"We are seeking support in any way we can and an audience everywhere we can," he said. "And, the church is near the Burbank and Glendale border."
While most of the singers come from Burbank, others are from Glendale, Westlake and beyond.
"One woman, in her 90s, drives from Oxnard," he said. "Another lady is in high school."
Special guest artists are the Mayfield Singers Children's Choir from Mayfield School in Pasadena.
Shtangrud is their teacher.
"They will be doing a short bit in the first half of the program," he said.
Performing with adults is educational for the youngsters, Shtangrud said.