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 A Brief History of The Sakura Singers     さくらシンガーズの歩み

  • In 1969, Ruth Suzuki, also known professionally as Ruth Huang-Suzuki, through the help of the late Mr. and Mrs. Shingo Murakami, well known elders in the community, gathered a group of people who were eager to sing.The group held weekly singing sessions at the Murakami residence.

  • In 1970,with the assistance of the late Mr. Alfred Arakawa, a Board of Director of JCCA (Japanese Canadian Citizens Association), a chorus was formed under the auspices of JCCA, as JCCA Music Group.Ruth Suzuki continued to lead the group as the Music Director.

  • In 1973, this group became "The Sakura Singers".

  • In 2006, 36 years after its inception, The Sakura Singers was incorporated into a society under the B.C. Society Act.

Upcoming Events

Upcoming Event.

Aug. 04, 2019 11:30AM
Powell St. Festival
Diamond Stage on Alexander St.

Sep. 01 2019 2:00pm
Nikkei Matsuri
Nikkei Place Burnaby

May 20 2020
50th Anniversary Concert
Anvil Theatre
New Westminster