March 15 – 16, 2025

Resonance Ensemble — Katherine Fitzgibbon, Director

Combined Choruses of: Lewis & Clark Cappella Nova Choir, Katherine Fitzgibbon, Director & Reed Collegium Musicum, Shohei Ohtani, Director


The Orchesrta Nova Northwest launches a new collaboration with the brilliant and dynamic Resonance Ensemble, a professional vocal ensemble with a mission that mirrors that of the Orchesrta Nova Northwest, who is committed to creating and presenting powerful programs promoting meaningful social change. This program will present an evocative work by Pulitzer Prize-winning composer Caroline Shaw that uses excerpts of American poet Emma Lazarus’ poem The New Colossus and also addresses refugee crises, and a rarely performed work of American composer Margaret Bonds that sets W.E.B. Du Bois’ stirring Credo from his 1920 autobiography, Darkwater: Voices from within the Veil. The combined choruses from Lewis and Clark and Reed Colleges will join the Resonance Ensemble and the ONN for the mighty and majestic Dona nobis pacem of English composer Ralph Vaughan Williams, a work composed in 1936 and written as a plea for peace between the two world wars.


CAROLINE SHAW                                To the Hands
MARGARET BONDS                            Credo
VAUGHAN WILLIAMS                           Dona nobis pacem


Sat. March 15, 2025, 7:30 p.m. | Reynolds High School, Troutdale

Sun. March 16, 2025, 3:00 p.m. | The Reser, Beaverton





Calendar for Resonance Nova

  • 7:30pm

    Reynolds High School

    Troutdale, OR

  • 3:00pm

    The Reser

    12725 SW Millikan Way