“ample musical muscle… vibrant and astutely balanced.”
–San Diego Story

“awe-inspiring.”
–San Diego Reader

“superb.”
–San Diego Union-Tribune

“…power and polish impressed at every turn.”
–San Diego Story

“…a rich, exuberant sound…Director John Russell has clearly raised the bar…”
–San Diego Story

“…a well-balanced chorus that produced robust, focused fortes; crafted clean, energized phrasing, mastered a wide dynamic compass, and communicated the depth of every facet of a complex, impassioned major work.”
–San Diego Story

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Meet the SD Master Chorale

Widely recognized for its exciting, inspiring, and comforting performances, the SD Master Chorale is San Diego’s premier choral ensemble, showcasing more than 100 of the region’s finest singers. The Chorale was founded in 1961, and today continues its artistic ascent, collaborative programming, and community outreach under the leadership of Music Director Dr. John K. Russell.

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