Santa Cruz Chorale seeking basses
- The Santa Cruz Chorale is in need of strong basses for its December
Candidates should have 5-10 years choral experience, be good
sight-readers, have solo quality voices, and know how to blend.
Rehearsals are held Mondays from 7-9:30pm at First Congregational Church
in Santa Cruz, as well as occasional Saturdays and Sundays. Concert
dates are December 13 and 14.
If interested, please call (831) 566-0760.
MORE ABOUT THE SANTA CRUZ CHORALE AND ITS CONDUCTOR:
The Santa Cruz Chorale, a non-profit organization founded in 1983,
performs a wide-ranging repertory including works from the 16th
century through music of our time. The chorus performs three full
concert sets per year from the choral repertoire, using the beautiful
acoustics of the Sanctuary of Holy Cross Church in Santa Cruz.
Christian Grube, the Chorale's Artistic Director, is emeritus professor
of choral conducting at the Berlin University of Arts. His
choirs are known for their exquisite sound, impeccable intonation, broad
range of dynamic expression, and ability to interpret the most
Singers, who live throughout the greater Monterey Bay area, include
graduate students, computer mavens, business people, politicians,
pastors, attorneys, investigators, consultants, UCSC faculty and staff,
high school and grade school teachers, physicians, engineers,
and parents of small children. Although several members of the Chorale
are professional musicians and some direct musical groups of their
own, all volunteer their time, and most are amateurs in the original
sense of that word: people who seriously pursue an art for the love of
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