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Special Events

Musicianship Classes

Pacific Chorale's Musicianship Classes

Want to learn your choir music faster and with less stress? Become a better musician with Pacific Chorale's musicianship classes. Led by Pacific Chorale member Dr. Laura Harrison, these classes will help you unlock the mysteries of becoming a better sight-reader.

In order to give participants the best experience possible, we offer classes at various levels to suit individual needs. To ensure that you are placed in a class that is at your current musicianship level, please take a short assessment to identify which class would be best for you.

For more information, contact Molly Pontin or call 714.662.2345.

Class Descriptions

August 10 and 12
7:15-9:15 pm at Segerstrom Center for the Arts

$30 for both classes
A special two-class series designed specially for our Choral Festival participants. Learn strategies that will help you master your music and get the most out of your Festival experience.

If you are interested in being notified of future musicianship class sessions, please email Molly Pontin or call (714) 662.2345.

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+  Aug 10th, 2015 - 7:15 pm | More Details

Pacific Chorale Academy

Winner of Chorus America's 2015 Education and Community Engagement Award!

Pacific Chorale Academy is based on Venezuela’s “El Sistema,” which envisions music as a vehicle for transforming communities. The program is offered at no charge to students in grades 4-6 at Rea, Pomona, and Mariners Elementary, in partnership with Newport-Mesa Unified School District. The curriculum includes training in vocal technique, ensemble singing and musicianship, and emphasizes teamwork, persistence, and responsibility.

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+  Sep 28th, 2015 - 12:00 pm | More Details


Vivace is a social-oriented support group designed to allow music lovers the opportunity to engage in our art form by attending some concerts and interacting socially with the Pacific Chorale family in a fun, casual environment. Come and join us for concerts, cocktails, and conversations!
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+  Oct 22nd, 2015 - 5:00 pm | More Details

Chairman's Dinner

Pacific Chorale’s Chairman of the Board hosts this annual event following the closing concert of Pacific Chorale’s 2015-2016 Season, Cathedral Echoes. Guests will enjoy cocktails, dinner, live and silent auctions, and entertainment by special musical guest Davis Gaines, of The Phantom of the Opera fame. This enjoyable evening is shared by Pacific Chorale Board members, supporters, and friends at the Avenue of the Arts Hotel in Costa Mesa, just a short walk from Segerstrom Center for the Arts.

Past silent auction items have included trips to New York, Kauai, Mammoth, a weekend in Laguna Beach, Pacific Chorale concert artwork, artwork from local artists, and wine baskets just to name a few.

This year's Dinner, titled "Music of the Night," will honor Judy Morr, Executive Vice President of Segerstrom Center for the Arts, with Pacific Chorale's "Entrepreneur in the Arts Award." Past event honorees have included local leaders in the arts such as Pacific Symphony Music Director Carl St.Clair and recently retired executive director of Philharmonic Society of Orange County Dean Corey. Other honorees have included Mary Lyons, Janice and Roger Johnson, Mart Hubbard, Vina Williams, Warren Coy, and Floss Schumacher for their outstanding level of commitment to the arts in Orange County.

Proceeds from the event will benefit Pacific Chorale's artistic and educational programs. Support of this event helps us achieve our fiscal artistic and educational goals for the year.

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+  Jun 12th, 2016 - 7:30 pm | More Details
Buy Now | Event Seating for 1 - $200.00
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Choral Camp

Get ahead this summer and join Pacific Chorale's Choral Camp. High school students spend 5 days with a high-energy group of their peers who love to sing, learning from professionals who know how to develop stronger musicians. In association with California State University Fullerton.

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+  Aug 1st, 2016 - 9:00 am | More Details
Buy Now | Singer Payment - $250.00

Young Composers Competition

Pacific Chorale invites America's young composers to participate in a contest designed to encourage the proliferation of America's choral music.

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