The New Choir, an auditioned chamber choir performing choral works from all genres, was founded in August of 2000 by the Music Director and Conductor Eileen Chang. The choir is composed of around twenty-five singers from the greater San Francisco Bay Area, and has been conducting regularly scheduled performances in the Bay Area since its founding.
Members of the New Choir have been brought together by their common love for the making of beautiful music. The New Choir is dedicated to the study and performance of quality choral literature and sharing the joy and spiritual enhancement inherent in the making of music.
The New Choir has been recognized for their performances of thoughtfully prepared programs. The choir receives frequent requests for guest performances in the San Francisco Bay area and, in March of 2006, was honored with an invitation to perform at the American Choral Directors Association (ACDA) Western Division Convention where the choir’s performance was received very warmly. Recently, the New Choir received a Golden Diploma in the 2016 Golden State Chorale Trophy Competition in Monterey.
The New Choir is a 501(c)3 non-profit organization. Donations to the New Choir are fully tax-deductible. The activities of the choir are funded through tax-deductible donations of individual donors, concert ticket sales, and grant from the Arts Council Silicon Valley, in partnership with the county of Santa Clara and the California Arts Council.