Monthly Archives: October 2015

Sign Up Now for Elektra’s 2016 High School Outreach Programs

Date: October 19, 2015

High School Choral Teachers – Here’s how to involve your students in Elektra’s upcoming programs:
1) Mira Mentorship Program – Mira is an auditioned program focused on excellence.  For nearly a decade, we’ve given 12 accomplished high school singers the chance to rehearse and perform with Elektra in our spring concert.  From singing alongside the Elektra singers, working with Morna or international guest conductors, professional instrumentalists, premiering compositions, we’re proud to have provided unique and challenging opportunities to over 100 … Read More

Elektra celebrates its new Christmas CD!

Date: October 3, 2015

Elektra has released its 13th CD, a Christmas recording entitled Still. It features sacred and secular Christmas music by Elektra and guest artists Lorna McGhee (flute), David Owen (oboe), and the Borealis String Quartet. The disc weaves together familiar carols in outstanding arrangements, including Still, Still, Still, Let All Mortal Flesh Keep Silence, Deck the Hall, and Noël Nouvelet with contemporary compositions by Canadian, American, British, Swiss, and Norwegian composers. The latter is the world premiere recording … Read More