From Darkness Into Light: Winnipeg Tour – Day 5

Monday, Victoria Day in Winnipeg! We enjoyed a bit of a sleep in and had a later breakfast so that singers could shower and do their final room clean and check out. We met Ernie on the bus for our last hurrah, and headed off to Assiniboine Park and Zoo. First, we pit-stopped at the […]

From Darkness Into Light Tour: Winnipeg – Day 4

Sunday, Day 4 of our tour, we headed off East on a sunny prairie morn to the town of Oakbank, population about 4600. There, our lives were forever changed for the better as we learned what ‘hospitality’ and ‘welcoming strangers’ is all about. There at Oakbank United Church, Reverend Maureen McCartney, choir director Linda, and […]

From Darkness Into Light Tour: Winnipeg – Day 3

  It does not feel at all like it’s only Day 3!!! Our adventure today was pretty epic. After being so cold and wet yesterday, the sun came out for a glorious morning walk under a clear blue prairie sky to the Canadian Museum for Human Rights. We had our sound check at 9:30, and […]

From Darkness Into Light Tour: Winnipeg – Day 2

Hi everyone! At the moment, our crew is either in the pool, in their rooms, or watching THE game on TV here in the lobby of our hotel. Today after breakfast we boarded our school bus, driven by our new friend Ernie, and headed to the Royal Canadian Mint in St. Boniface. (If you want […]

From Darkness Into Light Tour: Winnipeg – Day 1

Hi families! We had a wonderful first day today exploring The Forks, where the Assiniboine and Red Rivers converge. We are very much at the centre of North America right here- and the middle of Canada. After breakfast, we had a productive rehearsal at the hotel. We could see the museum from the window in the rehearsal space! I’m […]

Bring a Friend Month

Coastal Sound Music Academy is welcoming new singers! From now until February 15, all choir members are invited to bring a friend of similar age and voice experience to their class with them! Friends are allowed to try one class for free! For every friend that you bring during this month, you will be entered into a draw […]


 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE    Coquitlam, BC November 21, 2017     Coastal Sound Music Academy Choirs Announce December Holiday Concerts    Nothing gets us in to the festive, winter holiday spirit like the sound of choirs singing! Coastal Sound choirs will be performing in Coquitlam, Port Moody and Burnaby this December, offering something musical for […]


Can’t wait for choir to start? Us too! We are looking forward to getting our choirs back together again soon! START UP DATES: DeCoro: Tuesday September 12 at Evergreen Cultural Centre Rehearsal Studio 7:30-9:30pm   Con Brio, Con Vita, Boychoir:  Tuesday September 12 at Blakeburn Elementary School 5:00-6:30pm   Con Bella:  Tuesday September 12 at Blakeburn […]

Remembering Nick Stebbing

Our hearts are saddened at the loss of one of our beloved singers and friends, Nick Stebbing. Nick passed away on Wednesday, March 29, 2017.  We will remember Nick’s richly resonant voice, his infectious laughter, and generous, caring heart. Nick always had a good story to share. Often, these stories were about the world travels and adventures that […]