Latest NSCF News & Announcements

  • #returntosinging – Cape Breton Chorale

      The Cape Breton Chorale (CB Chorale) has had a successful year of music making despite restrictions imposed by the pandemic. CB Chorale has kindly provided some photos from their season and testimonials from their President and choristers. Through a combination of outdoor rehearsals, virtual strategies, social distancing, and mask wearing, the CB Chorale was …Read the full story
  • Seton Cantata Choir – Sing Gently: Music to Soothe the Soul

    Seton Cantata Choir, under the direction of Garth MacPhee with accompanist Dean Bradshaw, is very  pleased to announce that on Saturday March 27th, 2021 at 3:00 pm ADT we launched our first virtual  concert on YouTube. This COVID-19  pandemic has created some unique challenges for performers, but it has also led to our taking greater  …Read the full story
  • Choral Canada: Allegro Digital Training

    Allegro Digital Training This 4-week course is built upon current and best practices and will be delivered live by digital marketing expert, Annelise Larson. It will: Help you improve online visibility through paid and free online opportunities Strengthen and grow your choir’s relationships with singers, audiences and other supporters Show how to have a better …Read the full story
  • Choral Canada: Connections Silent Auction 2021

    The 2021 Connections Silent Auction is Choral Canada’s only fundraiser for this year, and we are excited to offer several social events and opportunities to connect through this project. March 2, 2021 @ 7pm ET – Connections Launch Party Featuring a performance by John Tessier, tenor; exciting announcements from Choral Canada (Podium 2022 and NYCC …Read the full story
  • Vancouver Bach Choir: Decolonizing Choirs

    Decolonizing Choirs – A Panel Discussion Thursday, March 4th, 4pm PST Free to participate Via Zoom Register at vancouverbachchoir.com/events/decolonize Join the Vancouver Bach Choir for a free panel discussion on Decolonizing Choirs. Led by experienced choral leaders who live and work across Canada: Andrew Balfour, Dr. Elaine Choi, Hussein Janmohamed and Dr. Melissa Morgan. We will …Read the full story
  • IFCM – Using the Pandemic to Unlock Creativity by Ki Adams

    “It is now undeniable that there will be a ‘new normal’ in the post-pandemic choral world. For many, the pre-Covid choral tradition was familiar, comfortable and secure, but, as time may show, it may have been limited in its vision and purpose. The pandemic has provided us an interlude with extraordinary possibilities if we are …Read the full story
  • COVID-19 Guidelines Update Discussion on Saturday, February 13th

    The Nova Scotia Choral Federation will be hosting a discussion on updates to the COVID-19 guidelines on Saturday, February 13, at 1:00 pm. Choral Leaders present and discuss the most recent NSCF guidelines for in-person group singing. Please register by Friday February 12 as the link will be sent out on Saturday morning. The guidelines, which …Read the full story
  • Grand Philharmonic Choir: GPC Choral Works Competition 2021

    The Grand Philharmonic Choir Choral Works Competition welcomes new, unpublished and unperformed works by Canadian composers 30 years of age or under. The GPC Choral Works Competition is for composers, to encourage the creation of new music for symphonic chorus, mixed chamber choir, children’s choirs and youth choirs on an annual rotating basis. The annual program is in its …Read the full story
  • Unison Choruses Canada: Call for Proposals For Choral Compositions

    Unison has applied for and received funding from the LGBT Purge Fund to commission three new choral works (SSAA, SATB and TTBB) to be premiered at the 2022 Unison Festival in Halifax/K’jipuktuk. People from all across Canada were deeply affected by the LGBT Purge. The Halifax/K’jipuktuk region has particularly deep ties to the LGBT Purge …Read the full story
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