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 24, 2018
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 September 17, 2018
Columbia Choirs of Metropolitan Seattle is an international award-winning, community based family of choirs, training singers kindergarten through adult. Since 1984, we have been bringing singers together for high quality musical training and exciting performance opportunities regionally, nationally and internationally. (Read More)
Featured Member for the Week of September 10, 2018
Northern Sound Choirs was formed in 2010 by former students of Stuart Hunt. His passion for Choral Arts left a legacy with these, now grown students. Currently, Northern Sound Choirs is comprised of a Girls Choir, on hiatus, and "Sonus Boreal," Snohomish County's Premiere Women's Choir.
Auditions are held for each season (winter/Christmas and spring).
You can hear some of our work at
Featured Member for the Week of September 3, 2018
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 two December and two April concerts, plus a December Family concert. (Read More)
Featured Member for the Week of August 27, 2018
CHANGING LIVES THROUGH SONG Rainier Youth Choirs is a non-profit, community-based organization with no religious affiliation offering six choirs for grades 2 and up. Highly qualified staff, all with advanced degrees and many years of choral directing experience deliver exceptional, artistic, inspirational and enjoyable instruction and performances. 2018-2019 marks the Twelfth Season of this Kent-based group. (Read More)
Featured Member for the Week of August 20, 2018
The Emerald City Women’s Chorus is a non-audition chorus in north Seattle for women of all ages who love to sing for the joy of it. Our chorus is a supportive community of singers who sing a mix of 3 and 4 part music and a variety of genres, including contemporary, classical, folk and rock ‘n roll. Besides having fun, we continually strive for an excellent sound. Our chorus is directed by Stacia Cumberland and accompanied by Tom Hecker. (Read More)
Featured Member for the Week of August 13, 2018
Founded in 2008, Seattle Jewish Chorale is an auditioned community choir whose mission is to engage audiences of all ages and backgrounds with the beauty and diversity of the Jewish experience. Seattle Jewish Chorale preserves, celebrates and advances the cultural heritage of world Jewry and fosters unity, understanding and respect within the Jewish community as well as between Jews and the wider community.
Featured Member for the Week of August 6, 2018
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 July 30, 2018
The Kulshan Chorus of Bellingham, WA is a community choir committed to music education and spirited performances celebrating the common bonds of humanity through music. Performing since 1987, the intergenerational, secular and multicultural Kulshan Chorus draws on music from America’s vast cultural roots including a range of styles and origins. The chorus' repertoire spans American folk classics to world music; well-known choral works to new premiers. (Read More)
Featured Member for the Week of July 23, 2018
In 1984, Dr. Wallace Golecke founded the Seattle Bach Choir with the idea that performances by the group would highlight the works of composers of the Baroque period, and Johann Sebastian Bach in particular. Under the direction of Louis Magor, Dr. Gregory Kent Vancil, and our newest director, Dr. Anne Lyman, the repertoire of this chamber choir has expanded to include music from the Medieval period through very recent years, including some premiere performances of works by current composers. (Read More)
Featured Member for the Week of July 16, 2018
A Cappella Joy is an award-winning women’s barbershop chorus based in the Seattle area. We belong to Sweet Adelines International, the largest music education organization for women in the world. Our 60-plus members are dedicated to musical excellence, committed to inclusiveness and diversity, and determined to bring a fresh, fun approach to a traditional American art form. (Read More)
Featured Member for the Week of July 9, 2018
The Sonoro Choral Society is a private, independent choral organization in the south Puget Sound. The spirit of our organization is personified in our name, “Sonoro,” a Spanish word that means sonorous and resounding. It is our primary mission for our music to inspire, educate, and resonate within our local community. Our logo beautifully embodies this purpose in the illustration of an unfurling ripple of water. (Read More)
Featured Member for the Week of July 2, 2018
Mission: Our voices transform society through innovative and entertaining programs that build community, illuminate the experiences of LGBTQ people and their allies, expand inclusion, and inspire justice.
Vision: A more harmonious world that celebrates the unique identities and talents of all people.
Seattle Women's Chorus Facebook page: https://www.facebook.com/SeattleWomensChorus
Featured Member for the Week of June 25, 2018
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 June 18, 2018
The Seattle Metropolitan Singers is a chorus for women of varying levels of ability. All are welcome from the novice to the very experienced. The music performed ranges from traditional spirituals to Latin masses to popular music - variety is the spice of this choir! Opportunities are abundant to those who wish to perform solos, duets and small ensembles. The season runs from early September through the beginning of June. Small concerts are peppered in along with two large performances in December and June. (Read More)
Featured Member for the Week of June 11, 2018
The Alliance Française de Seattle has been proud to offer the only French language choir in Seattle for the past 5 years. “La Chorale” is a fun and unique way members of our community can participate in promoting the French language and Francophone cultures in Seattle, combining their appreciation for music with that of the French language. La Chorale meets on Mondays, 7:30-9pm at the Good Shepherd Center: 4649 Sunnyside Ave N., Room 204. (Read More)
Featured Member for the Week of June 4, 2018
_About Us_ Located in Everett, Washington, we are Snohomish County's premiere a cappella women's show chorus. With about 30 voices coming together weekly, we create memories that are strengthened by the power of music. _What Drives Us_ We are passionate about singing together and for our community. We work toward continual vocal improvement as we participate in our annual regional competition. _Join Us_ We represent women of all ages and all walks of life. (Read More)
Featured Member for the Week of May 28, 2018
Lake Washington Singers is a women’s a choir that has been sharing music with the community since 1952. We are looking for new members who enjoy singing, improving their vocal skills, performing and having lots of fun. No audition is required choir however an ear for music and willingness to practice is. It is helpful but not necessary to be able to read music as we have online tools to help you learn your part. We enjoy singing a wide variety of music: contemporary, Broadway, folk, gospel, classical, jazz, etc. (Read More)
Featured Member for the Week of May 21, 2018
Featured Member for the Week of May 14, 2018
"The Skagit Valley Chorale exists to enrich the lives of all interested singers and concert audiences in the Skagit Valley by expressing the human spirit through choral music." The Skagit Valley Chorale was founded by Joan Penny in 1984 and has grown from its original 30 members to over 100 men and women dedicated to performing quality choral music at our two annual concerts. (Read More)