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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.

If all the conditions are met by end of June, we will resume our practice on July 03.


Sep. 20 Sun. 2020 2:30pm

50th Anniversary Concert
Anvil Theatre
New Westminster