Upcoming Concerts

General admission tickets only are available for purchase online. If you would like to purchase a student ticket, they are $5 at the door.

The concert by Central Washington’s premier chamber chorus will be at 4 p.m. Sunday, December 11th, in the sanctuary at Englewood Christian Church, 511 North 44th Avenue. Please join us for an enjoyable late afternoon of holiday pieces!

Tickets are available at the link below.


Covid Policy

Following revised state guidelines, Canticus Vocal Ensemble will no longer require proof of vaccination for those attending our performances. Masks are encouraged but not required.

We continue to be concerned about the health and safety of our audience. To that end, members of the Canticus Vocal Ensemble and board of directors are fully vaccinated. The Canticus Vocal Ensemble will monitor the COVID-19 data in the Yakima Valley. We will update our policies in accordance with local, state, and federal guidelines.

Past Concerts

Spring Quarter Choral Concert

Central Washington University
Hertz Concert Hall
May 15, 2022

Canticus Vocal Ensemble
CWU Chamber Choir

Dr. Scott R. Peterson, Conductor
Anne Schilperoort, Accompanist

Download the program

Music of the Baltic Lands

Music of the Baltic Lands

Canticus Vocal Ensemble and Orchestra
March 7, 2020 – 1st Methodist Church, Ellensburg
March 8, 2020 – Englewood Christian Church, Yakima

Featured the beautiful sound of choral music from the nations that surround the Baltic Sea with a a wide variety of styles and tastes as a musical smorgasbord. Musical delicacies from Estonia, Sweden, Denmark, German, Russia and Finland by composers such as Hugo Alven, Jean Sibelius, Lars Edlund, Part Uusberg and Sven-Erik Back.

Scott R. Peterson, Conductor
Anne Schilperoort, Accompanist
Aaron Hirsch, Organ
Brittany Stahley, Soprano

Audio Recordings

Handel’s Messiah

by George Frideric Handel
Canticus Vocal Ensemble and Orchestra
Englewood Christian Church, Yakima
December 15, 2019

Scott R. Peterson, Conductor
Julie Finch, Soprano
Melissa Schiel, Mezzo-soprano
Tor Blaisdell, Tenor
Micah Parker, Bass   (or was it Vijay Singh??)

Canticus Chamber Orchestra
Aaron Hirsch, Director

Video Recordings

Audio Recordings

Canticus Vocal Ensemble

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