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Angel City Chorale Turns 25 (3/13/2018) - Happy anniversary to us! We’re not taking our 25th lightly – we have a whole year of events planned. Both of our 2018 concerts will be anniversary themed, plus we’re traveling, hosting, and partying like never before. If you’re not on our mailing list yet, sign up now to keep up to date.
Here Come Amy’s Kids (3/13/2018) - In May of this year, ACC will host The Amy Foundation Youth Choir from Cape Town, South Africa! The Amy Foundation provides a safe environment for the vulnerable young people of the townships through a learning environment that uses arts to foster academic drive, and personal and professional success. We have a fun-filled week of activities...
We Like the Island Manhattan (3/13/2018) - Angel City Chorale is traveling to New York City! On May 19th, 2018, ACC will be the special guest stars at the New York City Gay Men’s Chorus spring concert, paying tribute to the music of David Bowie. We’ll be over 300 singers strong on stage, raising our voices in harmony and solidarity and celebrating...
A New Home for the Holidays – and a New Song of Hope. Angel City Chorale to debut “Hanukkah Lullaby” (11/7/2017) - “Faith shines in the darkest of times.” This line recurs again and again in “Hanukkah Lullaby,” the new piece composed by Angel City Chorale Director Sue Fink and choir member Denny Wynbrandt. The choir will give the World Premiere performance of this brand new song at our holiday concert, “A New Home for the Holidays,”...
ACC’s NEW Home for the Holidays (10/26/2017) - On December 2 & 3 Angel City Chorale will present its 24th annual holiday concert and sing-along, “A New Home for the Holidays.”  The program could not be more aptly named as the 2017 holiday concerts will be ACC’s debut performances in their new home at Immanuel Presbyterian Church. Immanuel Presbyterian has proudly stood at...
Interactive, an Imaginative and Multidimensional Spring Concert Event (4/6/2017) - In this ever-changing world with its endless technological possibilities, it’s getting harder to find ways to connect beyond social media; making it more important now than ever before. Angel City Chorale is excited to bring you a fun, multidimensional and truly innovative evening. What does “interactive” mean? ACC spent much of the winter break discussing...
Bring on the Joy (11/21/2016) - ‘Tis the Season! With holiday season fast approaching, Angel City Chorale’s Holiday Concert and Sing-Along is right around the corner. Under the inspired direction of maestra, Sue Fink, ACC jump-starts our 23rd season in style with Bring on the Joy. This year’s exciting program is sure to entertain audiences with an infectious blast of holiday cheer. Audiences will...
New Heights for Angel City Chorale: The Making of “Sogno di Volare” (11/9/2016) - It’s on the verge of unbelievable when an award-winning composer extends an invite to perform a piece of music written for an award-winning video game, and then to have the honor of recording it where the biggest band of all time recorded. But that’s just what befell Angel City Chorale the summer of 2016. Christopher...
ACC Returns From Triumphant England Tour (9/6/2016) - Over 100 members of the Angel City Chorale traveled to Great Britain mid-July to perform selected works of Christopher Tin. The choir joined forces with Prima Vocal Ensemble of York, as well as Lucis of London. This tour began as a concept of visionary Sue Fink, ACC’s Artistic Director and creative driving force. Fink worked...
ACC Goes Viral! (2/10/2016) - It came on like a distant rumble, or that faint tinkling of glass that sometimes wakes you up a split second before the ground starts shaking. Only this time, it wasn’t the earth moving, but the ether. It first became evident that something was up when, for no apparent reason, we began to receive an...
ACC Sings Joy (1/27/2016) - Angel City Chorale knocked it out of the park again with another fun, funny, festive, and fabulous holiday concert. “Sing Joy” rang in the season with ACC’s characteristic blend of classical, pop, world, R&B, and soul, transporting the audience musically through time and place to celebrate peace, love, and gladsome tidings from a multitude of traditions from around...
ACC Wows on Popular Theme Songs (6/16/2015) - Angel City Chorale’s Spring 2015 concert lived up to its “epic” theme, wowing audiences two nights in a row with an exciting and surprisingly sophisticated mix of songs from video games, movies, and television. Crowd favorites included “Circle of Life” from The Lion King and “Dragonborn” from the game Skyrim. Soloists Kat Green and Gina...
