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ReSounding Ryerson: A Choral Benefit Concert: Chor Leoni, Vancouver Chamber Choir, musica intima, Elektra Women's Choir, EnChor, Ryerson Church Choir

Sun. September 21st 2008 3 pm - 5 pm doors at 2 pm @  Ryerson United Church (All Ages) 3 pm - 5 pm doors at 2 pm
All tickets $30
Tickets at: All Ticketmaster Locations, 604.280.3311
Presented by: Six Vancouver Choirs
An array of Vancouver’s finest choirs will gather on the afternoon of Sunday September 21 (3 pm) to salute the role of Ryerson United Church in Vancouver’s abundant choral scene. For many years Ryerson has been the choral home and preferred performance and recording space of
many of the city’s choirs. ReSounding Ryerson is a choral tribute and thank you to both a building and a church organisation that has recognized and embraced music as an integral part of their mandate. Performances by Vancouver Chamber Choir, musica intima, Chor Leoni Men's Choir, Elektra Women's Choir, Enchor, and Ryerson Church Choir. It's a choral feast for a great cause!

Chor Leoni (male choir)

Known internationally and loved locally, CHOR LEONI MEN’S CHOIR is recognized as one of the vanguard male vocal ensembles in North America. With stylistic grace and an adventurous spirit, Vancouver’s Singing Lions have enriched and transformed people’s lives through singing for over twenty years. Chor Leoni performs in many languages and sty... more info

Vancouver Chamber Choir

The Vancouver Chamber Choir is Canada's outstanding professional vocal ensemble. Based on the Pacific Coast in British Columbia, conductor Jon Washburn and his twenty singers are noted for their diverse repertoire and performing excellence. The ACDA Choral Journal has declared the VCC to be "as fine a vocal chamber group as any in the world today."... more info

musica intima (Choral, Chamber)

Internationally renowned for their warm and engaging stage presence, impeccable musicianship, and unique perspective on ensemble singing, musica intima has earned a reputation as Canada’s most exciting vocal ensemble. Twelve professional co-artistic directors/singers make up the personnel of musica intima. Lloyd Dykk of the Vancouver Sun says “... more info

Elektra Women's Choir (choral)

The mission of Elektra Women's Choir is to inspire and lead in the choral art form through excellence in performance and the creation, exploration, and celebration of women's repertoire. Under the collaboration of two world-class conductors, Elektra inspires a strong following through consistent excellence in performance and a rich palette of sound... more info

EnChor (mixed choral group)

EnChor is an auditioned SATB choir based in Vancouver, Canada. The choir is the creation of Dr. Diane Loomer, CM. She felt there was a largely untapped well of experienced singers who had reached their 55th birthday and still might be interested in performing high quality music. EnChor draws on the strong musical background and depth of experien... more info

Ryerson Church Choir (choral)

Ryerson's current music program comes out of a strong and vibrant Sunday morning liturgy. Sunday morning music leadership comes in varying formats with many different styles, vocal ensembles & instrumental groups. With a large 4 manual Casavant organ, grand piano, the Ryerson Band, Gospel choir, chancel choir, music ranging from Gregorian chant ... more info
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