Dates of the 2021-22 Season
The Waiting Sky, December 18 and 19, 2021
4th Annual James M. Collier Festival of New Choral Music, March 5 and 6, 2022 – Canceled
A Distant Song, May 14 and 15, 2022
Southern Oregon Repertory Singers is committed to providing an inclusive and welcoming environment for our staff, musicians, audience members, and volunteers. We do not and shall not discriminate on the basis of race, ethnicity, religion, gender, age, national origin, physical ability, marital status, gender identity, or sexual orientation in any of our activities or operations.
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Watch our Videos
Paul French interviews Nick Tennant
Paul French interviews Jennifer Matsuura
Paul French Interviews Jodi French
Holiday Mini-Concert 2020, Part 2
Southern OR Rep Singers Holiday Mini-Concert 2020, Part 1
A Conversation with Eric Whitacre, Part 1 of 2
Paul French and Shelly Cox-Thornhill discuss "O Pulse of My Heart" by Karen Marrolli
Paul French on "The Stranger Among You" by Jodi French
Paul French interviews Nick TennantPaul French, Southern Oregon Repertory Singers' Music Director, interviews Nick Tennant, bass, on 2-2-21 in Ashland, Oregon. The piece mentioned, "Ya Eres Mia" by Morton Lauridsen, can be seen and heard at https://youtu.be/O1jcjlJI_Ls.
Paul French interviews Jennifer MatsuuraPaul French, Southern Oregon Repertory Singers' Music Director, interviews Jennifer Matsuura, soprano, on 1-21-21 in Ashland, Oregon. The pieces mentioned, "Give Me Little Water, Sylvie" and "Pilgrim's Blessing - Each Step of the Journey" can be seen and heard at https://youtu.be/0msqWJ3co_E and https://youtu.be/Y5K49JdIma8.
Paul French Interviews Jodi FrenchPaul French, Music Director, interviews Southern Oregon Repertory Singers' Composer-in-Residence, Jodi French. 1-6-21 in Ashland, Oregon. The composition mentioned, "Sleep of the Seven Lights," can be seen and heard at https://youtu.be/XiZIIGcGZGk.
Holiday Mini-Concert 2020, Part 2Dr. Paul French presents Southern Oregon Repertory Singers' Holiday Mini-Concert Part 2, featuring festive songs performed by the choir in recent years.
Southern OR Rep Singers Holiday Mini-Concert 2020, Part 1Dr. Paul French presents Southern Oregon Repertory Singers' Holiday Mini-Concert Part 2, featuring festive songs performed by the choir in recent years.
A Conversation with Eric Whitacre, Part 1 of 2Dr. Paul French talks with composer, Eric Whitacre, along with members of Southern Oregon Repertory Singers and the Southern Oregon University Chamber Choir. 10-12-20. Part 1 of 2.
Paul French and Shelly Cox-Thornhill discuss "O Pulse of My Heart" by Karen MarrolliDr. Paul French, Music Director of Southern Oregon Repertory Singers and mezzo-soprano Shelly Cox-Thornhill discuss "O Pulse of My Heart" by Karen Marrolli.
Paul French on "The Stranger Among You" by Jodi FrenchDr. Paul French, music director of Southern Oregon Repertory Singers, discusses "The Stranger Among You" by Jodi French.
Major Funding Provided By:
Additional supporters include:
- Jackson County Cultural Coalition funded by the Oregon Cultural Trust
- James F. and Marion L. Miller Foundation
- Oregon Arts Commission, a state agency funded by the State of Oregon and the National Endowment for the Arts
- Oregon Cultural Trust
- Shuttered Venue Operations Grant program of the U.S. Small Business Association