Sanford Dole

Sanford Dole is Artistic Director of Bay Choral Guild, a 45-voice community choir based in Palo Alto, and Music Director at St. Gregory of Nyssa Episcopal Church in San Francisco. He also leads North Star Vocal Artists, a Marin-based, 16-voice chamber choir dedicated to exploring contemporary choral music. His extensive choral background includes work with the Philharmonia Baroque Orchestra Chorale, Chanticleer, and the San Francisco Symphony Chorus, where he served as assistant conductor for 10 years. An Oakland resident, Mr. Dole received both his master’s degree in conducting and his bachelor’s degree in composition from the San Francisco Conservatory of Music.