An enrichment opportunity for choral singers

This summer, Sirens Choral Association Inc. is pleased to launch the Summer Sing Program! Mandated to provide educational opportunities to fellow choral musicians, we’re pleased to launch this new summer choir which will put special focus on vocal technique, ensemble singing, and fun. The choir will be lead by Sirens/Harmonia Artistic Director, Kelsea McLean, and collaborative pianist Andrea Ellis.

CoverMaker-1524699575063This is an unauditioned ensemble for soprano, alto, tenor and bass voices. Singers should have previous experience singing in choral ensembles, and a basic understanding of reading music.

 

Rehearsal Schedule

Rehearsals will take place at Park Royal United Church, Charlottetown, unless otherwise noted. Singers must be able to attend the majority of rehearsals.

  • Thursday, May 10, 7-9
  • Thursday, May 17, 7-9
  • Thursday, May 31, 7-9
  • Thursday, June 7, 7-9
  • Thursday, June 14, 7-9
  • Thursday, July 12, 7-9
  • Saturday, July 21, morning/afternoon intensive, venue TBA
  • Thursday, July 26, 7-9pm
  • Thursday, August 2, 7-9pm
  • Saturday, August 4, morning (Dress Rehearsal)

Performance

  • Saturday, August 4, 7pm – concert
  • A Sunday morning church performance may be scheduled; TBD

Registration Fees

  • $50/singer
Repertoire
  • The Stars are with the Voyageur – Eleanor Daley
  • Abendlied – Rheinberger
  • Jenny Kiss’d Me – Eric William Barnum
  • Sicut Cervus – Palestrina
  • Three Alberta Folksongs – Worthington
  • Hold Me, Rock Me – Brian Tate
  • The Ground – Ola Gjeilo
  • Take Me to the Water – Rollo Dillworth
  • Benediction at God’s Acre – Gwyneth Walker 

Harmonia Girls’ Choir delivers its final concert of the year on Saturday, May 5th, 1pm at Park Royal United Church. “Sing a New Song” will include a special performance by women’s choral ensemble, Sirens.

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The program celebrates youth, rebirth, hope and newness of spring – Harmonia and Sirens are please to come together for this refreshing afternoon concert.

Harmonia Girls’ Choir, now in its third season, is Sirens’ premiere educational program for girls between the ages of 11-18. Having fun, making new friends, and discovering the joys of singing in a group – Harmonia is a community where girls can feel safe to find their voices through music. Focus is placed on strong vocal technique, musicianship, and music theory, all while having fun, of course! Harmonia is under the direction of Kelsea McLean, with pianist Andrea Ellis, both experienced educators and private music instructors.

Harmonia has participated in the Queen’s County Music Festival earning the Community Youth Choir Award in 2017. The ensemble regularly collaborates with Sirens, and has performed at Fanning Bank, Music Monday, and PEI Junior Honour Choir events.

Tickets will be available at the door; $10/ticket.