MCA is pleased to announce that Jenny Steinke-Magnus has been hired as our new Executive Director. Jenny comes highly qualified, with a reputation for bringing a positive energy and enthusiasm to organizations she works with. Throughout her career she has held roles for non-profit organizations in the areas of communications, event management, administration and human resource management. Her extensive experience in organizing and managing events including concerts, fundraisers, professional development and choir retreats has grown through positions with the Canadian Foodgrains Bank, Canadian Lutheran World Relief, and Strauss event & association management.
We are please to announce Stuart Sladden as our new director. Stuart holds a Master of Music degree in Choral Conducting from the University of Manitoba, a Bachelor of Music degree in Jazz Performance from the University of Toronto, and has nearly completed a Doctor of Music degree in Choral Conducting from the University of Alberta.
The Assiniboine Chapter of Sweet Adelines Inc. is proud to announce Brittany Mielnichuk as their new director. Originally from Alberta, Brittany completed a Master of Music in Choral Conducting at the University of Manitoba and holds a Bachelor of Music in Jazz Studies from Capilano University as well as an Associate of Arts Degree in Professional Music from Southwestern Community College.
Manitoba Choral Association supports and encourages the composition of new choral works by Manitoba composers with this annual competition. The winning composition will be premiered at our Provincial Honour Choirs Concert in February 2020. The composer will receive a prize of $1000. The deadline for the application is May 31, 2019.
The National Youth Choir of Canada (NYC) is a biennial project of the Association of Canadian Choral Communities (ACCC). Singers between the ages of 18 and 25 are auditioned across the country to form the National Youth Choir. Its mandate is to provide a professional training opportunity for Canada's young choral community
The premiere performance of the FRANCES SEATON CHORAL COMPOSITION COMPETITION, Springtime Melting by Scott Jodoin, will take place at this year's Provincial Honour Choirs Concert. It will be performed by RESOUND from Isaac Brock Middle School under the direction of Nedra Francis. Feb 4, 2018, 3pm at Knox United.
Good Neighbours Choristers are pleased to announce that John Wiens is the new conductor of the choir as of January 2018. New choristers are welcome.
If you are interested in presenting a session at the 2018 Manitoba Music Conference (Tempo), applications are now accepted. Deadline: February 16, 2018.
Tuesday, June 13, 2017, 7:30pm, Crescent Fort Rouge United Church
The Land of Lakes Choirboys, celebrating its 41st Season, develops fine young gentlemen through the gift of music. We pride ourselves on our motto of “Music, Respect and Honor,” teaching boys responsibility and independence, musical skill and self-discipline, manners and appropriate behavior.
A National Concert of Truth and Reconciliation
Inuit shamans, Sir Martin Frobisher, Indigenous hip-hop, music of sorrow, loss, pride and love – on Saturday, March 4 at 7:30 pm and Sunday, March 5 at 3:00 pm at the Ukrainian Labour Temple (591 Pritchard Avenue), Camerata Nova presents three powerful choral premières by Indigenous Canadian composers on the theme of “Taken".