Laura Sandage




Free Range Singing starts again Nov. 19


WE ARE THE LIGHT will celebrate MLK Day 2020 in song! Join in the choir on Tuesday nights and be part of an uplifting event featuring guest artist Ellen Rockne of Decorah, Iowa. Songs by Ellen and 15 other voices from the international community singing movement will keep your mood bright as the days continue to shorten. As always, rehearsals are open to all voices, drop-ins are welcome, and commitment to performance is encouraged but not required.


  • 8 Tuesdays 7-8:30pm* Nov. 19-Jan. 14 (No Class Xmas and New Years) at UU Church of Davis. *January rehearsals 7-9pm.
  • Additional times: Optional sectionals Thurs. Jan. 9 & 16 7pm at Laura's house, Dress Rehearsal Sat. Jan. 18, 10am-1pm at UU Church, Performance Mon. Jan. 20 7pm at UU Church.
  • Possible additional performances/flashmobs in Davis during the week before the concert TBD.
  • MLK Day concert to benefit Interfaith Rotating Winter Shelter.
  • Suggested contribution to sing is $100-$150 for the session, or as you are able. No one turned away for lack of funds. Drop in suggested donation is $10-$15/rehearsal.


"Every [person] must decide whether [they] will walk in the light of creative altruism

or in the darkness of destructive selfishness." --Martin Luther King, Jr. 




Past Events:

MLK Day 2019

UBUNTU: No One Is Apart

Laura, Doreen Conte, and Betsy Taloff leading the singing. 


Arboretum Walk-and-Sing!


What a beautiful spring evening it was...

May 28, 2019 at the UCD Arboretum












Honoring our ancestors and celebrating diversity in community song!

We raised $2,190 to support local youth performers Mariachi Puente.


FRS at MLK 2018

The Free Range Singers sang their hearts out!

Sachiel and Ian

Mariachi Puente performers Sachiel and Ian wowed the crowd!




June 2017: SACRED EARTH 

 Seven visionary women co-created this event with Laura facilitating.

Earth, Air, Water, and Fire were celebrated in song, word, and action.

 Laura Sandage and Lorraine Visher


(photo by Jim Coulter)


February 2017: Eight Free Range Singers joined Laura to perform "Tones of Healing" at the NAMI Yolo annual Pat Williams Dinner. 

We were glad to contribute to NAMI Yolo, a grassroots organization dedicated to improving the lives of people challenged by a psychiatric disorder through education, advocacy, and support. More photos here.