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Vocal ensemble group to present ‘Roots’ Aug. 10 

Roots concert resonance

Resonance is a 30-voice ensemble in San Luis Obispo, California, founded in 2012.

–San Luis Obispo based vocal ensemble group Resonance will present “Roots,” on Saturday, Aug. 10. The concert will celebrate the group’s foundations as an ensemble, as well as the foundations of musical traditions around the world. The program includes the works of Heinrich Schütz, William Byrd, René Clausen, local composer Liam Daley, and many more. “Roots” is the 8th annual concert by Resonance.

Resonance is a 30-voice ensemble in San Luis Obispo, California, founded in 2012. Resonance specializes in the performance of a cappella repertoire, specifically early polyphonic choral music, challenging contemporary compositions, and music of the Midwest Choral tradition, as pioneered by the Christiansen family.

Director Paul Osborne is a graduate of Concordia College in Moorhead, Minnesota, where he studied choral conducting with René Clausen. He has been a tenor soloist, choral conductor, and composer/arranger on the Central Coast for more than a decade. In addition to directing Resonance, he serves as the Chorus Master for Opera San Luis Obispo and Central Coast Gilbert and Sullivan, and directs the Young Men’s Ensemble with the Central Coast Youth Chorus.

“Roots” will be held in the historic Mission San Luis Obispo de Tolosa. Doors will open at 7:30 p.m. with the concert beginning at 8 p.m. Tickets are available to purchase online at as well as at the door. Please be sure to bring proof of your ticket with you to the concert. Tickets will be $25 for General Admission and $15 for students.

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