Bridging faith and music: Two Nevada County choirs to participate in Sacramento region’s first multi-faith Church Choir Festival
February 1, 2018
SacSings Sacred, the Sacramento area's first multi-faith church choir festival will be held on Saturday, Feb. 10, at Pleasant Grove Community Church in Roseville.
Nineteen choirs — including choirs from Nevada City United Methodist Church and Grass Valley's Calvary Bible Church — will perform selections of their favorite inspirational music before joining together to perform two joint pieces.
Represented among the choirs will be eight Christian denominations (and three non-denominational Christian churches), plus Jewish and Buddhist choirs.
Starting at 10 a.m., there will be morning and afternoon performances of nine and 10 choirs respectively, with the event concluding at 6:30 p.m. Tickets are free and are available. They can be ordered from http://www.bit.ly/SacSingsSacred.
The purpose of SacSings Sacred is to celebrate the faith-based traditional choir and sacred choral music, new and old.
It is conceived as a day of discovery, sharing, and fellowship — an opportunity for singers and the audience to connect with one another through the beautiful sacred music that bridges faith traditions and styles of worship.
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SacSings Sacred is sponsored by the Sacramento Valley Choral Coalition, a 501(c)(3) non-profit corporation whose mission is to promote choral singing throughout the Sacramento region, and serve the needs of choral organizations of all kinds: community, college, church, and school.
The Coalition sponsors choral showcases, large-scale singing events, an online calendar of upcoming concerts, a monthly newsletter, and educational events.
For more information visit http://www.svchoralcoalition.org.