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The Armed Man

by Karl Jenkins

Dr. Paul Klemme, Conductor
Debra Huddleston, Accompanist

In honor of the 100th anniversary of the armistice of WWI, the chorus will present The Armed Man (A Mass for Peace) by the up and coming Welsh composer, Karl Jenkins. This distinctive work includes lyrics drawn from many parts of the world and from diverse religions and cultures, presenting a message of hope for a more peaceful future. Patriotic music will also be presented and the chorus will be joined by an orchestra and the WMC Honor Choir, which includes top-selected choir students from Salem-Keizer area high schools.


  • Purchase Sat. Nov. 10th 2018 @ 3:00pm
  • Purchase Sun. Nov. 11th 2018 @ 3:00pmSingle Tickets Available September 8, 2018

Holiday Favorites

Holiday Concert

Dr. Paul Klemme, Conductor
Debra Huddleston, Accompanist

Our holiday concert is traditionally the most popular concert of the season. Audiences will enjoy choral music of the season, presented in collaboration with the South Salem High School Symphonic Choir and director Will Mclean. The combined choirs will also perform Magnificat by Johann Sebastian Bach and a selection of shorter carols and holiday favorites.


  • Purchase Sat. Dec. 15th 2018 @ 3:00pm
  • Purchase Sun. Dec. 16th 2018 @ 3:00pmSingle Tickets Available September 8, 2018

Beethoven Symphony No. 9

Winter Concert

Dr. Paul Klemme, Conductor
Debra Huddleston, Accompanist

Symphony No. 9 "Ode to Joy" by Ludwig van Beethoven. Featuring the Newport Symphony and soloists Janice Johnson, Laura Thoreson, Les Green and Anton Belov. We will also present selections from the "Liebeslieder" (Lovesongs) by Johannes Brahms, with four-hand piano accompaniment.


  • Purchase Sat. Feb. 23rd 2019 @ 3:00pm
  • Purchase Sun. Feb. 24th 2019 @ 3:00pmSingle Tickets Available September 8, 2018

Mendelssohn Elijah

Spring Concert

Dr. Paul Klemme, Conductor
Debra Huddleston, Accompanist

Elijah, an oratorio by Felix Mendelssohn. This masterpiece of the classical period depicts events in the life of the Biblical prophet Elijah. This semi-staged performance will include an orchestra of local musicians to accompany the chorus and soloists Laura Aguero, Laura Thoreson, Les Green and Anton Belov.


  • Purchase Sat. May. 4th 2019 @ 3:00pm
  • Purchase Sun. May. 5th 2019 @ 3:00pmSingle Tickets Available September 8, 2018