San Francisco Boys Chorus Honors Matthew Shilvock

San Francisco Boys Chorus Honors Matthew Shilvock

The Grammy award-winning San Francisco Boys Chorus honored San Francisco Opera General Director Matthew Shilvock and Chorus alumnus Graeme Boone at its 69th annual gala on March 4, 2017. Some 250 supporters turned up for a night of live jazz, choral performances, a celebratory dinner and dancing in the St. Regis ballroom.

The evening began with a reception featuring the Lee Waterman Trio followed by a performance from 70 top-level choristers and the awards presentation. After dinner, the party continued with dancing to live music from the Class Act Band with smooth vocals from Norm Meistero.
The result: over $120,000 raised for the San Francisco Boys Chorus’ tuition assistance fund.

Scenes from the 69th Annual San Francisco Boys Chorus Gala Evening:

Photos by Joe Fanvu

San Francisco Boys Chorus provides trained singers for San Francisco Opera, a tradition that began with its founding in 1948. As a partner of the San Francisco Opera’s Education Department, SFBC delivers a number of workshops each year to teachers and public school children in the San Francisco Unified School District.

Don’t miss San Francisco Boys Chorus’s next performance — a concert with San Francisco Girls Chorus! Details:

GETTING TOGETHER, a Concert with the San Francisco Boys Chorus and the San Francisco Girls Chorus
Saturday, May 6, 2017 at 7:30 PM
Cathedral of Christ the Light, Oakland, California

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