Saturday, January 14, 2023 - 19:30
Windsor Choral Festival 2023
Saturday, January 14, 7:30pm
Capitol Theatre, 121 University Ave. West
Admission by donation
This concert features performances by choral groups from across Windsor-Essex singing repertoire selected by their music directors. The choirs will join voices for a massed choral finale of a newly commissioned choral work by Canadian composer, Sarah Quartel, conducted by Dr. Joel Tranquilla – guest clinician at the 2023 Windsor Choral Festival.
As a special treat, the Canadian Chamber Choir and Sherryl Sewepagaham will perform three selections on the program.
The Windsor Choral Festival is an annual event that brings together choral singers from across Windsor-Essex Region to share their love of singing with one another. The festival provides choral clinics for ongoing vocal training and education free of charge, encouraging community through collaborative singing. With an explicit mandate to promote Canadian choral music, the festival features a Canadian work every year as a massed choir piece in a grand finale concert.
Windsor Choral Festival 2023 will occur from January 11-14, with clinician Dr. Joel Tranquilla of Trinity Western University. Dr. Joel Tranquilla is previous Artistic Director of Windsor Classic Chorale, Chorusmaster of Windsor Symphony Orchestra Chorus, and UWindsor Chamber Choir Director. He also founded the Windsor Choral Festival in 2011.
Admission is by donation. Downloadable poster below.
Event details are on the WCC website: windsorclassicchorale.org/windsor-choral-festival-2