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(last updated January 18, 2013)
The CARLETON UNIVERSITY CHOIR is open to students, faculty and staff of the University and to members of the community with choir experience. New community members will be accepted in all voice parts this fall.
Rehearsals start again on Wednesday, September 11, 2013. Students may start at 11:30 for special rehearsals. Faculty, Staff and community members start at 12:15 in Studio "A", 9th floor, Loeb building. Auditions for new members can be arranged by contacting the choir by clicking here for email.
Rehearsals are held every Wednesday from 12:15 to 2:20 on the 9th floor of the Loeb building. However there could be extra rehearsals closer to the performance. Time and location of these extra rehearsals are announced during regular rehearsals.
To access information for members of the Carleton University Choir only, Click here
(last updated January 18, 2013, with link to practice files)
The Carleton University Choir visited Caen, France in June 2004, where the choir participated in an international Choral Festival.
The choir released its first CD.
The CD can be ordered by e-mail for $10.00 Order CD
The concert schedule for the 2013 - 2014 season
December 7, 2013
April 5, 2014
more details to follow
Saturday April 6, 2013, Spring Mix
Music by Aaron Copland, Moses Hogan, Bob Chilcott,John Lennon & Paul McCartney, Robert Shaw, Stan Rogers,Thomas Morley and others
Scott Richardson, piano and the Eagles-McGowan-Wittet Trio
Saturday December 1, 2012, John Rutter's Magnificat
with Orchestra, harp and Shawne Elizabeth, soprano
Saturday March 31, 2012, Music inspired by the Sea
Celtic Mass for the Sea (excerpts) by Scott Macmillan and music by Eleanor Daley, Harry Somers, Jonathan Quick and Leon Dubinsky
with String Quintet and Celtic ensemble
Saturday, November 26,2011, Winter Reflections
Music by Luftspring, Baker,Patriquin, Eisenhauer, Lauridsen, Hatfield, Chatman, Stroope, Halley, Runswick, Guaraldi/Zegree and Chilcott
with Marian Moore, soprano, Scott Richardson, piano and Mike Tremblay, soprano saxaphone
Friday, April 1, 2011, Opera et cetera!
Music by Puccini, Bizet, Verdi, Rossini, Donizetti, Offenbach, Wagner, Purcell, Lerner and Lowe, Gilbert and Sullivan
with Susan Blyth-Schofield, soprano, Shawne Elizabeth, soprano, Denis Boudreault, tenor, David MacAdam, tenor,Stephanie Song, soprano, Erinne-Colleen Laurin, soprano, Jack Harries, baritone, Kendra Baker, soprano, Elyse Alavie, alto and Scott Richardson, piano
Saturday, March 27, 2010, A Carleton Spring
Antonín DvořŠk: Mass in D and Ave Maria, Ralph Vaughan Williams: O Clap Your Hands
with Devon Wastle, soprano and Jennifer Loveless, piano
Saturday, November 21, 2009, Advent Cantatas
Cantatas 36, 61 and 62 by J. S. Bach
with members of the Thirteen Strings Chamber Orchestra, Wanda Procyshyn, soprano, Charlotte Cumberbirch, mezzo-soprano, Michiel Schrey, tenor
and Gary Dahl, baritone
Saturday, April 4, 2009,
Hymne au Soleil - Lili Boulanger, My Spirit sang all day - Gerald Finzi, Sure on this shining night - Samuel Barber, Madrigal - Gabriel Fauré, Zigeunerlieder op. 103 - Johannes Brahms, Liebeslieder Polkas - P.D.Q. Bach
with Denis Boudreault, tenor, Erinne-Colleen Laurin, soprano, Jennifer Loveless, Julie Loveless and MichaŽl Falardeau,piano
Saturday, December 6, 2008,
Poulenc: Gloria and Hodie Christus natus est, Saint-Saëns: Christmas Oratorio
with Devon Wastle, soprano, Jacqueline Woodley, soprano, Martina Govednik, alto, Bernard Cayouette, tenor, Dion Mazarolle, baritone and Jennifer Loveless, Organ
Saturday, April 5, 2008,
An Evening of Mozart
Coronation Mass K.317, Vesperae solennes de confessore K.339 and Ave verum corpusK.618
with Devon Wastle, soprano, Claudine Ledoux, mezzo-soprano, Bernard Cayouette, tenor, Norman Richard, baritone
and the Thirteen Strings Chamber Orchestra
November 24, 2007: Fauré & Friends
Fauré's Requiem and Cantique de Jean Racine,
also music by Saint-Saëns, Duruflé, Allaire, Ducasse, Villette and Franck
with Nadia Petrella, soprano, Philip Holmes, baritone and Jennifer Loveless, Organ
March 31, 2007: Sweet Spring
Music by Mozart, Vivaldi, Brahms, Mendelssohn, Schafer, Elgar Chatman, Mercure and others
with Devon Wastle, Soprano and Katarina Jovic, Piano
November 25, 2006: In Remembrance
Elanor Daley's Requiem and John Rutter's Requiem
with Devon Wastle, Soprano, Louise Frenette, Soprano, David Benson, Baritone and orchestra
April 1, 2006: Viva Vivaldi
An all Vivaldi program including the Gloria, RV.589, Credo, RV.591 and Magnificat, RV.610
