Essay: There Was So Much Singing Then

“There Was So Much Singing Then”: Choral Singing & National Identity in 19th-century Wales This is an overhaul of a paper I wrote for my BA in history, about 13 (!) years ago. As a sort of personal… Read More

VICO: Orchestral Evolution

Vancouver Inter-Cultural Orchestra Celebrates 10th Anniversary with Gala Concert One of the city’s most innovative world music ensembles celebrates a successful first decade on November 12, by doing what it does best: creating and presenting new music by… Read More

Spring in Venice: Laudate Singers

Article written for the North Shore News‘ “Arts Alive” monthly supplement, May 2010: Spring in Venice: Laudate Singers journey to the heart of a rich musical heritage By Melanie Thompson Imagine: you have just stepped into a Venetian… Read More

Benefit Concert: Every Road Leads Home

Announcing The Universal Gospel Choir & Shari Ulrich in EVERY ROAD LEADS HOME A Benefit Concert for the Callanish Society Saturday April 18, 2009 at 8:00 pm Stanley Industrial Alliance Stage 2750 Granville St. Tickets $32.50 at the… Read More

Laudate Singers: Voice of the Tango

Laudate Singers present VOICE of the TANGO with Douglas Schmidt, bandoneon Kay Sleking, guitar Saturday March 21, 2009 at 8:00 pm St. David’s United Church, West Vancouver and Tuesday March 24, 2009 at 8:00 pm Capilano University Performing… Read More

Laudate Singers: MYSTERIUM

Laudate Singers proudly present A Winter Concert By Candlelight Saturday December 13, 2008 at 8 pm St. Andrew’s United Church, North Vancouver and Friday December 19, 2008 at 8 pm St. David’s United Church, West Vancouver Tickets $25/$20… Read More

Laudate Singers: SPRING IN VIENNA

Laudate Singers present SPRING IN VIENNA Friday May 2, 2008 – 8:00 pm Capilano College Performing Arts Theatre 2055 Purcell Way, North Vancouver The North Shore’s premier chamber choir concludes its subscription season with the musical equivalent of… Read More

VICO: Dreams of the Wanderer

Vancouver Inter-Cultural Orchestra & Capilano College present Dreams of the Wanderer featuring Capilano College Singers Capilano College Festival Chorus Cecilia Ensemble Women’s Choir Vancouver Inter-Cultural Orchestra Amir Haghighi, vocalist Lars Kaario, conductor Performing the WORLD PREMIERE of a… Read More

Laudate Singers: CHORAL TAPESTRY

LAUDATE SINGERS present CHORAL TAPESTRY Saturday March 8, 2008 – 8:00 pm St. Andrew’s United Church 10th & St. Georges, North Vancouver In their first concert of 2008, Laudate Singers and conductor Lars Kaario weave a rich and… Read More