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Your Brain and Singing: Why Singing in a Choir Makes You Happier

By |2020-01-10T09:17:52-08:00January 10th, 2020|Choristers, Newsletter|

Your Brain and Singing: Why Singing in a Choir Makes You Happier The following is an edited excerpt from an article* published by Choral Director Magazine, Author Jaime Babbitt Any of us who have sung in choirs know all too well the joy it brings not just the audience, but also the choir members themselves. The power, the mojo that this (relatively) small time commitment offers…how is it possible? Endorphins release and interact with opiate [...]

Choristers – Join Us!

By |2019-12-30T11:20:30-08:00December 30th, 2019|Choristers, Newsletter|

An Invitation To Sing With Us! Thinking about it? Unsure? Come on out to our first few rehearsals - no pressure!  The Choristers welcome new members and the perfect time to try us out is at the start of a spring or fall session. Our spring session will start on Tuesday, January 7th from 1-4pm in the Beach Club Conservatory. Regular rehearsals are Tuesday afternoons from 1:30 - 3:30 as we prepare for [...]

SIng We Now of Christmas – Tickets Now Available

By |2019-11-07T08:26:31-08:00November 7th, 2019|Choristers, Newsletter|

“Sing We Now of Christmas” You are invited to the Craig Bay Choristers’ concert on Friday, December 6th  at 7pm at Knox United Church Directed by Lonnie Moddle with Ron Klusmeier as accompanist. Our guests: “A Cappella Plus" Pick up your tickets in the CB Beach Club upper foyer on Wednesdays and Fridays 10am - noon  starting Wednesday, November 13th. $15 Adults (children under 12 free). Cash or cheque accepted. Tickets can also be [...]

Craig Bay Choristers Christmas Concert

By |2019-11-04T09:47:00-08:00November 4th, 2019|Choristers, Newsletter|

"Sing We Now of Christmas” ….is the title of this year’s Christmas Concert by The Craig Bay Choristers presented on Friday, December 6, 2019 at 7:00pm at Knox United Church, 345 Pym St., Parksville. Directed by Lonnie Moddle, with accompaniment by Ron Klusmeier on piano as well as David Moddle and Craig Bay musicians, you are invited to join us for a choral program celebrating the season featuring such favorites as “Ave Maria”, [...]

Choristers Fall Session begins September 3rd

By |2019-08-22T08:38:48-07:00August 22nd, 2019|Choristers, Newsletter|

Do you like to SING? The Craig Bay Choristers will be starting up our fall session very soon, and we are eager for singers to join us. We have been singing together in Craig Bay for the entertainment of ourselves and others for seventeen years, and are pumped for the beginning of another year of fun and music. We hope new Craig Bay residents (or more settled ones too!) who love singing will [...]

Choristers’ Spring Concert: “Sing of the Spring”

By |2019-04-10T11:10:38-07:00April 10th, 2019|Choristers, Newsletter|

Save the date for Craig Bay Choristers’ presentation of: “Sing of the Spring” Friday May 3, 2019 7:00 pm at Knox United Church Special guest musician: Fiddler Quin Etheridge-Pedden. A member of Nanaimo’s popular “Fiddelium”, Quin is sure to get your toe tappin’ with his talented fiddling! Tickets $15 (children under 12 free). Tickets are on sale Wednesdays and Fridays at the Beach Club Upper Foyer from 10-noon. We hope you will join us! [...]

Do You PLay the Fiddle?

By |2019-01-24T11:55:31-08:00January 24th, 2019|Choristers, Club Updates, Newsletter|

Attention Craig Bay Musicians! The Craig Bay Choristers are looking for a fiddler to play parts of some tunes we will sing at our May concert.  It would be especially nice to have a Craig Bay resident perform with us.  If you might be interested, please contact our choir director, Lonnie Moddle at lmoddle@shaw.ca who will provide more details.

The Choristers are Back!

By |2019-01-07T10:35:09-08:00January 7th, 2019|Choristers, Newsletter|

The start of our Spring Session gets underway on Tuesday, January 8th and we extend a warm welcome to any and all folk who might be interested to please join us! Regular rehearsals are in the Conservatory Tuesday afternoons from 1:30 - 3:30 however our first rehearsal this Tuesday is from 1:00 - 4:00pm with a break midway to enjoy some goodies. No auditions, no requirement to read music - all that IS [...]

Choristers Concert: Goodwill to All!

By |2018-12-13T11:05:29-08:00December 6th, 2018|Choristers, Club Updates, Special Events|

TONIGHT! Craig Bay Choristers Christmas Concert -  "Good Will to All!" Selections encompassing the traditional, as well as the fun and upbeat seasonal tunes.  Special Guests: The Sinclair Singers   When:  Friday, December 7th at 7:00pm Where: Knox United Church, 345 Pym St, Parksville Cost:  $15 per person (12 and under, free)   Tickets available at the Door

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