Portland Scandinavian Chorus is…
Scandia Ladies’ Chorus & Scandinavian Men’s Chorus of Portland, Oregon
We are a friendly, mixed community chorus and enjoy celebrating culture by singing together in Nordic languages: Danish, Finnish, Icelandic, Norwegian, Swedish, plus English sometimes too!
- All are welcome, with and without Scandinavian heritage. Please come check us out and consider joining — no auditions, and knowledge of Scandinavian languages is not required to participate — native speakers are on hand to coach us on pronunciation.
- 7-9 PM Monday Rehearsals —Mid-January to mid-May, mid-September to December. During the rehearsal seasons, first rehearsals and on the second Monday of every month, a delicious home-cooked soup, salad, and bread supper is served before rehearsal starting at 6 PM for $3.
- Rehearsal Location: Finley-Sunset Hills, 6801 SW Sunset Hwy, Portland, OR 97225 a beautiful venue. Yes, it is a mortuary and we joke about that.
- Contact us with any questions, or let us know if you intend to check us out!
Spring Season — Sing with us in 2018!
We are a welcoming group that likes to laugh and enjoy making beautiful music together.
Mon Jan 8
First rehearsal of 2018 is the evening of Monday, January 8. Let us know you are coming and come check us out!
Mon Apr 30
Walpurgis Night or Vappu or Valborgsmässoafton
Monday, April 30 — Come join the fun starting at 7 PM: beverages, varmkorv (hot dogs), sweets, songs sung in Swedish, plus a beautiful bonfire! — Free! Location TBD
Thurs May 17
Norwegian Constitution Day Celebration: Syttende Mai
Thursday, May 17, late afternoon/early evening — This is a fun annual celebration, performance in the main ballroom. — Free! Norse Hall, 111 N.E. 11th, Portland, OR 97232
May Date TBD
Sat June 9
Portland Annual Scandinavian Midsummer Festival
Saturday, June 9 — 11 AM – 6 PM — Welcome summertime with us at this joyous outdoor event. Adults $7, Seniors/Students $6, Family (2 adults, 2 kids) $15, FREE for Kids Under 12 and performers. Performance time: 12:30-1 PM on main (south) stage. Oaks Park, 7805 SE Oaks Park Way Portland, OR 97202
We ♥ Our Staff
Our director Vance Sele and accompanist Christopher Wilson are truly gifted professionals helping you sing better than ever, each with a great sense of humor.
We ♥ Our Volunteers — Upcoming Opportunities
Your help is welcome with: liking our Facebook posts, acquiring donations for our spring concert raffle, and helping set up or break down for events, baking or selling bread, printing/posting fliers, and more. Non-singing volunteers are always welcome.
- For more info on volunteering, please email Alana or call 503-706-9882.
Contact Us Today
For more information on attending our performances, joining, volunteering, contributing donations, or if you have a question, please contact us.