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We have always been proud here at Sonoro of our commitment to empowerment for amateur artists. We empower our singers by providing them a supportive place to practice and grow in their art and by providing them high quality places to perform. We also empower our singers–currently all women–by selecting meaningful literature and challenging music […]


About our concert: The Sonoro Choral Society is excited to present an intense and powerful concert entitled, Love and War: The Conflict and Passion of Humanity. This program will explore the intensity of the human existence from deep love and joy to the harshness of our conflicts and ultimately, the unifying qualities in these shared […]


I (Johanna, volunteer women’s-choir attendee and occasional alto) just finished listening to one of my favorite podcasts “The Allusionist” which is usually about the etymology of words but in this episode was about music. The subject was “vocables” the application of which any choir member will be familiar, if with not the actual term. In […]


We love Norwegian-born Ola Gjeilo (pronounced yay-lo) for his challenging, close harmonies, shimmeringly delicate chord movements, and for the sense of place enclosed in his music. His cold an elegant Tundra¬†(2016) claimed a semi-permanent rotation in our collection. This season we’ve taken up Northern Lights (2010), an arresting and earnest work. The music is chant-like […]

We’re looking for new singers! Sonoro Choral Society prides itself on being a place for amateur singers to learn and grow in a welcoming, non-competitive environment. We perform professional-quality concerts all over the South Sound area. To join the Sonoro Women’s Choir (SWC): Make an appointment with our Director Jeremy Shilley at Prepare a […]

We had a great time performing for you! We were overwhelmingly pleased and grateful to have broken our ticket sales records for both performances. Thanks to you, we can buy music for next season. Hooray! If you missed us, here’s some behind the scenes pictures. Mouse over for captions. Thanks for a great season! See […]