Aug 292017

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!
Christmas Season 2017 — Join us!

Mon Sept 11Like to sing? Come sit in and see if you would like to join us! 7-9 PM Monday Rehearsals — Starting Monday, September 11, 2017. During the rehearsal seasons, first rehearsals (including Sept 11, 2017) 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. Finley-Sunset Hills, 6801 SW Sunset Hwy, Portland, OR 97225

Sun Nov 12Buy our freshly baked homemade Scandinavian breads on sale in the main ballroom at the Grieg Lodge Lutefisk Dinner
11 AM–6 PM, Sunday, November 12, 2017
Norse Hall111 Northeast 11th Ave. Portland, OR 97232

Sat-Sun Dec 2-3ScanFairPortland’s Nordic Christmas Fair
♥ Dates: Saturday–Sunday, December 2-3, 2017
♥ Hours: Saturday 10 AM–5 PM; Sunday 10 AM–4 PM
♥ Our Performance: Noon–1 PM on Sunday, December 3, 2017
Veteran’s Memorial Coliseum Exhibit Hall downstairs, 300 North Winning Way, Portland, OR 97208
♥ Pricing TBA (last year: $7 Adult, $6 Senior, $15 Family (2 adults, 2 kids), free kids 12 & under)
Buy our delicious homemade Scandinavian breads at our booth!

Sat Dec 9Swedish St. Lucia Festival
Free for ages 3 and under, $5 for ages 4-12, $10 for ages 13+
3-5 PM, Saturday, December 9, 2017 downtown at
First Presbyterian Church, 1200 SW Alder Street, Portland, OR 97205

Sat Dec 17Portland Scandinavian Chorus Christmas Concert
Beautiful Christmas songs from Denmark, Finland, Iceland, Norway, and Sweden in the native languages!
$10 suggested donation
, 4 PM, Sunday, December 17, 2017
Nordia House, 8800 SW Oleson Road, Portland, OR 97223

Date TBDNorwegian Christmas Music Festival: Norsk Julesangfest
Free, 3:30-4:30 PM Gethsemane Lutheran Church, 11560 SE Market Portland, OR 97216

Dec 25Swedish Christmas Service: Julotta
Free, 7 AM, December 25 First Immanuel Lutheran Church
1816 NW Irving Street, Portland, OR 97209

We LOVE 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 LOVE 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.

Contact Us Today

For more information on attending our performances, joining, volunteering, contributing donations, or if you have a question, please contact us.