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Causes: Arts & Culture, Children & Youth, Performing Arts, Singing & Choral Groups, Youth Development Programs

Mission: Octarium is Latin for “Eight as One,” and the name defines our mission: Eight Singers, One Choral Voice. Octarium is committed to fostering and promoting the development and appreciation of the art of choral music through innovative and engaging programming, seeking to inspire, enlighten and educate.

Programs: See http://octarium.org/education.html for a description of our outreach programs.

Community Stories

58 Stories from Volunteers, Donors & Supporters

General Member of the Public

Rating: 5

Octarium is a wonderful musical group. They are very talented and inspiring. Our community is very thankful for their performances.

General Member of the Public

Rating: 5

I have been to several Octarium performances over the years. This group of performers transports the audience into the realm of sheer, unadulterated pleasure. Their voices, whether in chorus or solo, are absolutely beautiful. After their performance the group always mingles with the audience. This interaction is fun to watch as they encourage and inspire many young people to become involved with music.

Kelly M.

General Member of the Public

Rating: 5

Octarium is fantastic. What a fine arts organization! They deserve millions and millions and millions

Joshua E.

General Member of the Public

Rating: 5

Hearing Octarium perform is an experience everyone should have. A true pleasure!

General Member of the Public

Rating: 5

Amazing concert. Beautiful blending of voices and great acoustic at the venue. Thanks for inspiring us. You brought tears to my eyes in a couple of pieces.

General Member of the Public

Rating: 5

I work with one of the performers in Octarium. Jaime Scherrer is one of the most talented and versatile musicians I know, and I do go to many musical programs in the metro area. I have the pleasure of working with Jaime-she is our choir teacher and is deeply involved in school musicals. I am happy to write a review because I know that Jaime is invested in Octarium and I know from other staff members that their music is amazing. I do plan to patronize their performances in the future. I have had the opportunity to listen to taped versions of the performances and find what they do amazing. I would do anything I could to help Octarium reach their full potential!

General Member of the Public

Rating: 5

I have seen many of Octarium's concerts and appreciate the variety they offer in their programs. There is something for every member of the audience - traditional, seasonal, choral adaptation to classics and pop. The members are all very talented musicians who take their craft to heart, and deliver their performances with professionalism and enthusiasm. Their voices blend and compliment one another, and their concerts delight their audiences. The Octarium members spend countless hours rehearsing together recording, performing, arranging, touring promoting their CDs, and mentoring students.

General Member of the Public

Rating: 5

It is such a pleasure to listen to Octarium, and their passion for thier music. I have attended numerous concerts over the last 4 years and have always come away with that feeling of being inspired. I hope fundng will continue to support Octarium and other groups.

General Member of the Public

Rating: 5

Have you ever heard angels sing? I have, and they are called Octarium. I am pleased that a group of this caliber exist in my lifetime. I have had the pleasure to be blessed by there voices on a few occasions and that is a few occasions to few. Between singing perfectly blended arias and standards, to mixing in some popular songs from past eras, I am taken on a roller coaster ride through heaven. Christmastime is when this group shines the brightest. They are the epitome of the lords own hand-picked singers to bring joy to all. I suggest that if you haven't seen them, then you stop what your doing and get a schedule of upcoming shows and then buy tickets for everyone you know. Maybe even people you don't, because no one should live without hearing them perform.

General Member of the Public

Rating: 4

I recently attended the Octarium "Listener's Choice" concert. Fantastic!