ACC Celebrates 50 Years of Music at LACMA (5/12/2015) - On April 29, 2015, Angel City Chorale performed at the Los Angeles County Museum of Art’s 50th Anniversary celebration. The second concert in a series of three events celebrating the history of art in Los Angeles, the evening’s diverse program featured local artists performing music by influential Angelenos past and present, including Igor Stravinski, Arnold...
Angel City Chorale Presents EPIC: Blockbuster Music from Video Games & Film (4/23/2015) - Angel City Chorale Presents EPIC: Blockbuster Music from Video Games & Film The Choir’s Annual Spring Concerts In Los Angeles for Two Special Evenings Saturday, June 6 & Sunday, June 7, 2015 LOS ANGELES, CA – April 23, 2015 – Angel City Chorale (ACC), the acclaimed Los Angeles choir led by Artistic Director Sue Fink,...
Great Performance at the Nokia (4/20/2015) - 50 members of Angel City Chorale got a chance to sing onstage at the Nokia theater for an Herbalife convention on Saturday, March 7th. The paid gig gave us a taste of live production on a very grand scale, with thousands of convention attendees from all over the world. Those in attendance arrived early in...
ACC’s Smashing Successes! (3/29/2015) - 2014 was a banner year for Angel City Chorale, quite possibly the most exciting, challenging, and gratifying yet in the choir’s 21-year history. It’s hard to believe a year has passed since ACC went into the studio with Grammy-winning composer Christopher Tin to record seven tracks for his album The Drop That Contained the Sea....
Angel City Chorale Kicks Off the Holidays With Season of Wonder Concert & Sing-Along (11/10/2014) - Angel City Chorale Kicks Off the Holidays With Season of Wonder 21st Annual Concert & Sing-Along Celebration In Los Angeles for Two Special Evenings Saturday, December 6 & Sunday, December 7, 2014 The Holiday Concert of Your Dreams! LOS ANGELES, CA – November 10, 2014 – Angel City Chorale (ACC), the acclaimed Los Angeles choir...
ACC & Tin’s “Drop That Contained The Sea” considered for grammy nominations (11/5/2014) - Christopher Tin’s The Drop That Contained the Sea, which Angel City Chorale performed on, is officially on the first-round ballot for The 57th Annual Grammy Awards!  Tin received 5 nominations for the work, including a nod for “Water Prelude” in the Best Choral Performance category, which features ACC.  Drop’s Grammy nominations are: Best Classical Compendium: Tin:...
ACC Walks for Westside Food Bank (10/25/2014) - On Sunday, October 26, 2014, Angel City Chorale (ACC) participated in the Westside Food Bank’s 24th Annual 5K Hunger Walk to increase awareness about hunger in our community and raised $565 to feed our neighbors in need. Every dollar collected provides enough food for four meals. We encouraged others to join in or sponsor our team at the Santa Monica event....
Billboard’s Top Albums! (5/16/2014) - Grammy Award-winning Christopher Tin’s new album, The Drop That Contained the Sea, which features Angel City Chorale (ACC) on 7 of 10 tracks, debuted at #1 on the Billboard Traditional Classical chart! Tin’s album, which ACC is excited to be performing LIVE in June, entered the top spot on the chart after its first week...
ACC Performs at Carnegie Hall This Weekend (4/10/2014) - Angel City Chorale (ACC) will perform onstage at the World Premiere of 2-time Grammy-winning Composer Christopher Tin’s new work, The Drop that Contained the Sea, at Carnegie Hall in New York City on Sunday, April 13, 2014. The first act of the sold out event, called The Music of Christopher Tin The Drop of Dawn, will feature Tin’s Grammy-winning Calling All Dawns, which was hailed...
Angel City Chorale Presents “Elements” (4/2/2014) - Angel City Chorale Presents Elements Featuring The West Coast Premiere of Grammy-Winning Composer 
Christopher Tin’s New Song-Cycle The Drop That Contained the Sea Saturday, June 7 & Sunday, June 8, 2014 o An Extraordinary Music Event of World Rhythms & Cultures o LOS ANGELES, CA – April 2, 2014 – Angel City Chorale (ACC) will...
