Congratulations to our wonderful board chair, Nancy Regehr of Waterloo, who was honoured with the title of Oktoberfest Woman of the Year in the Arts and Culture Category. At the awards ceremony on October 5, Nancy was recognized for her exceptional work strengthening our organization, with its 200 singers in five choirs, serving all ages…

Choral music finds new venue in forests of rare – from the Record Grand Philharmonic Choir hosts local Choral Sound Walk – from the Cambridge Times

To audition for the adult choir, you must be able to read music and be willing to commit to a schedule of Monday night rehearsals plus 15 to 20 performances/events a year. It’s a big time commitment, but can be very satisfying. Late summer auditions for the 2017-2018 season are scheduled for August 28, 29…

Congratulations to Ella Latta Suazo, who is the first recipient of the brand-new Grand Philharmonic Youth Choir Scholarship. Ella will begin studies this fall at Wilfrid Laurier University in the Community Music program. The $1,000 annual scholarship is for a member of the youth choir pursuing the study of music in higher education. It is…

The draw for our annual raffle was held on April 24, 2017. Thanks to everyone who bought tickets and supported the choir. Here is the official list of winners: 1st prize ($2,000 cash or travel) — Doug Cressman, Kitchener 2nd prize (Langdon Hall stay) — Bonnie Surette, Waterloo 3rd prize (Great Wolf Lodge certificate) —…

The “GPC Youth Choir Scholarship Program” awards a scholarship, annually, to a Youth Choir member entering a music program at a recognized post-secondary institution. The award is made possible through the generosity of Lynda and Michael Abshoff. The first recipient will be selected in May 2017. The award will be given in the amount of…

Toronto, December 7, 2016 – The Ontario Arts Council (OAC) today announced Mark Vuorinen as the recipient of the 2016 Leslie Bell Prize for Choral Conducting. He will receive the award at the Grand Philharmonic Choir’s Christmas Homecoming concert at Kitchener’s Centre In The Square on Sunday, December 11 at 3:00 p.m.  Click here for…

Don’t miss our Holiday Craft Show on Saturday Nov. 26, 10 to 3, at St. Louis Church Gym, Waterloo (Willow and Allen streets). Browse unique gifts, enjoy music from our children and youth singers, and warm up with lunch at our cafe! Find out more at https://www.facebook.com/TheGPCHolidayCraftShow/

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