Diablo Women's Chorale
Date: March 30, 2011
Category: Community Choirs
Location: Walnut Creek, California, USA
The Diablo Women's Chorale, founded in 1942, is a diverse group of women singers from all areas of Contra Costa County in California. Membership, which has ranged from 14 to 40 through the years, is currently at 22; new members are welcomed in September and January each year. Rehearsals are from 7 to 9 p.m. Mondays at Trinity Lutheran Church in Walnut Creek.
Biannual concerts are presented in December and May. The Chorale also performs at community and private events in the area. Recent repertoire has included the music of Palestrina, Mozart, Schumann, Debussy, Gershwin and Andrew Lloyd Webber, as well as a selection of seasonal tunes and folk songs. This spring the Chorale is focusing on choral jazz repertoire, and is looking forward to a workshop planned with Kirby Shaw on April 23rd.