Upcoming Concert

Around Vivaldi’s Gloria

Vivaldi’s Gloria is one of sacred music’s most uplifting choral works,  a piece of high drama and hidden performers

Enrollment

 

ChoralWorks begins its 5th season. We are looking for:  Soprano, Tenor, Bass

ChoralWorks rehearses Monday evenings at the Collingwood Public Library. We present two major concerts each year, one during the Christmas Season and one in early May. We perform some of the greatest choral music composed – with orchestra and soloists. You can glance at our past programs below on this site.

Would you like to join this wonderful group of dedicated singers in “striving for excellence”? Please call our director Brian Rae at 705 444 5857 to arrange an audition.

Upcoming Concert

Around Vivaldi’s Gloria

Vivaldi’s Gloria is one of sacred music’s most uplifting choral works,  a piece of high drama and hidden performers

Brian Rae

brian-raeOur Director was organist at St. Michael’s Cathedral in Toronto for 40 years and was bestowed Papal Honours in 2006, as a knight of St. Gregory.

An alumnus of St. Michael’s Choir School, he has held many positions in over 40 years at the school, including Director of Choral Music, Tour Director, organ and theory teacher as well as conductor of the Tenor-Bass and Senior Choirs. He was also head of the Instrumental and Theory Departments.

Conductor, organist and accompanist, he now resides in Collingwood with his wife Dolores.  At present he is an organist at St. Mary’s Church, Collingwood, and conductor of ChoralWorks  Choir in Collingwood.

 

Choristers

Soprano

Wendy Bannerman-Clark
Carey DeGorter
Heather Emmerson
Peggy Govers
Abigail Hitchens
Jane Moysey
Pat Redmond
Bridget Schmidt
Katrina  Trautrim

Alto

Joslyn Biggins
Kathleen Cobb
Kathryn Colantonio
Céline Courteau
Phyllis Flemming
Diane Raino
Carol Riches
Thérèse Samuel
Patti Watson
Mary Weatherhead

Tenor

Neal Lewis
Edward Prichard
Leonard Tawaststjerna
Paul Whittam
Bass

Lee Jameson-Krampp
Louis Moreau
Harvey Ng
Ray Piercy
Richard Ross

Past Concerts

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Christmas 2016

ChoralWorks presents two artistic and professional concerts a year. Selecting among the greatest music ever composed, from the middle ages to the 21st Century, the repertoire includes sacred and secular music in English as well as various other languages.