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Praised for its beauty of sound, stellar musicianship, and dynamic programming, YWCP has won many accolades for its performances.

Founded

March 7, 2012

Founded

Young Women’s Choral Projects of San Francisco

First performance

October 1, 2012

First performance

Journey of a Lifetime

Performed with Keith Terry and Crosspulse — Berkeley and San Francisco

March 1, 2013

Performed with Keith Terry and Crosspulse — Berkeley and San Francisco

Sang on the San Francisco Opera stage

June 1, 2013

Sang on the San Francisco Opera stage

With Jake Heggie and Frederica von Stade

Toured to Italy

June 1, 2013

Toured to Italy

Started Allegro Chorus

September 1, 2013

Started Allegro Chorus

Performed with Wesla Whitfield and Mike Greensill at our Second Annual Gala in San Francisco

October 1, 2013

Performed with Wesla Whitfield and Mike Greensill at our Second Annual Gala in San Francisco

Premiered “Another Secret eQuation” by Terry Riley with the Kronos Quartet at CalPerformances (Berkeley)

December 1, 2013

Premiered “Another Secret eQuation” by Terry Riley with the Kronos Quartet at CalPerformances (Berkeley)

West Coast Premiere

Premiered “Ave Maris Stella” by Frank La Rocca

December 13, 2013

Premiered “Ave Maris Stella” by Frank La Rocca

World Premiere

Performed under the direction of Vance George

March 1, 2014

Performed under the direction of Vance George

SF Symphony Chorus Conductor Emeritus

Performed on Composers’ Inc. !BAMM! Festival Concert

April 1, 2014

Performed with Clerestory

May 1, 2014

Performed with Clerestory

A professional men’s chorus

Toured to the East Coast — Boston, Rhode Island and New York City

June 1, 2014

Toured to the East Coast — Boston, Rhode Island and New York City

Began the YWCP Choral Fellow Program

August 1, 2014

Started Prelude Chorus

September 1, 2014

Started Prelude Chorus

Performed with mezzo-soprano Frederica von Stade

October 26, 2014

Performed with mezzo-soprano Frederica von Stade

At the 3rd Annual YWCP Gala

Won The American Prize in Choral Performance

November 1, 2014

Won The American Prize in Choral Performance

High school and youth division

Performed with performance artist Moira Smiley in San Francisco

March 1, 2015

Performed with performance artist Moira Smiley in San Francisco

And her ensemble, VOCO

Performed in Benjamin Britten’s Noyes Fludde

March 1, 2015

Performed in Benjamin Britten’s Noyes Fludde

With Fremont Opera

Won the Dale Warland Singers Commission Award From Chorus America and the American Composers Forum

April 1, 2015

Won the Dale Warland Singers Commission Award From Chorus America and the American Composers Forum

Dale Warland, founder of Dale Warland Singers; conductor Susan McMane; composer Karen P. Thomas; and American Composer’s Forum CEO, John Nuechterlein

Toured to Germany

June 1, 2015

Toured to Germany

Started Arietta Singers

September 1, 2015

Started Arietta Singers

A non-auditioned class for Kindergarten and 1st-grade girls.

Performed with soprano Christine Brewer

October 1, 2015

Performed with soprano Christine Brewer

at the 4th Annual YWCP Gala

Premiered “Qui creavit coelum” by Frank La Rocca

December 1, 2015

Premiered “Qui creavit coelum” by Frank La Rocca

World Premiere (YWCP’s first commission)

Sang a solo performance at the California All-State Music Educator’s Conference

February 1, 2016

Sang a solo performance at the California All-State Music Educator’s Conference

At the California All-State Music Educator’s Conference.

YWCP’s First Annual Treble Choir Festival

April 1, 2016

YWCP’s First Annual Treble Choir Festival

Premiered Dale Warland Singers Commission, “A Singer’s Path,” by Karen P. Thomas

May 1, 2016

Premiered Dale Warland Singers Commission, “A Singer’s Path,” by Karen P. Thomas

World Premiere

Toured to the Pacific Northwest

June 1, 2016

Toured to the Pacific Northwest

Seattle and the Canadian cities of Vancouver and Victoria

Sang Igor Stravinsky’s “Symphony of Psalms”

October 1, 2016

Sang Igor Stravinsky’s “Symphony of Psalms”

At Cal Performances (Berkeley) with the Philharmonia Orchestra of London, Esa-Pekka Salonen conducting

Released our first album

November 1, 2016

Released our first album

Rejoice! at Skywalker Sound Studio

Joined San Francisco Symphony for the annual Deck the Hall concerts

December 20, 2016

Joined San Francisco Symphony for the annual Deck the Hall concerts

Performed Berlioz’s Requiem with the San Francisco Symphony and Chorus, Maestro Charles Dutoit, conducting

May 20, 2017

Performed Berlioz’s Requiem with the San Francisco Symphony and Chorus, Maestro Charles Dutoit, conducting

Toured to Slovenia, Austria, and Hungary

June 26, 2017

Toured to Slovenia, Austria, and Hungary

Won Adventurous Programming Award from ASCAP/Chorus America

July 20, 2017

Won Adventurous Programming Award from ASCAP/Chorus America

In recognition of YWCP’s commitment to programming works of living composers, in the youth/children’s chorus category

Workshopped new opera “Abraham in Flames” by Niloufar Talebi and Aleksandra Vrebalov

October 3, 2017

Workshopped new opera “Abraham in Flames” by Niloufar Talebi and Aleksandra Vrebalov

Performed at Western Division ACDA Conference

March 15, 2018

Performed at Western Division ACDA Conference

The Young Women’s Chorus was chosen as a featured performer in a Concert Session.

Performed at Grace Cathedral in San Francisco

March 19, 2018

Performed at Grace Cathedral in San Francisco

The Young Women’s Chorus was an invited artist to open this Manhattan Concerts Production performance in San Francisco’s stunning Grace Cathedral.