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Are you a singer looking for a choir in Manitoba? Look no further! MCA’s Find a Choir tool can help you find the right group.

Choirs wishing to be featured in the Find a Choir tool must hold a current membership with MCA, and include their rehearsal details when they register. MCA’s membership year runs September 1 to August 31.

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Accent

Adult community choir - auditioned

Director:

Meredith Hutchinson

Email:

Region

: Eastman

Rehearsal Day(s):

Monday

Local women's ensemble; ages 18+. We sing a variety of repertoire. We meet twice a month (Monday evenings) at the Steinbach Arts Centre. Looking for singers who understand blend and intonation. We create space for women who are carving out space to uplift their spirits, soothe the soul, calm the nerves and forget their worries. Two concerts (January + June).

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BU Concert Choir

Other

Director:

Andrée Dagenais

Email:

Region

: Westman

Rehearsal Day(s):

BU Chorale Ensembles welcome community members. There are two choirs namely the chamber choir and a larger choir which includes mainly first-year students. Please contact Andrée Dagenais for further information.

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Bluestem

Youth community choir - auditioned

Director:

Rob Monson

Email:

Region

: Winnipeg

Rehearsal Day(s):

Thursday

Led by director Rob Monson, Bluestem is a choir for high-school aged singers to continue in Prairie Voices Inc’s strong choral tradition of energy, movement and excellence. Bluestem presents a concert season in conjunction with PVI family choirs Prairie Voices and Horizon.

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Brandon University Chorale

Other

Director:

Andrée Dagenais

Email:

Region

: Westman

Rehearsal Day(s):

Monday, Wednesday

BU Chorale Ensembles welcome community members. There are two choirs namely the chamber choir and a larger choir which includes mainly first-year students. Please contact Andrée Dagenais for further information.

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Ecco Singers

Adult community choir - auditioned

Director:

Jorrel Camuyong/Roberta Velarde

Email:

Region

: Winnipeg

Rehearsal Day(s):

Tuesday

A diverse, close-knit group, bringing "Singer Love" wherever they go. As an integral part of Winnipeg's music scene, Ecco Singers offers the opportunity to share a love of choir music while enjoying a truly unique performance.

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Hoosli Ukrainian Male Chorus

Adult community choir - auditioned

Director:

Tadeusz Biernacki

Email:

Region

: Winnipeg

Rehearsal Day(s):

Wednesday

Under the direction of conductor Tadeusz Biernacki, Hoosli continues to showcase our Ukrainian heritage through its repertoire of liturgical music and traditional folk songs, as well as the patriotic songs of Ukraine and the kozaky.

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Joie De Vivre Community Choir

Adult community choir - unauditioned

Director:

Stuart Sladden

Email:

Region

: Winnipeg

Rehearsal Day(s):

Saturay

Mission: promote interest in choral music; foster goodwill and community spirit through performances; maintain excellence through rehearsal and performance of wide repertoire of classical, sacred, folk, popular and contemporary music.
Rehearsals: Saturdays 10:00 - noon, virtual Zoom, in person St. John Brebeuf Church
Performances: virtual YouTube, in person Brebeuf and St. John's College Chapel

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NUOVOCE Chamber Choir

Adult community choir - auditioned

Director:

Justin Odwak

Email:

Region

: Winnipeg

Rehearsal Day(s):

Thursday

NUOVOCE Chamber Choir is one of Manitoba’s newest choral ensembles. Founded in the Spring of 2019 by husband and wife duo, Justin Odwak and Sarah Sommer, NUOVOCE aims to deliver creative & contemporary choral programming of a high calliber to local audiences while providing opportunities for young singers to continue their careers as choristers after high school.

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Oak Bank United Church Senior Choir

Church Choir

Director:

Linda Rodgers

Email:

Region

: Eastman

Rehearsal Day(s):

Thursday

Choir provides worship music for Oak Bank United Church in Oak Bank, Manitoba

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Pembina Trails Voices Chorale

Youth community choir - auditioned

Director:

Valdine Anderson

Email:

Region

: Winnipeg

Rehearsal Day(s):

Pembina Trails Voices (PTV) is an award-winning choral program affiliated with Preparatory Studies at the Desautels Faculty of Music, University of Manitoba. PTV offers a variety of choirs for youth ages 5 - 25. PTV offers an exciting choral program that values community, self-empowerment and personal growth. For more information please visit our website or contact our choir manager.

