Choral Art Society

  • The Choral Art Society was founded in 1972 under Music Director Dr. Harold Brown
  • Dr. Robert Russell became Music Director in 1979
  • 20th anniversary celebration in 1992 featuring Brahms’s Ein Deutsches Requiem with conductor Robert Shaw
  • The Choral Art Society became “ChoralArt” in 2016

Commissioned Works

George Andoniadis, Jerry Bowder, Dan Locklair, Scott Harris,  Derek Holman, Charles Kaufmann, Travis Ramsey, J. Mark Scearce.


  • 1995 Windswept the Trees: Choral Music of Dan Locklair
  • 1999 Christmas at the Cathedral
  • 2005 Christmas at the Cathedral
  • 2012 A Choral Art Christmas

Recent Collaborations

  • 2004 Carmina Burana with Portland Ballet
  • 2006 The Unicorn, the Gorgon, and the Manticore with Portland Ballet
  • 2007 Carmina Burana with Portland Ballet
  • 2007 L’Orfeo with University of Southern Maine School of Music
  • 2010 Mozart Requiem with Portland Ballet
  • 2013 The Armed Man: A Mass for Peace with Portland Ballet
  • 2015 Grand Opera Meets the Mighty Kotzschmar with Friends of the Kotzschmar Organ


  • 2001 European tour
  • 2002 Washington National Cathedral
  • 2017 Tour of Finland, Estonia, & Russia
  • 2019 Tour of Netherlands and Belgium