March 2012



Sunday, March 4 - 7:00 PM

CMU Loewen Athletic Centre, 500 Shaftesbury Blvd, Winnipeg MB

Canadian Mennonite University Choirs

Janet Brenneman/Rudy Schellenberg, conductors

Of Psalms and Songs

CMU Choirs, the Mennonite Community Orchestra, and guest the PTV Boys perform Bernstein's Chichester Psalms. CMU Women's Chorus, CMU Men's Chorus, the PTV Boys present a variety of choral works. The MCO plays Elgar's Serenade for Strings and Copland's Variations on a Shaker Melody

Adults: $10, Students: $5, Seniors: $10

At the door or by calling CMU at 487-3300.


Sunday, March 11, 2011 - 3:00 PM

Westminster United Church, 745 Westminster Avenue, Winnipeg MB

Pembina Trails Voices
Choraliers, Minnesingers and NOVA

Ruth Wiwchar, Artistic Director

Music For A Sunday Afternoon

The sweetest concert around! Listen to the youngest singers in the PTV Family as they present a concert of their own!


Contact D. Christie at or 488.1767.1268


Friday, March 16, 2012 - 8:00 PM
Saturday, March 17, 2012 - 8:00 PM
Sunday, March 18, 2012 - 2:00 PM

Centennial Concert Hall, 555 Main Street, Winnipeg MB

WSO and Rainbow Harmony Project

Richard Lee, director

Broadway Rocks

Matching prominent and talented Broadway performers with symphonies has been the Bravo Broadway group’s goal since 1994, with hundreds of performances throughout the world. Broadway Rocks features inspired performances of the best in up-tempo hits from rock inspired smash shows such as Wicked, Jesus Christ Superstar, Tommy, Phantom of the Opera, Hairspray, The Wiz, Mamma Mia and more.

Richard Lee, conductor

Bravo Broadway:
Christiane Noll, performer
LaKisha Jones, performer – American Idol Finalist
Doug LaBrecque, performer
Rainbow Harmony Project; Vic Hooper, director

Ticket info


Saturday, March 17, 2012 - 7:30 p.m.

Crescent Fort Rouge United Church, Corner of Wardlaw and Nassau, Winnipeg MB

Prairie Voices

Vic Pankratz, conductor

North of 49

Adults: $16, Students: $8, Seniors: $8

Available from the singers or at the door.


Sunday, March 18, 2012 - 7:00 PM

Windsor Park United Church, 1062 Autumnwood Drive, Winnipeg MB

Gordon Bell's VOX

Kelsey Shiaro, conductor

Fundraising Concert

Fundraising Concert of Gordon Bell's VOX on their way to MusicFest Canada in Ottawa in May.

Also featuring guest choir, Sonolux.


10% of proceeds go to the Gordon Bell Greenspace.


Tuesday, March 20, 2012 - 7:30 PM

St. Matthew's Cathedral, 13th Street & Louise Avenue, Brandon MB

Neelin Choirs

Carolyn Gwyer, conductor

Into that Starlit Night

An evening of choral music including the Manitoba premiere of TITANIC REQUIEM by Canadian composer, Donald Patriquin.

Guest soprano, Emily Diehl and Visual Presentation by Neelin's Histoire du Canada Class.

Adults: $8, Students: $6, Seniors: $6


Friday, March 23, 2012 - 7:00 PM

Laudemus Auditorium, CMU North Campus, 500 Shaftesbury Blvd., Winnipeg MB

Wholly Jazz

Cynthia Wahl, conductor

Cross Border Bop

Join Wholly Jazz and Harmonic Convergence from the School for Music Vocations in an evening of spectacular vocal jazz!

Silver Collection

At door!


Saturday, March 24, 2012 - 7:30 PM

Westworth United Church, Lanark & Grosvenor, Winnipeg MB

University Women's Chorus

Elroy Friesen, conductor

The Idea of North

Music of Canada, Norway, Sweden and Iceland.

Adults: $12, Student: $5

Available at the Faculty of Music Office 474-9310 and at the door.


Sunday, March 25, 2012 - 3:00 PM

Westminster United Church, Maryland at Westminster, Winnipeg MB

The Winnipeg Singers

Yuri Klaz, conductor

Everlasting Peace

The Winnipeg Singers present a collection of works connected by the themes of remembrance, regret, peace.  The program includes Ave Verum Corpus by Raminsh, Missa Brevis by Willan, Exaudi by Morlock, O Nata Lux by Luridsen, Canticle of Peace by Glick and Requiem by Durufle.

Adults: $15, Students: $10, Seniors: $12

McNally Robinson Booksellers, by calling 944-9100, or at the door


Saturday, March 31, 2012
6:00 PM: Pre-Concert Public "Sing"
7:30 PM: Concert

Crescent Fort Rouge United Church, Nassau and Wardlaw, Winnipeg MB

University of Manitoba Singers

Elroy Friesen, director

Ian Loeppky, guest conductor

Sacred Voices II

Come early at 6 PM and Join Dr. Loeppky for a rare and glorious hour of shape-note singing in the resonant upper hall of Crescent Fort Rouge United Church. Music from Southern Harmony and Sacred Harp will be provided. Do not miss the extraordinary opportunity to sing with your fellow music-lovers in the unforgettable style!

The concert will feature works of: Byrd, Weelkes, Bach, Gjielo, Dawson, Griffiths and U2.

Adults: $15, Students: $5

Available at the Faculty of Music Office 474-9310 and at the door.





Holidays and Events

Mon Oct 10, 2011

Fri Oct 21, 2011
SAG (Tempo) Conference

Sat Nov 12, 2011, 5 PM
Santa Claus Parade

Nov 14-26, 2011
ChoralFest Manitoba

Sun Nov 27, 2011
Grey Cup

Sun Nov 27, 2011
First Sunday of Advent

Dec 20-28, 2011

Sun Dec 25, 2011
Christmas Day

Fri-Sun Feb 3-65 2012
Provincial Honour Choirs

Mon Feb 20, 2012
Louis Riel Day

Feb 22 - Mar 18, 2012
Winnipeg Music Festival

Fri Apr 6, 2012
Good Friday

Sun Apr 8, 2012
Easter Sunday

Mon May 7, 2012
Music Monday

Mon May 21, 2012
Victoria Day





Manitoba Choral Association
ph: (204) 942-6037
fax: (204) 947-3105