Singer / composer Moira Smiley travels the world creating new works for voices and accompanying her performances with her banjo, accordion, piano, and percussive movement. Her recordings feature spare, vocally driven collections of warped traditional songs and original polyphony.
Rebecca is an accompanist and performer in multiple genres who recently relocated to the Bay Area from St. Paul, Minnesota. She has extensive experience as an accompanist for classical performers, musical theater classes, competitions, and other groups that include choral accompanying for...more
Big Sing California – what an event! On July 21, 2018, approximately 9,000 singers participated in the biggest choral event in California history. Simulcasts from “hub” locations in major cities (Los Angeles, San Diego, Sacramento, Berkeley, Fresno, and Riverside) joined our individual voices...more
Stevie is a musician and choral educator in the San Francisco Bay Area. She earned a Bachelor of Music in Music Education at Willamette University in Salem, Oregon, where she founded the all-women's group Vamp. Stevie started singing a cappella in high school and went on to become a member of...more
Join a wonderful group of women Monday evenings from 7 to 9 p.m. to breathe, sing and inspire each other. Diablo Women's Chorale--come for the music, stay for the fun.
A BIG shout-out to DWC Music Director Lisa Forkish for another major vocal achievement!
Sponsored by Varsity Vocals, the “Open” — The International Championship of A Cappella Open — is the a cappella tournament that brings together singers and singing groups of all ages and stages of life...more
Join the largest choral event in state history.
Hosted by Eric Whitacre
Saturday, JULY 21, 2018 · 2 PM (PDT)
LOS ANGELES MASTER CHORALE
Feel “The Rhythm of Life,” when the Diablo Women’s Chorale takes the stage for its spring concert at 2 pm on Saturday, May 19th at Hillside Covenant Church in Walnut Creek. The program features songs from artists Sting, Paul Simon, John Lennon, Dolly Parton, Maya...more
In the ‘70s, Cat Stevens sang, "Peace train, take this country, come take me home again..." That 1971 chart hit by Cat Stevens resonates in the hearts of millions with its message of hope and peace, and now it speaks to a new generation.
Diablo Women's Chorale hosted a vocal performance seminar on April 16th along with vocal choral group The Ashmolean Singers of Rossmoor. The festival was led by renowned music clinician, conductor, arranger, and composer Derric Johnson based in Winter Garden, Florida. This event was made...more
February is known for saluting our presidents and honoring the ones we love. Although Americans don’t have their own “royalty,” they are fascinated by it and have their own versions in music with the King of Pop and the King of Rock n Roll and in films with movie...more
Choral music has long been Eric Whitacre’s... more
Diversity is making headlines from Hollywood to Washington DC.
A small study shows that an antioxidant in chocolate appears to improve some... more