Organizational Highlights

2019-20

  • July 10, 2019 — 5th Summer Conducting Lab (6 sessions)
  • October 2019 — Awarded 50 Regional Honor Choir Scholarships; December 2029 — Awarded 10 State Honor Choir Scholarships
  • December 8 & 15, 2019 — Ring Out concert performed in collaboration with Bay Bells at St. Francis Episcopal Church in San Jose and Christ Episcopal Church in Los Altos
  • February 29, 2020 — Pure Imagination concert performed in collaboration with West Valley College at St. Francis Episcopal Church in San Jose

2018-19

  • Jul 9, 2018 – Aug 1, 2018 4th Summer Conducting Lab (6 sessions)
  • Oct 2018 — Awarded 48 Regional Honor Choir Scholarships
  • Dec 15, 2018 — Awarded 11 State Honor Choir Scholarships
  • Oct 28, 2018 — Take Me Home at Grace Baptist Church in San Jose, benefiting two homeless support organizations
  • Dec 22, 2018 — Resounding Achord performed Deck the Hall at St. Francis Episcopal Church in San Jose
  • March 1, 2019 —Resounding Achord Performed in Next Door Solutions Benefit Concert
  • May 4-5 — Cheers: Broadway’s Best performed at both St. Francis Episcopal Church and Uproar Brewery in downtown San Jose.

2017-18

  • Jul 1, 2017 — Kristina Nakagawa was hired as a half-time employee.
  • Jul 10, 2017 to Aug 9, 2017 — 3rd Summer Conducting Lab (5 sessions)
  • Oct 21, 2017 — Awarded 48 Regional Honor Choir Scholarships; Dec 2017 — Awarded 13 State Honor Choir Scholarships
  • Nov 2017 — Warmly greeted our first official corporate sponsor, Wright Lighting of San Jose
  • Dec 3, 2017 — Resounding Achord performed Resounding Joy with Michael Burroughs, organist, and Danielle Marie, Soprano
  • February 28, 2018 — Resounding Achord joined 5 other choirs in a benefit concert for Next Door Solutions
  • Apr 7-8, 2018 — Passages performed at the First Baptist Church of Palo Alto and Christ the Good Shepherd Church in San Jose
  • Jun 11-22, 2018 — Tour to the Baltics to sing in conjunction with SJSU, Peninsula Cantare, and West Valley College singers

2016-17

  • Jul 11, 2016 – Aug 15, 2016 — 2nd Summer Conducting Lab (6 sessions)
  • Oct 20, 2016 — Awarded 53 Regional Honor Choir Scholarships
  • Nov 12-13, 2016 — Gratitude performed at Christ the Good Shepherd Lutheran Church & the First Baptist Church of Palo Alto
  • May 6-7, 2017 — Cheers! performed at Gordon Biersch Brewpub and Devil’s Canyon Brewing Company
  • Jun 2-3, 2017 — Collaborated with Peninsula Cantare to perform Carmina Burana, under the direction of Dr. Jeffrey Benson

2015-16

  • Jul 12, 2015 — Launched the first Summer Conducting Lab in conjunction with San Jose State.  (6 sessions)
  • Oct 24, 2015 — Awarded 44 Regional Honor Choir Scholarships
  • Dec 13, 2015 — Caroling, Caroling performed at the First Congregational Church in Palo Alto to a sold-out audience of over 200
  • Jan 10, 2016 — Awarded 9 State Honor Choir Scholarships (our first State Scholarships)
  • Mar 18-20, 2016 — Resounding Achord invited to perform Fauré Requiem with Symphony Silicon Valley
  • May 15, 2016 — Resounding Achord performed Raising Voices at the First Baptist Church in Palo Alto
  • Jun 7-14, 2016 — Limerick Sings International Choral Festival Tour, 30th San Jose – Dublin Sister City Anniversary Concert

2014-15

  • Jul 1, 2014 — Began paying Kristina Nakagawa (Artistic Director) as a part-time contractor.
  • Oct 22, 2014 — Awarded 28 ACDA Regional Honor Choir Scholarships
  • Nov 13, 2014 — Guest artists for The Tech Awards, Gala Evening Program, San Jose
  • Dec 13-14, 2014 — Resounding Light performed at Christ Episcopal Church and St. Francis Episcopal Church
  • Mar 22, 2015 — Guest Artists for Musical Arts of Santa Cruz in Warmth and Light in collaboration with the Santa Cruz Chorale
  • May 16-17, 2015 — Our Favorite Things performed at the First Baptist Church Palo Alto and St. Francis Episcopal Church

2013-14

  • Oct 20, 2013 — Initiated our ACDA Regional Honor Choir Scholarship Program by awarding six $100 scholarships
  • Dec 15, 2013 — Performed our second concert, A Resounding Holiday, at St. Francis Episcopal Church,
  • Mar 21-23, 2013 — Resounding Achord performed “Carmina Burana” with Symphony Silicon Valley
  • May 31, 2014 — Resounding Achord performed its Silly and Sleepy concert with the Cambrian School District Choirs

2012-13

  • Oct 20, 2012 — RAP founders signed Articles of Incorporation and coming-out party
  • Nov 15, 2012 — RAP became an official California corporation
  • Feb 6, 2013 — First Resounding Achord rehearsal with Kristina Nakagawa as Artistic Director
  • May 11, 2013 — Resounding Achord performed its first concert, Blessings at St. Francis Episcopal Church in San Jose