Entries by Phoenix

Meet Matthew!

Please welcome Matthew Smith, Tenor 2, back to Phoenix! Matthew is a former member of the choir, and we are delighted to have him signing with us again. Tell us a little about yourself: I am very busy at the moment being a stay-at-home dad to my two young children. I also work for the […]

Welcome Kimi!

Join us in welcoming Kimi Cheong to Phoenix Chamber Choir as our newest Soprano 1! Tell us a little about yourself: I am an articled student, which is essentially a lawyer who has finished law school but has not passed the bar exam yet! However, I can still go to court and do all the […]

Welcome Jack!

  Welcome back to Phoenix, Jack Foster! Jack is our newest bass, and is a former member of Phoenix. We are so happy to have Jack back with the choir. Tell us a little about yourself:  I perform in Drag under the name Tara Beladi to channel my love of pop divas. I often accompany […]

Welcome Rachel!

We are thrilled to introduce you to our new Phoenix Members! Welcome Rachel Goetz, our newest Soprano 2.   Tell us a little about yourself:  I’m a teacher in the Coquitlam school district, currently working on my masters of music education. I’m married to Mike and we have two daughters away at university. In my […]

Announcing the 2022-2023 Season

This 2022-2023 season will be a year-long celebration of Forty Years of Phoenix Chamber Choir. Phoenix is honoured and humbled to recognize four consecutive decades of creating music together for our community. When we consider the transitions and decisions that an organization of our size, stature, and mandate must weather in order to experience the […]

Nou La: Experience the World Premiere

Phoenix Chamber Choir wants to use our platform to make a difference and stand with those whose voices who have yet to be heard. Written in 3 languages, the text of “Nou La” was a collaborative effort between Sydney Guillaume, Fredericka Petit-Homme and Lloyd Reshard Jr.. After many meaningful conversations, the heart of the text […]

Student Composition Competition

Phoenix Chamber Choir 2022/2023 Student Choral Composition Competition Rules and Regulations   Founded in 1983, Phoenix Chamber Choir is entering its 40th season as one of Canada’s finest vocal ensembles, renowned for diverse and eclectic programming from the Renaissance to the contemporary, commissions from Canadian and international composers, and North American premieres of significant new works.

Phoenix Goes To School

  Are you an educator looking for an engaging, relevant way to introduce your students to the magic of classical choral music? We at Phoenix Chamber Choir have curated a unique experience exclusively for students, based on our 2021-2022 season, Emerge. This hour-long condensed concert encounter is designed to be shared in  class and educates […]

Auditions for our 2022-2023 Season

Auditions for our 2022-2023 Season Auditions for most voice parts are now closed, however we are still accepting auditions for Tenor 1 and Bass 2. Auditions will remain open for these voice parts until the positions are filled, or until the start of our season. Please read below on how to prepare and submit your […]

Interview with Frédéricka Petit-Homme

Frédéricka Petit-Homme joins Phoenix Chamber Choir as the soprano soloist in the world premiere of Nou La. Haitian-Canadian Petit-Homme was a part of this project from its start in 2020. Nou La’s composer Sydney Guillaume, Phoenix artist director Dr. Nicholle Andrews and Frédéricka Petit-Homme met in 2020 over video conference to have an honest conversation […]