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Chorale San Miguel presents concerts in large choral format, principally Masses, Oratorios, a cappella works, and choral and orchestral compositions from four centuries. Our venue is the historic Templo de la Tercera Orden in the San Francisco convent complex, dating from the early 17th century, with excellent acoustics for choral music.

The Chorale is comprised of a core group of 12-32 auditioned singers, of whom a significant portion are young professional singers recruited from across Mexico, joining forces with talented area volunteer choral singers. Auditions are held periodically to augment the size of the chorus according to programming and performance needs for future concerts. 

The Chorale draws on local and regional instrumentalists, including orchestral musicians from regional professional orchestras in Guanajuato and Queretaro.

Artistic Director is Malcolm Halliday, with conducting roles shared with Mauro Ledesma.



Chorale San Miguel has purchased a historic 1875 pipe organ, for Tercera Orden.

The organ is being relocated from Massachusetts to San Miguel, and will serve as

a concert instrument, recital instrument including participation in San Miguel Organ Festival, and for general use in the Tercera Orden Chapel.

We welcome public participation to fund this exciting project, which adds an important instrument for San Miguel´s musical life.

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Chorale San Miguel organ project donations


Chorale San Miguel is grateful to Festival de Música de Cámara for making it possible to receive tax deductible contributions for the organ project. Donations can be made electronically or through a credit card.


Account Name: Festival de Musica de Camara Charitable Trust 

Address of Account: 511A E Monroe St, Austin, TX, 78704-3129

Name of Bank: Wells Fargo 

Routing Number for direct deposits, electronic payments: 111900659 

                (Routing Number for domestic deposits: 121000248)

Account Number: 7347388071  

Contact phone number: 202-251-9297 (This is the number for HelenMarie Corcoran with the Chamber Music Festival)

For sending donations by mail….

James Bailey, 1436 Chukar Drive,

Longmont CO 80504. The check should be made out to Festival de Musica de Camara Charitable Trust and the notation should be Organ Project. 


For credit card donation, go to

VERY IMPORTANT:  Please advise when you make a donation, including how, date, and amount, via email to  

"Click on the video of the performance of Mozart Requiem November 2, 2019"

Dies Irae Encore.


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"Click on the video of the performance of Handel's Messiah December 22, 2019"

Hallelujah chorus.

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