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Season 42 (2020-21)

Educational mentorship initiative ‘We Rise Again’ Cross Canada Virtual Choral Tour

We Rise Again’ Cross-Canada Virtual Choral Tour
June 20, 2021 at 4:00pm
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EIS form a choir of 150 voices to celebrate this song of hope and optimism for the future. EIS are joined by 5 choirs from across Canada, including: Agincourt Madrigal Singers, Cape Breton Chorale, Thunder Bay Symphony Chorus, Whitehorse Community Choir and Wiarton Concert Choir. Audio & video production by Bryan Estabrooks, EstabrooksMedia.

Lydia Adams Interviews Whitehorse Community Choir’s Barbara Chamberlin
June, 2021
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Lydia Adams Interviews
Cape Breton Chorale’s Ryan Billington

June, 2021
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Lydia Adams Interviews
Thunder Bay Symphony Chorus’ Maria Fuller
June, 2021
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Lydia Adams Interviews
Agincourt Madrigal Singers’ James Pinhorn
May, 2021
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Lydia Adams Interviews
Wiarton Concert Choir’s Marla Spencer
May, 2021
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Announcement: Elmer Iseler Singers Cross Canada Virtual Choral Tour
May, 2021

Sheep May Safely Graze

In honour of Spring: Passover,
Easter & Ramadan April 1, 2021
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It’s a Long Way to Tipperary

In honour of St. Patrick’s Day
March 17, 2021
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Ave Verum

Guests of the Houston Chamber Choir’s Music Mondays podcast February 22, 2021
Click here for Episode 104 of the With One Accord Podcast

‘Ava Verum’ by Peter Togni; Elmer Iseler Singers; Lydia Adams, conductor; recorded live in concert at the Église Du Gesù Church in Montreal, Canada on April 27, 2019. With introductions by Artistic Directors Robert Simpson, Houston Chamber Choir and Lydia Adams, Elmer Iseler Singers.

In Flanders Fields

In honour of Remembrance Day
November 11, 2020
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Educational mentorship initiative

Lydia Adams interviews Carol & Brad Ratzlaff, VIVA Chamber Singers
October 14, 2020
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Elmer Iseler Singers sponsors & joins with VIVA Singers Toronto’s Chamber Singers (ages 18-30) in educational and collaborative sessions of mentorship with the EIS as vocal coaches in a study of Handel’s “Messiah” choruses, in a virtual situation.

Gloria

In honour of Thanksgiving
October 12, 2020
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2020-21 James T. Chestnutt Scholar

Lydia Adams interviews Sharang Sharma, the recipient for the 2020-2021 season James T. Chestnutt educational scholarship in choral conducting and singing.
September 10, 2020
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Season 41 (2019-2020)

Paradise: A Song of Georgian Bay

In honour of Summer festivals, including the Festival of the Sound, Parry Sound, Ontario
July 30, 2020
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Song for Canada

In honour of Canada Day
July 1, 2020
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Video introduction by Lydia Adams with Canada Day greetings and an interview with composer, Paul Halley.

Song for the Mira

In lieu of the annual EIS Strawberries & Champagne event
May 28, 2020
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Video introduction by Lydia Adams