Canadian Choral Repertoire Resources


Musica International


​The Musica International Virtual Choral Library is a searchable database which provides extensive descriptions of more than 200,000 international choral scores and growing. The database includes around 80 searchable fields describing a particular musical work including voicings, genre, duration, theme, etc. 

There is also a growing number of Canadian works available. Currently, there are around 2700 titles, 2200 of which are published by Canadian publishers, and over 800 Canadian composers cited.

Access the Musica International Database through the "Members Only" area. Members get free complete privileged access to this extensive choral repertoire resource. 

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Canadian Repertoire Lists

Canadian Choral Publishers

These are choral music publishers based in Canada. If you are a Canadian choral publisher and would like to appear in the list below, please email [email protected].

A Tempo
Canadian Music Centre
Cypress Choral Music
Éditions de l'Alliance chorale du Québec
​Leslie Music Supply
Lighthouse Music Publications
Renforth  Music
Rhythmic Trident
Silent Dawn Publishing

Choral Composers/Songwriters from Canada

Discover choral composers/songwriters from Canada through Choral Canada's resource list of choral composers/songwriters from Canada.

If you notice that we are missing a name, please let us know.

Choral Canada's Canadian Choral Repertoire Series

The first volume in this series, published in 2002 and containing both sacred and secular selections, grew out of a regular column in Anacrusis which had been established to allow conductors across the country to recommend and make suggestions about Canadian choral compositions. Five volumes have been published. While the series does not claim to be a comprehensive collection of all worthy Canadian choral compositions, it does represent a wide range of compositions that Choral Canada members have found to be successful and enjoyable and which they offer as suggestions to their colleagues.

Suggestions are listed by voicing with practical information (composer, arranger, publisher, language, timing) plus comments from conductors. Capsule biographies of the composers and arrangers and contact information for the publishers are included.

All volumes are available in the “Members Area” of Choral Canada’s website. Purchase or renew your membership today to access the entire series. 

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Vol. 1: General (sacred and secular, published 2002)
Vol. 2: Sacred Music (published 2004)
Vol. 3: Folk Songs (published 2006)
Vol. 4: Sacred, Secular and Christmas (published 2008)
Vol. 5: Seasonal Favourites (published 2010)

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