Saturday, October 3, 2015

Fall Invitations

Have you ever dreamed of conducting a choir and orchestra?
How about sitting among choristers at a dress rehearsal?

Fulfill your dream with CBC, as we auction the baton
and invite you sit with us!

Baton Auction

We are auctioning an opportunity for an intrepid fan to conduct
a sing-along carol, "O Come, All Ye Faithful", at our Christmas concert on December 5. The auction also includes a conducting lesson with Maestro Gothold!

·       Starting bid $500.  Bid increment is $25. Current bid will be listed in biweekly newsletters.

·       Closing date: Thanksgiving Day, November 26

·       Submit bids by email to cbc.execdirector@gmail with the subject line Baton Auction

Sit Among Us at a Dress Rehearsal

Experience the thrill of sitting among our singers at a dress rehearsal
with orchestra!

·       You choose the concert

·       Donation opportunity: $500

·       Email for more details!

You've received our season brochure,
and we hope you're excited about the great music we've got planned this year!

Order Tickets Online Now
or send in the order form.

 OUR 2015 | 2016 SEASON!

A Fall Holiday Festival
October 24, 2015 - 7:30 pm
Trinity Lutheran Church, Whittier

Music celebrating Halloween, Dia de los Muertos, and All Saints' Day, from the sublime to the silly.
Vaughan Williams, Gilbert & Sullivan, Britten, Jester Hairston, and much more!


*********Fall Holiday Festival*********
A CBC Outreach Event
Join us in fun for all ages at our
Holiday Carnival,
1:30-4:30 on concert day, Saturday, Oct. 24!
--A family fun festival culminating in a
Mini-concert at 4:00.
Halloween and Dia de los Muertos--
Games, magic, puppets, fortunes, face-painting, food, and more!
Bring new friends, your children and your grandchildren
for holiday fun and music.
 $10.00 for a family or group ticket for four includes
the carnival and a mini-concert.

 Return at 7:30 for our full subscription concert!

Christmas with Chorale Bel Canto
December 5, 2015 - 4:00 & 7:30pm
Trinity Lutheran Church, Whittier

Handel: Messiah (Christmas portion)
Plus songs and sing-along carols of the season

With Guest Soloists & Chamber Orchestra
In conjunction with a holiday arts and crafts fair!


79th Whittier College Bach Festival
April 2, 2016 - 4:00pm
First Friends Church, Whittier

Johann Sebastian Bach -
Motet: Komm, Jesu, Komm
Cantata BWV4 - Christ lag in Todesbanden
Cantata BWV6 - Bleib bei uns

With Guest Soloists & Chamber Orchestra
Plus pre-concert classical guitar music in the courtyard


A Mystical Journey
May 14, 2016 - 4:00pm
First United Methodist Church Pasadena

Ralph Vaughan Williams: Five Mystical Songs
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart: Requiem

With Guest Soloists & Chamber Orchestra
Plus an art exhibit on musical themes


Want to help CBC?  Here are some great ways to do it!


The option to pledge a monthly amount of your choosing is now available. Many of you may already support public radio or other worthy organizations in this manner. Any amount makes a difference.

Click here to set up a Recurring Donation.

2- Shop at Ralph's!

Participate in the Ralph's Rewards Community Contribution Program and specify Chorale Bel Canto as the charity of your choice.  CBC will receive a rebate of a portion of your Ralph's purchases.  For sign-up instructions from Ralph's, click here. Even if you've signed up in the past, you must re-register starting Sept. 1 every year.

3- Shop at AmazonSmile!

Shop online at,'s charity program. Choose Chorale Bel Canto as your charity, and a portion of your Amazon purchases will be donated to CBC. Don't forget the SMILE!  Sign up then shop at, or just bookmark

CBC's Colleagues in the Arts
We are pleased to recognize the Downey Symphony as a Colleague in the Arts.
See for upcoming program information.