with Devon Wastle, soprano, Claudine Ledoux, mezzo-soprano and orchestra
December 3, 2005: Ring-a the News
Christmas music by Pinkham, Rutter, Vaughan Williams, Taverner, Lauridson, Biebl and others
with a Brass Ensemble made up from members of Capital Brassworks and Jennifer Loveless, organ
April 10, 2005: David Fanshawe's African Sanctus
Esther Guillén, Soprano, Alexandra LeBlanc, Soprano, and orchestra
December 5, 2004: John Rutter - Magnificat, and Benjamin Britten - Saint Nicolas Cantata with orchestra and
Maghan Stewart, Soprano, Dillon Parmer,Tenor,and the Christ Church Cathedral Boys and Girls choirs
October 3, 2004: Concert at the Hart House at the University of Toronto
A program of music of war and peace
June 2004: Several concerts in Caen - France, as part of an international choir festival
March 28, 2004: Love Songs...Sacred and Profane/
Chants d'amour...sacrés et profanes
Brahms - Zigeunerlieder, Stravinsky - Symphony of Psalms and works by/et oeuvres par Chatman, Hogan, Lauridsen, Pearsall, and/et Raminsch
Kate Young, Mezzo Soprano, Ken Parlee, Tenor
Katarina Jovic and Dr Deirdre Piper, Piano
November 29, 2004:
A Canadian Christmas/Un Noel Canadien
Carols and Lessons by Canadian composers and authors/
Chansons et poemes de Noel par compositeurs et auteurs canadiens
Katarina Jovic, Piano
March 30, 2003:
Foundling Hospital Anthem by G.F. Handel and Missa in Angustiis "Nelson Mass" by F.J. Haydn with orchestra and:
Kathleen Radke, Soprano; Rachelle Wride, Soprano; Mark Donnelly, Counter-Tenor;
Kate Young, Alto; Michiel Schrey, Tenor; Luc Lalonde, Baritone.
November 30, 2002:
SING CHANTONS NOEL:: Lauda per la Nativita del Signore by Respighi; Fantasia on Christmas Carols by Vaughan Williams and seasonal carols
with orchestra, piano and organ and:
Dayna Lamothe, Soprano; Isabelle Lacroix, Soprano; Dillon Palmer, Tenor; Gary Dahl, Bass.
Recorded and broadcast for CBC Television Ottawa.
March 10, 2002:
St. Matthew Passion by J.S. Bach with orchestra and:
Teri Dunn, Soprano; Daniel Taylor, Counter-Tenor; Michiel Schrey, Tenor; Nils Brown, Tenor;
Sean Watson, Bass; the Ottawa Bach Choir and St. Matthew's Boys' Choir.
November 18, 2001: Choir and Brass: Christmas Cantata by D. Pinkham, Gloria by J.Rutter, Te Deum by P.Cardy and seasonal works with members of the Capital Brassworks.
April 1, 2001:
Chichester Psalms by Leonard Bernstein, the Sprig of Thyme by J.Rutter and works by Ager, Larkin, Bruckner, Halloran, Willan and Vaughan Williams
with harp, percussion and organ
November 11, 2000:
Mass in B minor by J.S. Bach with orchestra and:
Teresa van der Hoeven, Soprano; Daniel Taylor, Counter-Tenor; Michiel Schrey, Tenor; and Paul Grindlay, Bass-Baritone.
April 2, 2000:
Royal Music for the Millennium: Dettinger Te Deum and the King Shall Rejoice by G.F. Handel and newly composed works by Larkin and Ager
with orchestra and:
Wanda Procyshyn, Soprano; Gwen Millar, Alto; Kevin Reeves, Tenor; Gary Dahl, Bass.
November 28, 1999:
Mass in C minor by W.A. Mozart and Symphony No. 29 in K. 201 by W.A. Mozart with orchestra and:
Cherette Lewis, Soprano; Christine Colbran, Soprano; Dillon Palmer, Tenor and Gary Dahl, Bass.
March 27, 1999:
Mass in C major, op.86 by L. van Beethoven and other works by Pergolesi, Haydn and Ager with orchestra and:
Karen Zacy Benner, Soprano; Sonia Sasseville, Mezzo Soprano; Fraser Rubens, Tenor and Gary Dahl, Bass.
November 28, 1998:
Requiem in D minor, K.626 by Mozart, Divertimento in D major, K. 136 and Church Sonatas by Mozart with orchestra and:
Isabelle Lacroix, Soprano; Gwen Millar, Alto; Dillon Palmer, Tenor and Gary Dahl, Bass.
April 4, 1998:
Requiem and Four Motets by M. Duruflé, Messe Basse by Gabriel Fauré; works by Healey Willan and Randall Thompson
with organ and piano and: Christine Harvey-Finlay, Mezzo Soprano; Gary Dahl, Bass.
November 26, 1997:
Magnificat by J.S. Bach, Regina Coeli by W.A. Mozart and seasonal music
with orchestra and: Sandra Stringer, Soprano; Daniel Gillis, Counter-Tenor; Dillon Palmer, Tenor; Steve Wilson, Bass.
April 5, 1997:
The Creation (Parts 1 and 2) by J.Haydn and shorter works by Randall Thompson, Daley, Dawson, Casals, Willan
with orchestra and Shawne Elizabeth, Soprano; Daniel Gillis, Tenor; Gary Dahl, Bass.
November 23, 1996:
A Concert of Baroque Music for Christmas: Messe de Minuit pour Noel by Charpentier, Puer Natus in Bethlehem by Michael Praetorius
and other seasonal carols with chamber orchestra.
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