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Pembina Trails Voices Nova

Youth community choir - auditioned

Director:

Email:

Region

: Winnipeg

Rehearsal Day(s):

Pembina Trails Voices (PTV) is an award-winning choral program affiliated with Preparatory Studies at the Desautels Faculty of Music, University of Manitoba. PTV offers a variety of choirs for youth ages 5 - 25. PTV offers an exciting choral program that values community, self-empowerment and personal growth. For more information please visit our website or contact our choir manager.

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Pembina Trails Voices TCs / Minnesingers

Youth community choir - auditioned

Director:

Email:

Region

: Winnipeg

Rehearsal Day(s):

Pembina Trails Voices (PTV) is an award-winning choral program affiliated with Preparatory Studies at the Desautels Faculty of Music, University of Manitoba. PTV offers a variety of choirs for youth ages 5 - 25. PTV offers an exciting choral program that values community, self-empowerment and personal growth. For more information please visit our website or contact our choir manager.

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Prairie Singers

Adult community choir - auditioned

Director:

Marilyn Houser Hamm

Email:

Region

: Central

Rehearsal Day(s):

Tuesday

Prairie Singers is an auditioned community choir that welcomes adults who love to sing. We begin rehearsals in early January and perform in early March. Good sight-reading skills are desirable. We sing a mix of sacred and secular repertoire. Contact our current director Marilyn Houser Hamm at mhouserhamm@gmail.com for more information or to request an audition.

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Rainbow Harmony Project

Adult community choir - unauditioned

Director:

Brittany Mielnichuk

Email:

Region

: Winnipeg

Rehearsal Day(s):

Monday

Winnipeg's choir for the LGBTQ2* community and its allies.

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River City Sound Inc.

Adult community choir - auditioned

Director:

Sherrie Bredesen

Email:

Region

: Winnipeg

Rehearsal Day(s):

Wednesday

A mixed (male & female) chorus that sings a cappella 4-part harmony music. The Chorus is hired to perform at community and private events. We perform two major shows annually – April/May and Dec. We sing to support local charities.

Attend our rehearsal in the basement of St. Andrew’s United Church, 255 Oak St. at 7:00 pm on Wednesday evenings.

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SJASD Junior Concert Choir

Youth community choir - auditioned

Director:

Gabriella Gallo

Email:

Region

: Winnipeg

Rehearsal Day(s):

The St. James-Assiniboia Divisional Junior Concert Choir is one of three divisional choirs in St. James-Assiniboia School Division. The choir is comprised of 65 singers in Grades 6, 7 and 8. The choral season begins in September with a 2 day intensive choir camp. Choristers attend weekly rehearsals, perform at various events and festivals throughout the school year, and end the season with a final concert in May.

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Selkirk Community Choir

Adult community choir - unauditioned

Director:

Email:

Region

: Interlake

Rehearsal Day(s):

Tuesday

Selkirk Community Choir is an open and welcoming organization striving to build community and create engaging musical experiences for singers in the Interlake. All experience levels are welcome!

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SummerChör Winnipeg

Adult community choir - unauditioned

Director:

Neil Weisensel

Email:

Region

: Winnipeg

Rehearsal Day(s):

Tuesdays

SummerChör Winnipeg is an initiative of Winnipeg composer, conductor and educator Neil Weisensel, who also Co-Directs the popular World Village Gospel Choir with his wife Rachel Landrecht.

Join us in the unparalleled acoustic of historic Knox United Church (400 Edmonton St.) for a time of creating community through music. We will meet for 10 Tuesdays (starting June 14, 2022) from 7 to 9 pm.

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The Winnipeg Singers

Adult community choir - auditioned

Director:

Yuri Klaz

Email:

Region

: Winnipeg

Rehearsal Day(s):

Monday, Wednesday, Saturday

The Winnipeg Singers hosts a four concert subscription series, does runout concerts, and tours internationally. The mandate of The Winnipeg Singers is to perform the highest quality of choral music, performed to the highest level. The choir engages local artists as guests, commissions news works and collaborates with other arts groups in the city. Auditions are conducted year round.

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Winnipeg Boys' Choir Senior Chorus

Youth community choir - auditioned

Director:

Spencer Duncanson

Email:

Region

: Winnipeg

Rehearsal Day(s):

The Winnipeg Boys' Choir is an auditioned group dedicated to high-quality music making and vocal training in a convivial atmosphere. Under the direction of Carolyn Boyes (Treble Chorus) and Spencer Duncanson (Senior Chorus), young singers learn the deep enjoyment that comes from working hard and achieving excellence as they rehearse and perform music of all types, in many languages, with a wide range of expression.

