Vox Choirs Cabaret!

In 5 days! This year's combined choir fundraiser is a Cabaret-style evening featuring the talents of our own choir members, past and present! Continue reading

Celtic Joy

  • performed on March 25, 2018

Join Florivox Choir for a rousing afternoon celebrating Celtic music in all its forms, including traditional and contemporary pieces highlighting this beautiful musical tradition. Continue reading

The Heart Of Song

  • performed on March 17, 2018

Univox presents a celebration of the voice featuring Canada's premier a cappella group, Cadence. Embodying the joy that singing brings, these two ensembles will team up for one night to lift their collective voices in singing creative arrangements of popular songs Continue reading

Homeward Bound

  • performed on December 16, 2017

Join Florivox Choir in their first concert of the season. Reflecting on themes of warmth, hope, home and family, the choir will present a program of stunning choral works and holiday favourites. Continue reading

News

Felix Mendelssohn’s Elijah with Masterworks of Oakville

Masterworks of Oakville and Univox present:

Felix Mendelssohn's

Elijah

May 7, 2016, 8pm
St. Matthew Catholic Church, 1150 Monks Passage, Oakville.
Adult $30, Senior $25, Student $10, Children under 10 free.
Tickets at http://masterworksofoakville.ca

May 8, 2016, 4pm
Metropolitan United Church, 56 Queen St E, Toronto.

Masterworks of Oakville and Univox team up to present the epic story of the prophet Elijah and his opposition of the worship of Ba'al. Conducted by Charles Demuynck.

Charlene Pauls, soprano
Christina Stelmacovich, mezzo-soprano
Chris Fischer, tenor
Daniel Hambly, bass

Adult $30, Senior $25, Student $10, Children under 10 free.  univoxchoir.org/tickets

 

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Upcoming concerts

Selena Wong has created some beautiful art for the upcoming Univox concert, you can see it here in our Wholenote ad:

Univox Choirs April 2016 concerts

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Dec 11: Great Joy!

Univox presents:

Great Joy!

Friday, December 11

8:00pm

Al Green Theatre, Miles Nadal JCC

750 Spadina Avenue

Join Univox for our holiday concert on Dec 11 as we present the gospel cantata Great Joy, by Joubert, McElroy and Red.  The work will feature a 5-piece band led by keyboardist Lucas Marchand, joined by Chris Tsujiuchi, (piano); Ryan Luchuck (bass guitar); Alejandro Céspedes (percussion); Kevin Mendes (drums).  You'll hear a range of gospel styles with solos by members of the choir.  Also on the program are a variety of shorter choral works for the season.

We encourage you to get your tickets early (at a discount!) as this performance is likely to sell-out.

A portion of the proceeds will be donated to CommunityOne.

Two concerts:

Wednesday, Dec 9, 8pm
Friday, Dec 11, 8pm

Al Green Theatre, Miles Nadal JCC, 750 Spadina Avenue

Tickets $25 / $20 (student/senior/advance).  univoxchoir.org/tickets

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O Sweetest of Songs

Florivox presents:

O Sweetest of Songs
The Music of Life, Love & Light

Sunday, December 13

7:00pm

Grace Church on the Hill

300 Lonsdale Road

Florivox of Univox Choirs Toronto, brings light to the season featuring works by Eleanor Daley, Ramona Luengen, David MacIntyre and Randall Stroope.  Tahirih Vejdani, Conductor; Alyssa Ramsay, cello; John Ebata, piano & synth; Waleed Abdulhamid, percussion.

A portion of the proceeds will be donated to the Red Door Family Shelter.
Sunday, Dec 13, 7pm

Grace Church on the Hill, 300 Lonsdale Road

Tickets $20 / $15 (student/senior/advance).  univoxchoir.org/tickets

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Dec 9: Great Joy!

Univox presents:

Great Joy!

Wednesday, December 9

8:00pm

Al Green Theatre, Miles Nadal JCC

750 Spadina Avenue

 

Join Univox for our holiday concert on Dec 9 & 11 as we present the gospel cantata Great Joy, by Joubert, McElroy and Red.  The work will feature a 5-piece band led by keyboardist Lucas Marchand, joined by Chris Tsujiuchi, (piano); Ryan Luchuck (bass guitar); Alejandro Céspedes (percussion); Kevin Mendes (drums).  You'll hear a range of gospel styles with solos by members of the choir.  Also on the program are a variety of shorter choral works for the season.

We encourage you to get your tickets early (at a discount!), particularly for Friday's performance, as both performances are likely to sell-out.

A portion of the proceeds will be donated to CommunityOne.

Two concerts:

Wednesday, Dec 9, 8pm
Friday, Dec 11, 8pm

Al Green Theatre, Miles Nadal JCC, 750 Spadina Avenue

Tickets $25 / $20 (student/senior/advance).  univoxchoir.org/tickets

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4 Songs by Melanie Doane

Florivox will be performing some of Melanie Doane's work at This Woman's Work on Sun, May 24, Florivox' final concert of the season.

