Inspired Programming


Resonance Ensemble is an outstanding professional vocal ensemble committed to innovative programming of exceptional music, exciting performances that engage and inspire listeners, and extraordinary vocal sound. Concerts have creative themes that explore the resonance between music of all eras and art, politics, history, literature and culture.  


Exceptional Music

Since its founding in 2009, Resonance has performed bold and adventurous repertoire ranging from medieval chant to Bach to Ellington and is equally unafraid to tackle wild, new music. Resonance collaborates often with local music organizations including Third Angle New Music Ensemble, The Oregon Symphony, Portland Chamber Orchestra, Cascadia Composers, and Friends of Chamber Music. Creative partners have included Pink Martini bandleader, Thomas Lauderdale, renowned classical pianist Hunter Noack, Oregon Poet Laureate Paulann Peterson, and visual artist Therese Murdza.

Tangible Connection

Resonance has been depicted as "One of Oregon's most valuable musical resources..."(Oregon ArtsWatch) 
and audience members describe having an "edge of your seat" experience as they listen to the rich palette of vocal colors, flawless intonation,and sensitive musical expression that are the hallmarks of Resonance Ensemble. 

Come share in the joys of exceptional vocal music performed by some of the Northwest's finest professional musicians.