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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.

Upcoming Webinar – Holding Space: Supporting Music Students, Singers, and Colleagues in Mental Wellness

March 31 2023

Join us on Friday, April 21, 2023 at 1pm ET for an interactive workshop on supporting the mental wellness needs of others, facilitated by Registered Psychotherapist Sara Brooks.

Roseline Blain named 2024 GUEST CONDUCTOR of the National Youth Choir of Canada

March 16 2023

The news is out! Roseline Blain has been chosen as the 2024 Guest Conductor for the National Youth Choir of Canada (NYCC), one of Canada’s finest youth choirs.

New Opportunities with the Canadian Choral Resources Project

February 28 2023

Guest post by Byron Hermann

We need your help! The “Canadian Choral Resources Project” is looking to create a national database and website dedicated to providing a collection of digital resources that our choral community, composers, educators, and arts organizations have been and are currently creating. Fill out the survey for a chance to win prizes!

 

 

Congratulations to the 2023 JUNO Award nominees!

February 23 2023

From all of us here at Choral Canada, we would like to extend our most sincere congratulations to the choirs, singing groups, composers and music creators who were nominated for a 2023 JUNO Award. Learn more about this year's nominees!

Ottawa Children's Choir - "Musical Education for Young Singers"

February 23 2023

Ottawa Children's Choir (OCC)

Guest post by the Ottawa Children's Choir (OCC)

The Ottawa Children's Choir (OCC) has created a choral music education program that is accessible and relevant to all children with an interest in choral singing. The “Musical Education for Young Singers” program involves a series of ten videos, geared towards children 6-9 years of age, for a total of 30 minutes of virtual and asynchronous programming, to share the joy of singing with all children across Ottawa, Ontario and beyond! 

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.

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