Dartmouth Community Concert Association (DCCA) opened its 63rd season with a performance by Atlantic String Machine, PEI’s dynamic ensemble of string players, on Friday, October 18 at 7:30 p.m. The performers for this season of DCCA are:
- Atlantic String Machine Friday, October 18
- Lucas Porter (pianist) Friday, November 15
- Proteus Saxophone Quartet Friday, February 21, 2020
- Merkelo & Salov (trumpet/piano) Friday, March 20, 2020
- The Aeolian Singers (women’s choir) Saturday, April 25, 2020
The Merkelo & Salov and Proteus Saxophone Quartet concerts are presented in collaboration with Debut Atlantic.
The Aeolian Singers open their 2019-20 season for the third year under artistic leadership of Heather Fraser, reflecting on the season and their camaraderie and love of singing with In Good Company. The women’s choir will present a pair of these In Good Company concerts in November, and also take a singing road trip to Wolfville next March, closing Dartmouth Community Concerts season in the spring in an eclectic season of great music for women’s voices (Veritas).…Read More
The Aeolian Singers open their 2018-19 season under the artistic leadership of Heather Fraser with a focus exploring the themes of sea and sky. The women’s choir will present a pair of concerts in November and another in May, with a Victoria Day weekend road trip to PEI planned in conjunction with PEI vocal ensemble, Sirens.
Artistic Director Heather Fraser commented: “These two powerful aspects of nature fill us with wonder and awe, and I think we all draw different things from them – energy, creativity, contemplation, fear, comfort.…Read More
The ECMA-nominated Halifax Camerata Singers (HCS) with special guests, Rhapsody Quintet and actor Jeremy Webb are taking Halifax 1917: From Dreams to Despair to the first Edmonton International Choral Festival, June 1-4, as invited guests of Pro Coro Canada. This original production commemorating the 100th anniversary of the Halifax Explosion was first performed before sell-out audience at Halifax Central Library two months ago.…Read More
(Halifax, NS) The Aeolian Singers (www.aeoliansingers.ca) are delighted to announce that well-known choral conductor and music educator Frances Farrell is leading the choir for the 2017 winter-spring term. The choir will perform under Fran’s direction in May at First Baptist Church in Halifax. New choristers wishing to audition for the choir are still being accepted; visit the website for more information.…Read More
Halifax Camerata Singers, currently celebrating their 30th anniversary season, is proud to announce that they were the winners of Best Classical Recording at this year’s Music Nova Scotia Awards held last evening in Truro. Pictured just after accepting the award are Artistic Director and Founder, Jeff Joudrey, with Camerata Board Fundraising Chair, David McKillop.
The choir won for their 2015 release, A Time for All Things, recorded by Leaf Music’s Jeremy Van Slyke, and featuring guest artists, accompanist Lynette Wahlstrom, the Blue Engine String Quartet; Jennifer Jones, violin; Hilary Brown, cello and Jeff Reilly, bass clarinet. …
The award-winning Halifax Camerata Singers (HCS) celebrates its 30thanniversary year with a great season of concerts reflecting the choir’s connection with the larger artistic community in Nova Scotia and beyond. Founded by Artistic Director Jeff Joudrey in 1986, Halifax Camerata Singers has become one of Canada’s leading chamber choirs, winning the Healy Willan Grand Prize for Canadian choirs in 2010. …Read More
Can we simply say, “Canadian choral music is in good hands,” and leave it at that?
But I suppose that’s hardly fair to the Canadian Chamber Choir (CCC) artists whose noble mandate is to “bring new and existing Canadian choral music to every corner of Canada.” They do that with style and consummate artistry, under the leadership of their mentor, conductor Julia Davids, an educator now working in the States who hails from London, Ontario.…Read More
The Bay Chorale is embarking on our tenth season of making choral music in St. Margaret’s Bay, and we invite new members to join us for our celebrations! We are delighted to be under the continued leadership of Christina Murray, Artistic Director, and Maureen McGee, Accompanist. As we celebrate and reflect on ten years of singing, we will also be looking forward: this season’s programming will include some new configurations and repertoire, including the world premiere of an original work commissioned in celebration of this milestone anniversary.…Read More
Are you a woman who loves to sing and perform with choral singing experience? The Aeolian Singers are holding auditions for committed choristers for the 2016-17 choral season, which begins at the end of August.
The choir recently completed its 40th anniversary, and has announced that choral conductor Heather Fraser will be joining the choir as Artistic Director, commencing with the 2017-18 season. …