Community Corner

We are blessed to have many, many amazing musicians in our community, and we are happy to help promote their events on our site.

Check out the following events. You are more than welcome to participate in them!

Your choice of Mondays, Wednesdays or Saturdays

Join Mary Dennison in one of her Sing for Pure Joy Singing Circles. They’re held on Quadra Island and in Campbell River and Ladysmith. details

FEB 4, 2pm

Heart of the Island Chorus, with The Tidesmen Chorus as guests, are presenting an afternoon of 4-part harmony entitled “Just Press Play” at Malaspina Theatre, VIU Nanaimo Campus. poster

FEB 23–25, 2018

Nanaimo Sings! Festival 2018 will present 6 mini-concerts by 13 local choirs over 2 days (Feb 23 & 24) at St. Paul’s Anglican Church, PLUS the Gala Concert with its massed-choir performance of over 300 voices under the direction of Willi Zwozdesky at The Port Theatre on Feb 25. details

MAR 3–11, 2018

World Pilgrim Global Education Tour to Cuba with Dawn Pemberton, Karla Mundy and Doris Kizinna. details

mar 11–24, 2018

Village Harmony Cuba Camp in Havana and Matzanas. A camp for singers who can sight-read music with fluency, able to tackle complicated rhythms, and are serous about studying Cuban choral music and Afro-Cuban singing and dance. Applications will be accepted only until September 30! details

JUL 9–13, 2018

SongRoots 5th Annual Summer Camp will be happening again on Gambier Island. Instructors include New Orleans’ Brian Seeger and Cindy Scott, Dale Rasmussen from Victoria, Gideon Crevoshay from Vermont, Brian Tate, Dawn Pemberton, Jennifer Scott, Jenny Lester and Karla Mundy. Registration will begin January 6. details

SEP 28–OCT 1, 2018

Save the date for the 2018 SongWest Choral Camp at McKay Bay Lodge in beautiful Bamfield. Faculty will include Brian Tate, Karla Mundy, Jennifer Scott and Michael Creber. Registration will begin in the new year. Watch or contact the coordinator for more details.



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