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The SCSO, a California educational 501 c (3) non-profit organization established in 1996, is an auditioned, volunteer chorus with its own professional orchestra, conducted by Donald Kendrick. (Federal Tax ID: 94-3259903) SCSO Guidestar Profile

The SCSO is unique nationally in that it is the only Community Chorus among the 12,000 Community Choruses in the U.S. to have a collective bargaining agreement with its own professional symphony orchestra.

The large SCSO Team of 150+ dedicated singers and 55 professional orchestra players come from 7 different counties. During the past 24 years, SCSO Members have volunteered more than 1,000,000 hours to enhance the cultural life of our community.