Our 41st Season dates:
December 14 & 16 | 2018
March 8-10 | 2019
May 18-19 | 2019
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Sacred and Profane, A Chamber Chorus
Sacred and Profane is a chamber chorus committed to the accomplished presentation of the rich and varied art of a cappella choral music. Our repertoire encompasses a diverse blend of styles and periods, including medieval through contemporary, sacred and secular, traditional, ethnic, and folk styles. We present our concerts in San Francisco and the East Bay.
The American Landscape:
Traditional Music & Art of the United States
March 8,9,10, 2019
Travel the highways and byways of this vast country as we delve into the diversity of our unique musical and artistic landscapes. Several local visual artists will add their perspectives to our music as we bring you selections from Folksong Mass by Japanese American composer Paul Chihara, arrangements of Amish folksongs by Mark Templeton, African American spirituals arranged by Moses Hogan and Stacey Gibbs, and traditional Quaker and American Harp songs arranged by Jocelyn Hagen, Alice Parker, and Shawn Kirchner. Our Alameda performance will be and interdisciplinary experience free to the public, featuring an exhibit on the theme of the American landscape with works by glass artist Kim Webster, textile artist George-Ann Bowers, painter Mi’Chelle Fredrick, mixed-media artists Åke and Leslie Grunditz, and others, supported by a generous grant from the City of Alameda.
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Sacred and Profane is supported in part by generous grants from the Barbro Osher Pro Suecia Foundation, the City of Berkeley Civic Arts Commission, the Alameda County Arts Commission, the Zellerbach Family Fund, and the William and Flora Hewlett Foundation. S & P is also generously supported by KALW Local Public Radio.