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8
Jun

Choral Canada AGM 2017

Choral Canada AGM 2017 Choral Canada will be holding its Annual General Meeting on Saturday, June 17,2017 at 12:00 PM EDT in the Board Room of the Suite 500, 59 Adelaide St East, Toronto, ON.  The purpose of this meeting is for the Board to report to, and receive direction from, the membership. All members may join the meeting …

6
Jun

Chor Leoni presents MANELY/FUN June 19 and 26

Join Chor Leoni for their season-closer at the Bard on the Beach tent! Combine fabulous tunes, the energy of the lions, a top-notch band, and a favourite Vancouver summer venue and you’ve got the effervescent recipe for MANELY/FUN, Chor Leoni’s popular season-closer at Bard on the Beach. Surprises, costumes and choreography complete the package as we …

5
Jun

Call for Submissions: Chor Leoni’s Canadian Choral Composition Competition (C/4)

(Vancouver, BC) Chor Leoni Men’s Choir and Artistic Director Erick Lichte are pleased to announce the second annual Canadian Choral Composition Competition (C/4). Three finalist compositions will be selected by the choir’s Artistic Director, and an independent panel of judges will determine their rankings (first prize $2000, second prize $1000, third prize $500). In addition …

2
Jun

Call for Scores: Chor Leoni’s C/4: Canadian Choral Composition Competition

Vancouver’s Chor Leoni Men’s Choir and Artistic Director Erick Lichte are pleased to announce the second annual Canadian Choral Composition Competition (C/4). Three finalist compositions will be selected by the choir’s Artistic Director, and an independent panel of judges will determine their rankings (first prize $2000, second prize $1000, third prize $500). In addition to …

2
Jun

Canadian Chamber Choir Announces Composition Competition Winner!

The Canadian Chamber Choir is very excited to announce the winner of its Canada 150 Composition Competition. The competition received 28 choral compositions from across Canada, and narrowing such a high-calibre field was a challenging task for the CCC artistic team and panel of guest judges. However a winning composition was finally chosen and the …

23
May

TMC welcomes UK’s Huddersfield Choral Society for joint concert and webcast

The TMC is thrilled to welcome the UK’s acclaimed Huddersfield Choral Society (founded in 1836) to Toronto this Spring.  On June 4th these two world-class choirs will join forces to present a concert of choral classics, featuring many of the greats of English Cathedral music. The choirs will fill Yorkminster Park with a grand symphonic sound. …

4
Apr

Canadian Composer Elizabeth Ekholm wins TMC choral composition prize

Montreal composer Elizabeth Ekholm has been awarded the Debbie Fleming Prize for Choral Composition for her composition Prayer of St. Francis.  This is the second year of the Toronto Mendelssohn Choir’s Choral Composition Competition for emerging Canadian composers.  For 2016, the competition called on unpublished Canadian composers to submit a sacred work, not more than …

21
Feb

Frances Farrell wins Chor Leoni inaugural composition competition

(Vancouver, BC) Halifax composer Frances Farrell has won first prize in Chor Leoni’s inaugural C/4 Canadian Choral Composition Competition. Described by the composer as a secular work appropriate for the winter season, Winter Proverbs is an unaccompanied four-movement composition for male choir, and is Farrell’s first composition. The Judge’s Panel of Elektra Women’s Choir’s artistic …

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