Choral Culture

All in the family: How three generations ended up in Vancouver Orpheus Male Choir

January 21, 2018

Among British Columbia’s booming and interconnected choral community, it’s not uncommon to see two generations of one family in a choir. But how many choirs can boast that they have three? When the Vancouver Orpheus Male Choir hired 23-year-old Luke McAndless-Davis as its assistant conductor over the summer, it received an unexpected windfall. After a […]

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Choral Spotlight: Singing through chronic respiratory conditions

December 29, 2017

DID YOU KNOW… There are people who live with chronic respiratory conditions every day. Maybe you know someone who has one of these conditions.  Maybe you are one of those people.  There is such inspiration in knowing that singing can have a powerful effect on people who suffer with COPD, asthma, and other respiratory diseases.  It […]

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BCCF Holiday Gift Guide – 12 Ideas For Choristers & Conductors

December 5, 2017

’Tis the season of giving. But what do you give the serious singer in your life? Let’s face it – microphone neckties and treble clef brooches aren’t for everyone; and while peppermint teabags and sharpened pencils do make for some pretty good stocking stuffers, they never seem to amount to much under the tree. That’s why […]

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Maximize your choir’s exposure through the power of Facebook

November 10, 2016

With all of the talking we do about Facebook around here, you’d think that we have a stake in the company or something! But no, we’ve just seen first-hand the benefits of choirs creating official pages, sharing events and interacting with their fans on this particular social media platform. Event pages in particular are a […]

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