Advancing the Art, Lifting the Soul


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.

The Sacramento Master Singers has started rehearsals, but it’s not too late to join our group. We still have a few openings in our stellar bass section for the season. Please contact  or call us at 916.788.7464 to schedule an audition.

Purchase a season subscription for general or senior admission for the December, March and May concerts, and save 10% off single ticket prices. Individual Tickets will be available to purchase on October 1st. 

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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.


The Sacramento Master Singers presents “A Master Singers Christmas.” Conductor Ralph Hughes has searched the globe for traditional carols and newly-minted holiday songs to share with the choir’s devoted audiences. The mystical opening candlelight processional will include Lo, How a Rose E’er Blooming by Michael Praetorius and Russian-American composer, Sergey Khvoshchinsky’s Bogoroditse Devo, Raduysia (Mother of God the Virgin). The program will feature Ave Maria by Franz Biebl, a favorite piece of many, and Winter Wonderland by Felix Bernard. Join us for a magical, uplifting celebration of the season.

Saturday, Dec 14th, at 3pm
Westminster Presbyterian Church

Sunday, Dec 15th, at 7pm
Harris Center for the Arts

Thursday, Dec 19th, at 7pm 
Saturday, Dec 21st, at 7pm
Sunday, Dec 22nd, at 3pm

First United Methodist Church


Saturday, Dec 21st, at 3pm
First United Methodist Church

This 45-minute concert is a family event, perfect for young children. We’ll perform many songs kids are sure to know, and they’re invited to sing and play along! Join us for a fantastic event for youngsters, packed with fun and excitement – including a surprise visit from Santa!


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, a 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 Stevie Wonder’s Songs in the Key of LifeFly 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.


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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Single tickets will be available to purchase on October 1st. Add a donation of $75 or more and receive preferred seating at all our 2019-2020 concerts.



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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


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