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Overview


BIJA CHILDREN’S CHOIR

growing harmony for the world

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Overview


BIJA CHILDREN’S CHOIR

growing harmony for the world

“Singing together is profound!

When our voices join, we feel connected...more alive...fulfilling the human need to connect, to be part of a group… to belong.”

WHO WE ARE

Sebastopol, CA

 
 
 
 

Artistic Director

Maria Ana Bija

Choir Assistants

Annemarie Goslow Zwicker,

Colleen Toner Rogers

We are The Bija Children’s Choir— Sebastopol’s own world folk chorus for young people who love to sing, serving over 900 students and 8500 audience members since 2007.  

Through our engaging Dalcroze Rhythmics-inspired weekly choral classes and vibrant multicultural performances, students develop music literacy and performance skills, becoming young ambassadors of harmony for our community and the world beyond.

Our founding director Maria Ana Bija is a classically-trained lifelong professional musician and educator with a deep passion for world music & dance.  She’s a kind, joyful, skillful and creative artistic leader, assisted by her kindred fellows Colleen Toner Rogers & Annemarie Goslow Zwicker. Click here to read her bio.

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Classes


Classes


Classes

We’re now on break, with the new 2019-20 Season to begin in October at the Sebastopol Community Cultural Center Youth Annex Main Hall at 425 Morris Street.  Please email bijachildrenschoir@gmail.com to receive a reminder from time to time about upcoming classes & concerts. (Be assured we’ll not share your email or contact info with anyone.)

Concert Choir

THURSDAYS 4:00-5:00PM

by audition or invitation 

ages 8-14 yrs 

Sebastopol Community Center Youth Annex Main Hall

 

Select Concert Choir

THURSDAYS 4:00-5:30PM plus additional BIJA VOICES performances & activities

by invitation only 

ages 9-14

Sebastopol Community Center Youth Annex Main Hall

 

Kindred Voices

WOMEN'S VOCAL ENSEMBLE

experienced singers serving as YOUTH mentors

since 2008

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Upcoming Events


Upcoming Events


Upcoming Events

SUMMER 2019 dates & times tba

We’re just about finished booking a few appearances this summer… please check back soon!