Santa Cruz Peace Chorale

May 2022

Our 2021-22 season ended with a “Song Celebration,” a private event for 2021-22 SCPC members only.

June through August 2022 – SUMMER BREAK

Sept 2022

Our 2022-23 season will begin.  For more information, check back later or email avandlt@cruzio.com 

Below is general information about our group.


Great Songs – Great People – Great Harmony

Our Mission

  • To promote local and worldwide peace and social justice through singing
  • To enlighten as well as to entertain

Our Activities

Our interests are many, and our repertoire is diverse.  We sing songs of peace, justice and labor and aim to boost morale and inspire.  In the words of one choir director, we celebrate “the full cup of life: birth, death, joy, sorrow, struggle, triumph, work, play, love, and community!”

Our mixed-voice community chorus presents one major concert each year in addition to singing at community events, soup kitchens, and street demonstrations.  Our chorus is open to all singers in September and is run by our members.  There are no auditions.

Our Enrollment Period

Anyone interested in joining our chorus is invited to attend our September rehearsals without charge to learn more about us before making a commitment for the current season.

Our Support

Our activities and expenses are supported by season-long member pledges.  No one is turned away due to finances.  A silent auction and one other fundraising event are held each season.  Donations to our chorus of $100 or more are tax deductible.

Our Member Requirements

Members must make a firm commitment to the following:

  • Attendance at all rehearsals and performances for the season
  • Payment of dues (sliding scale) over the 9-month season
  • Participation in two main fundraising events each season

Our Rehearsals

  • Time:  Mondays from 6:30 – 8 pm
  • Season:  September through May
  • Place:  For address, please email:  avandlt@cruzio.com

Our Staff

  • Music Director:  Aileen Vance
  • Accompanist:  Abigail Meloche

Our inspiration

Amy Goodman:  “Final words, Pete Seeger, (on) the role of music, culture and politics”

Pete Seeger:  “They’re all tangled up.  Hooray for tangling!”

For More Information

Please email sylvibo@cruzio.com for more information.

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