Saunder Choi is a Los Angeles-based Filipino composer, music director and vocalist. His works have been performed by the USC Thornton Symphony, Boston Philharmonic Youth Orchestra, Philippine Madrigal Singers, the Crossing Choir, the LA Master Chorale Chamber Singers, and many others. As an arranger, he has written for Tony-Award winner Lea Salonga, Singapore Symphony Orchestra, Mid-Atlantic Symphony Orchestra, Tim Janis Carnegie Hall Christmas Shows, and the Hong Kong production of Pippin. He won the 2017 Indianapolis Symphonic Choir Carol Commission competition and the 2014 American Prize for Choral Composition.
As a tenor, he regularly sings with the L.A. Choral Lab, C3LA: Contemporary Choral Collective of Los Angeles, HEX Vocal Ensemble, Pacific Chorale, and others. He is currently Director of Music at Unitarian Universalist Community Church of Santa Monica.
Saunder is an alumnus of Berklee College of Music (BM ‘14) and the USC Thornton School (MM ‘16). His works are published and distributed MusicSpoke, Earthsongs, and See-A-Dot Publishing.