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Vanessa Cameron Editor’s Note: Vanessa joined us in January, 2015, and sings Soprano 1. Since Vanessa’s writing is so perky and fun, we will present the following in her own words. Enjoy. The lone-arranger: What kind of musical training and experience do you have? Vanessa Cameron: I have played music and sang for as long […]

Krystal Hames Krystal tells us that her favorite thing about Sonoro is the “sense of community; keeps people staying with us. We all work together.” Krystal joined Sonoro for the spring show in 2013, in which we performed musical theatre and opera pieces. Her favorite kind of music to perform is Musical Theatre, so this […]

Eve Taylor Eve’s favorite things about Sonoro are the people, learning new music, and performances. Eve began singing in the 6th grade, and continued with choral and solo work throughout high school and college. She began vocal instruction at age 15, and was fortunate to be selected to attend Tulane University Choir the following year. […]

Chelsea Falk Chelsea tells us that her favorite thing about Sonoro is the community.”The way we invest in each other and show compassion for each other is unlike anything I have seen before!” Chelsea is a Washington native, married for two years to the love of her life, Richard. Her father is a piper, and […]

Karen Estes When asked what her favorite thing is about Sonoro, Karen answers, “The members, the girls. The music is wonderful also, but the main thing is the community we have built.” Karen came to the choir through our Director, Jeremy Shilley. While going through the heartache of watching a parent’s last years with cancer, […]

One of my favorite pieces from our upcoming Summer 2016 concert (“I Believe in the Sun”) is the very famous, “Alleluia” by Randall Thompson. Alleluia is normally an exclamation of elation and praise. Take as an example, Handel’s “Halleluiah Chorus” from his oratorio, Messiah. One is hard pressed to find a more triumphant and exciting […]

This year (2015), we’re playing with themes of lightness and darkness. Though we have solemn, heavy works like “Stabat Mater”, and rapturous works like “Ride On King Jesus” arranged by Moses Hogan, we’ve named our concert “I Believe in the Sun” after a contemplative piece called “Even When He is Silent”. Written in 2011 by […]