WMC is aware of the ongoing restrictions placed on large gatherings and will only promote and produce concerts when it is deemed safe by local health authorities. We expect our season brochure, season subscriptions, and general ticket sales to be available later than usual this year. Please contact the office with any questions.
Annual Veterans Concert
November 14-15, 2020
This 35-minute work, based on verses from Psalm 51, is dedicated to all who have suffered or perished during conflicts in the Middle East. The WMC offers this in special appreciation for veterans and those who are currently serving in the United States military. Patriotic music, including national and military anthems, will be sung. The Fourth Annual WMC Honor Choir will join us for this concert. The Honor Choir is made up of four hand-selected students from each high school in the Salem-Keizer district along with participating schools in Dallas, Silverton and Stayton.
Holiday Concert with the Oregon Trail Band Sextet
December 19-20, 2020
The guest choir is from Judson Middle School, David Loney, Director
Guest artists are Trail Band Sextet (a popular Oregon based group)
Mick Doherty: hammer dulcimer, double bass, guitar, voice
Gayle Neuman: violin, banjo, recorder, trombone, voice
Phil Neuman: tuba, recorder, alto horn, bagpipe, voice
Eddie Parente: violin, voice
Cal Scott: cornet, mandolin, guitar, alto horn, voice
Dan Stueber: drum kit, percussion
A concert of Holiday music including new arrangements of carols that will feature the WMC, Judson Middle School, and the Trail Band Sextet separately and combined.
Winter Concert with the Severin Sisters
February 27-28, 2021
Bluegrass Mass by Carol Barnett
Accompanied by a bluegrass band made up of The Severin Sisters from Salem
The Severin Sisters will also play a separate set of music and combine with the WMC for some original bluegrass tunes.
Sacred Choral Music at the Abbey
May 2 and May 16, 2021
The WMC will travel to Mount Angel, Oregon to present a concert of America-centered music and spirituals in the beautiful church at Mount Angel Abbey. Other sacred music from Austria and Italy will also be performed.