September is “Bring a Guest” to Singers

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Old friends and new gathered last Wednesday night for the Peterborough Singers’ first rehearsal of the season. The choir tried out a new seating arrangement – it’s a challenge to mix and match 100+ voices! – and welcomed at least … Continued

PS Alumna Melody Thomas Wins Arts Award

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Local soprano soloist and vocal music teacher Melody Thomas was honoured on Friday, May 25. She became an inaugural winner of the Peterborough Arts Award in the category of Outstanding Emerging Artist. Melody began singing with Peterborough Singers when she … Continued

Elijah: The Fire Descends

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Right from its first performance in August 1846, before an audience of two thousand that had packed the Birmingham Town Hall, Mendelssohn’s Elijah was a hit. The Times raved, eight numbers were encored, and Mendelssohn himself, who conducted the premiere, … Continued

Raffle Tickets on Sale!

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The annual Peterborough Singers February fundraising raffle is back. And tickets are on sale from the office or from any choir member. Telephone 705-745-1820 or email. This year’s second prize is a Bose Bluetooth speaker, just what any Canadian needs … Continued

Excitement Builds as Singers Rehearse Messiah

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The Peterborough Singers’ annual presentation of Handel’s Messiah is just a little over a week away (December 18), and excitement is building as current Singers and alumni gather to rehearse this beloved oratorio. This year will be remarkable in many ways. Barring … Continued

Un-Concert Moments

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The 2017 Un-Concert was a success all around, as a fundraiser and as an evening of good fun. The Singers had a larger audience than ever before, and the acts were varied and very entertaining. Artistic Director Syd Birrell got … Continued