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"Hidden Voices of Renaissance England" Concert and Workshop

On June 8, 2014 In Mulieribus will join with guest conductor and Byrd scholar, Dr. Kerry McCarthy, to present a concert exploring the household music of William Byrd sung by women in the English Renaissance. Featured a cappella works will include Mass for three voices, Memento salutis auctor, O gloriosa domina, Crowned with flowers and lilies and others accompanied by keyboardist, Hannah Brewer.

In addition, on Thursday, June 5th, In Mulieribus will host a FREE Workshop with Dr. Kerry McCarthy.

Who:    In Mulieribus

What:   Hidden Voices of Renaissance England

When:   FREE Workshop - Thursday, June 5, 4:00 - 8:30 PM, and
               Concert - Sunday, June 8, 2014 at 7:00 PM

Where: FREE Workshop - Thursday, June 5, Reed College, 3203 SE Woodstock Blvd.,                 Portland, OR, and
             Concert - Sunday, June 8, St Philip Neri Catholic Church, 2408 SE 16th Ave, Portland, OR

Byrd Workshop

June 5th FREE Workshop more information:

On Thursday, June 5, 2014 In Mulieribus will host a FREE Workshop with Dr. Kerry McCarthy. The workshop is open to all, though rehearsal and singing sessions will include only soprano and alto voices. If interested in attending the workshop, please email with your name, phone number, and email address. Space is limited, please RSVP as early as possible.

Workshop Schedule:

4:00 pm           Introductions, Performance by In Mulieribus
4:10 pm           Lecture (English Renaissance Music and the Role of Women, Dr. Kerry McCarthy)
4:30 pm           Performance by In Mulieribus
4:40 pm           Rehearsal Session I: selections from the 3-part mass
                                 (led by IM Artistic Director, Anna Song)
5:45 pm           Break (no host with dining options on campus)
7:15 pm           Rehearsal Session II: Visita quaesumus
8:00 pm           Singing from facsimile: Visita quaesumus
8:30 pm           Conclusions/Evaluations

The pieces may be downloaded in advance here and, copies will also be available onsite on the day of the workshop:

            3-part mass (Kyrie, Sanctus, Benedictus, Agnus Dei)
            Visita quaesumus

June 8 Concert Tickets:

$25 premium seating, $20 general, $15 students/seniors, available at or (800) 494-TIXS; at the door; or order form by mail to In Mulieribus, PO Box 6374, Portland, OR 97228. A 10% group discount is available for groups of 10 or more.

"Stark, enchanting beauty..." The Oregonian

"Heavenly voices..." Portland Tribune

"The closest earthly approach to a visitation of angels may be a concert by In Mulieribus."
Brett Campbell, Oregon Arts Watch

For more information, please email or call (503) 283-2913.