FEATURED CONCERTS


Posted By on Mar 17, 2016

Curtis Eller’s American Circus

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The Minor Key Concert Series at The Old Church was created to showcase the best singer-songwriters this world has to offer. Genres will range, but the stories will linger. Set in Portland’s oldest still standing church, you’ll find yourself set in one of the most intimate venues around.

Curtis Eller’s American Circus

An excellent and highly intriguing singer/songwriter based in NYC, Eller plays a variety of unorthodox folk-rock fusion.

Friday, October 7

8pm – Door 7pm

$10 Advance / $15 Day of show @ BrownPaperTickets.com

  “Little Ears” FREE Concerts for Kids

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Tuesday, October 4 at 3:30pm – FREE to Portland’s youth community and their grown-ups.

Pointed Man Band -Flight of the Blue Whale

Pointed Man Band is a Portland based “Kindie” band led by Dan Elliott, who’s style is an eclectic mix ranging from rock to classical influences. Originally started as a “nap time” recording project for his son, the music has expanded into an engaging live show for all ages.

Flight of the Blue Whale takes listeners on a musical tale that starts from the simplest of longings for the time to spend with family, through to the breaking of a curse that allows a blue whale to take flight.

“ON FLIGHT OF THE BLUE WHALE, HIS NEWEST COLLECTION, ELLIOTT WEAVES A TALE WORTHY OF MAURICE SENDAK, ABOUT A COUNTRY FOX WHO SHRUGS OFF WORK AND HEADS TO THE COAST, VIA CRAZED WALTZES, PLINKING INDIE POP, PARISIAN JAZZ AND “APODIDAE REGGAE.”” – MATTHEW SINGER, WILLAMETTE WEEK

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The Old Church is fortunate to have such a passionate and caring community to protect her now and into the future. Thanks to your tremendous response to our call for action, our ACT II Campaign to transform The Old Church into a world-class concert hall has been fully funded!

It gives us great pleasure to announce that with a recent grant, awarded to us by the M.J. Murdock Charitable Trust for $100,000, WE REACHED OUR GOAL of $240,000, and will be moving forward with the improvements in early January!  A complete list of all supporting foundations and individuals is available on the ACT II page on our website.

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Thanks to everyone who helped us ring in a new year and a new era for The Old Church on SUNDAY JANUARY 17th,  2016  3pm to 6pm.  We celebrated the installation of state-of-the-art sound and lighting systems, a wood stage, a new bar, the exterior marquee, comfy new pew cushions and a whole lot of behind-the-scenes upgrades!

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Act II Fundraising Campaign


Posted By on Apr 20, 2015

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We’re raising money to transform the Old Church Concert Hall into the intimate, world class concert venue that Portlanders deserve. We’re thrilled to contemplate this future. Please help us make it possible. For all the details about what and how visit our Act II page.

You can also take a look at (and share) our video that introduces The Old Church and our vision for its future.

We’ll be getting solid Oak flooring for our stage, upgrading our lighting and sound systems, creating beautiful exterior signage, and crafting a custom bar. Thanks for your help!

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Chopin Poster

It has been a life-long dream of David’s to perform all of the composition of Chopin, and now, in a series of concerts, occurring every other Wednesday through April, it has finally come to fruition. At the age of 10, pianist David Rothman won a scholarship in open competition, to study at the Yehudi Menuhin School, Surrey, England. Members of the jury included Yehudi Menuhin and Nadia Boulanger. At age seventeen he won a piano scholarship to study at the Curtis Institute of Music in Philadelphia, where he was a student of Mieczyslaw Horszowski and Seymour Lipkin. Well known in the piano community, he continues to perform in our Sack Lunch Concerts and other venues around town. All Ages Show – Bar with I.D. Door 6:30pm. Tickets sliding scale $15 -$5 at BrownPaperTickets.com.

Thank you to PortlandPianoCompanyLogo (2)  for sponsoring these concerts.

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Vinyasa with Veranda.

Led by Veranda Haddon, a certified teacher since 2004, this is a one hour long, all levels Yoga class with attention to alignment detail, with standing poses and specific stretches through breath and body movement.

Bring a mat, yourself and comfortable clothing for a moment of self care and self awareness.

Classes $8.

Introductory rate (first two classes) is $5; For seniors and members of The Old Church $5.

For more information: verandahaddon.com/yoga.

 

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