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Santa Barbara Choral Society Tells Story of Resilience and Hope (Noozhawk Article)

We are only two days away from the premiere of our Spring Video, “How Can We Keep from Singing?” — and we are so excited to share it with you! Thank you to Noozhawk.com for featuring our premiere in its Arts section. You can read the article here, and register in advance to have a Read More »

Virtual Choir? No Treble! (Santa Barbara News-Press Article)

Thank you to the Santa Barbara News-Press for the article by Grayce McCormick about our upcoming Spring Video Premiere! We can’t wait to share “How Can We Keep from Singing?” with you on Saturday, April 3, at 5:00 PM PT! Check back soon for a link to the YouTube video! And in the meantime, you Read More »

Join us Saturday, April 3, for an Exciting Virtual Spring Video Premiere

We have never missed a performance season since our founding in 1948. Despite wildfires and mud slides, the show has always gone on, and we’re determined that even during a worldwide pandemic, the 2021 season will be no exception. We are pleased to present our first offering of the 2020-2021 season, a Virtual Spring Video. Read More »

Messiah Turns 278 Today!

On this day in 1742 the most popular choral work in the world premiered in Dublin. Until the covid-19 pandemic shuttered the performances spaces, it was performed regularly around the globe, certainly at Christmas, but occasionally at Easter. SBCS performed selections of Parts I, II, and III in an Easter Messiah at Hahn Hall in Read More »

Sunset Soiree 2020 a Success – Richard Mineards Reviews

    SB Choral Society Soirée It was an evening of high note when board member Todd and Allyson Aldrich hosted a sunset soirée for Santa Barbara Choral Society at their Montecito ocean view aerie. “It’s a nice way of saying a big thank you to our Canto Society members who are the real foundation Read More »

American Masters, October 12: Our First Offering of 2019-2020 “Choral Artistry” Season

Don’t miss this one-night-only triple bill at The Granada, a Choral Society and State Street Ballet collaboration, with the Choral Society and Orchestra conducted by Jo Anne Wasserman. Featuring choreography by William Soleau, set to American composer Leonard Bernstein’s powerful Chichester Psalms, with chorus, orchestra, and countertenor Jacob Hall; renowned composer Morten Lauridsen’s ethereal Lux Aeterna, and Aaron Read More »

Memorial Day remembrance brings out about 1000 in Santa Barbara – KEYT

Source: Memorial Day remembrance brings out about 1000 in Santa Barbara – KEYT

Memorial Day Ceremony: Monday, May 27

Join us on Monday, May 27, at 10:00 a.m. at Santa Barbara Cemetery as we pay tribute to those who served our nation. Admission is free. Click here to read the Noozhawk article.

“Springtime in Paris” Annual Gala Slated for May 18

Join us on Saturday, May 18, at Rockwood Woman’s Club, for our annual Gala. This year’s theme is “Springtime in Paris,” featuring live and silent auctions, a choral concert, French cuisine, music by The Ideomatiques, and dancing! Listed below are the live auction items for your consideration! All proceeds from this event support the music Read More »

Verdi’s Requiem at the Granada Theatre – KEYT

Source: Verdi’s Requiem at the Granada Theatre – KEYT