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Items by Patricia Abbott

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Concert: CBC/McGill Youth Choir Gala - 11th Edition
The CBC/McGill Youth Choir Gala - 11th Edition Celebrating Benjamin Britten’s Centenary Friday, November 8, 2013 • 7:30 p.m. with  McGill Conservatory Youth Choir, Amy Henderson, dir. Choeur des enfants de Montréal, Andrew Gray, dir. English Montreal School Board Senior Chorale, Patricia...
Comment: Re: Angels - NOT Christmas?
Eleanor Daley’s The Angels Will Guide You Home - Alliance Publishing Beautiful and moving...   Pat Abbott Montreal
Announcement: ACCC Announces Finalists in 2013 National Competition for Canadian Amateur Choirs
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE / POUR PUBLICATION IMMÉDIATE   The Association of Canadian Choral Communities announces the finalists in the 2013 National Competition for Canadian Amateur Choirs.  A treasured Canadian choral tradition, the prestigious ACCC National Competition for Canadian Amate...
Announcement: CAMMAC Music Centre 2013 Choral Highlights
Canadian Amateur Musicians/ Musiciens amateurs du Canada (CAMMAC) invites you to enjoy a musical vacation in the beautiful Quebec Laurentians, midway between Montreal and Ottawa. Situated on the shore of Lake MacDonald, the music camp offers a wide variety courses for adults, teens and children of...
Concert: Holy Week Concert in Montreal Featuring Pergolesi’s Stabat Mater
Palm Sunday, March 24, 2013 at 3 p.m. Chorale du Gesù, Patricia Abbott, dir. with François Zeitouni, organist Guest soloists: Véronique Gauthier, soprano, Charlotte Gagnon, mezzo-soprano Église du Gesù, 1202 de Bleury, Montreal (métro Place des Arts) Tickets: $15, available at the door ...
Comment: Re: singing vacations/holidays
Hello Nancy,   Consider Festival 500: Sharing the Voices in St. John’s, Newfoundland (Jul3 3 to 10 this year). This is one of the best festivals I have ever been to. You can sing in the Adult Massed Choir (this year conducted by Bob Chilcott), sing in the Festival Choir (conducted by Sandra Sn...
Concert: Canadian Connections III with guest conductor Maria Guinand
The Montreal Choral Insitute/Institut choral de Montréal presents Canadian Connections III with guest conductor, Maria Guinand (Venezuela) Sunday, February 10 - 7:30 p.m. St-Pierre Apôtre Church, corner La Visitation & René-Lèvesque (across from Maison Radio-Canada, métro Beaudry) ...
Comment: Re: It's About the Phrase: A Little Extra Pull
Thank you, Scott! I cannot wait to have my students hear this!   All the best, Pat Abbott Montreal
Comment: Re: Auld Lang Syne
Thank you, Scott, for your work throughout the year. Best wishes for a New Year filled with good health and good music.   Pat Abbott Montreal
Comment: Re: Holiday concert "finds
Under the Stars, One Holy Night by Jocelyn Hagen for SSA and children’s choir (we performed it with our senior and junior chorales), piano and two C instruments Beautiful!!!   Pat Abbott English Montreal School Board Chorale  
Comment: Re: Many Moods of Christmas
Still beautiful after all these years! Merry Christmas, Scott, and thank you and everyone involved with ChoralNet for all your work from which we all benefit.   Pat Abbott Montreal
Concert: Christmas Concert and Mass at the Gesù in Montreal
Christmas Eve, Monday, Dec. 24, 2012 at the Gesù Church, 1202 Bleury, Montreal, QC (Jesuit chapel; the service will be in French) Music provided by the Chorale du Gesù, Patricia Abbott, dir., Pierre Bélanger, sj, and Erik Oland, sj, cantors, organist François Zeitouni and Fréd...
Concert: Chorale du Gesù présents Voix célestes (Celestial Voices)
Chorale du Gesù (women’s choir) presents Voix célestes/ Celestial Voices Patricia Abbott, dir. Valérie Milot, harp Saturday, December 15, 2012 at 4 p.m. Redpath Hall (McGill University), Montreal Tickets: $25 at the door   PROGRAMME Extraits de A Ceremo...
Concert: English Montreal School Board Chorale Holiday Concert
The Annual EMSB Chorale Holiday Concert Marking World Choral Day Saturday, Dec. 8, 2012 at 4 p.m. Mountainside United Church, Westmount (Montreal) Freewill offering for the Salvation Army’s Christmas Campaign   Patricia Abbott, conductor - Marie-Eve Arseneau, asst. conductor - Anne-...
Concert: Ensemble vocal Cantivo - An A Cappella Holiday Feast
The Ensemble vocal Cantivo, based in the Laurentians north of Montreal, sings An A Cappella Holiday Feast. Three performances: Sunday, December 2 at 3:30 p.m., Église Val-Morin (St-Norbert), 6140 rue Morin, Val Morin, QC (Benefit for Maison Emmanuel) Thursday, December 6 at 7:30 p....
