BV at the Cathedral
We volunteer our music in support of the Tridentine Mass.
At the Holy Rosary Cathedral
Belle Voci sings for Traditional Latin Masses downtown Vancouver BC
The Tridentine Mass is the Roman Rite Mass of the Catholic Church. We love opportunities to sing glorious music that honours our Lord and blesses those in attendance. From beautiful gregorian chant sung by our male schola, to organ processionals, to polyphony in support of the ordinary form of the Mass to sung motets to enhance the experience. Our greatest joy is singing for a solemn most high Mass. We sing every other Sunday at 4 pm at the Holy Rosary Cathedral in support of this most reverend Mass. We will also continue to volunteer our time and talents for many feast days. Visit the website of the Holy Rosary Cathedral
Belle Voci A cappella ensemble is led by and Latin Mass music is selected by Paula DeWit. Our Schola chants are led by Bevin van Liempt.
Schedule of BV at the Cathedral
May 15, 2022 Dominica IV Post Pascha
Kyrie: Mass for 3 voices, Byrd
Offertory: Jubilate Deo, Lucario
Sanctus: Mass for 3 voices, Byrd
Agnus Dei: Mass for 3 voices, Byrd
Communion: Cantate Domino, D’indy
Marian Antiphon: Regina Caeli, Moulu
Love singing? Join us. We are welcoming singers to join us at the Cathedral for the TLM. Choral experience required. We currently rehearse on Friday evening and we meet at 3:00pm on Sundays to sing for the alternating 4PM Latin Mass. The choir is made up of professional and volunteer singers of all ages and sings a variety of traditional church music.
Our repertoire includes sacred music from the Middle Ages, and the Renaissance as well as Chant. Interested singers please email us at [email protected] for more information.
Kyrie from Missa Papae Marcelli-sung for the processional of the feast of ascension on May 13, 2021. (Covid times)
Agnus Dei (Short version) Missa L’homme arme for Solemn High Latin Mass for the Feast of the Visitation, July 2,2021
Beautiful Vita by Palestrina sung for the processional of the feast of ascension on May 13, 2021. (Covid times)
Benedictus from Missa L’homme arme for Solemn High Latin Mass for the Feast of the Visitation, July 2,2021
Agnus Dei from Missa Brevis by Palestrina for Sunday, June 15, 2021 – Traditional Latin Mass.
Agnus Dei (with chant) from Missa L’homme arme for Solemn High Latin Mass for the Feast of the Visitation, July 2,2021
We want to sing for you!
We reached out to Belle Voci to do the music for our wedding Mass and we couldn’t be happier with that decision! Right from the start they were excited to work with us and were flexible in accommodating our needs and requests. Their angelic music accentuated the Mass with such beauty. It was honestly more than we could have ever hoped for! Thank you Paula DeWit and Belle Voci for making a beautiful day that much more beautiful with your music!
-Hailey and Brandon McIlmoyle
We perform for Weddings, Compline, Fundraisers, Private functions and more - contact us for a quote.
Audition for Belle Voci
Celebrated a Capella Singers
Are you interested in singing with us? Admission to the Belle Voci a cappella ensemble is by audition/invitation, and we’re always interested in meeting new singers. who we’re looking for Prospective choristers are invited to contact the Artistic Director at any time during the year for an audition. In addition to filling permanent vacancies, we sometimes need substitutes for singers who are unable to perform certain concerts, or want to augment our roster for certain repertoire.
interested candidates are expected to:
• have an innate sense of musicality
understand polyphonic and medieval singing
accurate and disciplined
• experienced ensemble singer with soloist ability
have a solid understanding of music theory fundamentals;
be a good sight reader;
• have a voice that blends easily in a small ensemble;
• be committed to the rehearsal and concert schedule; and
be an ambassador for the group and be respectful to the director and members.
What we offer:
• next level singing in tight circle.
• singing in cathedral.
Profile of the musician(s) we are after:
This person will have been around a while and will be experienced. They will be semi professional standard and perhaps thinking of a solocareeror had a solo career in singing. Their mind set will be one of a strong work ethic and commitment to the highest levels of musicianship.