Our Artistic Director, William Sauerland, maintains a busy schedule of teaching, singing, and conducting. He is currently the Director of Choral and Vocal Activities at Chabot College and Artistic Director of the Lesbian/Gay Chorus of San Francisco. He is a former Associate Music Director for the world-renowned Pacific Boychoir Academy, and served as Director of Vocal Music at Lick-Wilmerding High School in San Francisco. Recent solo appearances as a countertenor include the American Bach Soloists, Festival Opera Company, Folger Consort, Handel Opera Project, Long Beach Camerata Singers, Musica Angelica, and the Oakland Symphony Orchestra. As a former member of Grammy Award-winning vocal ensemble Chanticleer, Mr. Sauerland has sung throughout the United States, Europe and Asia. Mr. Sauerland received his Master’s degree in Advanced Vocal Performance from the Royal College of Music in London, and is currently a doctoral student in Music and Music Education at Teachers College, Columbia University.