Concert: 10th Annual CBC/McGill Youth Choir Gala
CBC/McGill Series · 34th season Sunday, November 25, 2012 at  4:00 p.m. Pollack Hall, McGill University’s Schulich School of Music This concert will be recorded for CBC Music (cbcmusic.ca/concerts).  Chœur des enfants de Mont...
Concert: Ensemble vocal Cantivo - Fall concert in the Laurentians
Ensemble vocal Cantivo, a 20-voice group specializing in a cappella repertoire, presents a fall concert in the beautiful Laurentians north of Montreal. Patricia Abbott, dir.  Sunday, October 14, 2012 at 3:30 p.m. Ste-Adèle United Church, 1300, ch. du Chantecler, Ste-Adèle, QC...
Concert: Chorale du Gesù présents Histoires de femmes (Stories of women)
Chorale du Gesù Sunday, June 10, 2012 at 7:30 p.m. Dimanche 10 juin 19h30 • Salle Redpath (McGill), Montréal   PROGRAM Histoires de femmes (Stories of Women) Celebrating the 30th anniversary of Patricia Abbott as conductor Guest Soloists: Andrée de Repentigny, ...
Announcement: Podium 2012: Canada’s National Choral Music Conference is One Week Away!
With more than 25 dynamic workshops led by renowned clinicians, 11 concerts featuring stellar choirs and a number of special events, Podium 2012 promises to be one of the top choral events of the year in Canada. The conference takes place in Ottawa and starts Thursday, May 17 and runs through t...
Concert: EMSB Chorale’s Annual Spring Concert
Saturday, May 5, 2012 at 7:30 p.m. Oscar Peterson Hall, 7141 Sherbrooke W., Montreal English Montreal School Board Chorale 92 young choristers sing Spring is Here! Le printemps est arrivé! Conductor: Patricia Abbott; Assistant Conductor: Marie-Eve Arseneau Anne-Marie Denoncourt, piano; ...
Announcement: Podium 2012: Register by March 1st and pay the early-bird rate
Canada’s national choral music conference, Podium: 2012, is coming up soon. This Canadian choral celebration, featuring workshops, reading sessions and concerts by some of Canada’s best choirs, will be held in Ottawa for the first time May 17 to 20, 2012. Register by March 1st to benefit from th...
Announcement: Podium 2012: Canada’s National Choral Conference/Congrès national de chant choral
The Association of Canadian Choral Communities and Choirs Ontario are pleased to announce that online registration is now available for Podium 2012, Canada’s national choral conference May 17 to 20, 2012, at www.podium2012.ca. We invite you to join choral musicians from across Canada for a long we...
Choir: Chorale du Gesù (Montreal, Quebec, Canada)
Auditioned women’s choir based at the historic Gesù Church, a Jesuit chapel, in downtown Montreal. 2011-2012: 38 members Founded 1980 Conductor: Patricia Abbott Accompanists: Anne-Marie Denoncourt, pianist, and François Zeitouni, organist The choir produces two concerts a year (Christmas, spring...
Choir: English Montreal School Board Chorale (Montreal, Quebec, Canada)
Auditioned choir for students from Grades 4 to Secondary V who attend EMSB schools (some students outside the school board are accepted). Junior Chorale: Grades 4 to 6 (2011-2012: 60 members) Senior Chorale: high school students (Sec. I to V) (2011-2012: 40 members) Repertoire: classical, folk, cont...
Concert: Christmas Eve Concert and Service at the Gesù, Montreal
2011 CHRISTMAS CONCERT AND SERVICE AT THE GESÙ SATURDAY, DECEMBER 24, 2011 Église du Gesù, 1200 de Bleury, Montreal No tickets required Chorale du Gesù, Patricia Abbott, dir. Choir of Jesuit Novices, Erik Oland, dir. Stéfany Breton, trumpet François Zeitouni, organist CONCERT • 8:30 P.M. Cho...
Concert: EMSB Chorale’s Annual Holiday Concert
The English Montreal School Board Chorale, directed by Patricia Abbott and assistant conductor Marie-Eve Arseneau, presents its annual Holiday Concert on Saturday, December 10 at 4 p.m. at Mountainside United Church, 4000 The Boulevard, Westmount (Montreal), QC. With pianist Anne-Marie Denoncourt, a...
Concert: Minstrels of Hope from the Philippines in Montreal
The English Montreal School Board Chorale is pleased to host The Minstrels of Hope vocal ensemble from Manila for an informal friendship concert on Tuesday, October 11, at 7:30 p.m. The Minstrels of Hope is made up of young women aged 17 to 25 from Manila’s poorest quarters who seek to make a bett...
Concert: Ensemble vocal Cantivo Presents An A Cappella Bouquet in Old Montreal
The Ensemble vocal Cantivo, a chamber choir based in the Laurentians north of Montreal, presents An A Cappella Bouquet on Sunday, September 18, 2011 at 1:30 p.m. and 3:00 p.m. in the historic Notre-Dame-de-Bon-Secours Chapel in Old Montreal (400 St-Paul East, Montreal). Freewill contribution. PROGRA...
