Choral Workshops

Sing Out, Davies!

Inspiring adults to make music together

If you love to sing, come join one of our popular choral workshops led by Symphony Chorus Director Ragnar Bohlin. You’ll have a chance to explore great choral masterworks with the maestro, sing in a 400-voice community chorus in Davies Symphony Hall, and be coached by members of the San Francisco Symphony Chorus.


December 1, 2013, and March 30, 2014

PLEASE NOTE: workshops fill up fast. When the workshop is full, we will place your name on a waiting list and will contact you once we know about availability.


Sing Out, Davies! Choral Workshop

Sunday, March 30, 6:30 – 9:30pm
Davies Symphony Hall

Everyone is welcome, but space is limited and you must apply in advance to secure your place. Cost is $20 (fee waiver available based on need).

Workshop Repertoire:

Selections from Faure Requiem

  • I - Introit & Kyrie
  • III - Sanctus
  • V - Agnus Dei


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KALW public radio's Crosscurrents visits Sing Out, Davies!

Twice a year the San Francisco Symphony hosts workshops called “Sing Out Davies”, as part of the symphony's Community of Music Makers program. For one evening, singers from around the Bay Area come together to make music as one.  KALW's Alyssa Kapnik stood among them for a recent workshop and brought back their impressions of what it's like to be an ordinary person in such an extraordinary experience.

Featuring Sing Out, Davies! participants Susie Orb, David Silverman and Linda Holbrook.

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Community of Music Makers is supported by a grant from The James Irvine Foundation.

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"The workshop for me brought back a host of personal memories about how making music together is one of life's great treasures."

"I feel as though I've been invited into the heart of the Symphony."

"I am motivated to look for a choir of my own, and to go back to singing lessons!"

“The whole experience far surpassed my expectations — it was a wonderful evening of music-making with world-class guidance from Maestro Bohlin…”