CSUMB Gospel Choir in Pacific Grove

CSUMB Gospel Choir

On Saturday, December 15, at 7:30 pm, the CSUMB Gospel Choir will be performing at the Wellspring Church, 141 14th Street in Pacific Grove. The Event is Free and open to the public, with doors opening at 6:30 pm. Members of the CSUMB Gospel Choir are students at CSUMB enrolled in vocal classes with Carlos A. Tottress.

African American Gospel music is a form of euphoric, rhythmic, spiritual music rooted in the solo and responsive church singing of the African American South. Its development coincided with — and is germane to — the development of rhythm and blues. Come and celebrate as the CSUMB Gospel Choir performs various styles of Gospel Music, from traditional, Contemporary to jazz infused choral arrangements that will take your breath away. It will be a night to remember for years to come.

This will be an elegant evening — formal attire is recommended.

For more information, please contact Carlos A. Tottress, MM [email protected]

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The Choral Project — Winter’s Gifts :: Spirit

Winter’s Gifts

The Choral Project (TCP), the award-winning, Silicon Valley-based choir, is pleased to announce WINTER’S GIFTS :: SPIRIT, its annual holiday concert collaborationwith the SAN JOSE CHAMBER ORCHESTRA (Barbara Day Turner, Director), December 21 & 22. The concerts take place at the beautiful Mission Santa Clara, as well as in a new location in Palo Alto at the First United Methodist Church of Palo Alto.

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Choral Artists of Carmel — Winter Concert

Choral Artists of Carmel (formerly known as the Hartnell Community Choir) will present its winter concert on Sunday, December 22, from 3:00–4:30 at Church of the Wayfarer in Carmel. 

Directed by Robin McKee Williams, the concert repertoire includes Requiem by Mack Wilberg, Ubi Caritas and The Lake Isle by Ola Gjeilo, and two excerpts from Thomas LaVoy’s Endless. The choral selections are based on their gift of musical beauty. In addition, Heather Green from Berlin will sing an original composition and Patrick Lord-Remmert from New York City will sing a Broadway musical selection. David Dally’s Monterey Strings, including David Dally and Laura Burian, violins, Arlyn Knapic, viola, and Margie Dally, cello, will accompany the choir, along with Constantine Theodosian, double bass, Pamela Scholz, harp, Greg Bullock, percussion and glockenspiel, Robert McNamara, guitar, and George Peterson, pianist. 

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