A Cappella Festival September 27-29

Belle Voci A Cappella Festival
Masterclass & concerts
With two special clinicians, Christopher Suen and Joel Tranquilla
Tickets available now! $100 each

Your registration includes:

Admission to all three days of workshops, rehearsals and Concerts
Printed music
Friday evening “Meet and Greet”, Saturday light lunch, and Sunday light snack.
1 ticket to one of the Concerts of your choice

Weekend of September 27-29  Tentative schedule

27 September Friday, Sts Joachim & Ann, Aldergrove
6pm-7:30 Welcome and 1st workshop (all participants)
7:30- 9:00 massed choir rehearsal
9:00 pm- 9:30 Wine and cheese Meet and Greet

28 September Saturday, Sts Joachim & Ann, Aldergrove
9 -10 am Workshop #2 (all participants)
10-11 Split out groups
11-12:30 massed choir Rehearsal
12:30-1:30 Catered Lunch
1:30-2:00 Workshop #3 (all participants)
2:00-4:00 massed Rehearsal
4:00- 5:30 Dinner
5:30- 6:30 pm Workshop #4 (all participants)
6:50- 9:00 pm Rehearsals

29 September Sunday
10:30- 12:30 Rehearsals -Chilliwack Cultural Centre

Concert 1 -1 pm Chilliwack Cultural Centre
Concert 2 – 3:30 Pm St James, Abbotsford
Concert 3 – 7pm Sts Joachim and Ann, Aldergrove

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Mass Pieces (all participants)

1. I will Lift mine eyes-Jake Runstad
2. Agnus Dei- Barber
3. Duo Seraphim
4. Let all Mortal flesh keep silence
5. Joshua fit the battle of Jericho
6. Da Pacem Domine- Arvo Part
7. Vigil- Rachmaninoff

Belle Voci concert Pieces
1. Lay a Garland
2. Abendleid
3. If ye love me
4. Seilig sind die toten
5. Sicut Cervus
6. O vos omnes

Subject to change

Your music will be sent to you upon registration and payment.  LIMITED availability!

Joel Tranquilla

CCC HeadshotsDr. Joel Tranquilla is a conductor and music educator noted for his versatile musicianship and creative programming. As the Director of Choral Activities at Trinity Western University he oversees a program of six choirs and teaches various other courses within the School of the Arts, Media + Culture. Recent tours have taken the TWU Chamber Choir to Ottawa, New York City, China, Japan, and Taiwan. Joel is also the Artistic Director of the Valley Festival Singers in Abbotsford and the Associate Conductor of the Juno-nominated Canadian Chamber Choir. In high demand as an adjudicator and clinician, Joel works regularly with singers across the Lower Mainland and is a past Guest Conductor of the New Brunswick Youth Choir and the Manitoba Provincial Honour Choir. He holds degrees from Mount Allison University, the University of Michigan, and Michigan State University where his doctoral research was in the area of Canadian choral-orchestral works. Joel lives in Fort Langley with his wife Meghan and their two children, Everett and Penelope.

Christopher Suen
Check back for Bio and photo~

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