Jan 082018

Blue-Winged Warbler

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 from 7-9PM. Before rehearsal that day, we will have a homemade soup supper at 6PM for $3 donation. Let us know you are coming and come check us out!

Mon Apr 30

Spring Bonfire
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 Hall111 N.E. 11th, Portland, OR 97232

May Date TBD

Portland Scandinavian Chorus — Spring Concert & Raffle
3:30 PM Raffle Tickets for sale; 4PM Concert — We will sing in Nordic languages: Nordia House, 8800 SW Oleson Road, Portland, OR 97223

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 Park7805 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.

Contact Us Today

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