Comfort and Joy: A Home-Made Holiday

From Our Homes to Yours

Inspired by our beloved candlelight Christmas concerts and hosted by Artistic Director Magen Solomon, our virtual event will be something completely new.

Join us as we combine new and old with a twist, including favorite SFBC holiday music, guest artists, visual art, audience sing-alongs, a world premiere, and more!

Sunday, December 13, 2020 5:00 pm PST
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Guest Artists

  • Velocity Handbell Ensemble
  • Robert Ward (Principal Horn, SF Symphony), alphorn
  • Steven Bailey, piano
  • John Walko, organ
  • The Whole Noyse, Renaissance Wind Band

Special Treats

  • “Electric Paintings” by Clive McCarthy, artist
  • World premiere of MENDOCINO COAST, SEPTEMBER 2020,
    written for SFBC by Oakland composer Ted Allen
  • Interviews with composers and guest artists

Past Events

Many Voices, One Art at Home Series

Sat. Oct. 10-Nov. 21, 2020 10:00-11:00 AM weekly

Our beloved Many Voices, One Art Choral Festival comes to you!
Join us for weekly workshops exploring and celebrating the rich diversity of music and singing we all share. From Bach to barbershop, spirituals to shape note, Latin American songs to Gregorian chant, Broadway classics to Yiddish folk music: you never know what you might encounter.

FREE – more details »

Vocal Tune-Up Series

Clear the dust out of those vocal cords and get ready to sing!

Learn from three different master teachers. You’ll be in great shape after our series of vocal workshops designed for singers of all levels and voice types.

$15 per workshop, or $40 for all 3 (a $5 savings)
Online via Zoom

Brian Thorsett, Tenor
Sat. Sept. 19 10:00-11:00 am

Ruth Rainero, Soprano
Sat. Sept. 26 10:00-11:00 am

Nikolas Nackley, Baritone
Sat. Oct. 3 10:00-11:00 am

Online via Zoom
$15 per workshop, or $40 for all 3 (a $5 savings)
Click below for teacher bios and registration.

Bach & Brew at Home
BYOB Virtual Sing-along
Tues. Sep. 8, 2020 7:00-8:00 PM

Many Voices, Summer Nights at Home
Virtual Sing-alongs

  • Fauré Requiem
    With Elena Sharkova
    Tues. Sep. 1, 2020
  • The World of Luther’s Chorales
    With Bob Worth
    Tues. Aug. 25, 2020