This Summer: Introducing Many Voices, Summer Nights
San Francisco Bach Choir is thrilled to announce our very first summer sings! In the spirit of our beloved Many Voices, One Art choral festival, we invite you to join us for Many Voices, Summer Nights. Come sing and explore both choral masterworks and other musical styles, led by some of the Bay Area’s finest conductors and accompanied by SFBC’s fantastic pianist, Steven Bailey.
Tuesday evenings this summer, 7-9:30 PM
Calvary Presbyterian Church
2515 Fillmore St. @ Jackson, SF
Tuesday, July 30
Mozart Requiem and Vivaldi Gloria
with Wei Cheng, UC Berkeley
Tues. August 6
with Trente Morant, Berkeley Broadway Singers
Tuesday, August 13
Brahms A German Requiem
with Magen Solomon, SF Bach Choir
We’ll supply the scores (or bring your own).
You bring your voice and love of music!
All are welcome.
Tickets: $15 or all 3 nights for $40; Students $5
Dr. Wei Cheng just finished her first year as Director of Choral Activities at UC Berkeley, where she conducts UCB Chamber Chorus, University Chorus, and teaches conducting. Originally from Beijing, China, she completed her Master’s and Doctoral degrees in choral conducting at College-Conservatory of Music, University of Cincinnati. As a clinician, Dr. Cheng has worked with all age groups ranging from children’s choir to conservatory choirs both in America and China.
Berkeley Broadway Singers
Trente Morant is in demand as a conductor, arranger, accompanist, and performer. A graduate of Westminster Choir College, he worked as a chorister with Eugene Ormandy, William Steinberg, Leonard Bernstein, Zubin Mehta, Robert Shaw, Roger Wagner, and Joseph Flummerfelt, while studying voice and conducting. Trente currently lends his musical talents to the Berkeley Broadway Singers, the Sunnyvale School District, and the First Unitarian Church of Oakland.
SF Bach Choir
Having just completed her fifth season with the SF Bach Choir, Artistic Director Magen Solomon has been active in early music as a conductor, singer, scholar, and editor for over three decades. Active across the U.S. and abroad as a clinician, teacher, and guest conductor, Dr. Solomon has directed the California Bach Society, Pro Coro Canada, UC Santa Cruz Chamber Singers, and other ensembles.