Sacred Music Chorale

Our People and Our History

About the Chorale

The Sacred Music Chorale is a community choir composed of singers from all over Seattle and the Puget Sound region, representing many different beliefs, a broad selection of musical talents, and a diverse array of backgrounds.

What brings us together is an intense desire to join our voices together to sing the amazingly rich choral repertoire of the Christian Church.

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Artistic Director

Mark Adrian

Mark Adrian earned his M.A. in Music and D.M.A. Certificate in Choral Conducting at the University of Washington. He comes to the Chorale with nearly thirty years experience conducting outstanding choral groups in the Pacific Northwest, including Choral Sounds Northwest, which he co-founded, and the Cantaré Vocal Ensemble. He works closely with many other choral groups as they present major works by such composers as Brahms, Beethoven, Mozart, and Verdi. Mark currently serves as music director at St. Catherine of Siena Church in Seattle. Additionally, he adjudicates at music competitions and festivals, gives private lessons, composes, and arranges music.

Board Members

  • Mark Adrian, Artistic Director
  • Bernie Silbernagel, Board Chair
  • Margaret Thompson, Board Vice Chair
  • Penny Rempfer, Board Secretary
  • Jim Yragui, Board Treasurer
  • Barbara Erickson, Board At Large