Sing Portland! Adult Choir

Winter term “Building Bridges” starts January 3rd

 

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Building bridges between our divisions

I reach out to you will you reach out to me?

With all of our voices and all of our visions

Friends we can make such sweet harmony.

Rehearsals in SW on Mondays, NE on Tuesdays, SE on Thursdays (pick one), and concludes with a Singing Party Saturday March 18. Register here.

If you can talk, you can sing!

Sing Portland! takes away any insecurities you’ve ever had about singing. We make singing easy, fun and addictive.

  • No audition. Ever.
  • Every voice is welcome. Anytime.
  • All songs taught through call and response. No note reading needed. We don’t even use sheet music.
  • Lots of movement while singing – no chairs needed (unless you want one)
  • Songs are uplifting and come from variety of cultures and traditions.

All you gotta do is show up and dive in

Three locations each week to choose from:

  • SW on Mondays, 3030 SW 2nd Avenue (Cedarwood School)
  • NE on Tuesdays, 5138 NE 23rd Avenue (The Little Church)
  • SE on Thursdays, 5915 SE DIvision Street (Bothmer Hall)
  • All rehearsals from 7-9 pm

In each rehearsal you’ll…

  • Learn joyful, diverse, easy-to-memorize music.
  • Enjoy a lovely atmosphere – full of light and great acoustics.
  • Find a place of acceptance and support where you can release the stresses of the rest of your week and make music for the sheer pleasure of it.
  • Make music together with experienced and novice singers alike, as one voice.
  • Connect with your community through a shared joy of song.
  • Find out that you DO have a beautiful voice, and you CAN make awesome music.

Check out this video of Sing Portland! Hear what the singers say.

What else you get as part of Sing Portland!…

  • No auditions. Not ever.
  • New friends!
  • Confidence and support from everyone in the room.
  • Various public performances per term.
  • Singing Party at the end of each term
  • Supporting non-profits; All proceeds of the Holiday term go to charity.
  • Optional: Karaoke, Musical Sing-Along, Movie Night, Talent Show

Join us, and sing your heart out!

What people say about singing with Sing Portland!

“For years I was afraid to sing. Thank you for helping me overcome that. It has made it easier to overcome any fears I encounter.” – Jean Gunther, choir member

“Thanks for bringing laughter, joy and music into the world, Marion!” Jaimen McMillan, admirer

“Your commitment to providing an open and receptive space for singing and healing has uplifted all of us, and we are blessed by the energy you bring.” Sydney Lehman, music director Unity of Portland

“Singing with Sing Portland! is one way I can get outside of myself and into something far, far greater.” Sarah Ho, choir member

More praise for Marion’s choirs

More info about Marion’s background

The Logistics:

  • Sing Portland! runs three 10 week terms (Fall, Winter and Spring), a 4 week holiday term packed with performances, and a 6 week summer term.
  • You can choose to join by term, by year, or you can attend every now and then with a virtual Drop-in Card.
  • The rehearsals are offered in various locations throughout town to make it easy for you to fit singing into your schedule. Attending once a week will get you ready for our performances and Singing Parties.

Ready to sign up?

Wanna know more? Read our Frequently Asked Questions for details about specific session times, policies, etc…

Membership Options:

Single Term Membership (10 weeks in fall, winter and spring, 6 weeks in summer)

  • joyful and enlivening community
  • sessions in beautiful, nurturing space
  • welcoming place to be creative, to discover your inner musician
  • multicultural songs accessible to all, all songs taught by ear
  • access to lyric sheets and practice tracks in Sing Portland!’s Green Room on line
  • easy on-line registration and on-line payment, option to pay monthly
  • various opportunities to sing in and with public
  • performing at end of term Singing Party (proceeds go to charity)
  • membership closed FB group

Annual Membership (40 weeks, everything included)

  • all of the above at the best price
  • 12 monthly payments or lump sum payment available
  • flexibility – sliding scale to suit your budget

Register

Drop-in Card

  • joyful and enlivening community
  • sessions in beautiful, nurturing space
  • welcoming place to be creative, to discover your inner musician
  • multicultural songs accessible to all, most songs taught by ear
  • access to lyric sheets and sheet music on Sing Portland! website
  • easy on-line registration and on-line payment
  • various opportunities to sing with choir in public
  • performing at end of term Singing Party (proceeds go to charity)
  • membership closed FB group

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  • flexibility – attend twelve sessions of your choice spread out over a year with the Drop-in Card (see our Frequently Asked Questions for details)
  • more flexibility – roll over your Drop-in Card into term or annual membership

Register

Singers are highly recommended to join within the first three weeks of a term. However, if you’re eager to join a few weeks into the term – we ain’t stopping you. We’ll never tell you to not (yet) sing! 

Sing Portland! is an all inclusive choir. A 10 week term is priced at $175 with a sliding scale to accommodate different budgets. Sliding scale on annual membership as well.

Join us, and sing your heart out!

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