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Assiniboine Chorus

Adult community choir - auditioned

Director:

Rachel Cameron

Email:

Region

: Winnipeg

Rehearsal Day(s):

Tuesday

Ladies, if you're looking for a night out of singing, friendship and fun, join the Assiniboine Chorus Tuesday evenings at 7:00 p.m. at Churchill Park United Church, 525 Beresford Ave. You'll have the opportunity to hear 4-part, a cappella harmony, and you'll be invited to join in sharing our love of singing.

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Bison Men's Chorus

Adult community choir - auditioned

Director:

Stuart Sladden

Email:

Region

: Winnipeg

Rehearsal Day(s):

Tuesday

The Bison Men's Chorus, directed by Stuart Sladden. It is a community-based chorus made up of singers from Winnipeg and the surrounding area many of them students, faculty, staff and alumni of the University of Manitoba . The repertoire consists of traditional male chorus selections, spirituals, jazz arrangements, folk and art songs, sacred music, show pieces and commissioned works.

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Brandon Conservatory Chorale

Youth community choir - unauditioned

Director:

Marla Fontaine

Email:

Region

: Westman

Rehearsal Day(s):

Tuesday

The Brandon Conservatory Chorale is made up of singers of all ages. We meet weekly at Brandon University to share our love of singing!

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Eastman Youth Choir

Youth community choir - auditioned

Director:

Email:

Region

: Eastman

Rehearsal Day(s):

The Eastman Youth Choir was formed in 1989 to provide high quality choral experience for Senior High students from the eastern Manitoba Region. Members have an opportunity to develop their skills and talents in an intensive choral setting. Applicants are selected from Grade 9, 10, 11, and 12 students.

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Esprit de Choeur Women's Choir

Adult community choir - auditioned

Director:

Valdine Anderson

Email:

Region

: Winnipeg

Rehearsal Day(s):

Wednesday

Esprit de Choeur is an auditioned women's choir dedicated to exploring and performing choral works written for women's voices in contemporary and classical repertoire. Artistic director, Valdine Anderson, seeks to create musical experiences through collaborations with amateur and professional artists as well as commissions and premieres of new works by Canadian composers. The choir rehearses Wednesday evenings.

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Horizon

Adult community choir - auditioned

Director:

Johanna Hildebrand

Email:

Region

: Winnipeg

Rehearsal Day(s):

Wednesday

Horizon is a vibrant, high-calibre choir composed of talented adults aged 26 and over. Led by Johanna Hildebrand, Horizon offers innovative, energetic choral performances that engage a contemporary audience, while being a home for singers looking to hone their technique and performance. Horizon presents an annual concert series that showcases a diverse repertoire including Canadian and contemporary music.

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Konektis

Adult community choir - auditioned

Director:

Michelle Chyzyk

Email:

Region

: Westman

Rehearsal Day(s):

Thursday

Konektis is an auditioned adult choir in Westman. The name Konektis is derived from the language of Esperanto and means connected. The choir aims to connect solidly to the music, to the audiences, and to each other.

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O. Koshetz Choir Inc.

Adult community choir - auditioned

Director:

Miroslava Paches

Email:

Region

: Winnipeg

Rehearsal Day(s):

Thursday

The choir's rich repertoire effectively combines the wide range of Ukrainian choral music -- folk, ritualistic, liturgical and classical. Although we sing primarily in Ukrainian, we transliterate all music from Cyrillic script to Latin script (English) and instruction is done almost exclusively in English. Our conductor regularly composes and arranges works to highlight our strengths. Coffee breaks run late :-)

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Pembina Trails Voices Chamber Ensemble

Youth community choir - auditioned

Director:

Email:

Region

: Winnipeg

Rehearsal Day(s):

Pembina Trails Voices (PTV) is an award-winning choral program affiliated with Preparatory Studies at the Desautels Faculty of Music, University of Manitoba. PTV offers a variety of choirs for youth ages 5 - 25. PTV offers an exciting choral program that values community, self-empowerment and personal growth. For more information please visit our website or contact our choir manager.

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Pembina Trails Voices Men

Youth community choir - auditioned

Director:

Email:

Region

: Winnipeg

Rehearsal Day(s):

Pembina Trails Voices (PTV) is an award-winning choral program affiliated with Preparatory Studies at the Desautels Faculty of Music, University of Manitoba. PTV offers a variety of choirs for youth ages 5 - 25. PTV offers an exciting choral program that values community, self-empowerment and personal growth. For more information please visit our website or contact our choir manager.

