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 May 29, 2023
Masterworks Choral Ensemble is an adult Southwest Washington chorus dedicated to performance, community service, music education, and leadership in the arts.
The mission is to perform sacred and secular choral, orchestral, and new commissioned works; to collaborate with other arts groups; to participate in community service activities; and to provide a leadership in developing, sponsoring, and broadening the vocal arts.
Featured Member for the Week of May 22, 2023
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 May 15, 2023
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 December and April/May.
Featured Member for the Week of May 8, 2023
We are a unique group, founded by the late Margriet Tindemans in 1990, open to all women in the Seattle area, presenting an opportunity to sing in a friendly and supportive environment. We are one of the few choirs in the United States to specialize in medieval repetoire, a less familiar but very beautiful body of music, spanning 400 years (1100-1500 C.E.). Choir members come from all walks of life and ages, and many have sung with the choir for more than a decade. (Read More)
Featured Member for the Week of May 1, 2023
Seattle Mannskor (formerly The Norwegian Male Chorus of Seattle) was founded in 1889 -- the year of Washington's statehood -- and is the oldest continuously operating choral organization in Seattle.
Featured Member for the Week of April 24, 2023
The Community Chorus of Port Townsend and east Jefferson County is a non-profit, educational, artistic and recreational organization, established exclusively to benefit the general public, for which it provides music, and from which it membership is composed. It began in the fall of 1975 when a group of singers banded together to perform Handel's Messiah. We encourage participation by experienced and novice singers 16 years and older. (Read More)
Featured Member for the Week of April 17, 2023
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 April 10, 2023
VOX PACIFICA is a new choir in Bellingham, WA for alto and soprano voices. Vox Pacifica is under the artistic direction of Wendy Bloom.
We are dedicated to empowering and inspiring our singers and our audiences through the performance of quality choral repertoire written for women’s choirs. Through our music, we share joy, embrace diversity, and build community.
Featured Member for the Week of April 3, 2023
The Ensign Symphony & Chorus fills a unique space in the panoramic performing arts scene of the Puget Sound region. Nearly 200 singers and instrumentalists perform a broad repertoire of joyous music in the tradition of the Tabernacle Choir at Temple Square, BBC Symphony Chorus and Westminster Symphonic Choir. Ensign’s mission is to bless and uplift audiences in the greater Puget Sound region through professional quality performances of inspiring sacred and secular music. (Read More)
Featured Member for the Week of March 27, 2023
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 20, 2023
Spotlight Concert Choir (SCC) is an auditioned ensemble in its first season, associated with the Spotlight Repertory NW, performing in a variety of genres - musical theater, jazz, contemporary choral repertoire, and more. We are open to ambitious singers searching for a choral ensemble that strives towards high level of accomplishment. (Read More)
Featured Member for the Week of March 13, 2023
In Spring 2023 rehearsals will be in person with a live streaming option via Zoom. Registered members will receive the links to participate. Rehearsals are on Monday nights from 7:30pm - 9:00 pm, March 27 through May 8, 2023 at the Woodland Park United Methodist Church, 302 N. 78th St. in Seattle. A concert will be held on Friday, May 19 at 8:00 PM. 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. (Read More)
Featured Member for the Week of March 6, 2023
The Seattle SeaChordsmen have been "Pursuing Excellence in Harmony" by bringing the joy of Barbershop harmony to music lovers in the Seattle area since its founding in 1949. Barbershop music is a capella, four-part harmony, an American art form which dates back to the late 19th century. Proud as they are of their appearances in Barbershop harmony contests, SeaChordsmen get their greatest enjoyment from public performances. (Read More)
Featured Member for the Week of February 27, 2023
Choir of the Sound is a leading Puget Sound adult community choir, performing primarily in the Seattle/Shoreline area. The Choir’s mission is to enrich the lives of our community and our members by sharing exceptional performances of diverse musical styles, blending many talents to create a more perfect whole. The choir is routinely recognized for its impressive performances of major choral works and other classical music, which it presents each year in its Winter concert. (Read More)
Featured Member for the Week of February 20, 2023
Named for the “First Lady of Estonian Music”, Ester Mägi, the core ensemble is a treble group of nine talented singers. The Mägi Ensemble performs and records compositions from the Baltic region that are rarely heard outside of that area and to be an ambassador of the power of music in inter-cultural dialogue and identity. The focus on Baltic music stems from the strong relationship between the choral department and the Baltic studies department at the University of Washington. (Read More)
Featured Member for the Week of February 13, 2023
The Federal Way Chorale is a non-profit 501(c)(3) organization whose mission is to provide musical and performance excellence; with passion and enthusiasm we strive to provide the culturally diverse community of the Puget Sound region an inspirational musical experience. Through diversity of repertoire we continue to educate our audience through our music and be an integral and active member in the cultural life of our community at large. (Read More)
Featured Member for the Week of February 6, 2023
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 January 30, 2023
At its founding in 1984 by Wallace Golecke, the Seattle Bach Choir performed music of the Baroque period, particularly by Johann Sebastian Bach. Over the years—under directors Lou Magor, Gregory Kent Vancil, and Anne Lyman—our repertoire expanded to include medieval through contemporary music. (Read More)
Featured Member for the Week of January 23, 2023
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 January 16, 2023
Our mission is to provide a vocal space free of gendered expectations, by and for Transgender and Nonbinary singers, to explore and express ourselves through music.