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Whitehorse Community Choir

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Issue: 2019-04-24, PHOTO: Brian Pelchat

Spring is coming and so is the merry month of May, when a choir director’s fancy turns to … tartan? Yes, the Whitehorse Community Choir will be celebrating all things Celtic in its spring concert, Ceud Mìle Fàilte (Gaelic for A Hundred Thousand... Read more

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Issue: 2018-11-28, PHOTO: Bruce Barrett

Christmas—’tis the season to be jolly, for many; but for others, not so much (think “Grinch”!). Perhaps … just maybe … a little balance to the celebrating is in order? This year on Friday, November 30 and Saturday, December 1, the Whitehorse... Read more

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Issue: 2018-04-25, PHOTO: courtesy of the Whitehorse Community Choir

"It keeps me young at heart," said Barbara Chamberlin, musical director of the Whitehorse Community Choir. Barb's enthusiasm, knowledge, musicality and great sense of humour carry the choir through the hours of rehearsal needed to polish each... Read more

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Issue: 2017-06-28, PHOTO: Bruce Barrett

As the name suggests, Whitehorse Community Choir (WCC) is all about community. The choir draws upon the people of Whitehorse and surrounding communities for its singers, accompanists, audience, inspiration and, ultimately – the most important... Read more

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Issue: 2016-09-08, PHOTO: Emily Sheff sheffdp.com

Re-creating an Era The Last Waltz will be reenacted at the Gold Pan Saloon The The Last Waltz was The Band's farewell concert. The concert was filmed by Martin Scorcese, and through his direction, turned into a documentary film of the same name... Read more

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July 10 Issue

If it’s April and you’re hoping to hear Barbara Chamberlin perform, forget about it. “April is just a killer month,” she says. “I wouldn’t even try to play out that month. It would just be too hard for me.” Read more

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Whitehorse Choir Warming Up

Photo by Whitehorse Community Choir

The Sixties are making a comeback in Whitehorse this week, complete with musicians ranging from Pete Seeger to Led Zepplin. Read more

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April 10 Issue Photo By John Trotter

John Trotter was supposed to be a lawyer. Becoming the musical director for Wheaton College in Chicago wasn’t part of the plan. “Music was my first love, but it never occurred to me for a moment that I would be a musician,” he says. Read more

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Issue: 2014-03-13, PHOTO: Rick Massie

Songs tell the stories of places, and the Whitehorse Community Choir Yukon Song Project reflects the stories of the North. The WCC choir director Barb Chamberlain, and Susanne Hingley are collecting poems and writings of the Yukon. The goals: to... Read more

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Attention hearty Yukon yuletide carolers: prepare to step up your game. Whitehorse's choir collective, Messiah Chorale, invites you to sing-a-long this solstice weekend. And not just to "O Come All Ye Faithful." Read more

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For some Yukoners, there are only two seasons: summer and choir. The four choirs of the Whitehorse Community Choir (WCC) reconvened in September, and, for the better part of three months, members have been rehearsing for this year's Read more

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When the Whitehorse Community Choir presents its annual spring concert this week, it will be in a different venue than usual—the Sacred Heart Cathedral on 4th Avenue. It will also be offering musical fare whose origins trace back as far as ... Read more

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Over the past few minutes, 67 members of the Whitehorse Community Choir have arrived at the Whitehorse United Church ... Microphone in hand, Barbara Chamberlin calls out, "OK, let's stand up. Let's stand up. Let's have a massage." Read more

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This year's concert, entitled Pop Goes the Choir, will see the full choir, as well as its smaller off-shoots, The Persephone Singers, The Neptunes and The Chamber Choir, performing 22 pop tunes from the 60s to the 90s. Read more

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Barbara Chamberlin is loving the wordplay surrounding the Whitehorse Community Choir's upcoming Christmas show, Christmas Caliente. "It's music to warm your soul," she says deliciously. "To warm your Christmas." Read more

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The conductor of the Whitehorse Community Choir was explaining the name of the spring concert, All Hands On Deck, and wanted to ensure audiences knew that this would be clean fun. Read more

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