Elektra Women’s Choir has come to the difficult decision that, due to COVID-19, we must cancel the balance of our concert season. This includes the April 18 An Enchanted Evening Gala Fundraiser, the May 6 and 7 world premiere performances of The Lost Words: A Spell Book, and our performance of The Lost Words in Nelson in June. While we’re very disappointed not to see you at these long-anticipated events, we’re happy to be part of the global … Read More
Elektra Women’s Choir congratulates the winner of this season’s raffle of a trip for two to Haida Gwaii; Karen Gilmore! Karen won a return airfare with Pacific Coastal Airlines from Vancouver to Masset, valued at $1700, and 2 nights stay at the Alaska View Lodge valued at $700.00.
The winner was announced on Wednesday, December 11th at the Elektra office at 949 West 49th in Vancouver.… Read More
On June 23, 2019, singers and supporters of Elektra Women’s Choir will be walking and running the Scotiabank Charity Challenge 5k or 21.1k to help our choir continue our performance and outreach mandates. Choose a team member to support, or make a general donation to our team. Please support us if you can – every bit helps. Donations $10 and over will receive a tax receipt. Thank you so much!
To find out more, please visit here.
Our secure, online fundraising pages … Read More
Join us January 31 for a Cultural Conversation: Past Life Melodies
Elektra invites indigenous and non-indigenous musicians, composers, educators, and music presenters to a presentation and discussion on the evening of Thursday, January 31, 2019 in Vancouver. We hope this small gathering will build networks and open fruitful conversation around respectful, informed, and inclusive cross-cultural collaboration in our community. The evening opens with a presentation by ethnomusicologist, Dr. Jeanette Gallant (D.Phil. Oxford), on indigenous borrowings in Australian composer Sarah … Read More
It’s coming up to Christmas, and Elektra is arriving at the party with seven creative guests who join us on our latest CD, entitled Silent Night. Bernat Vivancos is based in Barcelona, and his arrangement of Angels We Have Heard on High sparkles with playful nuance. Ottawa-based Kelly-Marie Murphy wrote Hodie Christus Natus Est at the invitation of both Elektra and our friends in Ottawa, l’ensemble vocal sénior De La Salle, Robert Filion, Conductor. J. David Moore’s… Read More
As of October 1st, our online season ticket sales are now complete, and we are now selling single tickets to each of our concerts for this year’s season! Ticket sales for Chez Nous: Christmas with Elektra are brisk, so don’t delay in purchasing your tickets for now – this is a concert not to be missed! Joining Elektra will be Canadian opera star, Ben Heppner, O.C., LL.D, for a family-friendly concert of familiar melodies and new choral music in celebration … Read More
On Tuesday, January 30, the Canadian Senate passed a bill which approved a change to Canada’s National Anthem to reflect more inclusive, gender-neutral language. From this point on, we will now sing ‘in all of us command’ rather than the dated language of ‘in all thy sons command’. Elektra was proud to be part of the campaign to spearhead this important shift, and congratulates all those who led the way. In particular, we thank Senator Nancy Ruth – long time … Read More