75 Years of Singing
75th ANNIVERSARY EVENTS
The SJSU Choraliers celebrate their 75th Anniversary during the 2022-23 academic year. We are inviting ALL choral alumni back to campus to celebrate and sing together. We have a variety of activities planned, culminating in a concert at the Cathedral Basilica of St. Joseph in downtown San José.
FRIDAY, MAY 5, 2023
7-10pm Alumni Reunion & Celebration at Teske's Germania (no-host)
(Informal Beer Choir from 8-8:30pm)
SATURDAY, MAY 6, 2023
11am-2:30pm Alumni Choir Rehearsal at SJSU Concert Hall
2:30-3:30pm Campus Tour
5-7pm Dress Rehearsal at Cathedral Basilica of St. Joseph
7:30pm Alumni Concert with the SJSU Choirs at St. Joseph (ticketed event)
9:30pm 75th Anniversary Gala at Olla Cocina in downtown SJ (ticketed event)
This event is open to ALL alumni. We hope you'll join us for this reunion, celebration, and concert. You are welcome to sing in the alumni choir or just attend the weekend events and catch up with old friends.
Registration is live!
Stay tuned for concert tickets and the post-concert Gala Reception at Olla Cocina to go on sale. More info coming soon!
ALUMNI CHOIR REPERTOIRE
Once you register to sing for the alumni event, we will send out the repertoire for the concert.
Zadok the Priest by G.F. Handel (with orchestra)
Never One Thing by May Erlewine, arr. Corie Brown
Hark, I Hear the Harps Eternal arr. Alice Parker
Sing a While Longer by Trevor Tran (world premiere commissioned for the 75th)
Wild Forces by Jake Runestad (with orchestra)
MEET THE CONDUCTORS
Dr. Jeffrey Benson
Director of Choral Activities
Conductor, SJSU Choraliers & Spartan Glee Club
Dr. Corie Brown
Assistant Professor of Choral Music Education
Conductor, SJSU Concert Choir & Treble Choir
Dr. Charlene Archibeque
Conductor, SJSU Choraliers, Concert Choir
Charlene Archibeque Choral Endowment
SJSU Choirs Scholarship Fund
For any questions about the 75th Anniversary Celebration, please contact Ivan Vielma, Choral Alumni Coordinator at: email@example.com