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A Leap of Faith - An Interview with Canadian Choral Composer, Jason Noble

Epilogue: Life After the Circus

As the dust settles on the stage of the Jubilee Auditorium, the stage stripped of all of its rough striped canvas, and the gritty floors detached …

The Making of The Great Human Odyssey Soundtrack - A Chorister's Perspective

Ready to perform for a live studio audience<br>It blows my mind what can happen in 28 hours.<br>That is the amount of time Pro Coro had to record all the …

An Interview with Composer, Stuart Beatch

Photo by Nanc Price PhotographyStuart Beatch views himself as a newcomer to choral music. Previously completing a Music Education degree at the …

Flute

Choir Uniforms: Do's and Dont's

As any chorister can attest to, when joining a choir, acquiring the uniform becomes an integral part of the choral experience. I know this may sound …

Tenors: The Endangered Chorister

I read a very interesting article in the Edmonton Journal the other day remarking on the fact that there is a severe shortage of tenors in choirs. I …

The Arrival of the Virtual Choir 2.0

It arrived on Thursday, April 7, 2011: The Virtual Choir 2.0<p>After purchasing a USB microphone, spending hours learning, rehearsing, and recording …

The Nitty Gritty

It takes a large production crew to realize an Opera: stage managers, stage crew, lighting crew, hair, make-up, wardrobe, volunteers, Opera staff and …

Survival of the Fittest - What Indie Opera Is Doing Right

This past weekend was the opening of #UncleJohn and it was exactly the kind of production I have hoped would come to Alberta. It was musically …

The Power Duo: An Interview with the Queen of the Night, Teiya Kasahara, and Sarastro, Neil Craighead in Edmonton Opera's Magic Flute

It has been almost ten years since soprano, Teiya Kasahara, and bass-baritone, Neil Craighead, performed in their first production of the Magic Flute …

The Arts

Love Fail Collaboration with Good Women Dance Collective

Greeting readers,<br>I'm embarking on my most solistic project with Pro Coro, thus far, singing in a female quartet to perform David Lang's <i>Love Fail</i>. Of …

Flute

Prologue: Choir Turned Opera Girl

Greetings readers,<p>It's almost a month into the rehearsals for the Edmonton Opera Chorus's production of "Tales of Hoffman." It's been a gradual …

The Culture of Fear in Rehearsal

There has long been an established culture of fostering fear within a musical setting. It's controversial because it reflects what kind of teaching …

An Interview with Michael Zaugg, Conductor of the 2016 National Youth Choir

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Sh*t Choristers Say: An Interview with the Vancouver Cantata Singers

Behind the Spotlight with Canadian Composer, Matthew Emery

"I'm a bit of a hippie." What you didn't know about Canadian ChoralComposer, Cy Giacomin

Photo Credit: CyGiacomin.Comhttp://www.cygiacomin.com/music<br>Lounging in the corner of the Wired Monk coffee shop, Cy Giacomin takes a moment after his …

Cor Flammae - Vancouver's Queer Classical Chorus

photo credit: belle ancell photography<br>It all began with a viewing of a lesbian opera. Cor Flammae co-founders Missy Clarkson, Madeline Hannan-Leith, …

Dear Chorister: Keep Singing

Dear Chorister,<br>I was standing where you are on that riser more than ten years ago. Yes, that's right. A decade ago I was wearing that exact same …

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