The Grand Philharmonic Choir is seeking a COLLABORATIVE PIANIST(S) to join the artistic team of the Children’s and Youth Choirs. Duties include playing rehearsals with the GPC Children’s Choirs on Tuesday evenings, 5:30-8:30pm and/or the GPC Youth Choir on Monday evenings from 7-9pm and occasionally at other mutually agreed upon times. Responsibilities also include playing in…

Many thanks to all who participated in the choir’s annual fund-raising raffle (licence # 761726) in Fall 2018. The grand prize draw was made on December 10, 2018, at Rockway Mennonite Collegiate, 110 Doon Rd. Kitchener. Here is the list of winners: 1st prize ($2,000) Anessa Selcage, Kitchener. Ticket # 503 2nd prize ($1,000 gift…

(Veuillez faire défiler pour la version française ci-dessous) A brand-new composition, written especially for the Grand Philharmonic Chamber Singers, will receive its world première Saturday, March 23rd in Kitchener. Sonnet 18 by Rémi St-Jacques of Blainville, Quebec, is the winner of the second annual composition contest hosted by the Grand Philharmonic Choir. The work, which…

We are pleased to announce the appointment of Ian VanderBurgh as accompanist for the Grand Philharmonic Choir. Ian has been accompanying choirs in Waterloo Region for more than 15 years. From 2003 to 2018, he was the accompanist of the University of Waterloo Choir. He has also played with the University of Waterloo Chamber Choir,…

We are very pleased to announce that Dr. Tracy Wong has been appointed our new Youth Choir conductor and will start working with our singers in September. Grand Philharmonic Choir artistic director Mark Vuorinen said he is “delighted ” that after an extensive search, Tracy was selected for the role. “Tracy brings a wealth of experience and expertise working…

Then Jesus, knowing all that was to happen to him, came forward and asked them, “Whom are you looking for?” John 18.4 J.S. Bach’s Johannes-Passion follows in the footsteps of centuries of musical settings of the biblical narrative having to do with the arrest, trial and crucifixion of Jesus Christ. These sacred texts, by papal…

**UPDATE** The position has been filled. Please click here for details. The Grand Philharmonic Choir is seeking a COLLABORATIVE PIANIST to join the artistic team led by Mark Vuorinen. Duties include playing rehearsals of the Grand Philharmonic Choir on Monday evenings, 7:30-10pm and occasionally at other mutually agreed upon times. Responsibilities could also include leading…

The Grand Philharmonic Choir will give the world premiere February 10 of an evocative choral work: “Celestial Dream,” by Nicholas Ryan Kelly. Kelly, of Penticton, British Columbia, is the winner of the choir’s inaugural composition contest for composers 30 and under, which attracted entries from across Canada. He will travel to Kitchener for the performance…

** UPDATE ** The position has been filled. Please click here for details. The Grand Philharmonic Choir is seeking a new YOUTH CHOIR CONDUCTOR to join the artistic team led by Mark Vuorinen. Duties include rehearsing/preparing the 30-40 voice mixed choir for its public performances. The complete Position Summary for the YOUTH CHOIR CONDUCTOR is…

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