Look + Listen


The SLO Master Chorale takes pride in performing for the public major works for chorus and orchestra. There are three concerts each season, two of which accompany “Beyond the Notes” educational presentations by nationwide scholars, enriching the works performed by the Chorale and its performers, audience, and community. All concerts are given in Harold Miossi Hall at the San Luis Obispo Performing Arts Center on the Cal Poly campus. A history of the SLO Master Chorale’s previous concerts can be viewed here.


It’s fun to be a member of the SLO Master Chorale! Rehearsals are held on Monday evenings in Pismo Beach from October through April. Choir members hale from various artistic backgrounds, experience levels, and demographics. Music Director Thomas Davies instructs the musical growth and development of the Chorale members and the education of young singers about the art and opportunity of choral ensemble singing. His leadership is backed by excellence and extensive records of accomplishment, complete with a personal and authentic touch.

social events

Whether you’re a choir member or a supporter, the SLO Master Chorale enjoys hosting you for exciting events. Join the Chorale for donor-appreciation luncheons and receptions, choir picnics, and unique fundraising events, like a whiskey tasting or French garden party! Please email to learn more about how you can get involved as a supporter, sponsor, volunteer or to host an event. 

sound bites

San Luis Obispo Master Chorale is a vibrant, mixed-voice chorus of 100+ singers, which has quickly garnered a reputation for vocal excellence and distinctive programming. The Chorale’s performance has been hailed as “uplifting,” “soul food,” and “particularly beautiful.” With an extensive history of performing over 150 works, SLO Master Chorale is noted for its innovative presentation of music from the classics such as Bach and Mozart to contemporary composers like Dave Brubeck and Leonard Bernstein. 

Dona Nobis Pacem

by Ralph Vaughan Williams | "Beat, Beat, Drums!"

Dona Nobis Pacem

by Ralph Vaughan Williams | "Dirge for Two Veterans"

featured videos

Poulenc – “Domine fili unigenite”

Poulenc – “Gloria”

Rutter – “Shepherd’s Pipe Carol”

Harrison – “La Koro Sutro: 1a Paragrafo”

Why We Sing With the San Luis Obispo Master Chorale

Mozart – “TeDeum laudamus, K 141”