De Profundis Reflection

by Katie Bent, alto “…was that right?” The first time we “sang” Schoenberg’s De Profundis, that question was met with a whole lot of nervous laughter. We’d made it through all of seven bars, and even the most confident readers among us weren’t sure if we’d sung any of the right notes, much less if

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.