always the Second Sunday evening in December



The St Matthew Exaltation Handbells

The Handbell/Handchime Ministry at St Matthew is in its 42nd season offering ringing at a variety of times for a variety of ages and abilities.  The church has 5 ensembles and the Exaltation Hand bells is the top level.   It is an eleven member ensemble of very experienced hand bell musicians and is directed by  

Shosh Meyer.  


The Big Horn Brass

The Big Horn Brass was founded in 1983 by Andrew Harris. Members of the group come from the Oregon Symphony, Portland Opera, Columbia Symphony, Pioneer Brass, Columbia Brass, and top freelance musicians. The group preforms a wide variety of music including classical, romantic, renaissance, ragtime, marches, brass band, patriotic, big band charts, and movie music.

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LaRhonda Steele


LaRhonda is the 2017 and 2016 Muddy Award winner for Best FemaleVocalist presented by the Cascade Blues Association
LaRhonda Steele began her musical journey in Jones, Oklahoma at age 13 singing her first solo in church one Sunday morning. Her journey continued to Portland, Oregon and beyond culminating into an powerful legacy of musical experiences for which she is Awed and Grateful.