Women of Note Chamber Singers is an enxemble of 24 experienced singers in Winnipeg, MB who work to develop a challenging and eclectic repetoire.
Artistic Director Patricia Rabson, WoN provides an opportunity for women of all levels of choral experience to work together to "make a joyful noise". With three diverse performance ensembles, WoN provides an enriched choral experience suited to the talents and personal needs of each and every member.
WoN Chorale auditions include the singing of O Canada, vocal exercises and ear tests. Auditionees for WoN Chamber Singers will be required to sing 2 contrasting pieces (an accompanist will be available so please bring copies of your selections), some vocal exercises and a sight reading test.
For more information or to book an audition, contact our Choir Manager.
Women of Note is a self-supporting, non-profit choir operated by the Women of Note Choir Board of Directors.
The costs for singers include:
Chorister fees - $100 (non-refundable registration fee + $200 ($100 / each term) = $300. Choir members must pay the fee, either in full or instalments with post-dated cheques, at the first rehearsal in September.
Concert tickets - Choristers are expected to sell a minimum of 5 tickets ($15 each) for the Christmas Concert and the Spring Fling.
Choir uniform - Each signer is responsible for their uniform ($120). Measurements are taken at the beginning of each term and uniforms are ordered from a company specializing in choral performance dress.
Choral music folder - available from the Choir Manager for $30.00.
Fundraising - Choristers are expected to participate in fundraising activities throughout the year. Annual fundraising projects include a poinsettia/wreath sale at the beginning of the holiday season.
Workshops - Choristers are responsible for some of the costs of the workshops, including special venues and meals. Specific costs will be communicated in due time.
The Women of Note Choir provides an opportunity for women to come together and make beautiful music, develop musicianship and vocal/choral excellence in a high-caliber performance choir, and foster friendship among choristers.