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50th Anniversary Celebration,
May 23-26 2024

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50th Anniversary Activities and Events: 

50th Anniversary Concert

Tenor/Baritone/Bass Workshop

Step 1, Registration: 

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Step 2,
Payment: 

May 23-25: Three-day workshop for tenor, baritone and bass voices, open to both alumni and singers from the local choral community. The workshop will conclude with an informal social event Saturday Evening. Gerald Wirth, artistic director of the Vienna Boys Choir and former Calgary Boys’ Choir artistic director (1991-1998), will attend as Workshop Director. 

Event Timing:

Workshop: May 23-25th:

Thursday and Friday May 23-24, 6:00-9:00 pm

Saturday May 25  10am- 4 pm

Concert and Reception, May 26th 2024:

Rehearsals in morning, Concert 3-5:15 pm, reception to follow. 
Event Address: Workshop: Marda Loop Church, 1638 30 Ave SW Calgary

Concert and Reception: Rozsa Center, U of C 206 University Ct NW, Calgary


Contact us at (403) 804-2684 or manager@calgaryboyschoir.com

 

Workshop Fee: $80 

Join us for the pinnacle of our anniversary weekend: a celebratory concert on May 26th at 3-5:15 pm (including intermission) , hosted at the Eckhardt-Gramatté Hall, Rozsa Centre, University of Calgary.

Under the direction of Artistic Director Kathryn Berko and joined by past director Julie Freedman-Smith, this event will feature performances by the workshop choir, current members of the Calgary Boys' Choir, and special guest alumni artist John Wort Hannam. Wort Hannam, honoured as Solo Artist of the Year and recipient of the Contemporary Album of the Year at the 2023 Canadian Folk Music Awards, will add his voice and song to the magic of this special afternoon.

Following the concert, there will be a reception open to attendees and performers. It will be a special opportunity to reminisce with past artistic directors and staff, esteemed guests, and share in the memories through photo and memorabilia displays. This will also be the last chance to peruse our online silent auction, with a variety of items and experiences, sure to tempt all! It promises to be an event filled with laughter, nostalgia, and the joyous celebration of 50 years of musical excellence.

TICKETS NOW ON SALE,  $25/$35 through the U of C Box Office. 

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Post-Concert Reception for Community members, guests and Alumni

May 26: Reception with past artistic directors, esteemed guests, special memories, and memorabilia to follow the concert. 

Online Auction

We will be holding an online auction featuring donations from many local businesses as well as selected special memorabilia.  Stay tuned for a link here soon! 

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Thank you to our 50th Anniversary Sponsors! 

Presenting Sponsor,
EnviroSearch

 

Guest Conductor Sponsor,
JSS Barristers

 

Reception Sponsor,
North Hill Lion's Club

 

Concert Program Sponsor,
Pierson's Funeral Service Ltd

 

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