OUR ENSEMBLES: Come Join Us!
The Columbia Gorge Orchestra Association sponsors a number of outstanding performing groups that are active throughout the year. We're always looking for new members at all levels of experience.
With the exception of Stages' production, there are no auditions for our ensembles. Unsure if you're ready? Come to rehearsal and check us out!
Need more information about joining an ensemble? email@example.com
THE GORGE SINFONIETTA
For over 40 years, the GORGE SINFONIETTA has been bringing high-quality classical music to the Gorge. In the last ten years, the orchestra has performed major symphonic works, world premieres, and worked with world-class guest artists. We're a welcoming ensemble and we think rehearsals should be fun.
Rehearsals: Tuesday evenings from 7-9 pm at Hood River Valley High School. Contact conductor Mark Steighner.
VOCI COMMUNITY CHOIR
The VOCI COMMUNITY CHOIR is a mixed voice ensemble that performs with the Sinfonietta and alone. Think you can't sing? YOU CAN! Come and join us. For information contact director Corin Parker.
Rehearsals: Monday evenings from 6:30-8:15 at Hood River Valley High School.
THE JAZZ COLLECTIVE BIG BAND
The JAZZ COLLECTIVE is a big band and several smaller ensembles that explore the best large ensemble charts as well as the art of improvisation in more musical intimate groups.
Rehearsals: Sunday evenings from 4-6 at Hood River Valley HS. Contact the director, Michael Paul.
STAGES MUSICAL THEATRE
Stages presents a season of musicals, comedies and dramas that balance innovation and tradition. Stages is a welcoming community of outstanding actors, musicians, and directors and we'd love to have you join us!
Auditions for LITTLE SHOP OF HORRORS will be in January. 2023.
COLUMBIA GORGE YOUTH CHORUS
Open to children ages 8-13, the goal of the Youth Chorus is to provide high-quality choral and musical ensemble instruction and exposure to a wide variety of outstanding literature. But, really, we just like to sing well and have fun doing it!
Rehearses in Hood River.
For information contact director Corin Parker.