Lori Loftus

Director, Concert Chorus

Lori Loftus is the Founding Director of the Southern California Children’s Chorus (SCCC), where she leads an outstanding music faculty serving young singers from ages 5 through 18 in six choral levels. In its 26-year mission of enhancing children’s lives through distinguished choral music education and world-class performance, SCCC and Lori have been honored with 3 Emmy Awards. She has conducted SCCC in performances on nearly all the great stages of the world, including Carnegie Hall and the Sydney Opera House.

Lori has also been a featured guest keyboardist with the Pacific Symphony many times since 1976. She has performed a wide array of repertoire on the great organ at Segerstrom Hall, and she appears annually on the harpsichord for the Symphony’s and Pacific Chorale’s December performance of Handel’s Messiah.

In 2007, Lori was honored for her lifetime of achievements with the Outstanding Alumni Award for Excellence in Choral Music from her alma mater, California State University at Fullerton. In 2022, she received the ‘Titan of Music’ award as one of only eight who have been so honored by CSUF’s internationally acclaimed School of Music.

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