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AfterGlow Chorus

Harmony with Meaning

AfterGlow Chorus is a premier, auditioned chamber choir of over 40 highly-skilled, experienced singers based in Oakland, CA in the San Francisco East Bay. AfterGlow's mission is to perform powerful choral works of all genres with the highest level of musicianship and emotional impact. 

We're now scheduling singer auditions for our upcoming Summer 2024 program with rehearsals starting in mid-June): "Giant Shoulders: Music of the Civil Rights Movement."

Honoring the 60th anniversary of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, we'll be performing inspirational music from a wide variety of musical genres including freedom songs, African-American spirituals, classical choral pieces, Gospel songs, jazz, and Motown classics.

Our very special Guest Artist will be Dr. Lynne Morrow!

Here are just a few of the pieces we will be performing:

  • "Oh Freedom" arr. by Brazeal Dennard

  • "Ain't Gonna Let Nobody Turn Me Around" arr. by Max Addae

  • "My Lord, What a Mornin'" by Harry T. Burleigh

  • "They Led My Lord Away" arr. by Brandon Waddles

  • "In Bright Mansions Above" arr. by Roland Carter

  • "Bring Me All Your Dreams" by Christopher Harris"

  • "Peace Be Still" by James Cleveland

  • "Living for the City" by Stevie Wonder

  • "River" by Leon Bridges

  • "Hallelujah" from "Messiah: A Soulful Celebration" by Mervyn Warren, Michael O. Jackson, and Mark Kibble

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Death Came A-Knockin’ (Travelin’ Shoes) OPB Ruthie Foster (arr. by Paul Rardin) - AfterGlow Chorus
AfterGlow Chorus

Death Came A-Knockin’ (Travelin’ Shoes) OPB Ruthie Foster (arr. by Paul Rardin) - AfterGlow Chorus

Recorded live from AfterGlow's concert "Love Is Stronger Than Hate: Remembering Charleston 2015" "Love Is Stronger Than Hate: Remembering Charleston 2015" was a very special, powerful concert AfterGlow Chorus in Oakland, CA. This very special concert honored and commemorated the heart-breaking, and, ultimately, inspirational events at Mother Emanuel Church in Charleston, SC in June 2015: We were deeply moved and inspired by Chris Singleton's (@csingleton_2) incredible story and personal mission that "Love is stronger than hate": Please consider making a donation to support the beautiful Emanuel Nine Memorial: Concert location: First Presbyterian Church of Oakland, Oakland, CA Date: August 6, 2023 Soloists: Angel Peprah, Becca Sullivan, and Gabrielle Spann OPB: Ruthie Foster ( Arranger: Paul Rardin Swen Ervin, Creative Director Arnold Lee, Music Director ( Video Direction: Ian Robin Walker ( Audio Engineer: Jeremy Allen ( Website: Instagram: Linktree: #choir #charleston #oakland #love #spiritual #acappella #ruthiefoster
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