GSCC Member Organization

Summer Fling Singers

Mailing Address:
18221 SE 43rd Pl
Issaquah, WA 98027
Electronic Contact:
Artistic Director: Aaron Giles
Founded: 2016
Next Anniversary: 2020 calendar year
Ensemble Type: Adult Auditioned Community Choir
(Participating members are selected from local community choirs through invitation and referral)
Size: 16 members
Yearly Contributions: Free
Rehearses: various days, 7:00pm during the Summer Only at St. Margaret's Episcopal Church, Bellevue, WA
(Rehearsals are coordinated with the singers and may vary year-to-year.)

Description

We are a mixed chamber group of community chorus singers skipping out for a month during the summer to explore new genres and experience small ensemble singing.

Each year, Summer Fling Singers chooses a different style or composer of a cappella music to focus upon. Once decided, a local director—ideally one with extensive experience in our chosen genre—is selected to coach us through the repertoire and conduct us.

An initial reading session is held in late June or early July, followed by 6 rehearsals spread over the last three full weeks of August. Our one and only concert is typically held the weekend prior to Labor Day weekend. Concert dress is “Aloha” shirts or floral print dresses, because no one should have to wear black in the summer.

Singers are selected through invitation and referral, mostly being drawn from local community chorales. We try to aim for at most 16 singers each season (four per section), unless the repertoire demands more. Are you interested in singing with us in the future? Contact us to inquire about openings and be put on our waitlist.

Summer Fling Singers. Summer Fling 2018 was coached by Gary D. Cannon. Photography by Philip D. Lanum.
Summer Fling Singers. Summer Fling 2018 was coached by Gary D. Cannon. Photography by Philip D. Lanum.
Summer Fling Singers. Summer Fling 2018 in concert dress. Photography by Philip D. Lanum.
Summer Fling Singers. Summer Fling 2018 in concert dress. Photography by Philip D. Lanum.