High School Honour Choir

Elsbeth Maynard directs the SoCA High School Honour Choir in rehearsal, November 2018Elsbeth Maynard directs the SoCA High School Honour Choir in rehearsal


Come and be a part of the new SoCA Honour Choir!

Singing in an honour choir is life changing!

Check out the SoCA High School Honour Choir at its OPEN REHEARSAL

Thursday, March 28, 7:00 - 9:00 pm

SoCA High School Honour Choir Open Rehearsal

School of Creative Arts Armouries, 37 University Avenue East

Open to singers in grades 9 through 12 across Windsor & Essex County.
Challenge yourself!

Elspeth Maynard, conductor  elspethmaynard@hotmail.com


Rehearsals:  Thursday evenings 7 - 9 pm at the SoCA Armouries, starting October 4, 2018

Please email Elspeth Maynard (elspethmaynard@hotmail.com) to reserve an audition time and bring completed registration form with you to the audition. 
Download a PDF of the Honour Choir Registration form 
No previous choir experience needed to audition!

Once accepted....

All participants’ parent/guardian must complete, sign and return a University of Windsor waiver.
Download a PDF of the UWindsor Parental Waiver
Fee:    $250 (October to June)

Please make your cheque payable to “University of Windsor”

  or Register Online and Pay by Debit/Credit Card  
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Elspeth Maynard, conductor

ELSPETH MAYNARD is known in the Windsor area as a soloist, chorister, conductor, and teach
ELSPETH MAYNARD is known in the Windsor area as a soloist, chorister, conductor, and teacher. As a soloist, she has performed with the Windsor Symphony Orchestra, Windsor Community Orchestra, Windsor Classic Chorale, Guelph Chamber Choir and has presented recitals in the South Western Ontario and Detroit area. As a professional chorister, she was a founding member of the Exultate Chamber Singers and sang with Essex Singers for many years. She also toured Europe with the Guelph Chamber Choir on several occasions.
A graduate of the Faculty of Music, University of Toronto, she has also studied conducting with James Fankhauser, Jon Washburn, Robert Cooper, and Jerry Blackstone. She founded and directed the Windsor-Essex Youth Choir and has conducted the University of Windsor Chamber Choir, and the All City High School Girls Choir.
Elspeth spent most of her teaching career teaching vocal music at the Walkerville Centre for the Creative Arts where she conducted the WCCA Chamber Singers and Concert Singers and served as the Program Director of the enriched arts programme.  She has taught voice and music education at the University of Windsor and has been asked many times to adjudicate at both the high school and university levels.  Since retiring from the Board of Education, she teaches voice privately from her home studio.