Here are some of her videos included at Sunday's performance:

Adam's Rib

Happy Homemaker

The Stupider I Am

Every Little Thing

An accomplished singer, songwriter, musician, and performer - Juno Award winning Melanie Doane has been prominent in the Canadian music landscape for over 15 years. She has released seven albums, written many chart topping singles (“Adam’s Rib”, “Goliath”, “Still Desire You”, etc.), had her music featured on hit TV shows such as Brothers and Sisters, Being Erica, Flashpoint, and Buffy the Vampire Slayer, and traveled numerous times across Canada and the U.S. on various tours, both as a solo artist and opening for Jann Arden, Great Big Sea, and Sarah McLachlan.

In 2012, Melanie was cast as the Songwoman in the Tony-award winning play "WAR HORSE", performing 8 shows a week for a year at the Princess of Wales Theatre. Following "WAR HORSE", Melanie embarked on CPR’s Holiday Train Tour, performing 80 shows in three weeks across Canada in support of local food banks. This was Melanie’s fourth time performing on the tour.

Last year, Melanie officially launched Uschool, her music education program that currently serves over 400 students in Toronto elementary schools. Uschool is based off of Melanie's father's (Chalmers Doane) famous Ukulele in the Classroom program. Chalmers is an Order of Canada recipient for his contributions to music education.

While not teaching or being a busy mom to Theo and Rosie, Melanie continues to write and record new music and loves performing live. Her new single "Up To The Light" is available on iTunes now.

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Creo Animam

Univox presents:

Creo Animam

Tuesday, June 2
7:30pm
Daniels Spectrum, Ada Slaight Hall
585 Dundas Street East

Please join us on Tuesday June 2 for our annual end-of-season concert, Creo Animam, a multimedia concert curated by futurist and digital artist, Ryan Kelln. The show will investigate the social implications of the acceleration of technology, the evolution of artificial intelligence, and the collision of transparency/privacy. The repertoire consists of contemporary traditional choral works along with pop and science-fiction mash-ups. Works by Whitacre, Powell, Hogan, and arrangements by Univox members and guest composers. Portion of proceeds will be donated to OpenMedia.org, an award-winning community-based organization that safeguards the possibilities of the open Internet, working toward informed and participatory digital policy by engaging hundreds of thousands of people in protecting online rights.

 

Tuesday, June 2, 7:30pm
Ada Slaight Hall, Daniels Spectrum, 585 Dundas St East
Tickets are pay-what-you-can.  univoxchoir.org/tickets
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This Woman’s Work

Florivox presents:

This Woman's Work

Sunday, May 24
4:00pm
First Unitarian Church
175 St Clair Avenue West

Please join us on Sunday May 24 for our final concert of the season! Florivox, of Univox Choirs Toronto, presents a concert of songs which explore the unique bond between a mother and daughter. Works by Bush, Caccini, Barnell, and Joel.

Frances Farrell, Conductor
Lindsay Foote, Apprentice Conductor
Melanie Doane, Guest Artist

 

Sunday, May 24, 4:00pm
First Unitarian Church, 175 St Clair Avenue West
$25 / $20 (Seniors/Students and in advance) / Free (under 18 yrs).  univoxchoir.org/tickets

This Woman's Work

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Past Melodies: A Global Journey

Florivox presents:

Past Melodies: A Global Journey

Friday, March 13
7:30pm
First Unitarian Church
175 St Clair Avenue West

Please join us on Friday March 13 for our first March concert!

Choristers will present a veritable world-wind tour of choral textures and timbres. This trans-continental journey will take you to Africa, Asia, Australia, Europe, South America, and North America. Don't forget your passports!


Frances Farrell, Conductor
Lindsay Foote, Apprentice Conductor

Guest Artists:
Mark Ramsay, piano
Marsha Coffey, percussion

 

Friday, March 13, 7:30pm
First Unitarian Church, 175 St Clair Avenue West
$20 / $15 (Seniors/Students and in advance) / Free (under 18 yrs).  univoxchoir.org/tickets
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Kühl / Caliente

Univox presents:

Kühl / Caliente

Saturday, March 28
7:00pm
Christ Church Deer Park
1570 Yonge Street

Please join us on Saturday March 28 for our annual March concert. Univox will donate a portion of the concert proceeds to our local charity partner, Doctors Without Borders, helping people worldwide where the need is greatest, delivering emergency medical aid to people affected by conflict, epidemics, disasters or exclusion from health care.

 

Saturday, March 28, 7:00pm
Christ Church Deer Park, 1570 Yonge St.
$25 / $20 (Seniors/Students and in advance) / Free (under 18 yrs).  univoxchoir.org/tickets
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