8, 7, 6, 5, 4, 3, 2, 1….days until choir begins again!

Friends, we’re excited to start singing again next Thursday with an exciting group of young singers. We’re getting ready to kick off a brand new year of music-making, learning, and fun with you all! Registration is still open and there are spaces available in all four choirs! **Arbutus choir is filling up FAST! Excess registrations will be waitlisted**

First rehearsals are on Thursday, September 12th at West Vancouver United Church. Please arrive early to get signed in, collect your music, and handle any first-day logistics! Kiyomi and Eric, alongside our wonderful rehearsal assistants, will be on hand to help everything go as smoothly as possible!

  • Arbutus Choir (gr 1-2)  3:50-4:45 PM
  • Cedar Choir (gr 3-4) 3:50 – 4:45 PM
  • Fir Choir (gr 5-8) 4:50-5:50 PM
  • Oak Youth Ensemble (gr 8 and up) 5:50-6:50 PM

Our winter concert this year will take place on Saturday, December 14th, 2019 at 5:00 PM and is titled “A Winter’s Night“.  As is tradition, our Fir and Oak choirs will participate both in a Sunday morning service at the church on December 8th, 2019 as part of our thanks for WVUC’s generous donation of our concert and rehearsal space! They will both also participate in the joyous Choral Extravaganza! on Sunday, October 20th (3:00 performance) with four other choirs, and also the traditional Christmas Eve performance, “Christmas for Kids” on December 24th (4:00 performance). (Details for all performances will be updated on our  Events page).

We can’t wait to sing with and see you all soon!

Kiyomi and Eric

The Pacific Spirit Children’s Choir is currently accepting early bird registration for all ages into our 4 choirs until the July 31st, 2019 deadline (fast approaching!).

Register now to guarantee your spot in the choir (grades 1-2 fill up quickly!) and save 10% on member fees! Don’t miss out!

Regular registration and enrollment will remain open all summer up until week 3 of the choir term (October 3rd, 2019).

Sign up now and invite your friends! 4 vibrant choirs for ages 6 through 19!

http://www.pschildrenschoir.ca/register/

Changes and New Beginnings…

As we embark on a new year with new beginnings, the Pacific Spirit Children’s Choir family thanks Janelle Claudio for her incredible six years of dedication, skill, and unbridled joy that she has brought all of us in her time as Co-Director. She will be greatly missed by us all, but we wish her all of the happiness and success in her new endeavors. Thank you, Janelle!

The Pacific Spirit Children’s Choir is delighted to welcome Eric Biskupski to our choir family as the organizations new Assistant Director! Eric will be stepping into the leadership position, overseeing Arbutus Choir rehearsals and providing valuable insight and skills to Fir and Oak alongside current Director, Kiyomi Hori. Eric brings to us several years of singing and teaching experience in many styles, as well as his unmatched joy that we are so excited to have join us! Welcome, Eric, to the family! (See bio: Our Team)

Join the Pacific Spirit Children’s Choir for our 10th Anniversary spring concert; an uplifting evening of music about friendship, acceptance, and anti-bullying. Our selection of moving music and meaningful pop selections will be sure to have you tearing up and telling your neighbour “Thank You For Being A Friend!”

May 11th, 2019 at 5:00pm
West Vancouver United Church
2062 Esquimalt Avenue

Kiyomi Hori and Janelle Claudio: Artistic and Managing Directors
Bryn Wiley: Accompanist
Eric Biskupski and Lena Adamson: Guest Conductors

Tickets:
$15 Adult // $10 Youth (12 and under)

Join the Pacific Spirit Children’s Choir’s annual Christmas Carolong for a festive evening of music to get you in the holiday spirit! We’ll be singing all of the best, from classic carols to old favourites with a twist!

After the concert, please join us for a reception in the church hall to meet the artists, and enjoy some refreshments and socialization.

Sunday, December 2nd @ 5:00pm
West Vancouver United Church
2062 Esquimalt Ave.

Janelle Claudio and Kiyomi Hori: Artistic Directors
Bryn Wiley: Accompanist

Tickets: https://www.brownpapertickets.com/event/3910961
$14 Adult // $8 Youth (12 and under)

OR at the door: $15 Adult // $10 Youth (12 and under)

 

Pre-Registration is now open for September!

Join us for Pacific Spirit Children’s Choir’s exciting 10-Year Anniversary season! The new term will begin on Thursday, September 13th, 2018, and we would love to see you there! Registration is now open to both new and returning members, and we are accepting singers in grades 1 through 12. Registration will be open until Thursday, October 4th.

Register for the 2017-2018 season here:  REGISTER  or contact Janelle and Kiyomi at office@pschildrenschoir.ca for more info.

 

Rehearsal dates and times:

Arbutus Choir Grades One and Two, ages 6-7: Thursday afternoons, 3:50-4:45 pm
Cedar Choir Grades 3 and 4, ages 8-9: Thursday afternoons, 3:50 to 4:45 pm
Fir Choir Grades 5 and up, ages 10 and up: Thursday afternoons, 4:50  to 5:50 pm
Oak Youth Choir Grades 8 and up, ages 13 and up: Thursday evenings, 5:50-6:50 pm

Join the Pacific Spirit Children’s Choir for an exciting evening of music, representing all of the elements through song. Our selection of uplifting and moving music will be sure to have you inspired to get outside and enjoy the best season in Vancouver – Spring!

After the concert, please join us for a reception in the church hall to meet the artists, and enjoy some refreshments and socialization.

Friday, April 27th @ 7:00pm
West Vancouver United Church
2062 Esquimalt Ave.

Janelle Claudio and Kiyomi Hori: Artistic Directors
Bryn Wiley: Accompanist

Tickets: https://www.brownpapertickets.com/event/3401790
$14 Adult // $8 Youth (12 and under)

Join the Pacific Spirit Children’s Choir family for an evening of festive, inspirational, and joy-filled music as we celebrate the holiday season together! From traditional carols to seasonal classics, these young singers are sure to get you in the holiday spirit!

December 9, 2017 at 7:30pm
West Vancouver United Church
2062 Esquimalt Avenue

Kiyomi Hori and Janelle Claudio: Artistic and Managing Directors
Bryn Wiley: Accompanist
Jessica Crawford: Flute

Tickets: https://www.brownpapertickets.com/event/3180928
$14 Adult||$8 Youth (12 and under)

Our upcoming season is starting up again on Thursday, September 14th, and we’d love to see you there! Registration is still open, and we will be accepting new singers, grades 1 through 12,  up until October 5th.

Register for the 2017-2018 season here:  REGISTER  or contact Janelle and Kiyomi at office@pschildrenschoir.ca for more info.

 

Rehearsal dates and times:

Arbutus Choir Grades One and Two, ages 6-7: Thursday afternoons, 3:50-4:45 pm
Cedar Choir Grades 3 and 4, ages 8-9: Thursday afternoons, 3:50 to 4:45 pm
Fir Choir Grades 5 and up, ages 10 and up: Thursday afternoons, 4:50  to 5:50 pm
Oak Youth Choir Grades 8 and up, ages 13 and up: Thursday evenings, 5:50-6:50 pm