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Register below to be notified when we rebroadcast on December 20th!

Tis the Season! Goes Online​​​​​​​

Celebrate the holidays in high style with Orange County’s favorite seasonal extravaganza,
including members of Pacific Chorale,
angelic children’s voices, and
The Man in Red himself!
Sign up for your virtual ticket for Tis the Season! here

Test your setup to ensure you can watch the concert!

Guests & Performers

Pacific Chorale
Robert Istad, conductor
Katie Martini, Soprano
Denean Dyson, Alto
Nicholas Preston, Tenor
Matthew Kellaway, Bass
David Clemensen, Pianist
Christopher Luthi, Pianist
Matthew Smith, Drummer
Sean Emch, Double Bass & Guitar
Southern California Children’s Chorus
Lori Loftus, conductor

​​​​​​​ Special Virtual Performance by our Pacific Chorale Academy


Happy Holiday (From “Holiday Inn”) Soloists
Winter Wonderland | Denean Dyson
It’s Beginning to Look a Lot Like Christmas | Matthew Kellaway
What Child Is This? Pacific Chorale
O Tannenbaum Southern California Children’s Chorus
O Holy Night | Nicholas Preston
In the Bleak Midwinter | Katie Martini & Nicholas Preston
This Little Light of Mine | Students of Pacific Chorale Academy & Choral Camp
Silent Night | Pacific Chorale
Have Yourself a Merry Little Christmas | Katie Martini
We Wish You a Merry (Virtual) Christmas | Pacific Chorale

Silent Auction

Our “Tis the Season!” gala auction will be live on November 23rd. Check out the array of items and experiences on offer, including one-of-a-kind getaways, lovingly prepared gift baskets, and shopping opportunities. Get some holiday shopping done while supporting Pacific Chorale’s mission!

- Auction highlights include:
-Travel packages to Napa, California; Maui, Hawaii; and Manzanillo, Mexico
-Dining and wine tasting adventures
-Signed memorabilia
-…and more!

The auction will remain open until 9 p.m. Pacific Time December 3rd. Be sure to join the virtual concert and broadcast at 5 p.m.—free to register and view at TisTheSeason.GiveSmart.com!

To Donate
All donations are 100% tax deductible. Please contact Briana Watson, Individual Giving Manager, at briana@pacificchorale.org or call (714) 662-2345.  Donation Request Form or Auction Sponsorship Packet

Sponsorship Opportunities

$250 VIP Ticket – Join us for a special evening as we bring the gala to you!

By purchasing a VIP ticket for your household, we’ll send you a beautiful care package for you to enjoy during the concert. You’ll also be listed as a sponsor for the evening during our pre-roll, credits and online!

SOLD OUT VIP Gift Box included for all sponsor levels!  We are finalizing the selection of several tasty treats to be enjoyed during the broadcast, but here’s a taste of our “Cozy Kit.” *Orders placed by November 19th will be ensured delivery prior to the gala.

Pacific Chorale is a 503(c)(3) nonprofit. A portion of all contributions will be tax deductible. The exact tax-deductible amount will vary by sponsorship level.

Special Thanks

Pacific Chorale gratefully acknowledges its generous sponsors:

Presenting Sponsor Phillip N. and Mary A. Lyons

Platinum Sponsors
Trish O’Donnell
Tom and Bonnie Pridonoff
Charles and Ling Zhang

Platinum Corporate Sponsor

Lenora Meister & Salt-Away Products, Inc.
Gold Sponsor
Hans & Valerie Imhof
Silver Sponsor
David Bunker, Jeff Liu & My Life Foundation

Bronze Sponsor

Anonymous (2)
Mikki Cichocki: In memory of Leo Cichocki
Mr. & Mrs. David Erickson
Kathryn Gibson
Jan Landstrom
Chris & Susan Lindley
Karen & James McBride
John & Elaine McClintic
Bob & Christie Narver
Bruce Pasarow in Memoriam
George Reiss
Martha & Peter Wetzel
Vina Williams & Tom Slattery

 Individual Sponsors​​​​​​​

Mike Andrews | Anonymous (2) | Black Structural Engineers
Mary Ester Blakley | Rosalind Britton |
Andrew Brown & Karen Hogle Brown | Michael & Sybil Carney ​
Lorraine Caukin | Phyllis & Terry Clark
Mr. & Mrs. James Comia | Gerald & Veronica Devries | ​
Walter Dietiker | Lucy Dunn | David & Bonnie Eastman
J.C. Edwards | Robert & Elaine Elliott​
Robert & Christine Emmons | Richard & Anita Ferncase
Jean Foster | Cheryl Fischer​ | Christopher & Mary Galloway
Rhona Weinberg Gewelber | Rick, Ruthie & Zach Gonzales​
Eileen Hall | Michael & Janet Hards | Anne & Tom Henley
Diana Dessery Hensley​ | Mark & Donna Hoover | Lynne Istad
Rob Istad & David Navarro | Drew & Katherine Jacobs​
Drs. Andrei Novac & Bonita Jaros | Eileen Jeanette
Norm & Sandy Johnson | Ronald Johnson​
Kelleher Family | Ken & Emily Keller
Jeff & Cathy Kissel | Craig & Debbie Kistler​
James & Lidia Klingler | Nels & Andrea Klyver
Julian Leal | Susan & Canyon Lew​
Frank Martini | Lacye Martini & Coy Purkey
Richard Messenger | Stan & Ann Miller​
Jim & Judy Murphy | Alex Nelson | Pat & Craig Newton
Marcia O’Hern | Sandy Possehl​
Laurie Preston | Nicholas, Kathleen, & Zelda Preston
John Prothero | Quinn & Dworakowski LLP. ​
Ryan Ratcliff | Kirsten & Craig Springer | Tracy Steele
Diane Stovall | Thompson Family​
Ruthanne Walker & Marathon Petroleum | Briana & Tom Watson
Ann & Steve Williams | David & Beth Yellin | Angel Yu​

Sponsors Current as of Dec. 3, 2020

Inspiring love of choral music and lifelong learning.

Despite the challenges we face during this global pandemic, Pacific Chorale continues to strive toward our mission – to inspire the community through artistry and innovation in choral performances and education programs.

​​​​​​​ As you think about the significant impact that music has made in your life, please consider a gift to Pacific Chorale to help sustain our operations and ensure a bright future. Together, we can make a difference.