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University of Portland Advent concert to be held 8 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 8 in St. Mary's Cathedral
The concert is free, but tickets are required for admission. You must reserve your tickets in advance of the concert. Please call the Performing & Fine Arts department at 503-943-7228 for tickets.
Under the direction of music professor Michael Connolly, the concert is in a "lessons and carols" format, with readings, hymns, and choral music interspersed.
The University Singers comprise student musicians selected by audition from across the University regardless of major. The Singers' 1997 recording, Christmas at the University of Portland, has now sold more than 3,000 copies and is seasonally heard each year in nationwide broadcasts in the U.S. and Ireland - and on Portland’s classical music station.
For more information, please contact the Performing and Fine Arts department at firstname.lastname@example.org or 503-943-7228.
The University of Portland is Oregon's Catholic university and has been closely affiliated for more than a century with the Congregation of Holy Cross in South Bend, Indiana. U.S. News & World Report ranks the institution as one of the top ten regional universities in the American West. It is the only school in Oregon to offer a College of Arts & Sciences, a graduate school, and nationally accredited programs in the schools of business, education, engineering, and nursing.U.P. News Bureau 5000 N Willamette Blvd Portland, OR 97203 503-943-7202