Chapter Updates

Recital: Schubert’s Winterreise: Daniel Lichti with the Penderecki String Quartet

Schubert’s art song triumph, Winterreise will be performed by Daniel Lichti, baritone, and the Penderecki String Quartet. The same artists recently performed Winterreise to a sell-out audience at the 2019 Elora Festival.

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Masterclass – Lieder, English Art Song and French Art Song

Daniel Lichti, Associate Professor Emeritus Faculty of Music at Wilfrid Laurier University, is presenting three masterclasses in Lieder, English Art Song and French Art Song.

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Participants Needed for Research in Voice Psychology

We are looking for volunteers to take part in a study of how singers think about and relate to their voices. Participants must meet the following criteria:

  1. Between ages 22-35
  2. Have received a degree in voice (undergraduate or higher) at a university in Canada or the United States

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The RCM 2019 Vocal Performance Intensive

Open to performers ages 14 to 18

Join young singers from across North America in this unique and immersive learning experience. Leading professionals and music educators provide daily lessons and coaching, as well as classes in acting, movement, diction, and musicianship skills. Students are encouraged to apply for one or both sessions.

Young students singingIn an intensive, yet supportive, environment, students will experience life in a Musical School Program, further enhancing their studies with their teacher.

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Vocal Development Coordinator Opportunity with VIVA! Youth Singers of Toronto

VIVA! is a diverse and vibrant community of educators and singers dedicated to innovative choral music education and an excellent standard of performance. At the forefront of our organization is a commitment to equity, and we are proud to offer unique formal programs in Inclusion through our TD Inclusion Program, and Leadership and Mentoring of aspiring educators. Members of our administrative and educational team work closely together to support our singers, ages 4 through adults.

Founded in 2000, VIVA! Youth Singers has grown from two to six choirs at present. Recognized for beautiful singing and the opportunity for creation/composition opportunities, VIVA’s singers thrive by building a sense of community and friendship while fostering strong skills through individual vocal coaching, theory instruction, and touring opportunities.

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Orpheus Choir of Toronto Sidgwick Scholars

The Mary and John Sidgwick Scholarship Program, named in honour of the founders of the Orpheus Choir, was created in 1988‐89 as part of the Choir’s 25th anniversary celebration.

The intent of the Sidgwick Scholars program is to provide funds for young vocal students to become part of the Orpheus Choir, to share their talents with the Choir, while at the same time receiving the benefits of exposure to the Choir’s activities and broadening their solo experience and musical training.

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