Honorary Patrons


Nancy Argenta

Internationally-acclaimed Canadian soprano, vocal teacher, and early music specialist.

“I very much enjoyed my time with Elektra Women’s Choir in the spring of 2013 as their guest artist, and found their artistry, musical sophistication and dedication truly inspiring.”

Jane Coop

Jane Coop, C.M.

Renowned pianist and distinguished university scholar

“I have always come away from an Elektra experience with a sense of joy!”

Martha Lou Henley High Res 01

Martha Lou Henley

Longtime friend of Elektra, Vancouver arts supporter, and philanthropist

“Music is the laughter of a happy heart’ – that’s what I think when I hear Elektra Women’s Choir. I was hooked for life from the moment I first heard this choir in 1994 and I have loved it ever since.”

Dick Loomer

Dr. Dick Loomer

Husband of the late Diane Loomer, C.M., longtime champion of Canadian choral music, and renowned orthopedic surgeon

“I have had the good fortune of being witness to Elektra’s inception and enjoyed watching it grow to worldwide recognition. May they continue to explore new repertoire and serve as an inspiration to singers everywhere.”

Shelagh Rogers

Shelagh Rogers, O.C.

Broadcaster and CBC icon

“Elektra Women’s Choir has the ability to reach into your heart, touch your soul and send you soaring. It is an honour to hear and to know Elektra. I’ve loved every minute and every note.”

Bramwell Tovey

Maestro Bramwell Tovey, O.M., O.C.

GRAMMY® Award-winning conductor of the Vancouver Symphony Orchestra

“I’m delighted to be a Patron of Elektra Women’s Choir, and privileged to be an Elektra spouse! A superb choral blend allied with wonderful musical leadership makes for unforgettable concert experiences. They are truly a national treasure.”