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Contribute to our Newsletter!

Would you like to contribute to the next newsletter? We are looking for short articles (< 300 words), reflections on a performance or choir experience, photographs, crossword puzzles made from lyrics, etc. We would also appreciate your favourite choir photographs for the 10th Anniversary Celebration. Please contact info@cantiamogirlschoir.ca. -  Julie Gourley, Newsletter Editor

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Thank You from Cantiamo!

Cantiamo is supported by the generosity of volunteers - both parents of choristers and community members. In this 10th anniversary year, we would like to thank the members of our 10th Anniversary Committee (Kate Batty, Jackie Hawley, Anne Troise, Carlo Verdicchio, Linda Crawford, Bruce and Rosemary MacPherson, LaVonne Venables, and Michelle Soldaat) for giving of… Continue reading Thank You from Cantiamo!

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Cantiamo’s Trip to Festival 500 in Newfoundland

On July 3rd, 2013 the Cantiamo Girls Choir heads out to Newfoundland to participate in the Festival 500 Choral event.  Eight years ago Cantiamo attended the Festival and so we are very excited to return to this special Festival as part of our 10th Anniversary celebrations. Festival 500 “Sharing the Voices” is a non-competitive, international… Continue reading Cantiamo’s Trip to Festival 500 in Newfoundland

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Once a Cantiamo Girl, always a Cantiamo Girl!

Since 'graduating' from Cantiamo seven years ago, I've made my home in Montreal. There, I studied Music Education and Education at McGill University, and received my bachelors' degrees in June 2011. While I was in university I studied violin with Richard Roberts and voice with Madeleine Palmer. Upon arriving in Montreal, I started up my own… Continue reading Once a Cantiamo Girl, always a Cantiamo Girl!

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Mentoring – Another Layer of Choral Experience

Mentoring is one of the major areas of focus for Cantiamo, beginning with the Training Choir. The more-experienced girls of the main choir are invited to be mentors to the younger, less-experienced singers of the Cantiamo Training Choir (TC). These mentors attend the TC rehearsal each week and are assigned a seat next to a… Continue reading Mentoring – Another Layer of Choral Experience

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The Song My Paddle Sings

Cantiamo is excited to be guests on the upcoming CD The Song My Paddle Sings which is being produced by the Woodstock Fanshawe Singers. It features the poetry of E. Pauline Johnson set to music by three Canadian composers: Rory Magill, Matthew Emery, and Jeff Smallman. [raw_html_snippet id="clear_left"] Click to Enlarge Front Cover:

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Cantiamo in Concert 2006-2007

Our first album features the Cantiamo Girls Choir in concert in 2006 and 2007.  Repertoire includes a variety of pieces about Remembrance Day, Christmas, Easter and Spring. [raw_html_snippet id="clear_left"] Click to Enlarge [one_third]Front Cover: [/one_third] [one_third]Back Cover: [/one_third] [one_third_last]Inside Cover: [/one_third_last]