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Wednesday, January 7, 2009

Vancouver Chamber Choir Auditions - Jan 24



JANUARY 24, 2009

VANCOUVER, BC, CANADA (JANUARY 2009) - The Vancouver Chamber Choir is holding auditions for professional-level singers on Saturday, January 24. All voices (SATB) are invited to audition. Please call Natasha at 604-943-9789 or email for an appointment or further information.

The Vancouver Chamber Choir employs professional singers for approximately 10 local concerts and up to two tours per year, plus other engagements. Regular rehearsals are Tuesday through Thursdays, 10:00 am 12 noon. Additional rehearsals may be required near concert dates and will be scheduled as needed.

The Vancouver Chamber Choir is Canada's outstanding professional vocal ensemble. Based on the Pacific coast in British Columbia, conductor Jon Washburn and his 20 singers are noted for their diverse repertoire and performing excellence.

The Choir won the Margaret Hillis Award for Choral Excellence, recognizing outstanding contribution to the choral art. As well, Jon Washburn was honoured with the prestigious Louis Botto award, given at the 2000 Chorus America Conference in recognition of Washburn's innovative and entrepreneurial spirit in the development of a professional choral ensemble of exceptional quality.

In addition to a full concert subscription series and recordings, the Choir tours nationally and internationally and presents five award-winning educational programs.

The latest CD release UNEXPECTED GIFTS music for healing II follows the successful FINDING THE STILL POINT in the music for healing CD series.

For more information about this posting contact:

Karen Seaboyer, Manager, Communications and Production

Vancouver Chamber Choir 604-738-6822, ext 24

1254 West 7th Avenue, Vancouver, BC Canada V6H 1B6

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