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 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 […]

PRESS RELEASE: A Choral Celebration from Coast to Coast with Canadian Chamber Choir

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Coquitlam BC – February 10, 2017 The Canadian Chamber Choir performs with Coastal Sound Choirs The Canadian Chamber Choir/Chɶur de chambre du Canada (CCC) will be in the lower mainland for workshops on February 24th and 25th, and performances throughout the region. On Saturday February 25th the CCC joins choral forces with three […]

Canadian Chamber Choir with CSMA Feb 25

A Choral Celebration from Coast to Coast to Coast featuring the Canadian Chamber Choir with Coastal Sound  Saturday, February 25, 2017 7:30 pm-Canadian Memorial Church, 1806 W 15th Avenue, Vancouver A made-in-Canada choral adventure featuring a variety of music by established and emerging Canadian composers. This musical journey will evoke the forces of nature, the […]

PRESS RELEASE: Comfort and Joy – A Bit of Sweden Comes to Evergreen Cultural Centre

 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – Coquitlam BC – November 22, 2016  A bit of Sweden comes to the Evergreen Cultural Centre on December 11 Coastal Sound Choirs once again surprise and delight with their annual holiday concert, Comfort and Joy. This year, the choral celebration on Sunday December 11th begins with the centuries-old Swedish tradition of […]

PRESS RELEASE: See Amid the Winter Snow Christmas with Coastal Sound Youth Choir

 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Coquitlam BC – November 21, 2016 Celebrate the Beauty of the Season with Coastal Sound Youth Choir Winter wonderlands aren’t always made of snow. Coastal Sound Youth Choir creates nature-inspired beauty with their 50 luminous and expressive voices, along with their new conductor Joel Tranquilla and pianist David Antoniuk. The imaginative program […]