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Elektra celebrates its 17th CD entitled “Fire Flowers”

Fire Flowers invites the listener to a wealth of 21st century repertoire for women’s voices, including several first recordings. The opening work, Sicut Lilium Inter Spinas, is the exception, written for women in a 16th century Italian convent. Its authorship by Eleanora d’Este is conjecture based on modern-day research. It was originally published anonymously, as …read more

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Elektra Awards 2020 Youth Scholarship

We are thrilled to announce the winner of the Elektra Women’s Choir Youth Scholarship for 2020, Heidi Goetz, from Port Coquitlam, BC. Congratulations to Heidi who will be following her musical pursuits at the University of Victoria in September. In her scholarship application, Heidi talked about the positive impact music has had on her life …read more

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Winner of 2019 Raffle

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 …read more

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Sprinting to the finish line!

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. …read more

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Elektra announces new scholarship winner!

  Elektra’s mandate is to inspire and lead in the choral art form through excellence in performance and through the creation, exploration and celebration of women’s repertoire. As part of its many outreach opportunities, Elektra is pleased to announce the winner of the Elektra Women’s Choir $500.00 Youth Scholarship for 2019. Our congratulations go to Connie Goetz, a …read more

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Elektra announces new Youth Scholarship

Elektra Women’s Choir is pleased to announce the creation of the  Elektra Women’s Choir Youth Scholarship.The purpose of this annual scholarship is to support a young developing musician in their music education experience. To read more and apply, please visit our scholarship page.

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Cultural Conversation: Past Life Melodies

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 …read more

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Elektra presents new Christmas CD!

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 …read more

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Single concert tickets now on sale!

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 …read more