Announcing Our 2017-18 Concert Programs

San Francisco Choral Artists is thrilled to announce its 2017-18 subscription season! The Choral Artists will present three unique and engaging programs of music for chamber choir PLUS special guests. A Rebel’s Christmas: Martin Luther’s Musical Reformation with special guest narrator Stephen Wilson Saturday, December 9, 2017, 8 PM St. Mark’s Episcopal Church, Palo Alto

Choral Music by Women Composers

Choral Music by Women Composers

In 2015, SFCA Artistic Director Magen Solomon worked together with Dr. Eliza Rubenstein of the Orange County Women’s Chorus to create a free database of choral music by women composers. It was launched as part of a presentation at a conference of the American Choral Directors Association.

New Voices Project Co-Winner: James May

New Voices Project Co-Winner: James May

James May is the First Prize co-winner of the San Francisco Choral Artists New Voices Project in 2017, for his setting of “The Garden” by H.D. His composition receives its premiere performances as part of Witches, Saints, and Mothers: Music By and About Women in March 2017.

New Voices Project Co-Winner: Ben Zucker

New Voices Project Co-Winner: Ben Zucker

Ben Zucker is the First Prize co-winner of the San Francisco Choral Artists New Voices Project in 2017, for his setting of “Eurydice” by H.D. His composition receives its premiere performances as part of Witches, Saints, and Mothers: Music By and About Women in March 2017.

From in between the lines: Interview with Monica Houghton

From in between the lines: Interview with Monica Houghton

The San Francisco Choral Artists will give the world premiere of Monica Houghton’s Te lucis ante terminum as part of SFCA’s December 2016 concert set, Light In Winter. In this interview, Jason Carl Rosenberg speaks with Ms. Houghton about selecting and setting text when composing for choir. Jason Carl Rosenberg: SFCA will perform your setting

Momo in the Mistletoe: Interview with Paul Chihara

Momo in the Mistletoe: Interview with Paul Chihara

Dr. Paul Chihara has composed scores for over 90 motion pictures and television series, while also receiving numerous accolades for his dramatic music for the concert stage. San Francisco Choral Artists will premiere his newest work for choir, Momo in the Mistletoe, in their December 2016 concert set Light In Winter. Dr. Chihara speaks on