Strawberries and Champagne by the Lake

Strawberries and Champagne by the Lake

Canada’s Elmer Iseler Singers
Lydia Adams, Conductor and Artistic Director
invite you to join us on 

Sunday, May 28, 2023, 2:00 - 5:00 pm
Toronto Hunt Club, 1355 Kingston Road

Welcome back to our unique setting on Lake Ontario – a ‘hidden jewel’ between the beaches and the bluffs. Participate in our amazing spring silent auction, enjoy light refreshments and spend a delightful musical afternoon with Canada’s Elmer Iseler Singers, Lydia Adams, conductor.

Celebrate with us as we honour
Lydia Adams’ 25th year as
Conductor and Artistic Director of
the Elmer Iseler Singers. 

Tickets: $100 (appropriate 2023 tax receipts will be issued)

More information and tickets are available online, click the button below or call 416-217-0537.

Proceeds from this annual fundraising event will support the Elmer Iseler Singers’ outstanding musical performances, workshops and educational activities throughout the GTA, around Ontario and across Canada.

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A video invitation from Lydia Adams

Click below to listen to Lydia Adams speak about the Elmer Iseler Singers’ online event, Strawberries and Champagne “At Home” – premiering this Sunday, June 12, 2022 at 4:00 pm EDT.

Thank you, so very much, for making our past EIS fundraisers resounding successes and hope you will join us, once again. The beauty of the music will enthrall your heart.

To receive your personal invitation, please consider a donation towards the work of the choir by a gift online with PayPal Giving FundCanada Helps or calling the EIS office at 416-217-0537. A 2022 donation tax receipt will be issued for the full amount of your donation.

If you are mailing in a cheque, please reply by email to with your response, noting this concert, by Friday, June 10, 2022 so that we can send you the Zoom invitation for this concert. Your donation will also give you access to our event replay to June 26, 2022.

!! Let’s get together Sunday, June 12th, 2022, at 4 p.m. !!

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Official announcement of Sherry & Shortbread ‘At Home’

Lydia Adams Announces Sherry & Shortbread 'At Home' 2021

Elmer Iseler Singers’ Artistic Director, Lydia Adams, introduces our annual Sherry & Shortbread seasonal concert and fundraising event on December 19, 2021 at 4:00pm.

Please watch for further details.

Visit our event page for more information!

Your donation towards the work of the choir, through PayPal Giving Fund, Canada Helps or calling the EIS office at 416-217-0537, gives you access to our event.

For other ways to donate visit the EIS donate page. 2021 donation tax receipts will be issued for full amount.

Proceeds from this celebration will support the Elmer Iseler Singers’ return to live musical performances, world premieres, community workshops, and educational activities throughout the GTA, around Ontario, and across Canada.           

Please join us for this uplifting time together!

Around the Bay Race for EIS

The Elmer Iseler Singer Around the Bay Race Runners

John Buchanan, with his 30K run medal
John Buchanan, with his 30K run medal

Mar. 31, 2019: Board Member – John Buchanan, ran the full 30k Around The Bay road race and EIS Singers – Michael Sawarna and Graham Robinson, ran the 5k Around The Bay race in support of the Elmer Iseler Singers. Together they collected over $2,100 supporting the 2019 EIS tours bringing great choral music to Northern Canada.

Graham Robinson and Michael Sawarna after the 5K race
Graham Robinson and Michael Sawarna after the 5K race

We are grateful to our runners and for the generosity of all their donors in helping us achieve the choir’s goal of making Classical Choral Music accessible in every corner of Canada.