Pop/Contemporary Quartet seeking Soprano Lead

Pop/contemporary quartet (SATB)

Are you looking for more fun and challenge in your musical life and interested in performing pop, contemporary, folk and jazz music? Then this could be the quartet for you!

We are looking for an experienced soprano/lead with the ability to read music and sing both a capella and with musical accompaniment (preferably, you also play an instrument that could be used in the group such as piano, fiddle, recorder, guitar, etc.).

Rehearsals are bi-weekly (2 hrs) at one of our singer’s homes in HRM. Please reach out to sthompson829@gmail.com if interested.

Chebucto Community Singers – Tenors and Basses Wanted!

Wanted: Tenors and Basses
Chebucto Community Singers

Are you looking for a fun, sociable, and relaxing way to express your creative side? Under the direction of Louise Grinstead, the Chebucto Community Singers has approximately 60 members and has enjoyed 45 years of making music together. We sing a broad range of music from folk, pop, Broadway and even some classical repertoire.

We meet on Tuesday evenings, 7-9 pm at the Oxford School, 6364 Oxford St. Halifax, beginning September 26th

Tenor and bass singers who are interested in joining the choir are invited to audition during our registration night at the Oxford School on September 19, at 7:00 PM. Those auditioning should have a strong ear for music. Experience in choral singing and/ or sight reading is an advantage, but not required. For more information on the choir and to register for an audition, please contact Cynthia Gatto at gattoc@gmail.com or call 902-800-3259

Capella Regalis Choirs – Singers Welcome!

Capella Regalis Choirs are welcoming new choristers for the fall!

Capella Regalis offers FREE music programs to children of all backgrounds and circumstances. To learn more about our Boys and Girls Choirs, or book a quick and friendly audition for your child (ages 6-12), please email us at vhalley@capellaregalis.com or visit our website: http://capellaregalis.com/. No prior musical experience required, only focus and a willingness to learn! 

King’s Chapel Choir: Section Lead Positions

King’s Chapel Choir: Section Lead (Lay Clerk) Positions

The King’s Chapel Choir, directed by Dr Neil Cockburn, is celebrated throughout the Maritimes, and known across Canada for its professional-level choral singing in services and concerts. It maintains one of the most prestigious college liturgical choral programs in Canada – on a par with the chapel choirs of Oxford and Cambridge. The regular weekly schedule includes rehearsals on Tuesday evenings (7-9pm), Choral Evensong on Wednesdays (4-6pm), and Sung Eucharist on Thursdays (4-6.30pm). There is no regular Sunday commitment. Additional services, concerts, and tours are scheduled each semester. The choral season runs during the full academic year from September to mid-April.

Section Lead (Lay Clerk) positions are awarded to professional singers in an annual application and audition process: one each of Soprano, Alto, Tenor, and Bass. We also maintain a substitute paid singer list to cover absences, and to enlarge the group for specific performances.To apply as a Section Lead or substitute singer for the 2023/24 season, please send a musical resumé, specifying your choral voice part, to the Chapel Music Administrative Assistant, to whom questions about the position may also be directed:


A review of applications and scheduling of auditions will begin on Friday August 25, 2023. Applications will remain open until all positions are filled.


King’s Chorus – Section Lead Auditions

The King’s Chorus: Section Lead Positions

The King’s Chorus is the choral society of the University of King’s College, Halifax. We learn and rehearse major choral works from various traditions, and share what we’ve learned with the Halifax community in a concert each semester. The Chorus brings together students, staff and faculty from Dalhousie and King’s, as well as other community members, to share in the joy of music making each semester.

The King’s Chorus is committed to fostering a supportive environment where singers of all levels can improve their musicality and enjoy themselves in the process. We sing challenging and beautiful music, and we make sure to have fun while we do, cultivating an inclusive and non-competitive atmosphere in which to participate.

Section Lead positions are awarded to professional singers in an annual application and audition process: one each of Soprano, Alto, Tenor, and Bass. We meet on Wednesday evenings during the academic year from September to April. To apply as a Section Lead for the 2023/24 season, please send a musical resumé, specifying your choral voice part, to the Music Administrative Assistant, to whom questions about the positions may also be directed:


A review of applications and scheduling of auditions will begin on Friday August 25, 2023. Applications will remain open until all positions are filled.


Second Chances Choir – Singers Wanted!


The Second Chances Community Band Program of Nova Scotia is starting a vocal ensemble this fall and we are looking for singers (novice OR experienced) from our community to join us.

The singers will take the form of a “Pop” choir as in popular and draw its’ repertoire from contemporary commercial music of all genres.  Depending on ability the choir will perform in unison to four part harmony and beyond. Arrangements of blues, jazz, folk, swing, movie music and musical theatre styles will be explored. The Singers will also serve as the “house” singers for collaborative works with the Second Chances instrumental ensembles. All are welcome in an inclusive and safe environment of community engagement.

For more information and registration click the image below:

Spira – A Summer Choir

Come sing for fun this summer with Spíra – a summer choir!
Spíra is a drop-in, outdoor community choir, active during the summer months on Monday evenings. It is perfectly suited for folks who are looking for a chance to sing, to develop their music skills, and to build community. No auditions, no experience necessary, and you don’t need to know how to read music. Everyone is welcome!

Monday evenings, 6:00-8:00pm
July 17, 24, 31, August 7, 14, 21, 28
the Northwood Courtyard (2615 Northwood Terrace)
Suggested donation: $5/person, $10/family, PWYC

Cape Breton Chorale Auditions for 2023-24 Season

The Cape Breton Chorale celebrates 50 years of music-making in the 2023-2024 season!

Our 50th Anniversary year will begin on Thursday, August 31, 2023, and continue until the end May 2024. We are planning an exciting season of singing our own classics, along with some traditional choral repertoire and some new works. Come sing with us!

We welcome auditions from experienced or trainable singers who fit a combination of the following criteria:

• Some experience singing vocal harmony, either in choral settings or in productions.
• Understanding of some basics of vocal technique or demonstrated vocal confidence in
your audition performance.
• Openness to learning different styles of music in an ensemble setting.

Important assets to the Chorale include:

• Commitment to rehearsals and performance schedules.
• Willingness to study and learn concert music outside of rehearsal – independently or with
rehearsal aids.
• Openness to learning new skills and expanding upon existing skills (vocal, aural, rhythm,
reading, movement).

For your Cape Breton Chorale audition:

• We’ll send you a short choral excerpt to learn in advance of the audition.
• Please sing a short solo; a 30-60 second excerpt of a piece in any comfortable style.
• An accompanist will be provided, or you may sing a capella.
• We will check your musicianship skills, and your range with some simple vocal patterns.

Members and family of the Cape Breton Highlanders attend a Ball in Sydney, NS as part of the 150 year celebrations of the Cape Breton Highlanders. Photo: Cpl Brad Upshall, 36 Canadian Brigade Group Headquarters

Auditions are in Sydney, NS on Wednesday August 30 and 31, 2023.

Please contact us to arrange an audition!

Email – info@capebretonchorale.com
Phone – 902 968 9041