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Oakland City Chorus

SF Chronicle- “The gentle voices of the choir filled the great room with dramatic swells that touched on the full spectrum of emotion – with moments of high intensity giving way to unbridled jubilation.

Igor Stravinsky’s Symphony of Psalms and the world premier of The World Is Charged by Preben Antonsen. (December 2019, TBA). Tues., December 10, 7 PM, Odell Johnson Theater, Laney College, Oakland. General Admission $20, $10 Students/Seniors. Tickets for December 2019 Stravinsky Concert: occstravinsky.brownpapertickets.com

Mozart’s Requiem, Tuesday, May 19, 2020

Oakland City Chorus provides opportunity for members of our community to sing a rich mixture of choral masterpieces and world music with no dues or membership fees except enrollment in a 1- unit class at Laney College (Music 125, 128, 146, or 225). Dedicated to promoting choral excellence in the greater Oakland area, OCC is an outgrowth of the Laney College Choir, founded in 2004. Visit the JOIN page for more information.

We perform a wide variety of repertoire including Classical Music, World MusicSpirituals, and New Music. We have sung in Farsi, Hebrew, Hindi, Indonesian, Japanese, Latin, Mandarin, Spanish, Xhosa, and others. Recent concerts have featured major works by Bach, Beethoven, Brahms, Britten, Fauré, Hensel, Ives, Mendelssohn, Poulenc, Ramirez, Schubert, and Vivaldi and others. Please visit the Concerts page for current information.

For audition information, please visit the JOIN page.



OCC received 501 (c)(3) status in 2014.Visit the support page to see how you can help, including AmazonSmile, which is free.

Oakland City Chorus