Comment: Re: Good handbook for singer's diction - Spanish
Hello, I have found Nico Castel’s A Singer’s Manual of Spanish Lyric Diction (Excalibur Publishing, NY) to be excellent. Also contains chapters on Latin American variants as well as Ladino. Patricia Abbott Montreal
Concert: Chorale du Gesù presents “Voyages spirituels et terrestres“
The Chorale du Gesù (women’s choir in its 31st season) presents Voyages spirituels et terrestres (Spiritual and Terrestrial Journeys) Patricia Abbott, conductor Anne-Marie Denoncourt, pianist Sunday, June 12 at 7:30 p.m. at Redpath Hall, 3461 McTavish, Montreal, on the McGill University Campus Ti...
Announcement: CAMMAC Lake MacDonald Music Centre Summer Camp 2011 Choral Highlights
CAMMAC’s Lake MacDonald Music Centre in the Quebec Laurentians is pleased to announce the following choral highlights of its summer 2011 camp program. June 26 to July 3 (Week 1) : Brahms’ Ein Deutsches Requiem (piano four-hands version), Matthias Maute, conductor July 3 to 10 (Week 2) : Excerpt...
Comment: Re: Looking for Directory of Canadian Choral Music Publishers
There are not many Canadian publishers of choral music, but here are three: Cypress Choral Music in Vancouver (www,cypresschoral.com Classica Music Publishers, in Burnaby, BC (Vancouver), www.classica.ca Kelman Hall Publishing, distributed by Music Plus Corp. in Kitchener, ON Hope this helps! Pat Ab...
Concert: English Montreal School Board Chorale Holiday Concert
Programme Marking the World Day of Choral Singing for Peace Soulignant la Journée monidale du chant choral pour la paix * indique les compositeurs et arrangeurs canadiens / denotes Canadian composers and arrangers Prelude: Montreal Citadel Band – Favourite Christmas Carols Montreal Citadel Band ...
Concert: Chorale du Gesù - Esprit des Fêtes! Spirit of the Holidays!
Sunday, Deember 19, 2010 at 3 p.m. Redpath Hall (McGill), 3461 McTavish, Montreal Tickets: $22 (available at the door) FIRST HALF PROGRAMME * INDIQUE LES COMPOSITEURS ET HARMONISATEURS CANADIENS/Canadian composers and arrangers Exsultate Cantamos Festivo Jay Althouse In the Chill of Bleak Midwinter ...
Concert: 8th Annual CBC-McGill Youth Choir Gala
Young Artists’ Series Sunday, November 28, 2010 at 4 p.m. Pollack Hall, Schulich School of Music, McGill University, 555 Sherbrooke St. W, Montreal, QC Tickets: $15/adults • $10/students & seniors • $5/children 12 and under PROGRAMME * indicates Canadian composers and arrangers • Angels...
Concert: Songs of War and Peace for Remembrance Day
Tuesday, November 9, 2010 at 12:05 p.m./Mardi 9 novembre 2010 à 12h05 Série Midi es musica series - Église du Gesù Church, 1202 de Bleury, Montreal, QC Free admission - suggested donation $5/ Entrée libre - don suggéré 5 $ CHORALE DU GESÙ women’s choir/choeur de femmes Patricia Abbott, dir...
Comment: Re: Your all time favorite SSA piece
High on my list is Pablo Casals’ Nigra sum. One of the most beautiful pieces I have ever conducted. Also: Srul Irving Glick’s Psalm Trilogy.
Concert: From Josquin to Vigneault
Ensemble vocal Cantivo, under the direction of Patricia Abbott, sings a program of a cappella music ranging from Josquin des Prés to Gilles Vigneault. Sunday, September 12, 2010 at 1:30 p.m. and again at 3:00 p.m. in the historic Notre-Dame-de-Bon-Secours Chapel in Old Montreal (400 St-Paul St. E.)...
Concert: Chorale du Gesù women’s choir celebrates 30 years
The Chorale du Gesù women’s choir of Montreal, under the direction of Patricia Abbott, celebrates its 30th anniversary with a concert on Sunday, June 27 at 7:30 p.m. in McGill´s Pollack Hall, 555 Sherbrooke St. West in Montreal. Special guest choir for this event is the Choeur Beauséjour women...
Comment: Re: Something "Different" for Young Singers
If you have not done this already, consider doing Lydia Adams’ Mi’kmaq Honour Song (publisher: Leslie Music Supply in Canada). I have done this successfully (as have many others in Canada) with a combined group of younger and older choristers. There is an aboriginal chant (unison, then in canon)...
Concert: EMSB Chorale 30th Anniversary Spring Gala
The English Montreal School Board Chorale celebrates its 30th anniversary Saturday, May 1, 2010 at 7:30 p.m. Oscar Peterson Hall, 7141 Sherbrooke St. West, Montreal Program Junior Chorale Farandole provençale (trad., arr. Stéphan Etcharry) Arirang (trad. Korea, arr. Sonja Poorman and Jonathan S. L...
Comment: Re: Moses Hogan paper on the history of the spiritual?
I do not have this handout, but it would be worth your time to consult André Thomas’ excellent book, Way Over in Beulah’ Lan´: Understanding and Performing the Negro Spiritual (Heritage Music Press). Patricia Abbott Montreal