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Nonprofit Overview

Causes: Arts & Culture, Bands & Ensembles, Music, Singing & Choral Groups

Mission: Chanticleer is committed to using our unique brand, flexibility and experience to adapt to the rapidly changing dynamics of the music industry.

Programs: Touring: in addition to performing locally, san francisco chanticleer performs at national and international locations. During the year ended june 30, 2015, chanticleer performed for over 15,000 people at these events. Chanticleer has had the opportunity to sing in some of the most beautiful concert halls and churches in the world. But the group has also sung in a barn in canada, a roofless church in the former east germany, a gymnasium in sweden, and in central park with the new york philharmonic. Chanticleer brings its flawless music making to thousands of eager listeners, and continues to share the joy of singing with its devoted friends around the world.

local programs: san francisco chanticleer's purpose is to preserve and foster choral music, and to increase public awareness and appreciation of this art form through local, national and international performances. During the year ended june 30, 2015, chanticleer performed for over 20,000 people at local performances. While the bulk of chanticleer's performances have been solo a cappella concerts, the group has undertaken some adventurous projects over the years. Chanticleer has performed and recorded two programs of unknown works by 18th-century mexican composers manuel de zumaya and ignacio de jerusalem with a period-instrument orchestra. Other projects with orchestra include san francisco and new york performances of the expansive vespro della beata vergine by claudio monteverdi.

recordings: as part of its ongoing operations, san francisco chanticleer records music each year in connection with its in-house production of compact discs. The organization sells cd's at performances and through various music distributors. All revenues derived permit the organization to carry out its exempt purpose, including the operation of its music outreach programs.

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Rating: 5

Through the power of music Chanticleer lifts spirits. Chanticleer's programs and recordings spread the soul-enriching quality of music. Through their educational programs many young people and adults benefit. The group is superlative! The excellence of their work reaches world-wide. My spirit is lifted at every program. Music changes lives for the better.