WomenSing is proud to introduce the 2011 Youth Inspiring Youth Composer Competition winners, Lauren McLaren and Nick Norton. Each has been commissioned to write a new choral work: one for WomenSing and one combined piece for WomenSing, the Acalanes High School women’s ensemble Bella Voce, and...more
Audition now for the East Bay premier women’s ensemble! Recent winners of the Chorus America/ASCAP Alice Parker Award, WomenSing’s 2010-11 season New Beginnings will celebrate not only its 45thanniversary but also the auspices of a new decade. In December, ...more
Artistic Director Martín Benvenuto, composer and mentor Libby Larsen, and YIY composer Joshua Fishbein review Fishbein’s score for Unseen Secrets
The finishing touches are being put on the last WomenSing performance of the season as we prepare to premiere two new pieces, the latest in the...more
(excerpt from “Reflections”)
Inspired by this...
Shadows and Reflections, WomenSing’s spring concert, is just around the corner, so mark your calendars and make sure not to miss it. The program includes the premiere of Jack Henry’s Sombra del Mar (part of the Youth Inspiring Youth project), Eric Whitacre’s sensualShe Weeps Over...more
Auditions will be held on Tuesday, January 5, 2010 (and by appointment for more experienced singers), for WomenSing, the East Bay’s premiere women’s ensemble! Sing with us for the remainder of our 2009/10 season, For Love of Place. High sopranos and low altos are...
Come hear innocence and hope in Benjamin Britten’s masterpiece and audience-favorite, written on his voyage home to Britain in 1942. Britten’s decision to return home after his time in the United States was certainly influenced by “a love of place”. A stunning Magnificat in 10 parts (...more
It’s only a few more weeks until our first concert of the 2009-2010 season, and we’re putting the final touches on what will be a very exciting performance.
Leading off the evening is an audience favorite, A Ceremony of Carols (op.28), Benjamin Britten’s masterpiece for treble...more