Ensembles – Da Capo, Crescendo, Concerto and Encore plus our String program.
Viva performed with Via Choralis Chamber Choir, Vox Humana, Ensemble Laude and Hexaphone, for the Première of Nicholas Fairbank’s Isbjorn! in Nov. 2013. Christ Church Cathedral – Victoria, BC. Represented is the Crescendo and Concerto ensemble.
At this entry level, singers develop basic musical literacy and other skills, often utilizing Kodaly principles, through exposure to a broad variety of musical styles. All singers begin with a personal placement interview in order for the director to determine the singer’s needs.
- Tuesdays, 4:00-5:00 pm – conductor: Yuliya Myers
At this level singers explore international art music, folk, pop and jazz while developing skills in unison and part-singing, while increasing musical literacy and vocal technique.
- Tuesdays, 5:15-6:45pm – conductor: Yuliya Myers
Singers with greater solo and ensemble experience focus on a higher level of performance. Members share in the selection of repertoire and in musical direction while learning advanced solo and ensemble skills.
- Thursdays, 7:00-8:30 pm – conductor Yuliya Myers
By invitation, advanced singers join with alumni and guest instrumentalists for special events and programmes.
Viva invites youth to rehearse and perform with their stringed instruments.