Upcoming Performances/ Events


The Cascadian Chorale celebrates the multifaceted nature of joy, including the unbridled exuberance of William Walton’s The Twelve, the sober devotion of Kevin Siegfried’s Shaker Songs, and the rich variety within Bach’s Jesu, meine Freude. As an added bonus, you’ll hear three works by our Composer-in-Residence, the eponymous Joy DeCoursey-PorterThere was the One, Christi crux est mea lux, and I Shall Not Live in Vain.

Saturday, June 1, 2019
7:30 p.m.

Mercer Island Presbyterian Church
3605 84th Ave SE
Mercer Island, Washington

Sunday, June 2, 2019
7:00 p.m.

St. Margaret’s Episcopal Church
4228 Factoria Boulevard SE
Bellevue, WA

Premier of “Ave verum corpus” in Rome

Notevolmente will premier my setting of “Ave verum corpus” at their Christmas concert on the 9th of December, 4pm, in the church of S. Agnese in Agone, in Piazza Navona, Rome. Recording forthcoming!

This Shining Night

A choral celebration of the Christmas season. Classic favorites mingle with lesser-known beauties, including works by Palestrina, Mendelssohn, Bruckner, Distler, Barber, Walton, Britten, and others. Plus works by local composers Rick Asher, Joy DeCoursey-Porter, Bronwyn Edwards, and Christopher Lee Fraley.

Saturday, December 1, 2018
7:30 p.m.

St. Thomas Episcopal Church
8398 NE 12th Street
Medina, WA

Sunday, December 2, 2018
7:00 p.m.

Church of the Holy Cross
11526 162nd Avenue NE
Redmond, Washington


Promoting local composers is a major part of Cascadian Chorale’s mission. For nearly two decades, we had the honor of a close relationship with Bern Herbolsheimer, who passed away in January 2016. This concert celebrates the many facets of his musical personality, including the world premiere of three choruses from the opera Mark Me Twain. You will also hear new and beautiful music by three of the region’s renowned composers who sing in Cascadian Chorale: Christopher Lee Fraley, Jeremy Kings, and Joy DeCoursey-Porter, featuring Miserere mei Deus, and There was The One (premier).

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