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Double Double Choir Concert

WAC Choir Concert 2017 V3

WAC’s own Some Kind of Choir is proud to present two concerts with an all-Canadian repertoire to celebrate Canada’s sesquicentennial. Entrance by donation with all proceeds going to the Rideau District High School Instrument Repair Fund.

22 April 2017 – 7pm

Elgin United Church

Special guests: Soul Purpose & Alex and Sean Price

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29 April 2017 – 7pm

Knox Presbyterian Church

Special guest: Rideau District High School Jazz Band

 

Choir is back!

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WAC’s Some Kind of Choir is back by popular demand! If  you love to sing, join us Sunday afternoons for choir practice. There are no auditions and no experience is needed. This year’s music is all Canadian – to celebrate Canada’s Sesquicentennial!

17 January 2016-29 April 2017

Knox Presbyterian Church Hall, Concession St, Westport

 Sunday afternoons from 2:30 – 4:30 p.m

Choir Director: Cordon Purcell is a Music Therapist working in Leeds and Grenville. She is currently completing her Masters of Music Therapy degree at Concordia University in Montreal. She hails from Prescott, grew up singing in choirs in Brockville, and continued singing throughout university. Choir is something that she loves to do, and she is excited to work with Some Kind of Choir for a second year!

Registration:

Registration is $50 per person. Completed registration forms and cheques can be sent to Westport Arts Council, P.O. Box 2, Westport, ON, K0G 1X0. Forms can also be emailed to info@westportartscouncil.com and registration paid through PayPal on our web site or at the first practice.

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Seeking Pianist

pianistWestport Arts Council is seeking a piano accompanist for its community choir, Some Kind of Choir.

The choir practices on Sunday afternoons in Westport, from 2:30 – 4:30, beginning on Sunday, January 22, 2017 and finishing with a concert on Saturday, April 28, 2017.

Qualifications:
– grade 8 piano or equivalent and experience accompanying a choir
– flexibility with a choir composed of a variety of talents

Interested parties are requested to send an email to info@westportartscouncil.com by December 2nd.

Hoedown in Lockwood Park

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Saturday, 18 June 2016  –  5-8pm  – Lockwood Park, Westport

Dust off yer cowboy boots, pack up a picnic and come join us for a free community hoe down in Lockwood Park! Music, activities and food and lots of WAC’y goodness!

Special Thanks to:

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New Community Choir!

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WAC is starting a community choir! If you love to sing, join us Sunday afternoonsat Stepping Stone for choir practice. There are no auditions, reading music is not a requirement and sign up is easy!

Starting 7 February 2016

Sundays from 2:30-4:30pm

328 Centreville Road, Westport (Stepping Stone)

Concert in May

$50.00/person

Registration Process: To register, download and complete the registration form and send to WAC along with your payment of $50.00 per person. Completed forms can be emailed to info@westportartscouncil.com or mailed to “Westport Arts Council, P.O. Box 2, Westport, ON, K0G 1X0”. Payment can be made by cheque or easily and safely through PayPal online (click the “Buy Now” button below).

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Choir DirectorCordon Purcell is a Music Therapy Intern working around the Leeds and Grenville and Ottawa areas. She is currently finishing her degree at the University of Windsor in Music Therapy. She hails from Prescott and grew up singing in choirs in Brockville, and continued singing throughout university. Choir is something that she loves to do and she is very grateful and excited to work with Some Kind Of Choir.