Singers of New and Ancient Music (SONAM) is a chorus committed to creating high-quality sacred and secular music and giving back to the community. Their mission is to make excellent choral music that supports local non-profits through benefit concerts.
SONAM was established in 2012. The group consists of about 20 talented singers from central North Carolina, led by conductor Allan Friedman and accompanist Jane Lynch. As a volunteer organization, SONAM is sustained entirely by donations of time and resources.
Winter 2020 Concert in Support of East Durham Children’s Initiative
Saturday, January 11, 2020
First Presbyterian Church of Durham, 305 E Main St, Durham, NC 27701
Admission is free with a suggested donation benefiting the East Durham Children’s Initiative. The concert will feature music about light and gifts written by contemporary female composers, as well as the first half of Rachmaninoff’s magnificent All-Night Vigil.
- Abbie Betinis – Dormi Jesu (Sleep, Jesus)
- Mia Makaroff – Butterfly
- Kala Pierson – Broadloom I
- Rosephanye Powell – The Word Was God
- Patricia Van Ness – Custodes Angeli (Guardian angels) from The Nine Orders of the Angels
- Sergei Rachmaninoff – movements 1-6 from the All-Night Vigil
Spring 2020 Concert in support of PORCH
Saturday, April 4, 2020
Holy Trinity Lutheran Church, 300 E Rosemary St, Chapel Hill, NC 27514
Featuring music of community and home.