ACC REUNITES WITH CHRISTOPHER TIN (2/3/2014) - Angel City Chorale (ACC) reunites with Grammy Award-winner Christopher Tin in the studio in February and onstage in April at Carnegie Hall for the World Premiere of The Drop that Contained the Sea.   ACC is honored to join Tin in the studio February 6-9, 2014, to perform on the sequel to his Grammy Award-winning album Calling All Dawns. ...
Angel City Chorale Presents “Joyful, Joyful” (10/29/2013) - Angel City Chorale Presents Joyful, Joyful Its 20th Annual Holiday Concert & Sing-Along Bringing the Sounds of the Season To Los Angeles for Two Special Evenings Saturday, December 7 & Sunday, December 8, 2013 LOS ANGELES, CA – October 29, 2013 – Angel City Chorale (ACC), Los Angeles’ most entertaining and spirited choir, kicks off...
Calling All Dawns – Wonderful! (6/3/2013) - Thanks to our audiences on Saturday and Sunday! The West Coast Premier of two-time Grammy Award-winning Christopher Tin’s Calling All Dawns played to sold out crowds both nights. The second half of the performance showcased the “Best of ACC” – all time favorites from performances over the past 20 years. Here’s to 20 more!
Angel City Chorale Celebrates Its First Two Decades in Song With 20th Anniversary Concerts (4/3/2013) - Angel City Chorale Celebrates Its First Two Decades in Song With Angel City Chorale 20th Anniversary Concerts At the Historic Wilshire United Methodist Church in Los Angeles Saturday, June 1 & Sunday, June 2, 2013 Featuring the West Coast Premiere of Christopher Tin’s Grammy-Winning Song-Cycle Calling All Dawns in Twelve Languages + Angel City Chorale’s...
Angel City Chorale Presents “Making Spirits Bright” (11/9/2012) - Angel City Chorale Presents Making Spirits Bright A Holiday Concert and Sing-Along Wilshire United Methodist Church in Los Angeles Saturday, December 1 & Sunday, December 2, 2012 LOS ANGELES, CA – November 9, 2012 – Angel City Chorale (ACC), whose annual holiday concert has been a favorite with Los Angeles audiences since 1993, kicks off...
A Memorable Performance! (6/5/2012) - ACC’s “Angels Over L.A.: An L.A. Story” was truly memorable. We were honored to have composers Morten Lauridsen, David O, Christopher Tin, Rick Krizman, Gary Stockdale, Spencer Green, Philip White, arrangers Charlie Harrison and Barbara Miller, and poet Robert A. Sawyer in attendance for Saturday’s performance.
Angel City Chorale Presents Angels Over L.A.: An L.A. Story (5/10/2012) - Angel City Chorale Presents Angels Over L.A.:  An L.A. Story A Concert Featuring the Work of Los Angeles Composers June 2 & 3 at 7:00pm Wilshire United Methodist Church in Los Angeles LOS ANGELES, CA – May 10, 2012 – Angel City Chorale, L.A.’s hometown choir, presents the voices and music of Los Angeles in...
A Rousing Success! The Mahler Project (2/19/2012) - Angel City Chorale joined the Los Angeles Philharmonic, the Simón Bolivar Symphony Orchestra of Venezuela, and choirs from across the Southland in an exceptional performance of Mahler’s Symphony No. 8, “The Symphony of a Thousand,” on February 4, 2012 at the Shrine Auditorium. Read the review and see how the performance came together.

News Clips

Broadway World: Angel City Chorale to Release ‘One World, Live From Los Angeles’ (9/27/2018) - On the heels of their semi-finals appearance on America’s Got Talent, Angel City Chorale is proud to release One World, Live From Los Angeles, an outstanding collection of world music recorded live at their concerts across Southern California. The songs are as diverse as their membership, with music from John Williams, Christopher Tin, Antonio Carlos Jobim, and Karl...
