“[Darita] somehow turned one of our least admirable songs to our favorite one by coming up with subtle conductive movements and technique manipulations which eventually had us feeling so in tune with our own emotions, leading up to our self-realization and discovery of how intuitive we can really be once we open ourselves up and let the music guide us. In that very moment, everyone in the room, including every choir member, our conductor, and even Darita himself had tears in their eyes after the exchange. Everyone was in complete awe. Everything just sort of clicked. The way we felt about music, how impactful it can really become once you allow it to become a part of your very core—it was a feeling of comfortable vulnerability, as strange as it may have seemed at that moment, it definitely changed my own perspective of myself and the world around me […]” - Participant Testimonial

Serenity (O Magnum Mysterium) - Ola Gjeilo

with 2017 Christmas Festival Choir

Guade, Mt. Eden High School Chamber Singers,

Castro Valley High School Madrigals,

Monte Vista High School Chamber Singers

Darita Seth, clinician 

Live Video from 2017 Christmas Festival of Chamber Choirs 

St. Timothy's Episcopal Church

Danville, CA

Hope for Resolution - Sean Ivory & Paul Caldwell

with 2017 Christmas Festival Choir

Guade, Mt. Eden High School Chamber Singers,

Castro Valley High School Madrigals,

Monte Vista High School Chamber Singers

Darita Seth, clinician 

Live Video from 2017 Christmas Festival of Chamber Choirs 

St. Timothy's Episcopal Church

Danville, CA