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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 Artistic Director, Dr. Michael Porter at michaelporter2@boisestate.edu.

CMVA Season

  • Saturday, March 9, 2024 • 7:30 pm – get your tickets below!
    • Sergei Rachmaninoff’s All-Night Vigil Op. 37
    • First Presbyterian Church, Boise
  • Saturday, May 4, 2024 • 7:30 pm*
    • The Underground Railroad – a concert of African Spirituals influenced by Colson Whitehead’s best-selling book.
    • First Presbyterian Church, Boise

*This concert is presented in cooperation with Rediscovered Books.

Single tickets to each concert will go on sale at least one month prior to each performance.