The Zia Singers

January 2022 will be our first in-person concert in two years! 

The Zia Singers women’s choir directed by Aaron Howe will sing the Santa Fe premiere of world-renowned Norwegian composer Kim Andre Arnesen’s moving and ethereal Magnificat, Saturday, Jan. 22 and Sunday, Jan. 23, at 3:00 p.m., at the First Presbyterian Church. The choir will likely be performing in masks, and proof of a Covid-19 vaccination or negative test will be required to attend. It will be the choir’s first live performance since January 2020. And that is something to sing about!


During the pandemic, the Zia Singers conducted Zoom rehearsals on Tuesday mornings and produced "virtual choir" videos of each piece we worked on. The videos may be viewed on our YouTube channel!

Zia Singers Spring 2019 Concert Finale

The Zia Singers is a modern Santa Fe women's chorus that produces powerful and memorable concerts featuring diverse choral works and contemporary composers.


Under the direction of Aaron Howe since 2016, the more than 25-year-old group has high standards of excellence, seeking to perform the music as the composer intended.


The Zias enrich their sound with vocal and instrumental guest performers, just as they enjoy collaborating with other choirs. Besides performing repertoire from classical, traditional, international, Broadway and pop, the Zias aim to introduce exciting new choral compositions to New Mexico audiences in a way that listeners feel a connection to the music, the singers and each other.


The Zia Singers promote joy by champoining the love and craft of women's choral music through public performance, education, and outreach.