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 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, encompassing a variety of choral literature from the classical standards and contemporary works to “world music”, Broadway hits, and vocal jazz. (Read More)
Featured Member for the Week of May 3, 2021
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 April 26, 2021
A Cappella Joy is an award-winning 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 April 19, 2021
We are a mixed chamber group of singers skipping out for a month during the summer to explore new genres and experience small ensemble singing. Each year, Summer Fling Singers chooses a different style or composer of a cappella music to focus upon. Once decided, a director is selected to coach us through the repertoire and conduct us in concert. Past seasons have featured coaching by notable local directors including Laurie Betts Hughes, Markdavin Obenza, Gary Cannon, and Heather MacLaughlin Garbes. (Read More)
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.