Speakers & Performers

Magen Solomon

Magen Solomon

Active across the US and abroad as a clinician, teacher, and guest conductor, Magen Solomon has been Artistic Director of the San Francisco Choral Artists since 1995. Together they have premiered over 260 choral works, performed at ACDA and Chorus America conferences, twice received the Chorus...

Danielle Steele

Danielle Steele

Danielle Steele, Assistant Director of Choral Activities at Earlham College, has a multifaceted career as a conductor, educator, clinician and singer. She recently finished her tenure as Interim Director with MUSE, Cincinnati’s Women’s Chorus, an inclusive, feminist choral community.

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Karen P. Thomas

Karen P. Thomas is a nationally known leader in the field of choral music and performance, as a conductor, composer, and arts advocate. An award-winning composer, her music has been praised as “superb work of the utmost sensitivity and beauty.” Her music is regularly performed internationally by...

Alice McAllister Tillman

Alice McAllister Tillman

Alice McAllister Tillman is a versatile artist whose experiences have taken her to concert halls and recital stages throughout North America. Her voice has been described as “exquisite, soaring, brilliant and beautiful!” She is known for her ability to perform a diverse range of literature...

Julia Torgovitskaya

Julia Torgovitskaya

Julia Torgovitskaya, President of iCadenza & CEO of Cadenza Artists Management, is a consultant for arts organizations and individuals, with particular expertise in motivation, empowerment, and team dynamics. Julia encourages artists and arts leaders to approach their careers with an...

Dale Trumbore

Dale Trumbore

Hailed by the New York Times for her “soaring melodies and beguiling harmonies,” Dale Trumbore has been commissioned and performed by organizations including ACDA, ACME, Boston New Music Initiative, Inscape Chamber Orchestra, Los Angeles Master Chorale, Los Angeles Children's Chorus, The Master...

Eric Whitacre

Grammy-winning composer and conductor Eric Whitacre is one of the most popular musicians of our time. His concert music has been performed throughout the world by millions of amateur and professional musicians alike, while his ground-breaking Virtual Choirs have united singers from over 110...

Diane White-Clayton

Diane White-Clayton

Dr. Diane White-Clayton—composer, soprano, pianist, choral conductor, workshop clinician, author, minister and speaker—is a native of Washington, DC where she began performing at the age of four.  She holds a Ph.D. and MA in Music Composition from the University of California, Santa Barbara and...

Beth Willer

Beth Willer

Beth Willer is Director of Choral Activities and Assistant Professor of Music at Bucknell University, where she leads the Bucknell University Choir and Camerata, and teaches courses in vocal chamber music, arts and entrepreneurship, choral methods, and music appreciation. Noted...

Los Angeles Master Chorale

Los Angeles Master Chorale

Host Concert (Thursday)

Giving a voice to Walt Disney Concert Hall, the Grammy-nominated Los Angeles Master Chorale is led by Artistic Director Grant Gershon. Proclaimed “the nation’s most pioneering major chorus” (Los Angeles Times), it has also been hailed as “...

Angel City Chorale

Angel City Chorale

Opening Night Concert

The Angel City Chorale is a 160-voice adult volunteer SATB ensemble in Los Angeles.

Along with their standard concert season, they have toured internationally, appeared on national television (the American Tenors / PBS), and at the Democratic...

Gay Men's Chorus of Los Angeles

Gay Men's Chorus of Los Angeles

Opening Night Concert

For over 38 years, the Gay Men’s Chorus of Los Angeles has built an international reputation for musical excellence while remaining deeply rooted in service to the Los Angeles community. Hailed by the Los Angeles Times as “one of the last important...

VOX Femina Los Angeles

Opening Night Concert

VOX Femina Los Angeles (VOX) gives women voice through the performance of high quality choral literature. Diverse in culture, age, race, belief and sexual identity, VOX is a chorus committed to commissioning new works and raising awareness about...

Angeles Chorale

Angeles Chorale

Renaissance Polyphony Workshop Session

The Angeles Chorale is a 100-voice, auditioned, professional-level volunteer choir based in Los Angeles, CA. For more than 40 years the Chorale has brought inspiring choral music experiences to the Los Angeles community. The Angeles...

Los Angeles Children's Chorus

Los Angeles Children's Chorus

Friday Concert

Los Angeles Children's Chorus (LACC), lauded as “hauntingly beautiful” (Los Angeles Times), is noted for its agile bel canto sound and artistic excellence. Celebrating its 30th season, LACC is led by Artistic Director Anne Tomlinson.  It performs with LA...

Los Robles Master Chorale

Los Robles Master Chorale

Friday Concert

Los Robles Master Chorale has emerged as one of southern California’s premier regional choirs. Under the leadership of Artistic Director Lesley Leighton, LRMC envisions a community in which choral music connects all generations through the power and beauty...

Spirit Chorale of Los Angeles

Spirit Chorale of Los Angeles

Friday Concert

The Spirit Chorale celebrates over 23 years on a journey of preserving music of African-American composers; especially the Negro spiritual. Director and founder Byron J. Smith has the pleasure of working with some of the most sought-after voices in Los...

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