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Janet Bratton was elected to the Board in 2001 and has been a singer in the OCWC since 1999. She is a native southern Californian – born and raised in the San Fernando Valley. Music has always been part of her life. Janet’s mother, Pat, was a wonderful mezzo-soprano who sang at churches and women’s […]

Thank you to ALL our wonderful donors!  We achieved our goal, raising nearly $16,000 in 30 hours!  

This is Christina’s first year with OCWC. “I joined the OCWC because I love singing, and it is something that was missing in my life.” She has been singing since she was three (at least that is the earliest memory she has of herself singing). Currently, Christina is a stay-at-home mom, but she is planning […]

Barbara van Gaasbeek, aka Lady Spitfire, announced her retirement from the first soprano section of the OCWC at our December concerts. A ball of energy and a driving force behind the formation of the OCWC in 1997, Barbara is a donor and volunteer as well as a beloved alumna of the chorus. Born near Sherwood […]

Shauna McFadden joined the OCWC in 2014, and says, “I enjoy it because I really like the challenge of performing interesting, eclectic music from all styles and eras. Eliza is a wonderful director, and I have learned so much about good choral singing tone and articulations! I’ve made wonderful friends in the Chorus, and I […]

Lauren is excited to join the OCWC for her first season. “I joined the OCWC because I’ve been in a choir essentially my whole life, and after being in Newport for a while and feeling a bit lost, I knew exactly what I was missing,” Lauren says. “Chorus was my home in college, and every […]

Allison K. Hieger, a singer with the OCWC since 2010 and a member of the Board of Directors since 2012, is our first paid Executive Director. LA Times: OCWC Names First Paid Executive Director

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To celebrate International Women’s Day, Chorus America asked some of the leading women in the Chorus America community to reflect on some of the women who inspire their work. Click below to read about these women who inspire — including our own Eliza Rubenstein! Chorus America: Women Who Inspire