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Who We Are

Widely recognized for its exciting, inspiring, and comforting performances, the San Diego Master Chorale is San Diego’s premier choral ensemble, showcasing more than 130 of the region’s finest singers.

The Chorale was founded in 1961, and today continues its artistic ascent, collaborative programming, and community engagement under the leadership of Music Directer Dr. John K. Russell.

“...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

What We Do

Each year, the SD Master Chorale reaches tens of thousands of listeners, both on stage and off, through live performances across the county including collaborations with the San Diego Symphony and Mainly Mozart Festival, and through broadcasts on San Diego’s NPR station, KPBS.

The mission of SD Master Chorale is to connect all people to the joy of professional-caliber live choral music and enrich lives by sharing what we have in common – our voice. To further this mission, the Chorale hosts the region’s largest community Honor Choir program, engaging more than 100 outstanding young singers in workshops and culminating in a side-by-side concert with the Chorale each season.


Take a Bow!

That’s a wrap on our Spring Campaign 2024! We met the Board of Directors’ $10,000 Match, and at the campaign close, 645 donors from 35 states and around the world donated over $62,000!

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Spring Campaign Match!

SD Master Chorale Board of Directors is offering up $10,000 in matching funds! You have until midnight on June 2 to make a gift in the name of your favorite singer or section — and double your gift!

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Concert Program: Stage & Screen

Stage & Screen features the San Diego Master Chorale singing a magical blend of choral music from opera, musical theater, and film, with special guests, the San Diego Children’s Choir.

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