Critical Mass Vocal Artists (CMVA) is a semi-professional choral ensemble consisting of trained singers in the Treasure Valley that produces excellent choral music focusing on contemporary octavo literature of a high caliber along with educational outreach, directed by Dr. Michael Porter.

CMVA represents the finest in chamber choir performance in Southern Idaho. Its mission is to establish and maintain a tradition of choral excellence, to be a vital part of the arts in Idaho, and to enrich our communities through choral music, education, and performance. The singers of CMVA represent the Treasure Valley’s finest singers and choral educators, and who seek to inspire and engage their audience with a diverse repertoire and choral excellence.

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If you are interested in auditioning for Critical Mass Vocal Artists, please contact Michael Porter at

CMVA's 2019-2020 Season

Saturday, October 26, 7:30 pm
Singing Forward: Choral Music from Women Composers

Friday, February 28, 7:30 pm
Identity: African-American Choral Music

Saturday, June 13, 7:30 pm
Our Legacy: Songs of the Earth

Locations TBD

Single tickets available soon