This group, which was formed in 1994, consists of thirty-eight auditioned singers who perform works from the Renaissance through new works of the Twenty-First Century.
During the past twenty-four years, the Mt. San Antonio College Chamber Singers, have been extremely active, winning numerous awards and receiving special performance invitations, including; ten American Choral Directors Association (ACDA) National and Regional Conventions in Reno, Honolulu, San Antonio, Salt Lake City, Los Angeles, Tucson, Dallas, Minneapolis, Pasadena and Santa Barbara; five California State Conventions; five European tours with performances in Germany, Poland, the Czech Republic, Austria, the British Isles, Bulgaria, and Italy; headliners at the Canadian Rocky Mountain Music Festival in Banff and at the "Australian National Choral Association Convention" in Port Macquarie; they won two platinum medals at the "Xinghai Prize International Choir Championships" in Guangzhou, China; along with performing numerous tours throughout the United States and Canada. They have performed by special invitation for Senator Dianne Feinstein in Washington D.C. and combined with a professional orchestra from Los Angeles to perform Star Wars In Concert to sell-out audiences at the Honda Center and the Nokia Theater. The Chamber Singers have also had the opportunity to perform as headliners on the Carnegie Hall Stage in New York City on four different occasions. This past summer, they competed in the World Choir Games in Tshwane, South Africa and took home three Gold Medals.
While performing at the 2007 International Musical Eisteddfod Competition in Wales, the Chamber Singers competed against choirs from around the world and received more awards than any choir in the history of this competition; including first place awards in the Youth Choir, Folksong Choir and Mixed Choir categories and then won the prestigious Pavarotti Trophy and the title of Choir of the World. Their tour of Europe in 2003 included performing at the Grand Prix Choir Competition in Varna, Bulgaria, where they won first place honors in both the Chamber Choir and Large Mixed categories. They also won the overall first place Grand prize for best choir. They competed at the "American International Choral Competition", held in Reno, Nevada, where they took home first place awards in three different categories, and their most recent International competition victory took place at the "Grand Prix of Nations" choral competition in Magdeburg, Germany, where they received three gold medals and took home the first place prize as Grand Prix Champions. The Chamber Singers are the main performing choir at Mt. San Antonio College, giving numerous concerts on campus and throughout the local community.
For additional information, contact Professor Bruce Rogers