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 April 6, 2020
Song of Seattle is a creative women's a cappella chorus with a musical theater flair. We sing both timeless and contemporary arrangements. We are a part of the larger Sweet Adeline organization and have won the Audience Choice Award at the regional convention 3 years in a row!
Featured Member for the Week of March 30, 2020
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 March 23, 2020
The Esoterics is a Seattle-based vocal ensemble that is dedicated to performing and perpetuating contemporary a cappella choral settings of poetry, philosophy, and spiritual writings from around the world. While cultivating artistic expression and cultural understanding among its singers and audience alike, The Esoterics aspires to reflect the beauty, power, and significance that are inherent in the music of our time.
Featured Member for the Week of March 16, 2020
The Offbeats Vocal Jazz Ensemble is an 17-member group of men and women who perform high-caliber vocal jazz arrangements in a variety of styles written for up to eight parts. With internationally acclaimed Seattle jazz vocalist Kelley Johnson as musical director, the group strives towards excellence in musicality and performance. Accompanied by Seattle’s top jazz musicians, the Offbeats perform with a professional rhythm section led by accomplished jazz pianist, John Hansen. (Read More)
Featured Member for the Week of March 9, 2020
Seattle Shores Chorus is a small Sweet Adelines chorus established in 1953. We perform barbershop music specially arranged for women's voices. We sing approximately twice a month at retirement communities, nursing homes, and community events in the greater Seattle area and hold an annual benefit concert in October. Seattle Shores is an inclusive, friendly group that includes women of all ages, backgrounds, and abilities. We are always happy to welcome new members and perform in new venues.
Featured Member for the Week of March 2, 2020
Founded in 2012, Spectrum Choral Academy is a 50-voice community choir program for children, teens and college age singers with the purpose of inspiring young people through quality music education and performances. Weekly rehearsals (including music theory instruction for all singers!) are held Saturdays from Sep-June in Gig Harbor, WA. (Read More)
Featured Member for the Week of February 24, 2020
Featured Member for the Week of February 17, 2020
Founded in the fall of 2001, Northwest Repertory Singers (NWRS) is a premier vocal ensemble whose mission is to enrich and educate through the presentation of creative choral repertoire performed at the highest artistic level. NWRS has quickly become one of the Puget Sound region’s most revered choral ensembles. They sponsored the Rolling Requiem in 2002 to commemorate the first anniversary of September 11, presenting Mozart’s Requiem to a capacity audience at Mason United Methodist Church. (Read More)
Featured Member for the Week of February 10, 2020
Tacoma Early Music (formerly Canonici) is a professional early music ensemble based in Tacoma, WA. We also present early music concert by other groups.
Featured Member for the Week of February 3, 2020
Cappella Romana presents its 28th annual season in 2019-20. Cappella Romana is a professional vocal ensemble that performs early and contemporary sacred classical music in the Christian traditions of East and West. The ensemble is known especially for its presentations and recordings of medieval Byzantine chant (the Eastern sibling of Gregorian chant), Greek and Russian Orthodox choral works, and other sacred music that expresses the historic traditions of a unified Christian inheritance. (Read More)
Featured Member for the Week of January 27, 2020
Our Mission: Northwest Girlchoir transforms the lives of girls and young women through outstanding music education, dynamic choral performances, and an enduring community. Our Vision: A world where everyone is transformed by the beauty of choral music and the power of women's voices. Since 1972, Northwest Girlchoir has inspired thousands of girls, families and audiences around the Puget Sound and around the world. (Read More)
Featured Member for the Week of January 20, 2020
This distinguished ensemble consists of 80 talented singers with diverse backgrounds and a shared passion for beautiful and precise expressions of classical music. Seattle Pro Musica also has three smaller ensembles, Vox (our mixed voices chamber ensemble), Chroma (our select SSAA ensemble), and Orpheon (our select TTBB ensemble). They perform under the direction of award-winning conductor and artistic director, Karen P. Thomas.
Featured Member for the Week of January 13, 2020
Established in 1968, the Northwest Chamber Chorus under the direction of Mark Kloepper, has long been recognized as one of the finest choirs in the Pacific Northwest. The 45-voice ensemble of men and women is critically acclaimed for its compelling performances of the best classical choral music. The group's extensive repertoire ranges from Medieval and Renaissance music to 21st century compositions. (Read More)
Featured Member for the Week of January 6, 2020
The Olympia Youth Chorus, established in 1995, is a nonprofit vocal music program for young singers in the South Sound community. OYC members typically reside in the Olympia, Tumwater and Lacey communities, but also regionally from Tenino, Elma, Shelton, Chehalis, Yelm, and Hoquiam. Singers come from public and private schools, as well as home-schooled populations. Although no previous formal musical training is required, many of our auditioned choral members perform in their school orchestras, bands or choirs. (Read More)
Featured Member for the Week of December 30, 2019
We are a fun group of people who promote Nordic culture through music, with an emphasis on Sweden. We meet at the iconic Swedish Club on Dexter Avenue overlooking beautiful Lake Union. No need to be Swedish or to speak Swedish. Just a love of Nordic culture and singing! We are a non-audition heritage choir. Always hot coffee.
Featured Member for the Week of December 23, 2019
RADIANCE is a Seattle-based professional vocal ensemble specializing in the performance of American choral music. The group primarily focuses on performing contemporary works by living composers, including local Pacific Northwest composers. Radiance also performs music from the shapenote and Shaker traditions to celebrate and connect the roots of American choral music to contemporary works.
Featured Member for the Week of December 16, 2019
Comprised of volunteer singers drawn exclusively from the Seattle region, Choral Arts Northwest has garnered national recognition and critical acclaim by combining a deep sense of community with a passion for artistic excellence. Led by Artistic Director Robert Bode, CANW has won the Margaret Hillis Award for Choral Excellence (2010); and the American Prize for choral performance (community division) twice, placing first in 2010 and second in 2013. (Read More)
Featured Member for the Week of December 9, 2019
The Bainbridge Chorale, founded in 1971, is an auditioned community choral performance company. Its mission is to enrich and inspire its singers, audience and the community by sharing the transcendent power of choral music. The Chorale presents three December and two April concerts, plus a December Family concert. (Read More)
Featured Member for the Week of December 2, 2019
The Alliance Française de Seattle Choir is the only French language choir in Seattle since 2011. The Choir is based on an annual schedule where singers sign up for 32 sessions between September and June. The program includes four performances: AFSeattle's Christmas Market and Phinney Christmas Fair (December), French Fest (March), and the main concert towards which the choir will be working for the entire year, the Fête de la Musique celebration (June). (Read More)
Featured Member for the Week of November 25, 2019
Bellevue Youth Choirs offer unmatched musicianship training, inspired performances, and a joyful, spirited community for youth.
Choristers learn musicianship, vocal technique, performance skills, and participate in MainStage concerts, outreach and community events, and collaborations with the finest musicians and choral groups.
The auditioned choirs participate in regional choral festivals and tours, including an inaugural tour to the UK in the summer of 2019.