SeeItLive.CO: Angel City Chorale Honors 9/11 Victims On America’s Got Talent (9/14/2018) - On September 11, 2018, the world mourned and remembered the horrific events of September 11, 2001. On America’s Got Talent, one group decided to honor the victims of the gruesome terrorist attack with a song. For their fourth performance on AGT, Angel City Chorale sang Bruce Springsteen’s “The Rising” to honor the victims of 9/11. The performance was...
Happy Birthday to the city of Los Angeles from Mayor Eric Garcetti and Angel City Chorale (9/4/2018) - L.A.'s Birthday with Angel City ChoraleHappy birthday Los Angeles!Posted by Mayor Eric Garcetti on Tuesday, September 4, 2018
Access Hollywood Live: Inspirational Choir Gets AGT’s Golden Buzzer (7/31/2018) - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kFN187hi7dE
Variety: Olivia Munn Awards Choir Rendition of ‘Civilization IV’ Theme on ‘America’s Got Talent’ (7/27/2018) - “Love how the [Angel City Chorale] sings, don’t let age, race, religion or political differences get in the way of creating something beautiful,” Munn tweeted on Wednesday. “Excited to watch them continue to battle for the [America’s Got Talent] win.” Read more…
Kenyans: Swahili Song Gets Golden Buzzer on America’s Got Talent (7/25/2018) - A Swahili song that was performed by a choir on popular TV show America’s Got Talent earned the group the golden buzzer. The Angel City Chorale got the buzzer after performing popular Catholic song ‘Baba Yetu’ which was composed differently but propelled the choir to its biggest stage yet – broadcast live on America’s Got...
Parade: Watch America’s Got Talent Guest Judge Olivia Munn Use Her Golden Buzzer for Angel City Chorale (7/25/2018) - On Tuesday night’s episode, Sue told the judges, “I wanted to create something to give back to the community. We try to represent diversity with different religions and different ages. We are black, white, gay, straight, rich, poor. Even the Republicans and Democrats can sit together in our group.” Read more…
Daily Mail: America’s Got Talent – Olivia Munn presses Golden Buzzer as guest judge for Los Angeles choir group (7/24/2018) - Olivia Munn made 145 dreams come true with her Golden Buzzer as a guest judge on Tuesday’s episode of America’s Got Talent. Read more…
Billboard: Watch L.A.’s Angel City Chorale’s Golden-Buzzer Winning Performance on ‘America’s Got Talent’ (7/24/2018) - Golden buzzers don’t just grow on trees. You have to earn them. The Angel City Chorale won serious bragging rights with an inspiring performance on America’s Got Talent Tuesday night. The diverse vocal ensemble wowed everyone in the room with a performance of “Baba Yetu,” theme from the 2005 video game, Civilization IV.  It had a bit of everything: Feels,...
USA Today: ‘AGT’ Angel City Chorale earns the Golden Buzzer with their soulful voices (7/24/2018) - Big enough to take up an entire stage, the Angel City Chorale will be moving onto its biggest stage yet – broadcast live on “America’s Got Talent.” Read more…
nbc4i: Angel City Chorale earns Olivia Munn’s golden buzzer on America’s Got Talent (7/24/2018) - A choir group from Los Angeles earned guest judge Olivia Munn’s golden buzzer on America’s Got Talent. For Tuesday’s judge cuts performance, the choir sang composer Christopher Tin’s Baba Yetu, the theme song to the video game Civilization IV. Read more…
KNBC: LA Choir Group Earns The Golden Buzzer (7/24/2018) - https://angelcitychorale.org/wp-content/uploads/ACConKNBC.mp4
America’s Got Talent: Angel City Chorale Earns Golden Buzzer (7/24/2018) - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XStvwK6yKvs
APost: Huge Choir Covering Toto’s “Africa” Absolutely Floors AGT Judges (7/18/2018) - What’s so unique about this choir is that it’s composed of 160 people. The judges were immediately intrigued when the choir only made sound by rubbing their hands together. They progressed to snapping their fingers. Then, when they were slapping their thighs, the audience was so enthralled that they joined the choir to make it...
