The Elmer Iseler Singers (EIS), conducted by artistic director Lydia Adams, enters its 38th Anniversary Season in 2016/17. This 20- voice fully-professional choral ensemble, founded by the late Dr. Elmer Iseler in 1979, has built an enviable reputation throughout Canada, the United States and internationally through concerts, broadcasts and recordings — performing repertoire that spans 500 years, with a focus on Canadian composers.      EIS present a five-concert series in Toronto each season, and are featured at concerts, workshops, and festivals throughout Canada. Touring is also a major component of EIS activities, with a seven-city Western Canada concert and workshop tour on April 19-29, 2017.      Annually, EIS sponsors choral workshops through their GET MUSIC! Educational Outreach Initiative for secondary school conductors and choirs, concluding with a joint public performance.      In addition to her work with EIS, Lydia Adams is conductor and artistic director of the Amadeus Choir. In September 2016 the women from both EIS and Amadeus Choir, along with the Toronto Children’s Chorus, will join with the TSO to perform Mahler Symphony No. 3. Then in February 2017, EIS and Amadeus Choir will join with the TSO (Stéphane Denève, conductor) for the Fauré Requiem      Lydia Adams was the Artist Recipient of the 2013 Ontario Premier’s Award for Excellence in the Arts  and the 2012 winner of the Roy Thomson Hall Award of Recognition from the Toronto Arts Foundation.      The Elmer Iseler Singers are a 2014 National Choral Award recipient.     
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The Elmer Iseler Singers

(EIS), conducted by

artistic director Lydia

Adams, enters its 38th 

Anniversary Season in 

2016/17. This 20-voice fully-professional choral 

ensemble, founded by the late Dr. Elmer Iseler

in 1979, has built an enviable reputation

throughout Canada, the United States and

internationally through concerts, broadcasts and

recordings — performing repertoire that spans

500 years, with a focus on Canadian composers.

     EIS present a five-concert series in Toronto

each season, and are featured at concerts,

workshops, and festivals throughout Canada.

Touring is also a major component of EIS

activities, with a seven-city Western Canada

concert and workshop tour on April 19-29, 2017.

     Annually, EIS sponsors choral workshops

through their GET MUSIC! Educational Outreach

Initiative for secondary school conductors and

choirs, concluding with a joint public

performance.

     In addition to her work with EIS, Lydia Adams

is conductor and artistic director of the

Amadeus Choir. In September 2016 the women

from both EIS and Amadeus Choir, along with

the Toronto Children’s Chorus, will join with the

TSO to perform Mahler Symphony No. 3. Then in

February 2017, EIS and Amadeus Choir will join

with the TSO (Stéphane Denève, conductor) for

the Fauré Requiem

 

     Lydia Adams was the Artist Recipient of the

2013 Ontario Premier’s Award for Excellence in

the Arts and the 2012 winner of the Roy

Thomson Hall Award of Recognition from the

Toronto Arts Foundation.

     The Elmer Iseler Singers are a 2014 National

Choral Award recipient.

Choir History
2016-2017  Our 38th Season
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Website by Verity Graphics