Favorite concert audio samples:

The Gift to be Simple
Loch Lomond
My Lord What a Mornin'
Pilgrims Hymn
Prelude to Peace
She Moved Through the Fair
You are the New Day


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Winter Series - February 2020

Phoenix, by Peter Hall

image by Mystic Art Design

"The image of the Phoenix rising out of the ashes comes originally from Egyptian mythology but was taken over by the early Christians as a symbol of the resurrection of Christ from the dead.  From its opening bars, this work, with its unique combination of instruments and voices, succeeds in transporting both performers and listeners.  Indeed, this transcendence to a "resurrection experience," the essence of this piece, is captured so vividly through the musical medium as the drama of the text unfolds."  [Program notes by Carl Crosier, Honolulu, March 1987]

Saturday, February 22, 2020, 7:30 pm
Mason United Methodist Church
2710 N Madison Street
Tacoma, WA

Sunday, February 23, 2020, 3:30 pm
Calvary Presbyterian Church
1725 Porter Street
Enumclaw, WA

Spring Series - March 2020

The Making of the Drum, by Bob Chilcott

image by Paul Zoetemeijer

"In 1984 I was very fortunate to visit Uganda, where a dream maker made me a beautiful drum with a snakeskin head.  I'll never forget sitting in the place to come home and seeing by chance the baggage handlers loading my drum with incredible respect and care.  The drum to them is a living spirit.

The poems I set are a celebration of how that spirit is brought to life.  The piece enacts the ritual of constructing the drum, whose component parts are drawn from the surrounding nature - a nature that gives of itself almost sacrificially.  We hear how the goat is killed for its skin, how the tree, which bleeds cedar-dark when cut, bestows the drum's body, and how the sticks and rattles are taken, all to begin a new life as companions to the gods, music and the dance."  Bob Chilcott

Saturday, March 28, 2020, 7:30 pm
Mason United Methodist Church
2710 N Madison Street
Tacoma, WA

Sunday, March 29, 2020, 3:30 pm
Fox Island United Church of Christ
726 6th Avenue Fi
Fox Island, WA


2020 Teatro Cora Voce!

A Night in Hollywood!
You Oughta be in Pictures

Saturday, May 16, 2020, 6:00 pm - 9:00pm
Temple Theatre (Landmark Convention Center)
Tacoma, WA

"This, our 11th annual gala event, will be an amazing evening of celebrating our mission to: "inspire, enrich and educate."  Wonderful music and entertainment will be provided by members of Cora Voce and special guests.  The evening includes a dinner buffet, both live and silent auctions, plus other opportunities to support Cora Voce. Cocktail attire is recommended for this special event.  Doors will open at 5:30 pm."  Karen Moats, Creative Director.

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Concert tickets are available from any Cora Voce member or at the door or through BrownPaperTickets.com. Admission is: Regular-$18.00 / Senior-$15.00 / Student-$10.00. If you have additional questions about tickets, please send an email to tickets@coravoce.org

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