Entries by Sena

Behind the Scenes: Coronavirus Rhapsody

We have been blown away by the response of our Coronavirus Rhapsody Parody video, which we released on March 31. One of the many common questions we’ve received in the outpouring of responses is “how did you make the video?” We give kudos to Phoenix Singers and board members extraordinaire, Vaughn Chauvin and Carolyn Shiau […]

Important Update for our Phoenix Family

It is with immense sadness and regret that we inform you the Phoenix Board of Directors has decided to cancel the remainder of the 2019-2020 season. This cancellation includes all rehearsals and workshops, our April 22 Earth Songs concert, and our June 2020 auditions and recording sessions.  The stakes of the COVID-19 pandemic are just […]

Stories of Phoenix: Assistant Conductor Ian Bannerman

At the end of last season, Phoenix excitedly welcomed Dr. Nicholle Andrews as the new Artistic Director, yet due to her remote location this also opened up an opportunity. The idea was to hire an up-and-coming local conductor to learn under Dr. Andrews’ mentorship, as well as take the lead on the weekly rehearsals here […]

Meet Artist Corrinne Wolcoski

The lineup for the spring Earth Songs concert continues to become more unique and engaging. In addition to the stunning garden setting, the two world premieres of musical pieces, an enhanced experience for a few select guests, the concert will also feature a live artist: local painter, Corrinne Wolcoski. Wolcoski’s painting will go home with […]

Meet Composer Katerina Gimon

On April 22, Phoenix Chamber Choir will be putting on what may be the most unique concert to date. The performance will take place at a gorgeous garden venue, versus a church or concert hall, as a part of a commemoration of the 50th anniversary of Earth Day. Phoenix is excited to premiere not one, […]

2020 Student Composition Competition Winner

Phoenix is excited to introduce young composer Timothy Cunningham to our repertoire and community. Cunningham is the winner of our inaugural Student Choral Composition Competition, which was open in the fall of 2019 at the University of Redlands in Redlands, Calif. where Cunningham is an undergraduate and where Phoenix Artistic Director, Dr. Nicholle Andrews, is […]

Enhance your Earth Songs Experience

We are excited to announce that our spring concert, Earth Songs, which is already promised to be one of the most unique Phoenix concerts to date, now includes an enhanced ticket option. Concert guests can now obtain all-day access to stunning VanDusen Botanical Gardens, enjoy a two-course meal at Shaughnessy Restaurant on the grounds of […]

Phoenix Gives Back: Christmas Sock Drive

When artistic director, Dr. Nicholle Andrews kicks off her shoes before beginning a Phoenix rehearsal, the singers chuckle perhaps, but think little of it. Yet this small habit, now acquired as part of the Phoenix fabric, has inspired a bigger vision for giving back this holiday season. Warm socks, however basic, are a privilege. It’s […]