Oakland City Chorus
Oakland City Chorus , based at Laney College, is open to people of any age from the greater community. OCC performs a wide variety of repertoire including: Classical Music, World Music, and Spirituals. We have sung in Farsi, Hebrew, Hindi, Latin, Luo, Mandarin, and many other languages. A placement audition and enrollment in either Music 125, 128, or 225 at Laney College are required.
Director John Reager holds two Master of Music degrees in Vocal Performance and Composition from the San Francisco Conservatory of Music. He studied conducting with David Conte, Anthony Pasqua, and Sonja Neblit. He was an AGMA tenor and soloist for eight seasons with the San Francisco Symphony Chorus and has directed numerous choirs. He is published by G.I.A. in Chicago.
OCC received 501 (c)(3) status in 2014. Visit the support page to see how you can help.
Sat. Dec. 6, 7 PM, St. Paul’s Episcopal Church, Oakland
Bach Magnificat, also songs in Farsi, Mandarin, and Nathaniel Dett’s Ave Maria
Special Guest, organist Jonathan Dimmock
Beethoven Choral Fantasy
*Do NOT sign up for Music 25 or 26 if you are joining the Oakland City Chorus.