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Choral Canada is the National Arts Service Organization for the choral and group singing arts sector and community in Canada

Along with providing Choral Canada's latest news, you will find stories, resources, interviews, special announcements, and much more, all created and submitted by people from the group singing community in Canada. 

All our blog posts are shared on our social media and in our e-newsletter. 

Disclaimer: The views and opinions expressed on Choral Canada's blog are soley those of the original authors and other contributors. These views and opinions do not necessarily represent those of Choral Canada.

Check out the nominees for the inaugural "Choral Recording of the Year" category at the ECMA's!

February 02 2023

The East Coast Music Association (ECMA) has announced their 2023 East Coast Music Award nominees. Learn more about the nominees for the inaugural "Choral Recording of the Year" category.

Latest news from The SingWell Project

January 26 2023

The SingWell Project is an interdisciplinary network dedicated to investigating and advocating for the power of group singing for people living with communication challenges (CCs).

Upcoming Webinar – Canada Council for the Arts: Grants & Eligibility

January 17 2023

Do you have questions about the Canada Council for the Arts’ Explore and Create or Arts Across Canada/Arts Abroad granting programs? Join us on Friday, February 10 at 1pm EST.

Updates on the Anacrusis Editorial Committee

January 12 2023

The Anacrusis Editorial Committee (AEC) exists to oversee each publication of our official journal, Anacrusis, and to create, edit, and seek out content. Please join us in welcoming new and returning members to the committee.

Congratulations to the Recent Appointees to the Order of Canada!

January 05 2023

Her Excellency the Right Honourable Mary Simon, Governor General of Canada, has recently announced 99 new appointments to the Order of Canada. Among them are Eleanor Daley, Douglas Dunsmore, and Mark Sirett.

Call for Anacrusis Editorial Committee Members

November 10 2022

The official journal of Choral Canada, Anacrusis, currently contains peer-reviewed articles, focus columns, special features, non-peer reviewed academic articles, Student Chapter articles, reviews of books and choral recordings, and information about Choral Canada’s programs, services, and advocacy initiatives.

National Call for PODIUM 2024 Committee Members

October 28 2022

PODIUM 2024 will be held in Montréal, Québec from May 16-19, 2024, co-hosted by Choral Canada and Alliance chorale du Québec (ACQ). We are seeking volunteers from across the country to join the Podium Planning Committee. If you are interested in helping bring PODIUM 2024 to life in Montréal via monthly meetings and sub-committee work, we want to hear from you!

Updates on our 2022-2027 Strategic Plan

October 07 2022

Choral Canada is on a transformational journey over the next five years (and beyond) and we appreciate everyone’s involvement and care as we build new relationships, offer relevant programming, and advocate for group singing across the country.

Truth and Reconciliation

September 28 2022

The Honourable Murray Sinclair said that the most important goal of the Truth and Reconciliation Commission was not just to uncover what happened at residential schools, but to make it part of our national memory so that it cannot be forgotten. Choral Canada invites you to join us in taking time to listen, learn (and unlearn), reflect, and if you are in a position of privilege, to use your positions and privileges to act. 

Online Strategic Plan Survey

June 23 2022

Choral Canada (CC) is in the midst of developing its new Strategic Plan and is seeking your input. Within the context of this Strategic Plan, CC’s Board has been working to establish its Mission, Vision, Goals and Priority Areas for Action to guide our growth over the next five years.

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If you would like to submit a blog post, please send it to [email protected]. It must be relevant to the choral and group singing arts sector and community in Canada, timely, national or international in scope, and the authors shall avoid any significant self-promotion or the promotion of a company, product, or performing arts organization in which they have vested interests. Authors must provide a short biography. A high resolution picture of the author is highly encouraged and appreciated. Authors may also include images with their blog. Captions and photo credit are required. High quality images only.

 

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