Choral Bytes Blog

20
Aug

Choral Canada Advocacy Letter Writing Campaign

With the election officially called, our Choral Canada letter writing campaign officially launches!   The Advocacy committee is encouraging choral music enthusiasts to contact their local politicians and candidates running in the election, to put support for Canadian choral music on politicians’  minds. Most politicians probably don’t realize just how many of their constituents sing …

29
May

Fundy Sound – a Choral Festival by the Sea! June 27- July 1

Join choirs from around the world in Saint John NB from June 27th to July 1st 2016, for this inaugural four-day event, culminating in a massed choir Gala Concert on Canada Day. The festival’s Guest Conductor will be Dr Z Randall Stroope, who will lead daily rehearsals and workshops, plus the Gala Finale. Participating choirs …

24
May

Canadian Amateur Choirs enter the Biennial National Competition/ Les chœurs amateurs Canadien préparent leur participation au concours national bisannuel

  (Communiqué FRANÇAIS ci-dessous) Canadian Amateur Choirs enter the Biennial National Competition Toronto, ON May 21, 2015 — Choral Canada’s 2015 edition of the celebrated National Competition for Canadian Amateur Choirs, in collaboration with the Canada Council for the Arts, CBC Music and Unisong, is underway! The 2015 competition has attracted submissions from all across …

4
May

Canadian Chamber Choir Conducting Fellow Program due May 15th!

The Canadian Chamber Choir is calling for applicants for its Conducting Fellow Program. We are hoping you might pass this information on to your students and other interested parties. Please find a printable brochure attached to this message. The Conducting Fellow Program is a unique opportunity for emerging choral conductors to hone their skills while …

29
Apr

i Coristi Chamber Choir Competition in Choral Composition

i Coristi Chamber Choir Competition in Choral Composition i Coristi Chamber Choir is proud to support the composition of new Canadian works for choir through this new, biennial competition. The winning composition will be chosen by a blind jury and will be performed at one of i Coristi’s2015/2016 season concerts. The winning composer will receive …

21
Apr

Podium 2016 Edmonton, AB, 19-22 May 2016 Call For Interest Sessions and Application for Choral Performance/ Appel à manifestation d’intérêt pour Session-Conférence & Lecture-Récital et le formulaire de Candidature au Concert de chant choral

Igniting ideas. Sharing voices. 19-22 May 2016 | Edmonton, AB Would you be interested in sharing your knowledge and ideas with the Canadian choral community? Do you have a choir that would love the opportunity to perform on a national stage? Here’s your chance! The Podium 2016 Conference & Festival Committee invites the submission of …

21
Apr

University of Toronto Choral Conducting Symposium July 6-10, 2015

The University of Toronto annual Choral Conducting Symposium will be held July 6 – 10, 2015 on campus.  Guest clinician is Dr. Mark Sirett, composer and founding artistic director of the Cantabile Singers, who will present sessions on the adolescent voice and conduct the Directors’ Chorus.    Hilary Apfelstadt, Director of Choral Activities at U …

21
Apr

Symposium on Singing and Song October 1-4, 2015- Call for Papers and Presentations

Call for Papers and Presentations The Symposium on Singing and Song will bring together scholars, performers and pedagogues, representing diverse disciplines, to share international perspectives, research and practices associated with singing and song. Proposal submissions are invited that address multi-faceted contexts of singing and song such as artistic, physiological, cultural, sociological, historical, pedagogical, compositional, psychological, …

21
Apr

Three Cathedrals Choral Festival May 1-2, 2015

The Three Cathedrals Choral Festival will bring together three choirs from cathedrals named after St. Paul, located in Buffalo, NY; Detroit MI; and London, ON, making this a truly international event and the only international Three Cathedrals weekend in the world. The vision of the Festival is to celebrate the beauty and tradition of choral …

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