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Under the direction of John Alexander, Pacific Chorale’s professional 24-voice John Alexander Singers, is renowned for their refined choral tone and presentation of ambitious choral repertoire.

The Singers regularly present concerts in venues throughout Southern California. They have collaborated with Musica Angelica, Los Angeles Philharmonic, Kronos Quartet, Mark Morris Dance Company, Royal Ballet, Los Angeles Chamber Orchestra, Philharmonia Baroque Orchestra and Orange County's Pacific Symphony.

The ensemble has served as the resident choir for several arts festivals sponsored by the California State University system, including the Summer Arts Festival at Humbolt State University, the Summer Arts Festival at CSU Long Beach, and the California Conducting Symposium at CSU Fullerton. The John Alexander Singers was featured at the American Choral Directors Association conference in Los Angeles in 2000.

The John Alexander Singers' first recording, Sweet Harmony, was released in 2001. The CD contains music by Lili Boulanger, Benjamin Britten, Cecil Effinger and Frank Ticheli. In addition, Sweet Harmony features the world premiere recordings of John Alexander's compositions "Sweet Harmony" and "In Praise of Music," as well as James Hopkins's cycle "The Rossetti Songs," commissioned by the Pacific Chorale. The John Alexander Singers' newest recording, Shenandoah, featuring selections from the American folk song tradition, was released by Gothic Records in 2008.

 

 

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