About the Chorus
The Northwest Chamber Chorus attracts large audiences and wins extensive praise and support from the Seattle arts community. During an annual season of six main-stage performances and numerous community outreach appearances, the chorus attracts a loyal audience of music patrons, characterized by a keen interest in cultural activities and classical choral music.
The Northwest Chamber Chorus is featured regularly on Classical KING FM and KUOW's The Beat. The group has performed with the Seattle Symphony, the Seattle Youth Symphony, the Northwest Chamber Orchestra, Cascadia Brass, Spectrum Dance Company, ACT (A Contemporary Theatre), Baroque Northwest, Philharmonia Northwest, and Baroque Northwest. In 2007 the NWCC participated in the American Masterpieces Choral Festival, featuring choral conducting legend Dale Warland and celebrated composer Morten Lauridsen. In July 2012 the chorus toured Slovakia and Hungary, performing to large and enthusiastic audiences. Since 2006 the NWCC has been featured with the Seattle Repertory Jazz Orchestra in its annual Duke Ellington Sacred Music Concert.
The Northwest Chamber Chorus has received grants from 4Culture, the Washington State Arts Commission, Seattle Office of Arts and Cultural Affairs, Wyman Youth Trust, Behnke Foundation, Washington Commission for the Humanities, and PONCHO. In addition, individual donors support the group at a high level, adding to the ongoing success of the chorus.
The NWCC is a member of the Greater Seattle Choral Consortium and Chorus America.