GSCC Weekly Featured Members
Each week we pick one of our member organizations to highlight. Below you can find our current pick plus a history of past selections.
Featured Member for the Week of September 20, 2021
The mission of the Seattle Peace Chorus (SPC) is to communicate through music the desire for a just and peaceful world; to consistently present SPC’s message through choral excellence and nonviolent activism; to celebrate life in all its diversity; to build and sustain harmonious relationships and cultural bridges locally and globally. The Seattle Peace Chorus was founded in 1983 under the leadership of Helen Lauritzen (SPC Director, 1983-2000). (Read More)
Featured Member for the Week of September 13, 2021
BlueStreet Voices is a vocal jazz ensemble based out of Seattle, WA that performs tunes with a professional trio at our back. We put forth everything from foot-tappin’ jazz standards to classically arranged contemporary pop hits, including Latin, blues, gospel, and rich ballads. The mission of BlueStreet Voices is to promote vocal jazz education and music in the community, while providing high-quality, entertaining musical experiences for audiences and performers alike. (Read More)
Featured Member for the Week of September 6, 2021
The South Sound Classical Choir, under the auspices of the Valley Arts Society, a 501 (c)(3), is made up of about 60 community members from Puyallup, Tacoma and surrounding South Puget Sound areas who love to sing a diverse musical repertoire that includes classical music from Renaissance to modern periods. We were honored with an invitation to participate in a performance of Ola Gjeilo's compositions at Carnegie Hall on April 15, 2018! (Read More)
Featured Member for the Week of August 30, 2021
Cora Voce (Chorus of Voices) is a Tacoma-based ensemble dedicated to sharing and performing high-quality choral music. Our mission is: to inspire, enrich and educate. Through our generous supporters, the Cora Voce supports young aspiring choral artists through college scholarships, and supports school music programs through program-building grants.
Featured Member for the Week of August 23, 2021
Sonoro Choral Society is an independent, not-for-profit choral organization based in the south Puget Sound area. It is our mission to inspire passion for choral music through accessibility and education. We are currently comprised of two performing ensembles, the Sonoro Women’s Choir (2011) and Elysium (2018). In 2007, Director Jeremy Shilley noticed a lack of accessibility in the choral music community. (Read More)
Featured Member for the Week of August 16, 2021
Comprised of the Northwest Boychoir and Vocalpoint! Seattle, the Northwest Choirs provides music education and performance opportunities to young people. Annually, 200 young singers enroll in our premier music education programs. These students -- boys ages 6 to 18, and girls 12 to 18 -- come from all corners of the Puget Sound region representing 115 diverse public and private elementary, middle and high schools. (Read More)
Featured Member for the Week of August 9, 2021
Featured Member for the Week of August 2, 2021
Whatcom Chorale brings our community a rich heritage of music in a variety of presentations. Our purpose is to present both accompanied and a cappella choral music which includes sacred, classical and contemporary styles in a variety of languages. We believe that the universal voice, which speaks through these works, aids in restoring a healthy balance and a sense of connectedness in our community at deeply personal, spiritual and intellectual levels. (Read More)
Featured Member for the Week of July 26, 2021
The Renaissance choir Sine Nomine, directed by Dr. Anne Lyman, is a Community Collegium ensemble, part of the community outreach program of Early Music Seattle (EMS). Founded in 2008 by conductor Gary D. Cannon and singer/manager Pamela Silimperi, Sine Nomine is a mixed-voice chamber choir specializing in the fine performance of early music, including sacred and secular works from all regions. (Read More)
Featured Member for the Week of July 19, 2021
Adult Community Choir, mixed voicing, serving Mill Creek and surrounding areas within Snonhomish County. Formed in August 2014 and currently has 85 singers.
We currently rehearse on Tuesday nights from 7-9pm at the Advent Lutheran Church in Mill Creek, WA.
Featured Member for the Week of July 12, 2021
With 100 auditioned singers, Kirkland Choral Society is one of the premier large choral groups in the Puget Sound region. Now entering its 31st season, the Choral Society's repertoire emphasizes the great works for chorus and orchestra, but also includes a wide variety of choral music, including fine works by the leading composers of our day. (Read More)
Featured Member for the Week of July 5, 2021
The Kitsap Community Chorale, founded in January of 2009, dedicates itself to providing a varied and excellent choral experience to both its members and its audiences. Past performances include classics such as Vivaldi's Gloria, Rutter's Requiem and Mozart's Sparrow Mass, as well as the work of local composers, such as Richard Nance's A Mass for a New Millenium along with Broadway medleys, Americana, and other choral works.
Featured Member for the Week of June 28, 2021
Building Friendship Through Music. We seek to build friendship among Japanese, Japanese-Americans and any others who are interested in Japan and Japanese music. Through Japanese songs we rediscover Japanese culture; and through other songs we deepen our understanding of other cultures. We see ourselves as Japanese cultural ambassadors. We are the only Japanese mixed choir in the northern part of Puget Sound, with a mission to share authentic Japanese culture to local communities. (Read More)
Featured Member for the Week of June 21, 2021
Since its inception, Opus 7 Vocal Ensemble has established a reputation for continually featuring a diverse range of new and rarely performed works, along with time-honored classics of choral literature. Formed in 1992 as a professional choral group by founding director Loren Pontén, Opus 7 specializes in 19th- through 21st-century a cappella choral music. As a resident ensemble of St. (Read More)
Featured Member for the Week of June 14, 2021
Northwest Chorale is a group of civic-minded individuals who enjoy gathering to rehearse and perform great works of music. The Chorale averages over 60 singers from the greater Seattle area. Members come from all walks of life, but have one thing in common – a love of music.
From its inception, the mission of Northwest Chorale has been to feed those in need through music. Concert admission is always free, with a free-will offering taken, of which 100 percent goes to local food banks.
Featured Member for the Week of June 7, 2021
A dynamic and high energy ensemble, under the direction of Evan Norberg. Wellspring Ensemble aspires to create meaningful and emotional connections by performing diverse choral works and engaging in educational and community outreach.
Featured Member for the Week of May 31, 2021
Formed in 2013 as a south Snohomish County sister choir to the Cantabile Chamber Choir of Mount Vernon, reSound, a Northwest Chamber Ensemble, is a 12-voice auditioned chamber group that is choir-in-residence at Lynnwood’s Trinity Lutheran Church, with a real heart for social justice and projects that make a difference in our diverse community. reSound is directed by Dr. Stephen Marshall-Ward, who brings a passionate love of choral music and gifted leadership to this small but talented vocal ensemble. (Read More)
Featured Member for the Week of May 24, 2021
Cantaré Vocal Ensemble is a mixed-voice ensemble with singers drawn from all around the Seattle area. Dedicated to presenting concerts exploring a wide range of choral literature, Cantaré offers singers the opportunity to learn and perform a variety of serious repertoire including 19th-century spirituals, psalms, and plainchant, as well as works by 20th century composers. (Read More)
Featured Member for the Week of May 17, 2021
PSC is an educational, non-profit championship women's chorus. Our repertoire in the 4-part a cappella harmony style includes many types of music. We rehearse on Tuesdays from 7pm-8:30pm. We invite you to join us on Zoom for fun and harmony!
Featured Member for the Week of May 10, 2021
Mission: Bellevue Chamber Chorus exists to enhance the community’s enjoyment and understanding of the choral arts by communicating the beauty of music. Bellevue Chamber Chorus, founded in 1984, normally performs three major concerts each season. Our repertoire is eclectic with themed concerts that encompass a variety of choral literature including modern choral music, classical works, and contemporary arrangements of world music, Broadway hits, and jazz. (Read More)