San José Symphonic Choir

San José Symphonic Choir & Orchestra


Ordinary People Making Extraordinary Music

The San José Symphonic Choir (SJSC), a volunteer choral organization, has performed masterworks and contemporary pieces in San José and the South Bay Area since its founding in 1924. The Choir typically consists of about 100 singers, and has been under the inspiring leadership of Maestro Leroy Kromm since 1985.

Messiah - A SJSC Gift for You!

SJSC Shares the Beauty of the Season with You in this gloriously curated Best of Performances – 20 years of recordings, including a dazzling array of soloists who have recorded Messiah with us.

2000 Recording
Patrice McGinnis, Soprano
Wendy Hillhouse, Alto
Brian Staufenbiel, Tenor
Boyd Jarrell, Bass

2008 Recording
Nancy Wait-Kromm, Soprano
Wendy Hillhouse, Alto
Brian Thorsett, Tenor
Paul Murray, Bass

2014 Recording
Emma Rosenthal, Soprano
Sara Couden, Alto
Gabriel Cohen, Tenor
Christian Pursell, Bass

2019 Recording
Hannah Fuerst, Soprano
Katherine Trimble, Alto
Mark Khuri-Yakub, Tenor
Paul Murray, Bass

We merrily deliver to You SJSC Handel’s Messiah – sparkly and bright – with a glittery red bow on top, a Christmas gift to download. Hallelujah! Enjoy. Now you can Sing-It-Yourself with SJSC.

You Sing It Messiah Download

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Ordinary People Making Extraordinary Music

San José Symphonic Choir is supported, in part, by a Cultural Affairs grant and a Coronavirus Relief Fund grant from the City of San José, a California Small Business Covid 19 Relief grant, and by grants from Silicon Valley Community Foundation and the Peery Foundation, in addition to several corporate sponsors.
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