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Women’s Choir Symposium 2017

Announcing – a symposium for conductors of women’s choirs – June 2017. As part of Elektra’s 30th Anniversary and VOX Femina’s 20th Anniversary celebrations next season, Elektra and Los Angeles-based women’s choir VOX Femina are collaborating to co-host a symposium for conductors of women’s choirs. Meeting by chance at conferences and festivals, we never quite …read more

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Young Women’s Chorus of San Francisco!

Elektra Women’s Choir is proud to host the premiere chorus of The Young Women’s Choral Projects of San Francisco in concert at Ryerson United Church at 7:30 pm on Monday, June 13th. With free admission for children and youth, the concert is part of Elektra Women’s Choir’s suite of Youth Outreach programs. The Young Women’s …read more

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Elektra invited to World Choral Symposium!

We are thrilled and honoured to announce that Elektra will be one of 24 choirs from around the world performing at the 11th World Symposium on Choral Music, taking place July 22-29, 2017 in Barcelona, Spain. This prestigious invitation comes as we prepare for our 30th Anniversary Season in 2016/17 – we couldn’t be prouder!

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It’s a birthday party… concert!

It’s not often that a group such as Elektra gets to pair a birthday party with a concert. But when the occasion is the 50th birthday of your beloved pianist who also happens to be a brilliant composer and arranger of choral music, you seize the chance! Dr. Stephen Smith, Elektra’s pianist of 15 years, …read more

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Participating Choirs in Choral Leadership Workshop announced!

We’re excited to announce the participants in Elektra’s annual workshop for young singers: members of the BC Girls Choir and their new Zephyra Women’s Choir with director Fiona Blackburn, the Eric Hamber Secondary Women’s Choir with director Les Nerling, the Killarney Intermediate Girls Choir with director Lisa Reimer, Roots ‘N’ Wings Women’s Choir with director …read more

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

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 …read more

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Elektra celebrates its new Christmas CD!

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 …read more

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Four Choirs – One Delightful Evening September 19th

For eight decades, classical music aficionados have been coming to hear outstanding classical music at Ryerson United Church in Vancouver’s Kerrisdale neighbourhood.  The church is looking to the future – embarking on improvements that will serve Elektra and other choirs, chamber music and more in new and revitalized spaces.  “It’s a dream come true to …read more

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Elektra is headed to Vernon!

On Saturday, May 23rd, Elektra is delighted to be part of the North Okanagan Community Concert Series, taking place in the Vernon and District Performing Arts Centre! Our Okanagan friends are warmly invited to see us perform in this lovely space. For more information and tickets please go to the Vernon and District Performing Arts …read more