah, Washington, Yamhill, Clackamas, and Columbia counties. PCC has four comprehensive campuses, eight education centers or areas served, and approximately 200 community locations in the Portland metropolitan area. The PCC district encompasses a 1,500-square-mile area in northwest Oregon and offers two-year degrees, one-year certificate programs, short-term training, alternative education, pre-college courses and life-long learning.