February 9, 2019 VOICE MALE – a workshop for male voice choirs and singers
CALLING ALL MEN! Presented by Nova Voce in cooperation with the Nova Scotia Choral Federation, Voice Male is a workshop for changed male voices. It is an opportunity to learn, have fun and sing with a larger male chorus! The workshop will be followed by a concert featuring Nova Voce, guest choirs, and a massed choir sing. Join us for a day of music for men!
Choir – $50
Member of a registered choir – $15
Come Solo (choir not registered) – $25
Dinner – $10
Faith Tabernacle, 6225 Summit Street, Halifax
Guest Conductor Mark Ramsay: Mark Ramsay is the artistic director of the Exultate Chamber Singers as well as the conductor of the University of Toronto Men’s Chorus, the U of T Scarborough Concert Choir, and the MNjcc Community Choir. In addition to his conducting work, he is an adjunct professor at the U of T Faculty of Music where he teaches graduate choral conducting lessons, an undergraduate course in choral music education, and works as an administrator for the choral area. He is frequently asked to appear as an adjudicator, clinician, and guest conductor, and is the editor of Choirs Ontario’s publication, Dynamic.He holds a Doctor of Musical Arts in choral conducting from U of T where he was a student of Dr. Hilary Apfelstadt. He was a recipient of an Elmer Iseler National Graduate Fellowship in Choral Conducting, as well as multiple U of T Fellowships and an Ontario Graduate Scholarship. In addition, he holds a Master of Music from U of T and a Bachelor of Music Education from the University of Prince Edward Island.Mark has also been a student conductor with the Elmer Iseler Singers, conducting fellow with the Canadian Chamber Choir, apprentice conductor with the Ontario Youth Choir, and tour manager for the National Youth Choir of Canada. Before moving to Toronto, Mark worked for ten years as a high school music teacher and curriculum specialist in Summerside, PEI where he was also the music director at Trinity United Church and conductor of the Summerside Community Choir.
Register your choir HERE if you choir would like to attend and perhaps perform in the closing concert.
Each individual singer of a choir and come solo singers must also register separately HERE