Author Archives: John Meadows

We are Holding Auditions!

Audition Notice

Exultate Chamber Singers is a 32-voice auditioned chamber choir in Toronto. This fall the choir will begin its 38th season, welcoming new artistic director Mark Ramsay.  The group rehearses on Tuesday evenings (5:45-7:45 p.m.) at St. Thomas’s Anglican Church on Huron St. and performs four concerts between September and May.

Auditions for new members are currently being scheduled for the last two weeks of June.  The choir has openings for soprano, tenor, and bass voices; experienced choral singers with strong reading skills are encouraged to apply.  The choir also maintains an active sub list.

For more information and to apply for an audition, contact bmr8010@gmail.com  before June 15.

Our Next Concerts: We Sing and Connect Friday May 25 and Saturday May 26th, 2018

Friday, May 25 and Saturday, May 26, 2018,8:00 pm

St. Thomas’s Anglican Church,
383 Huron Street, Toronto ON

 We Sing and Connect

Making music in community is one of choral singing’s best outcomes. We honour our connections by joining with the Miles Nadal Jewish Community Centre Adult Choir (Saturday, May 26). Music by Glick, Lang “ Mass for Many Nations” and Whitacre “Five Hebrew Long Songs” set the scene. Matthew Emery premieres his new work for chorus and oboe on the Friday evening concert. The May 25 Concert will also honour Hilary’s contribution as she retires from her role as Exultate’s Artistic Director.
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Our Next Concert: We Sing and Play, Friday April 6th, 2018

 

Our next regular series concert is:
We Sing and Play
Friday, April 6, 2018, 8:00 pm
St. Thomas’s Anglican Church
383 Huron Street, Toronto ON
Joined by special guests the Toronto Winds (Dylan Maddix, artistic director), we present a varied program of music by Rutter, Chatman, and a new commission by our composer-in-residence, Matthew Emery, for chorus and winds. Richards’ “A Cycle Round Britain” features folk-song
arrangements accompanied by wind quintet. This collaboration promises to interest a wide audience.
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Our Next Concert: We Sing and Rejoice, Friday December 8th

Friday December 8th at 8 PM

St. Thomas’s Anglican Church, 383 Huron Street, Toronto

A Cross-Canada Christmas includes music by Canadian composers from every province. Contrasting settings of “Hodie” by Willan and Telfer open the concert, and a range of English and French music for the season follows. The concert features singers’ stories of the holiday season and includes a carol sing with the audience participating. Organist Dan Bickle joins us.

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Friday, October 27, 2017, 8:00 pm
St. Thomas’s Anglican Church
383 Huron Street, Toronto ON

We Sing and Remember
Happy Birthday, Canada! This program features secular music from coast to coast, featuring folk song arrangements by Ewer, Henderson, Sirett, Somers, and Patriquin, as well as original music that honours the Canadian landscape and culture by Holman, Glick, Chatman and Raminsh. We end with Robert Buckley’s stirring “This is my home.”
The fast-paced program is sure to entertain you.

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Friday, December 8, 2017, 8:00 pm
St. Thomas’s Anglican Church
383 Huron Street, Toronto ON
We Sing and Rejoice
A Cross-Canada Christmas includes music by Canadian composers from every province. Contrasting settings of “Hodie” by Willan and Telfer open the concert, and a range of English and French music for the season follows. The concert features singers’ stories of the holiday season and includes a carol sing with the audience participating. Organist Dan Bickle joins us.
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Friday, April 6, 2018, 8:00 pm
St. Thomas’s Anglican Church
383 Huron Street, Toronto ON
We Sing and Play
Joined by special guests the Toronto Winds (Dylan Maddix, artistic director), we present a varied program of music by Rutter, Chatman, and a new commission by our composer-in-residence, Matthew Emery, for chorus and winds. Richards’ “A Cycle Round Britain” features folk-song
arrangements accompanied by wind quintet. This collaboration promises to interest a wide audience.
Buy Tickets:

Tickets



Friday, May 25 and Saturday, May 26, 2018,8:00 pm
St. Thomas’s Anglican Church
383 Huron Street, Toronto ON
We Sing and Connect
Making music in community is one of choral singing’s best outcomes. We honour our connections by joining with the Miles Nadal Jewish Community Centre Adult Choir (Saturday, May 26). Music by Glick, Lang “ Mass for Many Nations” and Whitacre “Five Hebrew Long Songs” set the scene. Matthew Emery premieres his new work for chorus and oboe on the Friday evening concert. The May 25 Concert will also honour Hilary’s contribution as she retires from her role as Exultate’s Artistic Director.
Buy Tickets for Friday:

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See Us at St Andrew’s Presbyterian Church, Markham on Saturday, May 27th!

If you can’t get to our concert on Friday, May 26 (or one evening of Exultate just isn’t quite enough) you can see us at St Andrew’s Presbyterian Church,  Markham on Saturday, May 27th 2017 at  7:30 PM as we will be performing to support St Andrew’s Ministry of Music community outreach programs.

Here are directions to the church.

Tickets are $20. For more information, please call 905 294 4736.

We would love to see you there!

Our Next Concert

A Time for Praise:

Music to Uplift the Spirit, Friday March 24th, 2017

A Time for Praise:
Music to Uplift the Spirit
Friday, March 24, 2017, 8:00 pm

St. Thomas’s Anglican Church
383 Huron Street, Toronto

Music has long been recognized as a source of comfort and joy. This program features a range of music with texts in praise of music’s powers. Ralph Vaughan Williams’ stirring Antiphon (Let all the world in every corner sing) opens the program, setting the scene for other works: Ruth Watson Henderson’s Make me a World, based on text by African-American poet James Weldon Johnson, which tells the story of Creation; Pachelbel’s Singet dem Herrn for double choir; Finzi’s My Spirit Sang all Day; Tim Sarsany’s Let the Heavens Rejoice; Dan Forrest’s The Music of Living; and Moses Hogan’s arrangements of spirituals, including I’m gonna sing and Music down in my soul