The Chorale is Anna’s Bay’s flagship community music ensemble.

Enjoy highlights of Anna’s Bay Chorale & South Shore Chamber Orchestra performance of Handel’s Messaiah recorded live Sunday, December 11, 2011 at the Shelton HS Performing Arts Center, Shelton, WA.

The Chorale is a non-auditioned community choir open to any singer (age 14 or higher) with any level of singing experience and training. It rehearses on Tuesday evenings, from 6:30-9:15PM. Thanks to the continued gracious support of the staff and board of Harmony Hill Retreat Center, rehearsals are usually held at the beautiful Elmer & Katharine Nordstrom Great Hall on the Harmony Hill Retreat Center grounds in Union, Washington.

Anna's Bay Chorale 2010-12-11The Chorale’s season includes at least two masterwork concerts, including annual performances of Handel’s complete “Messiah” the second weekend of December. In the past several seasons the Chorale has also collaborated with the Bremerton Symphony and Bremerton Symphony Concert Chorale on programs featuring Bach, Bizet, Beethoven, Brahms, Puccini, Wagner, and more.

The Chorale also supports Anna’s Bay’s programming for local schools by participating in joint concerts with local elementary and high school students, and is also heavily featured whenever Anna’s Bay produces a musical or operetta.