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Stephen L. Bigger

Stephen L. Bigger

World / Roots Rocksicana, Orchestra, Vocal / Originals Santa Cruz, CA  US


World Choir of Santa Cruz "YaLaLay"



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  • SCWCO Concert Live from the Rio Theatre, Santa Cruz, CA 2010


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Stephen Bigger



Sounds Like: Ladysmith Black Mambazo, Clannad, Eric Whitacre, ANÚNA, Peter Gabriel

Label: RockArbor Music ASCAP

Bio: Stephen is an eclectic, energetic music professional, composer, producer, and educator. He plays with Coastal Sage, a Reggae Funk/Fusion Band on the west coast of California. Stephen is Director and Founder of the Santa Cruz World Choir & Orchestra which performs original world fusion and multi-c...See Full Bio

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“It’s been a year, or maybe 40, since you’ve graduated high school and you miss your school’s glee club—what now? In fall 2010, director Stephen Bigger came up with the solution to your woes: the Santa Cruz World Choir andOrchestra. A 25-member, 12-piece orchestra made up of high school through adult members, the group is winding up its first season to rave reviews. “I was teaching choir and theatre at Aptos High and looking at budget cuts in schools—once those programs go down, or once you finish school, then what?” says Bigger. “With our community group, we can go beyond graduation.” Determined to fill the niche for life post-glee, Bigger’s choir and orchestra performs a world music mix, featuring ancient and modern music from various genres around the globe. “It’s a good opportunity for students while in school and after,” says Bigger. “There’s a multi-generational mix, with parents singing with their kids by their side, music teachers and people who jus”

— Good Times Santa Cruz

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