The Sashimi Tabernacle Choir

If one singing, dancing fish can be that annoying, what can you say about two hundred and fifty?

To answer this question (just for the halibut), Richard Carter and John Schroeter, plus a team of over thirty volunteers created The Sashimi Tabernacle Choir in the first few months of 2001. Since then the Choir has been under continuous modification and reprogramming. Sporting over two hundred and fifty computer controlled lobsters, bass, trout, catfish and sharks, the Choir performs a repertoire ranging from pop tunes to classical opera. All songs are tightly choreographed by an energetic orchestral conductor, The Lobster Formerly Known as Larry. Exceptional solos performances are, of course, provided by The Three Basses: Jose Carperas, Placido Dolphingo and the incomparable Luciano Ichthyology.

Watch a video from "Geeks Are Sexy Tech News" or one from SF or another from "IEEE Spectrum Magazine" .

Visit Sashimi Tabernacle Choir on Facebook .

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Kids certainly have fun with the car!

Grownups too:


The Sashimi Tabernacle Choir (a.k.a. "the Singing Fish Art Car" , the Lobster Car, the Choir, and the Fishcar ) hails from the fair city of Houston Texas. It is best viewed in video clips rather than still photography, but we have links to both to the left. The Choir is a nonprofit humor project; performances are primarily done at parades, schools, museums, and charity events. Feel free to contact us if you have a worthy cause!

Fishcar Coast-To-Coast ...

Congress Above, Vesuvio Below




The Sashimi Tabernacle Choir is one example of what has come to be known as an Art Car . See our "Links" section for many other wonderful cars and contraptions of this sort. (Oddly enough, there are precious few other Singing Fish Art Cars though.)

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Last revised: 8/16/2005