San Jose Symphonic Choir
San José Symphonic Choir is the premier volunteer choral society in California, presenting choral masterworks and contemporary pieces since 1924. It has been under the inspiring leadership of Maestro Leroy Kromm since 1985.
The 110-voice Choir performs three concerts each season, and sponsors the extremely popular You-Sing-It Messiah each December. Over the past several years, the choir has commissioned and performed works by local composers bring attention to concerns in our communities. First, In 1996, the Choir performed the world premiere of Requiem For Lost Children by Sondra Clark. Then the world premiere of Craig Bohmler’s Sisters, which honored San José and her sister cities, in 2003. In 2006, we presented Beatitude Mass by Henry Mollicone, which he composed to raise funds to serve the needs of the homeless, and in 2010 it was Misa de los Inmigrantes, also by Mr. Mollicone, which was written to raise awareness of the hardships faced by immigrants.
Our Mission is to:
- Enrich, educate and entertain our audience;
- Preserve and promote choral music of the highest quality;
- Recruit vocal talent and develop musicianship;
- Provide a community of fellowship for all associated with the organization.
Join us. For inspiration. For challenge. For hope. For community. For music.