Entries by Phoenix

Meet Production Manager Lucas Brown

Phoenix is excited to welcome Lucas Brown as our new production manager, who started with the team earlier this month. As usual when we welcome new team members, we want to give our audience the opportunity to put a name to a face and get to know the person behind the headshot. Enjoy our Q […]

Phoenix to Commission New Work from Sydney Guillaume

“Music expresses that which cannot be put into words and that which cannot remain silent” -Victor Hugo   Throughout history, music has played the role of healer, communicator, and protestor when words or other social commentary miss the mark. Since late May 2020, a frustratingly age-old revolution has once again crescendoed from a mellowed hum […]

Live from London – Season Tickets Available!

Live from London Online Event August 1, 2020 to October 3, 2020 “Season Tickets” for all 10 concerts available for CA$135  As Phoenix excitedly awaits hosting VOCES8 in the spring of 2021 here in Vancouver, we are also eager about a more imminent opportunity for partnership with VOCES8. Broadcast in HD from the intimate setting […]

New Singers 2020-2021

We are thrilled to welcome a handful of new voices to the Phoenix Family for our 2020-2021 season: With One Voice.

How to Create a Virtual Choir Video

In the spring and early summer of 2020, Phoenix published three virtual choir YouTube videos, meant to serve as fun, encouraging public service announcements reminding viewers of the importance of taking COVID-19 seriously. While we were elated by the rousing responses we received from around the world, we also became aware of similar choirs of […]

Meet Assistant Conductor David Rosborough

Earlier this month, we announced David Rosborough as the Phoenix Assistant Conductor for the 2020-2021 Season. We are eager to begin working with Dave and for our singers to grow under his leadership. As is now tradition for new Phoenix artistic team members, we wanted to introduce our audience to “the person behind the musical […]

Webinar: Making Music in the Mess – Video

Making Music in the Mess: A conversation towards a greater understanding of African Diasporic voices in Canadian choral music.   Thank you to all our panelists for an open, honest, informative, and inspiring presentation. Please see below for the full recording and a list of resources mentioned during the presentation.  

Assistant Conductor Announcement

Phoenix Chamber Choir is thrilled to be welcoming our new Assistant Conductor for the 2020-2021 season, under the leadership of Dr. Nicholle Andrews: David Rosborough (B.Sc., M.A., A.R.C.T) (he/him)

Webinar: Making Music in the Mess

Phoenix is proud to present: Making Music in the Mess: A conversation towards a greater understanding of African Diasporic voices in Canadian choral music.   Monday, July 6th, 2020 1:00pm PST / 4:00pm EST REGISTER HERE*

Assistant Conductor Ian Bannerman Stepping Down

It is with sadness and well wishes that Phoenix announces the resignation of Assistant Conductor, Ian Bannerman. Bannerman was a Phoenix singer during his undergraduate years at UBC and returned to the choir in 2019 to join Dr. Nicholle Andrews on the podium as Assistant Conductor. Since Dr. Andrews is located in California where she […]