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Pembina Trails Voices Ragazzi

Youth community choir - auditioned

Director:

Email:

Region

: Winnipeg

Rehearsal Day(s):

Pembina Trails Voices (PTV) is an award-winning choral program affiliated with Preparatory Studies at the Desautels Faculty of Music, University of Manitoba. PTV offers a variety of choirs for youth ages 5 - 25. PTV offers an exciting choral program that values community, self-empowerment and personal growth. For more information please visit our website or contact our choir manager.

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Polycoro

Adult community choir - auditioned

Director:

John Wiens

Email:

Region

: Winnipeg

Rehearsal Day(s):

Polycoro has enthralled audiences with contemporary programming and daring artistry since May 2015. Comprised of 8 + adventuresome vocalists, Polycoro performs challenging, seldom heard contemporary works and rediscovered early music. We produce 1-2 concerts per season, commissioning new works from Canadian composers and developing performance collaborations with visual artists.

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Prairie Voices

Adult community choir - auditioned

Director:

Philip Lapatha

Email:

Region

: Winnipeg

Rehearsal Day(s):

Monday

Prairie Voices is an award-winning choir of 18-25 year olds. Led by Philip Lapatha, PV places an emphasis on performing the music of Canadian and Manitoban composers, while also performing innovative contemporary choral music from all over the world. PV is known for their passionate style of performance, combining exceptional vocals with engaging presentation to provide the ultimate choral experience.

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Rainbow Harmony Project Youth Choir

Youth community choir - unauditioned

Director:

Brittany Mielnichuk

Email:

Region

: Winnipeg

Rehearsal Day(s):

Tuesday

Winnipeg's choir for LGBTQ2* youth and their allies. Ages 13-18.

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SJASD Children's Concert Choir

Youth community choir - auditioned

Director:

Heather Neufeld

Email:

Region

: Winnipeg

Rehearsal Day(s):

The St. James-Assiniboia Children's Choir is a choral group comprised of approximately 70 Grade 5 and 6 students, representing 15 elementary schools in the division. The choir gives young students an opportunity to further develop their choral skills and provide enriched performance opportunities. Weekly practices take place from September to May in preparation for various performances throughout the school year.

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SJASD Senior Concert Choir

Youth community choir - auditioned

Director:

Avonlea Armstrong-Green

Email:

Region

: Winnipeg

Rehearsal Day(s):

The SJASD Senior Concert Choir is one of St. James-Assiniboia School Division's three divisional choirs. Its members consist of singers in Grades 9-12. This choir has developed a reputation of being one of Manitoba's premier youth choirs. Membership in this choir gives singers the opportunity to develop their potential for musical excellence and to meet and work with other talented musicians in the school division.

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Strathclair Theatre Chorus

Adult community choir - unauditioned

Director:

Elizabeth Gebauer

Email:

Region

: Westman

Rehearsal Day(s):

Sunday

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The Winnipeg Philharmonic Choir

Adult community choir - auditioned

Director:

Yuri Klaz

Email:

Region

: Winnipeg

Rehearsal Day(s):

Tuesday

The Winnipeg Philharmonic Choir (the Phil), Western Canada’s longest-established adult choral group, has a well-earned reputation for excellence. A choral trademark for the City of Winnipeg, the Phil’s repertoire covers a broad range of music including oratorios, masses, songs, and choral symphonies with a focus on major choral works with orchestral accompaniment.

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Winnipeg Boys' Choir Chamber Chorus

Youth community choir - auditioned

Director:

Carolyn Boyes/Albert Bergen

Email:

Region

: Winnipeg

Rehearsal Day(s):

The Winnipeg Boys' Choir is an auditioned group dedicated to high-quality music making and vocal training in a convivial atmosphere. Under the direction of Carolyn Boyes (Treble Chorus) and Spencer Duncanson (Senior Chorus), young singers learn the deep enjoyment that comes from working hard and achieving excellence as they rehearse and perform music of all types, in many languages, with a wide range of expression.

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Winnipeg Boys' Choir Treble Chorus

Youth community choir - auditioned

Director:

Carolyn Boyes

Email:

Region

: Winnipeg

Rehearsal Day(s):

Tuesday

The Winnipeg Boys' Choir is an auditioned group dedicated to high-quality music making and vocal training in a convivial atmosphere. Under the direction of Carolyn Boyes (Treble Chorus) and Spencer Duncanson (Senior Chorus), young singers learn the deep enjoyment that comes from working hard and achieving excellence as they rehearse and perform music of all types, in many languages, with a wide range of expression.