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Who We Are

We are a group of singers from the greater Sacramento area who are dedicated to the advancement of choral music. Established in 1982, the singers delight, challenge, and inspire their audiences with seasons programmed to include premieres, classics, and a wide variety of musical periods and styles.

Our 2019-2020 Concert Season

2019-2020 marks the 36th season under the name Sacramento Master Singers, and we have a three exciting and unique programs of music planned. The season begins with December’s favorite holiday program, followed by a concert in March that celebrates life. We will round out the season in May with a grand night of singing, featuring songs from musical theater.

MARCH CONCERT

Saturday, Mar 14th, at 7 pm
Sunday, Mar 15th, at 3 pm
The Sofia

From birth to death, through joy, loss, and sorrow, our March concerts will celebrate our lives, their benchmark moments, their ups and downs, with song. Patrons will be moved by pieces that range from the traditional Spiritual Sometimes I Feel Like a Motherless Child to Szymko’s It Takes a Village. We have a slew of special features for this concert as well: talented guest soloists mezzo Buffy Baggott and baritone Omari Tau performing Robert Cohen’s haunting Alzheimer’s Stories with an instrumental ensemble and the choir, the World Premiere of an SMS commissioned piece by Ron Kean, and an exciting new venue as well: B Street’s Sofia Theatre. You’ll enjoy audience pleasers such as Fly to Paradise by Eric Whitacre and Cole Porter’s I Get a Kick Out of You arranged by Falker. It’s a concert brimming with musical delights that you won’t want to miss.

MAY CONCERT

Saturday, May 16th, at 7 pm
Sunday, May 17th, at 3 pm
First United Methodist Church, Sacramento

Rodgers & Hammerstein wrote it and Sacramento Master Singers will make it so: It’s a Grand Night for Singing. Our May program will include selections from Lin-Manuel Miranda’s hit show Hamilton including You’ll Be Back and Dear Theodosia, Stephen Sondheim’s No One Has Ever Loved Me from Passions, and Sit Down, You’re Rocking the Boat from Frank Loesser’s Guys and DollsThese pieces represent but a few on the exciting program Artistic Director Ralph Hughes has planned. Join us – and bring your friends – for the glittering finale of our 2019-20 season.

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Meet the Choir

The Sacramento Master Singers (SMS) have been advancing the art of choral music in Northern California and beyond since 1982. Meet the people who make up the choir and learn about our history.

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Sing a New Song

featuring Ola Gjeilo’s “Sunrise Mass”

Celtic Memories (2-Disc Set)

Two CDs filled with beautiful Christmas and secular music featuring Men of Worth

Gloria

John Rutter’s 3-movement Gloria with brass ensemble and holiday selections recorded at Skywalker Studio in 2008

Deep in a Winter’s Night

Celtic Christmas Memories and Celtic Journey Memories