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 12, 2021
The Seattle Choral Company is committed to being a voice of excellence in choral singing --in all its diversity--as an experience that builds and enriches community.
Featured Member for the Week of April 5, 2021
What do you get when you bring together a bunch of people who love to sing and have fun at the same time? When your mission is to create the community we want to see in the world? When you reach out to audiences who are looking for something missing in Seattle’s choral offerings? When you reach out to communities who need some joy? Well, you get Joyful! Noise. (Read More)
Featured Member for the Week of March 29, 2021
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 March 22, 2021
Seattle Ladies Choir (SLC) is open to all self-identified women over the age of 21 and provides a diverse, talented group of women the opportunity to learn and perform contemporary choral songs. The choir promotes practices that are inclusive, safe, and supportive. Our guiding principles include bonding over the joys of music, empowering a strong sense of community, and sharing these positive experiences with the greater Seattle audience. (Read More)
Featured Member for the Week of March 15, 2021
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 8, 2021
The Finnish Choral Society is one of the few choirs, which still preserves traditional Finnish language choir music in the USA. The roots date back to 1964, when a choir named “Kaleva Korus” was started The choir eventually merged with the West Coast Singers’ Seattle Chapter in the mid 1970’s. The name Finnish Choral Society was established around 1980. (Read More)
Featured Member for the Week of March 1, 2021
Founded in 1989, the Magnolia Chorale is a community of dedicated singers who share a passion for the joyful and inspiring influence of music. Each member brings intense personal commitment to all phases of participation--rehearsals, fund-raising, and artistic development. The Chorale is a community in every sense of the word, and we have fun, work hard, and enjoy the spirit of music and camaraderie together. We perform two concert series annually during the first weekends in May and December.
Featured Member for the Week of February 22, 2021
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 (Emeritus) 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 February 15, 2021
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, Dr. Anne Lyman, and our newest director Daniel A Mahraun, 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 February 8, 2021
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 February 1, 2021
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 January 25, 2021
Our mission: To encourage the personal and social growth of our singers and inspire our community through impactful performances and music education. Rainier Youth Choirs is a non-profit, community-based organization with no religious affiliation offering five choirs for grades 2 and up. It is a music performance and education program for children and youth emphasizing the development of high caliber musical skills and outstanding artistic performances so as to inspire, enrich, and transform the lives of children. (Read More)
Featured Member for the Week of January 18, 2021
Mirinesse Women's Choir celebrates diverse and outstanding choral repertoire for women through excellence in performance. Our Mission: Mirinesse Women's Choir connects singers to each other and our audience through the choral art. Our Vision: Mirinesse Women's Choir envisions a culture that broadly supports choral arts and promotes the social, emotional and physical benefits of the shared choral experience. Mirinesse is Old English for “joyful women”. (Read More)
Featured Member for the Week of January 11, 2021
The Everett Chorale Association is the pre-eminent vocal music organization in the Everett area. Our mission is to perform a wide variety of quality choral music for the enrichment and enjoyment of our community while providing local singers the opportunity to expand their musical knowledge and experience.. With the inclusion of the Snohomish County Youth Choir, the Everett Chorale offers opportunities to all interested singers of all ages. (Read More)
Featured Member for the Week of January 4, 2021
The Northwest Firelight Chorale sings from the heart, giving joyful, soul-stirring performances that create an exhilarating and memorable experience for all. We are a vibrant mixed-voice ensemble based in Seattle, Washington, celebrated not only for our musical excellence but our unique ability to connect with audiences. Our broad repertoire includes both sacred and secular folk, Broadway, classical, vocal jazz and world music. (Read More)
Featured Member for the Week of December 28, 2020
The Evergreen Women's Chorale is a non-auditioned women's choir existing to provide a place for women to gather, sing together and connect through the love of making music. Rehearsals are once a week on Tuesday evenings at Panther Lake Community Church in Kent and performances are during December and May/June.
Featured Member for the Week of December 21, 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 December 14, 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 December 7, 2020
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, tours, and outreach performances.
Featured Member for the Week of November 30, 2020
The Market Street Singers is a choral ensemble in Ballard that builds connections within diverse communities. Celebrating the joy of choral music among singers and listeners, we aspire to cultivate neighborhood pride with choral arts that are truly community identified. We are a non-audition community ensemble that values musical excellence and public outreach. We recognize that singing builds communities and brings us and our audiences great joy. We want to share this joy limitlessly with the wider world around us. (Read More)