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 November 12, 2018
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 November 5, 2018
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.
Featured Member for the Week of October 29, 2018
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 October 22, 2018
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 October 15, 2018
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, 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 October 8, 2018
The Seattle Labor Chorus was formed in March, 1997 for a performance at the Northwest Folklife Festival with Pete Seeger and several other well-known folksingers. Since then, the chorus has performed for the King County Labor Council, Washington State Labor Council, and many local unions, as well as in concert with folk musician Charlie King. (Read More)
Featured Member for the Week of October 1, 2018
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 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