University of Portland
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University of Portland Wind Symphony and Women's Chorale to perform concert on Saturday, Nov. 23

University of Portland’s Wind Symphony and Women’s Chorale will perform in concert on Saturday, Nov. 23, at 7:30 p.m., in Buckley Center Auditorium on the University campus at 5000 N. Willamette Blvd. The concert is free and open to the public.

The photography of Ansel Adams is celebrated in a new composition by Steve Danyew entitled The World Alive, featuring the Wind Symphony performing in conjunction with a short film based on Adams’ work. During the concert, senior flutist Kristin Wishon will take center stage in a performance of Joel Puckett’s The Shadow of Sirius, inspired by the poetry of W.S. Merwin. The Women’s Chorale will present an upbeat program.

For more information, contact the performing and fine arts department at 503-943-7228 or, or go to

The University of Portland is an independently governed Catholic university guided by the Congregation of Holy Cross. U.S. News & World Report ranks the institution as one of the top ten regional universities in the 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.

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