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Ensembles

Spark delights in the sound of people making music together, with ensembles that come in all shapes and sizes. In our first story, you may already know that the Grammy-winning San Francisco Symphony Chorus is one of the finest vocal ensembles in the world ... but what you may not know is that most of its members are volunteers, who travel to San Francisco at least once a week from as far away as Stockton. In our second story, travel to the First Missionary Church in San Jose for a visit with the newly formed The Gospel Travelers, an unlikely assortment of blues and gospel performers. Then see how the Sonos Handbell Ensemble in Walnut Creek make music one note at a time.

[Original air date: Wed, May 12, 2004]

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Featured Profiles:

Gospel Travelers

Take a trip with the newly formed Gospel Travelers, who are banded together by the sheer love of music.

San Francisco Symphony Chorus

Listen to the Grammy-winning San Francisco Symphony Chorus, whose members are mostly volunteers.

Sonos Handbell Ensemble

Make music one note at a time with the Sonos Handbell Ensemble of Walnut Creek.

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