2018 Benefit Concert – SFA in Love
We’re excited to kick off our new SFA season and announce our 2018 Concert!
As always, our 2018 fundraising concert will showcase incredible variety, beautiful orchestrations, and exceptional guest artists. This year’s theme will be “SFA in Love” and we’ll sing music from a diverse selection of genres including: “Someone to Love” by Queen, “Barcarolle” by Offenbach, “Seasons of Love” from Rent, AND MORE!
The 2018 SFA Fundraising concert event will be held on April 15th, 2018, at the Palace of Fine Arts in San Francisco.
Past Concert Videos
Click on thumbnails below to watch videos from our 2017 Benefit Concert
Watch more videos on our YouTube Channel
Featured Guest Performers
Niki Haris, is a celebrated singer, dancer, songwriter, and choreographer. She is the daughter of Grammy-nominated jazz pianist Gene Harris, and she certainly inherited his talent for music and performance. This dynamic woman has worked with a multitude of recording artist ranging from Pop, R&B, to Jazz. Her live performances and recording experience reads like a who’s who of the music world: Ray Charles, David Sanborn, Patrice Rushen, Michael Sembello, Leann Rimes, Michelle Branch, Santana, Kylie Minogue, Luther Vandross, All Saints, Wilton Felder of the Jazz Crusaders, Stanley Turrentine, the Righteous Bros., Julian Lennon, Anita Baker, Mick Jagger, Whitney Houston and Madonna, with whom she recorded and toured for 18 years.
A tenor whose voice was described by Opera News as being, “blessed with freshness”, Michael has performed roles with Theater an der Wien, Opera San Jose, Microscopic Opera, Knoxville Opera, Santa Fe Opera, Portland Opera to Go, Livermore Valley Opera, Virginia Opera, Ashlawn Opera Festival, Tricities Opera, Des Moines Metro Opera, as well as with New York Harlem Productions on a European tour of 6 countries. On the concert stage, Mr. Dailey has been a featured tenor soloist with the Virginia Choral Society, Todi Music Festival, Schola Cantorum, South Valley Symphony, Berkeley Symphony, Diablo Symphony, Virginia Beach Symphony Orchestra, Virginia Chorale, Nova Vista Symphony, Silicon Valley Symphony, Cole Porter Society, and on the Avedis Concert series.
Ben Jones has been hailed as “First-rate” by the San Francisco Chronicle and “Show-stopping” by San Francisco Classical Voice. His versatile voice has been featured on recordings on the Albany label, on “A Prairie Home Companion”, on the soundtracks for the best-selling video game franchises Halo and Civilization, and on commercials for Coors Light and Meow Mix. Jones has appeared as soloist with the San Francisco Symphony, the Pittsburgh Symphony, the Indianapolis Symphony, the Columbus Symphony and the Oakland East Bay Symphony. In the theatre, Jones has shown a vast range, appearing in Guys and Doll, Follies, Show Boat, Thoroughly Modern Millie, Cats, Sweeney Todd, and San Francisco’s world-famous revue Beach Blanket Babylon. In January 2018, Jones took the stage with the San Francisco Symphony in Candide in celebration of Leonard Bernstein’s 100th birthday.