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Touring the Deep South with the San Francisco Gay Men’s Chorus

Jun 27, 2019

Following the 2016 presidential election, the San Francisco Gay Men's Chorus decided to take their songs and message to the south. They toured areas of the southern United States with the most discriminatory anti-LGBTQ+ laws, and the experience was turned into a new award-winning documentary called Gay Chorus Deep South. KALW’s Truc Nguyen sat down with SFGMC artistic director and conductor Dr.

Today's Local Music: Voci Women's Vocal Ensemble

Mar 15, 2016
Courtesty of Voci Women's Vocal Ensemble

Today’s local music is by the Voci Women’s Vocal Ensemble. Formed in 1991, this group specializes in “music by women and for women.” 

You can hear the Voci Women’s Vocal Ensemble on Saturday, March 19th at the Chabot Space & Science Center, at 8pm. It’s part of the Center’s “After Dark” series. 

Today's Local Music: La Pena Community Chorus

Sep 3, 2015

These voices belong to members of La Peña Community Chorus. They have prepared an evening of Peruvian music, Friday at La Peña Cultural Center in Berkeley. Show starts at 8:30pm.

Alyssa Kapnik

Twice a year the San Francisco Symphony hosts workshops called “Sing Out Davies”, as part of the symphony's Community of Music Makers program. For one evening, singers from around the Bay Area come together to make music as one.  KALW's Alyssa Kapnik stood among them for a recent workshop and brought back their impressions of what it's like to be an ordinary person in such an extraordinary experience.  

VOENA Childrens Chorus Live!

Aug 16, 2013


"Folk Music & Beyond" welcomed the VOENA childrens chorus to the KALW studios this past Saturday (8/17) at 3 pm. This globe-trotting choir has performed at the White House for Presidents Clinton and Bush, at the Vatican for Pope John Paul, and last year in London at the 2012 Olympics.  If you missed their performance, watch it on YouTube!