How to Join

New members are welcome to join Edmonton Metropolitan Chorus

  • Rehearsals are held on Mondays, 7:00 – 9:30 pm (September through May).
  • First rehearsal for our next concert is Monday, September 12 , 2022.
  • Strathearn United Church, 8510 – 95 Avenue, Edmonton (Enter through the double doors off back alley.)
  • All of our rehearsal and performance venues are wheelchair accessible.
  • Rehearsal/Performance Schedule…

Non-Auditioned

  • Everyone is WELCOME! (sopranos, altos, tenors, basses)
  • Although the Chorus is non-auditioned, the Chorus is not for beginners. Previous singing/choral experience is expected. Must be able to match pitches and carry a tune in a bucket.
  • Women with low voices are welcome to sing in the Tenor section.
  • Singers with more experience are given opportunities to perform solos, or to sing in small ensembles with the Chorus.

Membership Donation

  • In order to support the mission and ongoing operations of the Chorus, we rely on donations from members.
  • Recommended donation for 2022-2023 is $320. Scaled – based on income/ability to pay
  • This is a donation for the season – whether you are singing in one concert, two concerts, or three concerts.
  • ALL Membership Donations are tax-deductible. CRA #81064 7347 RR0001
  • To make a donation, visit the “SUPPORT” page on our website

Health & Safety Protocols

Everyone who CHOOSES to attend rehearsals MUST: 

  1. Be fully vaccinated, including booster shots as available, except for medical exemptions;
  2. Remain physically distanced from others; and
  3. Not attend rehearsals if ill.

Recommended:

  1. Masking is optional [but recommended] for rehearsals starting in September 2022.  

It is recognized that singing is a higher risk activity for spreading COVID and science indicates the value of wearing a mask. The situation will be monitored and policy adjusted if required. Please note, it is mandatory to wear a mask in Strathearn United Church, except in Walker Hall. 

Questions?

Contact Artistic Director David.Garber [at] EdMetroChorus.ca

Edmonton Metropolitan Chorus, “A Winter Day”, December 2019, Kimberley Denis, conductor; Photo credit Hal Thiessen