WOW!!!!!!! Thanks to all of you generous supporters and friends of SACRA/PROFANA, we reached our goal of $10,000 with 5 days to spare!! We are so humbled and honored by your generosity and enthusiasm for this holiday album. Since we have a few days left in the campaign, SACRA/PROFANA has decided to expand our aspirations to a $12,000 stretch goal! If met, the extra $2,000 would mean that we would actually be able to commission a brand-new piece for the album from a local Southern California composer! Again, we are so extraordinarily grateful for your support, and we are so excited to bring you this exciting and thoughtful album! Thank you all from the bottom of our hearts. ❤️
With a pledge of $3,000 or more, a select group of SACRA/PROFANA singers will entertain your event-goers with fresh takes on choral classics in the spring of 2020. Curious what a smaller group of SACRA/PROFANA members sounds like? Well, some of us crooned "Have Yourself a Merry Little Christmas" on a sunny afternoon by Scripps pier this week so you can hear for yourself!
Hello fellow music lovers!
To all the familiar faces reading this, thank you so much for stopping by our Kickstarter! To those of you who don’t know us yet, allow us to introduce ourselves. We are SACRA/PROFANA, San Diego’s premiere professional choral group of 20 voices. Our mission? To bring YOU, the discerning listener, fantastic choral music from all across time and space in an accessible and engaging format.
Although we have been wooing the ears of San Diego for over a decade, collaborating with everyone from the San Diego Opera and the San Diego Symphony to the La Jolla Playhouse (with rave reviews alongside), the group has only produced one hit CD back in 2012: “Elegies and Ecstasies.” While we actively post our live performances on YouTube and SoundCloud, we think it’s about time that we got back in the studio to bring you some crisp, polished tracks, and infuse a dose of high-quality contemporary choral music to your life.
And do you know what’s even better than normal choral music? That’s right: HOLIDAY choral music! Our holiday album will feature 12 tracks of twists on classics and freshly composed choral music to warm that cold December heart like a San Diego beach breeze. For an idea of what to expect, take a gander at last year’s creative lineup:
You’ve probably already guessed this part, since this is Kickstarter after all – but this is where you can come in. The overall cost to record, mix, and master a studio album is close to $15,000, which is just plain out of reach for us with our current budget. While we can cover about a third of the expenses with existing funds and pledges, we are hoping to fundraise $10,000 so that this CD can become a reality. What’s more, your generosity acts as seed money for future CD sales so we can continue to operate and perform educational outreach. To show our appreciation, we have some pretty sweet rewards, so go ahead and take a peek.
The icing on the cake is that we are a registered 501(c)3 non-profit organization, so all your big-hearted contributions are totally tax deductible!* Thank you so much in advance for your help in supporting the SACRA/PROFANA family, and keeping the San Diego choral scene thriving.
*EIN 46-0549914. All donations to support SACRA/PROFANA are tax deductible to the extent allowed by law.
Risks and challenges
Really, our biggest challenge is getting the word out about us. With your help, as well as the help of our longtime supporters, we hope to make this unique and ambitious holiday CD a reality!Learn about accountability on Kickstarter
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