CinemaBlend: Watch America’s Got Talent’s Epic Cover Of Africa Blow Simon Cowell’s Mind (7/11/2018) - Honestly, is there any situation that isn’t improved by a group of talented singers busting out a rendition of “Africa” awesome enough to surely make Toto proud? The entire crowd was clearly feeling the performance as soon as it became clear that “Africa” was what the choir was going for, and they were entertained enough...
Gold Derby: ‘America’s Got Talent’ choir Angel City Chorale will make you feel the rains down in Toto’s ‘Africa’ (7/10/2018) - “They weren’t us,” declared Sue Fink, director of the Los Angeles-based Angel City Chorale, when asked by “America’s Got Talent” judge Simon Cowell why a choir has never won the reality TV show before. Read more…
Angel City Chorale Auditions for America’s Got Talent (7/10/2018) - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gBYlKEIGXJs&t=1s
L.A. Times: An American scholar was killed in South Africa nearly 25 years ago. Today her legacy lives on through music (7/4/2018) - The choir’s recent concert was a celebration of its 25th anniversary, featuring music from around the world mixed with pop songs. The performance also showcased an unlikely connection between Los Angeles and South Africa, stretching back to the country’s fight to end apartheid in the early 1990s. Read more…
Entertain Me By Michael Shinafelt (5/11/2016) - The family-friendly Rhythm Planet world music concerts will take place at Wilshire United Methodist Church in Los Angeles over two very special nights on Saturday, June 4, and Sunday, June 5, 2016. Read more…
BroadwayWorld: Angel City Chorale’s ‘Rhythm Planet’ Set for 6/4-5 (5/11/2016) - ACC’s 150+ voices, its orchestra, and a rhythm section playing percussion instruments from around the world will combine to create an exhilarating and joyous celebration of Earth’s rich cultures and beauty. Read More…
California Tour & Travel (Review of Epic Concert) (7/17/2015) - Blockbuster Music from Video Games & Film at Wilshire United Methodist Church featured Founder/Conductor, Sue Fink with aplomb and humor leading150+ singers and 25 musicians. Read more: http://www.californiatourandtravel.com/Recording_Debut.html
Valley Scene Magazine (Review of Epic Concert) (6/12/2015) - Angel City Chorale Brings Angelenos Together on an EPIC Scale! The renowned Los Angeles choir led by the engaging and fiercely frenetic Artistic Director Sue Fink held its annual spring concert which ushers in the first weekend of June. This audacious event captivated and brought a joyous and rollicking audience to their feet with a...
Broadway World: Angel City Chorale to Perform Video Game, Film Music in ‘EPIC’ Concerts, 6/6-7 (4/24/2015) - Angel City Chorale (ACC), the acclaimed Los Angeles choir led by Artistic Director Sue Fink, will present EPIC: Blockbuster Music from Video Games & Film, its thrilling annual spring concerts, the first weekend in June. This adventurous event will entertain audiences over two very special nights on Saturday, June 6, and Sunday, June 7, 2015....
KFI Interview with Christopher Tin and Sue Fink (6/5/2014) - On June 1, 2014, Sue Fink of Angel City Chorale and world renowned composer, Christopher Tin were interviewed on the Fabulous Lisa Ann Walter Show on KFI640 AM to discuss the upcoming concert “Elements” to be performed on June 7-8, 2014. Take a listen now and see you at the show this weekend!
Culver City Paper Features ACC (5/16/2014) - With members across the Southland, ACC truly represents Los Angeles. The Culver City Crossroads features an article on Angel City Chorale. Twenty of ACC’s 150 members live in Culver City or Mar Vista.  
“Everything a Performance Should Be!” (5/5/2014) - Angel City Chorale (ACC) was honored to be at the world-famous Carnegie Hall on Sunday, April 13, 2014 among the outstanding choruses from the US, Canada, and England chosen to perform at The Drop of Dawn, an exhilarating evening of music by 2-time Grammy Award-winning Composer Christopher Tin. The evening, presented by Distinguished Concerts International New York...
Angel City Chorale interviewed on KFI (12/1/2013) - Listen to the interview with Lisa Ann Walter from KFI! Radio interview and performance by Sue Fink and some Angel City Chorale members on the Lisa Ann Walter show on KFI recorded November 30, 2013.

 

 

 

 

 

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