Stories about BCCO’s lively history:
The Origins of the Berkeley Community Women’s Chorus - How the Women's Chorus came into Being
Archives Committee at the Library - Working on the Archives Committee truly opened me up to appreciate what singing with the BCCO means.
John Fattaruso’s Extensive Collection of Early BCCO Concerts - What John Fattaruso started is the foundation for a permanent and ongoing collection of BCCO materials to be preserved for current and future generations at The Hargrove Library at UC Berkeley.
Lucy Henderson on figuring out your voice part - Lucy, who sang with Eugene Jones and now sings in the Women's Chorus, discusses the challenge of deciding which voice part to sing in BCCO.
Rita Dichtel on starting with BCCO - Rita talks about her first BCCO experiences with Eugene Jones.
Dewey Livingston on Eugene Jones and the doves - Dewey Livingston tells of a magical music moment with Eugene Jones.
Jeff Mertens on Singing with the Trees - BCCO trombone player Jeff Mertens tells of a magical moment with former music director Eugene Jones.
Is She That Conductor? - Is Arlene Sagan the same conductor who transported me that December of 1981?
1981 Brochure for BCCO - Here is a brochure put out by BCCO in 1981
BCCO at People’s Park - Longtime bass player Mardi Mertens tells what happened in 1969 when BCCO tried to play in People's Park.
Eugene Jones Honored - On Saturday, October 17, 2015, Eugene Jones was awarded a Heritage Keeper Award by the Friends of Negro Spirituals.
Heart and Dove T-Shirts for the England Tour - BCCO soprano Mary Borders describes the creation of heart and dove t-shirts for a chorus tour of England.
Memories - Singing with BCCO under Eugene Jones remained one of the highlights of my life, a memory with a glow about it that I yearned to get back to.
Welcoming Ming to BCCO - Song lyrics to the tune of If I Were a Bell to welcome Ming to BCCO
50 Years Ago - As Berkeley Community Chorus & Orchestra enters its 50th year, we're wondering what was happening 50 years ago, when Eugene Jones started the chorus?
Hearts and Doves: Evolution of a Symbol - The heart and dove symbol links today’s singers and orchestra members with the hundreds of others who have been part of BCCO over the past five decades.