Festival Choir

This will be a four-part mixed choir comprised of Soprano, Alto, Tenor, and Bass sections with singers of all ages drawn from the many active choirs in the Comox Valley as well as interested singers from the community at large.

All ages
Starting June 8th
$ 100.00 CAD
Limited to 40 students
Details below

Starting June 8th

Wednesdays 7-8:30
Sundays 1-2:30

Rehearsals are at the COMOX United Church

Paul’s mantra is “music by and for the community.”  He is proud of the growth and accomplishments of this group and pleased to lead the CYMC Festival Choir again this summer.  This will be a four-part mixed choir comprised of Soprano, Alto, Tenor, and Bass sections with singers of all ages drawn from the many active choirs in the Comox Valley as well as interested singers from the community at large. The Festival Choir, accompanied by the CYMC String Orchestra, will perform at the CYMC Festival of Summer Sounds concert on Saturday July 9th at St George's Church in Courtenay.

The Festival Choir will be instructed by well-known and respected Comox Valley choral director Paul Colthorpe.

REPERTOIRE:

1: Cesar Franck: Panis Angelicus
Arranged for SATB choir & string Orchestra


2: Fanny Mendelssohn: Abendlich Schon Rauscht Der Wald
SATB a cappella choir in its original German language


3: Franz Josef Haydn: excerpt from The Creation “The heavens are telling“
SATB choir and orchestra

4: Moses Hogan: “Hear my Prayer”
SATB choir a capella


5. Felix Mendelssohn: “Jubilate Deo” from 3 Motets
SATB choir and piano

*repertoire is subject to change*

Rehearsals will be held two evenings per week beginning in mid-May and culminate with a performance of a major choral work, accompanied by the CYMC String Orchestra, at the finale concert on July 9th.

No scholarship options for Festival Choir

Conductor: Paul Colthorpe