Artistic Director

Susan Duprey became Artistic Director of the Kona Choral Society in 2010.

Susan M. Duprey was born and raised in Honolulu and graduated from ‘Iolani School. While at ‘Iolani, she sang under her father, local organist and composer, John McCreary. She attended Gettysburg College in Pennsylvania… (CLICK TO READ MORE…)


Volunteers have been singing with the Kona Choral Society since its inception in 1990 as the Kona Community Chorus. Although there have been corporate changes in the chorus and it’s name, the chorus continues singing! … (CLICK TO READ MORE…)



The Kona Choral Society Orchestra is made up of principal players of the Kamuela Philharmonic Orchestra, whose mission is to bring quality orchestral music to the Big Island. …(CLICK TO READ MORE…)

Board of Directors

We are a volunteer organization of fun-loving, hard-working people who love music!

The Kona Choral Society is a non-profit organization incorporated in the State of Hawai’i. It operates in accordance with … (CLICK TO READ MORE…)


Kona Choral Society began in the fall of 1990 as the Kona Community Chorus, organized and directed by Ken Staton, former Chair of the Performing Arts Department at UH-Hilo. Nearly 50 people showed up for the first rehearsal… (CLICK TO READ MORE…)