The San Luis Rey Chorale
The San Luis Rey Chorale was founded in 1978 by David Lewis and Judith Moore. Members come from as far away as San Diego, Ramona, San Marcos, Solana Beach, Vista, Bonsall, Oceanside and Fallbrook. Several of the original members are still singing with the Chorale today.
David Lewis, Director
David Lewis is a man of many talents. His degree in Choral Conducting from California State University-San Diego, was followed by graduate work with Sir David Willcocks of the Royal School of Music. For many years, he was stage and touring manager for the great organist, Virgil Fox.
He shares his knowledge and love of music in many ways, teaching music in the continuing education programs at Mira Costa College and for Cal State San Marcos, and as a popular guest lecturer throughout North County. He is the co-founder and director of the San Luis Rey Chorale, now in its 39th year, and has been the Organist and Choirmaster at Trinity Episcopal Church in Escondido since 2005. Also an accomplished composer, David has composed over 20 pieces for The San Luis Rey Chorale and his church choir.