This year I've joined the Prairie Chamber Choir
, directed by Melissa Morgan. I've missed singing with a high-quality choir, and this one definitely is that. We're working toward our Christmas concert on December 18, but we did have a mini-concert recently, singing three songs by Winnipeg composer Sid Robinovitch
in the Classical Showcase of Break Out West 2016
(a.k.a. the Western Canadian Music Awards). And here's a video!
The first piece is part of the set of songs for which Sid was nominated, although, alas, he didn't win.
You'll find me second from the left (audience left, not stage left) on the back row.
The Canadian Chamber Choir, with which I sometimes sing and on whose board of directors I served for a few years, is once again seeking applicants for its Conducting Fellow Program. If you're a budding conductor, this would be invaluable...so read the press release below and consider applying!
For Immediate Release
CANADIAN CHAMBER CHOIR ANNOUNCES FELLOWSHIP FOR CONDUCTORS
“A national treasure" -- Montreal Gazette
"Beyond brilliant . . . Don't miss this choir" -- Hamilton Spectator
The acclaimed national ensemble, the Canadian Chamber Choir, is excited to announce a unique opportunity for conductors: the CCC seeks applicants for its Conducting Fellow Program in conjunction with its October 2013 British Columbia tour. This is an ...