Pacific Chorale is one of America’s great choirs, delighting audiences with exceptional choral performances since 1968. Under the guidance of Artistic Director John Alexander, widely considered one of the finest choral conductors in the country, Pacific Chorale has infused an Old World art form with California’s hallmark innovative and cultural independence.
As the resident choir of Renée and Henry Segerstrom Concert Hall, Pacific Chorale is one of the top 10 budgeted choruses in the nation, with a professional core of 140 singers. It consists of two ensembles, the 140-voice Pacific Chorale and 24-voice John Alexander Singers. The Chorale is the guest choir for leading regional and visiting orchestras including Pacific Smyphony, Los Angeles Philharmonic, Hollywood Bowl Orchestra and the Boston Pops.
Pacific Chorale's select chamber group, the John Alexander Singers, is a 24-voice professional choir specializing in the innovative presentation of modern and early music. The John Alexander Singers regularly present a cappella chamber concerts, and collaborate extensively with Musica Angelica, Southern California's premier period instrument orchestra.
Central to Pacific Chorale's mission are music education opportunities for its current and future audiences. Pacific Chorale's service to the community includes innovative programs for children, college students and adults of all ages. Pacific Chorale received Chorus America's inaugural Educational Outreach Award in 1997 for its exemplary programs.
The award-winning Chorale promotes the vibrant performing arts culture of Southern California on an international and national scale.