Ensembles – Da Capo, Crescendo, Concerto and Encore
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, 5:30-6:30 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, 6:30-8:00 – 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, 6:30-8:00 pm – conductor Georgina Craig
By invitation, advanced singers join with alumni and guest instrumentalists for special events and programmes.