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Women of the Book

Women of the Book

World premieres of sacred art songs inspired by the feisty, faithful women of the Bible

Thursday, February 22, 2018
7:30pm, Chapel of Christ the Teacher
Free and open to all
Reception with artists and composers to follow

Featuring artists Nicole Leupp Hanig, soprano, Cantor Ida Rae Cahana, soprano, Maureen Briare, soprano, Catherine Jacobs, soprano, and Susan McDaniel, piano, performing works by composers Cynthia Gerdes and Michael Connolly as well as traditional pieces.

Hosted by the University of Portland’s Garaventa Center for Catholic Intellectual Life & American Culture and Department of Music.

For ADA accommodations or further information, please contact the Garaventa Center at: 503-943-7702 or

Image credit: Ruth the Gleaner, Donald Jackson with contributions from Suzanne Moore, Copyright 2002, The Saint John’s Bible, Saint John’s University, Collegeville, Minnesota USA. Used by permission. All rights reserved.