Chromatica Chorale Presents:
Christopher Tin, Grammy Winning Composer of Baba Yetu.
Charles Anthony Silvestri.
Christopher Tin is a two-time Grammy-winning composer. His music has been performed and premiered in many of the world’s most prestigious venues–Carnegie Hall, Lincoln Center, and the United Nations–and by ensembles diverse as the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra, Metropole Orkest, and US Air Force Band. His song “Baba Yetu”, originally written for the video game Civilization IV, holds the distinction of being the first piece of music written for a video game ever to win a Grammy Award. He is signed to an exclusive record deal with Universal under their legendary Decca label, published by Concord and Boosey & Hawkes, and is a Yamaha Artist. He works out of his own custom-built studio in Santa Monica, CA.
Charles Anthony Silvestri
Poet, author, composer, and speaker Charles Anthony Silvestri has worked with other artists from all over the world to create texts tailor-made for their commissions and specific artistic needs. He enjoys the challenge of solving these creative problems and has provided custom choral texts, opera libretti, program notes and other writing for composers including Eric Whitacre, Ola Gjeilo, Kim Arnesen, and Dan Forrest, and for ensembles ranging from high schools to the Houston Grand Opera, from the King’s Singers to the San Francisco Gay Men’s Chorus, from Westminster Choir College to Westminster Abbey.
Since 2011, we’ve enchanted Contra Costa County with diverse classical and contemporary harmonies. Under the guidance of our talented Musical Director, David Huff, and Principal Accompanist, Julie Baumann Rieth, we’re an experienced choir that celebrates the joy of singing together. Join us, sing with us, and be part of our community!
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