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 in our January-February newsletter and on the ACT II page on our website soon.
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!
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!
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 for sponsoring these concerts.
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.
Introductory rate (first two classes) is $5; For seniors and members of The Old Church $5.
For more information: verandahaddon.com/yoga.