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Looking ahead

We're so looking forward to singing for you again in 2022! We will start rehearsing for our spring concert, tentatively scheduled for May 14th, in January 2022. In the meantime, we are singing for pleasure, getting ourselves back into the routine of being together, and getting our voices back into shape!

Well, this didn't happen: 

May 9th 2020 - 7:00 p.m.
Last Night of the Proms with the Huronia Symphony
- a tribute to the great British musical tradition!

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King Edward Choir at its May 2018 concert at Collier Street United Church

Thanks to artist and friend, Carolyn Breen

March 25, 2019

King Edward Choir is joined in its May concert by the Valen Ensemble. Cellist, John Trembath founded the Valen Ensemble in 2002. The members come from the major ensembles in Southern Ontario.  They may be seen in concert and heard on recordings with the Toronto, Kitchener-Waterloo and Hamilton symphonies, Esprit Orchestra, Trillium Brass, Stratford and Shaw Festivals as well as in major musical theatre productions.


March 2, 2019

King Edward Choir and the Barrie Concert Band performed "Last Night of the Proms" to a sold-out crowd of over 500! Conductors Oliver Balaburski and Peter Voisey led the ensembles through a rousing evening that had the flag-waving crowd on its feet.  

February 21, 2018

Daniel Cabena joins King Edward Choir in Bernstein's Missa Brevis

Renowned Canadian countertenor, Daniel Cabena, will be the soloist in our May 5th presentation of Leonard Bernstein's 1988 masterwork, Missa Brevis

February 20, 2018

King Edward Choir +

Barrie Concert Band in 2019!

Announcing a first-time collaboration between two of Barrie's long-standing music groups:

"Last Night of the Proms".

This event happens on March 2nd, 2019, so mark your calendars!

August 21, 2017

Oliver Balaburski is new Artistic Director of the King Edward Choir

The choir is thrilled to announce  Maestro Oliver Balaburski as its new Artistic Director. Well-known in the Barrie music community as an orchestral conductor, Oliver now turns his considerable talents to the choral repertoire, as he leads the King Edward Choir in its 66th season.

March 30, 2017

Artistic Director Floydd Ricketts announces resignation from King Edward Choir after 2016-2017 season.

After 6 seasons with KEC, Floydd Ricketts has announced that he will be resigning from his position as conductor of the King Edward Choir.  Floydd has been admitted to the Doctor of Music program at McGill University and he and his family will be moving to Montréal in September.  He will be missed and we wish him the very best.

King Edward Choir thanks its supporters and sponsors

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