11 More Choirs for Adults in Orange County
1. Festival Singers
The Festival Singers is a mixed-gender choir based in Rancho Santa Margarita that sings everything from Bach to Broadway. Formal auditions aren’t held, but new singers can meet with the director in September, January, or late March to join the choir and determine voice part.
2. Paul Delgado Singers
The Paul Delgado Singers is an auditioned professional-level mixed-gender chamber choir located in North Orange County. The choir sings classic repertoire, as well as commissioned works.
3. Meritage Vocal Arts Ensemble
Meritage is an auditioned mixed-gender group, about 50 singers strong, based in Anaheim. They sing everything from Broadway to classical.
4. Voices of Tustin
Voices of Tustin is a non-audition mixed-gender choir based in Tustin. They rehearse Tuesday evenings. The choir has about 40 members and is led by Davide Peay.
5. De Angeles Vocal Ensemble
Located in San Juan Capistrano, De Angeles Vocal Ensemble is a mixed-gender audition choir that champions lesser-known works, especially ones by today’s composers.
7. Master Chorale of Saddleback Valley
The Master Chorale of Saddleback Valley is a mixed-gender audition choir located in San Juan Capistrano. They perform a variety of styles, from Mozart to Queen.
8. Harborlites Chorus
Based in Huntington Beach, the Harborlites Chorus is a women’s chorus of over one hundred voices that sings exclusively a cappella music. If you’re interested in auditioning, you should try out one of the rehearsals and then schedule an audition.
10. Orange Empire Chorus
The Orange Empire Chorus is the Fullerton branch of the Barbershop Harmony Society (BHS), which started as an all-male group but recently voted to begin accepting females. Originally based in Tennessee, BHS is now an umbrella organization with chapters in 17 districts, including Orange County. The Orange Empire Chorus is still an all-male organization.
11. Westminster Chorus
The Westminster Chorus is a branch of the Barbershop Harmony Society chorus for younger men that rehearses in Anaheim. You can attend a rehearsal to see what it’s all about or schedule an audition.