Originating in 1992, the organization began as a group of ten female singers. As it grew, it became a mixed group of voices known as the Capistrano Chorale and gained status as a nonprofit organization.
In January of 2002, the chorale was reorganized and took on a new name, director and accompanist. Now known as the South Coast Singers, this group of more 50 talented singers is currently directed by Ray Medina and accompanied by Brien O’Neill. It continues to be a nonprofit public corporation and performs a series of concerts twice each year – one series in June and the other during the December holidays.
In addition to providing quality musical entertainment to the Orange County communities, South Coast Singers also sponsors an annual community outreach event known as “Stars of Tomorrow.” “Stars of Tomorrow” is a vocal competition for OC high school students. Winners are awarded scholarship funds to support their further vocal ambitions.
South Coast Singers emphasizes the enjoyment of music and performance, while creating a musical family of friends who share a love of singing.