Phantom of the Opera

Saturday, Oct 26  - 7:00 pm

We kick off the season once again with our annual Halloween inspired show that's full of surprises! Barn-burning virtuosic piano numbers, jazz, flashy novelty piano solos, and a few musical numbers about things that go bump in the night!
 
Thomas Rheingans, Music Director at First United Methodist Church, will perform chilling renditions of famous movie soundtracks on the Rodger's Pipe Organ in the sanctuary of First United Methodist Church.
 
This show will feature the Thomas Rheingans Ensemble with guest vocalists and musicians.
Also performing will be the Encore Vocal Quartet.
Desserts and refreshments will round out the evening.

Rodgers Custom 940 Pipe Organ

The 2019 Winter Choir Festival

Saturday, Dec 7th  - 2:00 pm to 8:00

Bring the Whole Family and Share in the Experience!

Featuring:
The Clark College Concert Choir
Heritage Concert Choir
Choral Groups from Evergreen and Vancouver School District
 
This festive event has something for everyone! We bring a touch of the Portland Grotto experience to Vancouver with this Holiday choral program.  Strolling carolers,  petting zoo, festive light show, hot cider, espresso, and desserts!
 
Performing on the Rogers pipe organ in between choirs will be Thomas Rheingans - Music Director at First United Methodist Church
Performance Schedule 

2:00 - Frontier Middle School Choir

2:20 - Riverview Choir

2:40 - Cascade Middle School Treble Choir

3:00 - Columbia Valley Chorus

3:20 - Skyview High School Concert Choir

3:40 - Pacific Middle School 6th Grade Choir

4:00 - Heritage High School Treble Choir

4:20 - Prairie High School Chamber Choir 

4:40 - Shahala Middle School 7th Grade Choir

5:00 - Lakeshore Elementary Choir

5:15 - Jason Lee Middle School Choir

5:30 - Columbia River High School Treble and Concert Choir

6:00 - Break

7:00 - Clark College Concert Choir and the Heritage HS Concert Choir

Christmas Extravaganza!

Thursday, Dec 12 - 7:00 pm

 

Please join us for a special Encore Christmas Extravaganza on Thursday, Dec 12th at 7pm in the sanctuary. VanFUMC has developed a great relationship with Heritage High School Choir Program over the last two years. 
 
For this show, Heritage will bring the entire choir program of 160 students!  In addition, there will be brass and string ensembles, timpani, chimes, organ, and piano! You won't want to miss this special Encore presentation!
 

Jazz, Rags, and Blues!

Saturday, Feb 15 - 7:00 pm

Blues, Ragtime, and Jazz are distinctive American contributions to modern music. Music of W.C.Handy, Scott Joplin, Louis Moreau Gottschalk, and George Gershwin will be featured.
 
You won't want to miss this energetic and toe-tapping concert!
 
This concert will also feature some classical favorites of Chopin and Beethoven.

Jubilee - Folk Music Festival!

Saturday, May 2nd - 4:00 pm to 9:00 pm

The Jubilee Folk Festival will showcase professional musicians performing bluegrass, old-time, and gospel inspired music.

 

Mountain music is a genre of North American folk music, with roots in the folk music of various cultures of Ireland, Britain, Africa, and Continental Europe.

 

There will be educational and instructional experiences suitable for all ages.

Previous Encore Shows from 2019

Encore Rocks

Aug 17 - 7pm  2019

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