Another great year has come to a close, and we’d like to share some highlights with our community! The dedication and talent of our choristers, along with the support from […]Read More
Do you ever wonder what happens behind the scenes at Seattle Girls Choir?
Then this blog is for you.
Here you will find notes from our Artistic Director, guest columns from alumnae, families, and faculty, sneak peeks into the rehearsal process, travel diaries from tours and competitions, and much more.
By Adrian Rattray Beginning to describe how SGC has changed me feels like a massive question to tackle. Growing up, I couldn’t regularly speak until about 6 years old, and […]Read More
By Aspen Lillywhite It’s probably not the most glamorous way to start a letter. But I am not the girl you see on stage. I have insecurities that have shoved […]Read More
By Skye Duplessis Scintillating stars adorn the silhouette of tree branches splayed across the backdrop of night; a garland of galaxy light. Choir camp was consistently the highlight of my […]Read More
Seattle Girls Choir is excited to welcome Sarra Sharif Doyle into her new role as our Artistic Director! Sarra was chosen from a set of gifted candidates after a national search, […]Read More
Another year of choral education is in the books! And what a year it was. Starting with our summer camp programming, we tentatively made our way back to in-person rehearsals […]Read More
By Grey Karis-Sconyers Music has always been an important creative outlet for me. I spent most of my childhood singing a little too loudly in school choirs and tormenting my […]Read More
By Jacob Winkler This is an interesting time for all you other graduates, as you are finishing up one stage of your lives (high school) and moving on to the […]Read More
By Xahria Hatch I joined SGC halfway through 8th grade, and let me tell you that was hard. The week after I started rehearsals, everyone else sang The Star Spangled […]Read More
By Vesi Tsenkova SGC has been an after school staple for me for years now, and choosing a single moment to encompass the entire experience is close to impossible. I […]Read More
By Arundati Iyer I sit alone on the dusty, empty riser on a stage in a large hall. I hear the footsteps of another girl who has also arrived early. […]Read More
By Sonya Fues Ever since I started choir in third grade, I have been completely entranced by the sound of PV singing. I knew, from the first time I heard […]Read More
By Sylvia Lindblad When I first joined SGC in 2013, I was in 4th grade, and I had never been part of an organization like this before. Although I had […]Read More
By Abby Assadi One bright September day in 2017, I waltz through the front doors of the Volunteer Park Seventh Day Adventist Church, ready to start my first day at […]Read More
My Dearest Seattle Girls Choir Friends & Families, I am writing to let you know that the 2021-22 season will be my last with Seattle Girls Choir. I have accepted […]Read More
By Claire Balcom I joined SGC with the least amount of dramatic flair possible. For what would turn out to be a staggeringly life-altering decision, it was one I made […]Read More
By Amelie Petit Most of the seniors who went to Wales with SGC write about it in their senior essay, and I am no different. We were running on 5 […]Read More
By Ellie Rice I had thought that my senior essay would have to be my final goodbye before I graduate from this organization. After this, I officially wouldn’t get to […]Read More
By Sophia Hillstrom I have been in the Seattle Girls Choir for 9 years. I joined when I was in 4th grade when I started singing with Allegra. My most […]Read More
Last fall, the SGC Board of Directors took an exciting step towards greater integration of youth voice into organizational governance by welcoming three choristers to the team as Youth Representatives. […]Read More