Dates of the 2022-23 Season
Light out of Shadow, October 29 and 30, 2022
And the Stars Looked Down, December 17 and 18, 2022
There Will Come Soft Rains, March 4 and 5, 2023
Rivers of Light, the Fourth Annual James M. Collier Festival of New Choral Music, May 13 and 14, 2023
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Watch our Videos
"Auld Lang Syne" arranged by Jodi French
Winter"by Alvin Trotman
"My Lord Has Come" by Will Todd
"Selene’s Boat" by Don Macdonald
"The Sun Never Says" by Dan Forrest
Paul French interviews Nick Tennant
Paul French interviews Jennifer Matsuura
Paul French Interviews Jodi French
"Auld Lang Syne" arranged by Jodi FrenchSouthern Oregon Repertory Singers, under the direction of Dr. Paul French, performs this arrangement by Jodi French of "Auld Lang Syne." Featuring soloists, Shelly Cox-Thornhill, Paul French, Jennifer Matsuura. Jodi French, piano. Recorded in. Ashland, Oregon USA December 19, 2021.
Winter"by Alvin TrotmanSouthern Oregon Repertory Singers, under the direction of Dr. Paul French, performs "Winter" by Alvin Trotman." Featuring soloists, Adam Kukuk and Jennifer Matsuura. Jodi French, piano; Tatjana Luce, clarinet; Bryan Jeffs, percussion; Rebecca Pinnock, percussion. Recorded in. Ashland, Oregon USA December 19, 2021
"My Lord Has Come" by Will ToddSouthern Oregon Repertory Singers, under the direction of Dr. Paul French, performs "My Lord Has Come" by Will Todd. Recorded in. Ashland, Oregon USA December 19, 2021.
"Selene’s Boat" by Don MacdonaldSouthern Oregon Repertory Singers, under the direction of Dr. Paul French, performs "Selene's Boat" by Don Macdonald in Ashland, Oregon on May 15, 2022. Featuring Lindsay Kuzmitz, soprano, and Muriel Garcia-Hart, mezzo soprano, with Bryan Jeffs on percussion.
"The Sun Never Says" by Dan ForrestSouthern Oregon Repertory Singers, directed by Dr. Paul French, performs Dan Forrest's "The Sun Never Says." Featuring Alexa Ehrlich, soprano; Michal Palzewicz, cello; Jodi French, piano. Performed in Ashland, Oregon May 15, 2022.
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.
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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