Prairie Voices Inc. is pleased to announce the newest addition to our family of choirs. Bluestem's first season will begin in September 2018 under the direction of Geung Kroeker-Lee.
Bluestem is suitable for singers who:
- are in grades 9 through 12 (ages 14-18)
- are passionate and excited about singing
- enjoy performing and travelling/touring with other singers
- have some music reading skills, a strong sense of pitch, and an understanding of basic vocal technique
- are open to all types and styles of music
Bluestem members can look forward to:
- weekly rehearsals with people who love what you love. Rehearsals will be on Thursdays from 7-9:30 pm.
- eclectic, varied, and challenging music
- workshops and clinics with Canada's top vocal and choral experts
- local concerts at the city's top venues
- collaboration with other choirs and singers in Prairie Voices Inc.
Opening Weekend: September 2018 - A Friday/Saturday of rehearsals and getting to know each other and member of other PVI choirs.
Regular Rehearsals: We anticipate rehearsals will be held on Thursday evenings from 7-9:30 at a location TBD (in a community space).
Winter Retreat: January 2019 - An intensive weekend of rehearsals (and fun!) and learning from Geung and a guest clinician.
Projected Performance Schedule:
- November - Between Friends (with Prairie Voices and a guest choir)
- March - In the Family (with Prairie Voices and Horizon)
- April - Performance (Dates and location TBD)
- June - Summersing (a celebration of the season with Prairie Voices and Horizon)
Chorister Fee: $450. This covers the cost of repertoire, Opening Weekend activities, retreat weekend activities. It additionally helps us to pay for our artistic directors.