OUR ENSEMBLES

We provide mentorship, leadership training, and opportunities that give children and youth a chance to demonstrate their leadership skills and build great communication skills. Our programs empower our choristers with exceptional music education and help express themselves and build confidence both in and outside of the classroom.

LITTLE VOICES

A fun and enriching introduction to choral singing and music for JK/SK/Grade 1 boys and girls. The program is an early music education program designed to expose singers to all types of music-making and music literacy through singing, movement, percussion, and expression. No vocal placement is necessary.

Conductor: Kate Wright 

Rehearsals at Central Baptist Church

Group 1: Mondays 4:30-5:00pm
Group 2: Mondays 5:15-5:45pm
Group 3: Tuesdays 4:15-4:45pm
Group 4: Tuesdays 5:00-5:30pm

Ages: 4-6 (grades JK-1) co-ed

GROWING VOICES

Growing Voices is comprised of singers in grades 2 to 5. In this ensemble, our youngest singers are introduced to the foundations of choral singing and music theory fostering independence and confidence.

Conductors: Kate Wright & Walter Mahabir

Rehearsals (Group 1): Tuesdays 5:50-6:50 pm
Central Baptist Church
Rehearsals (Group 2): Wednesdays 4:45-5:45 pm
St. John’s United Church

Ages: 7-10 (grades 2-5), co-ed.

VIBRANT VOICES

Vibrant Voices is a training choir for girls from grade 5 to 8, focusing on continued musical development. The more experienced singers in Vibrant Voices collaborate with the United Voices singers in a unique mentorship program each season.

Conductor: Maria Conkey
Collaborative Pianist: Cheryl Duvall

Rehearsals: Mondays 4:30-6:00pm
Central Baptist Church
Ages: Girls Treble Voices

BRAVE VOICES

Comprised of boys with treble voices, Brave Voices is a boys choir that focuses on continued musical development and prepares young singers for our senior boys choir. Brave Voices collaborates regularly with our Senior Boys choir, Noble Voices. 

Conductor: Walter Mahabir
Assistant Conductor: Daniel Webb
Collaborative Pianist: Yvonne Choi

Rehearsals: Wednesdays 6:00-7:30 pm
St. John’s United Church

Ages: Boys – Beginner Treble Voices

UNITED VOICES

United Voices (formerly RHV Sr.) is known across Canada as a vocal ensemble with a high standard of artistic interpretation and performance excellence. This ensemble has achieved national and international recognition over the past 24 years, most recently with a Gold Medal win at the 8th World Choir Games in Riga, Latvia. United Voices has also recorded five CDs, premiered over a dozen choral commissions, and developed thriving partnerships with community organizations such as ErinoaKids Centre and ArtHouse. Ranging in age from 13-19, singers are empowered to contribute artistically through collaboration, improvisation, and sharing. The girls of United Voices work together to build a dynamic sisterhood through singing.

Conductor: Maria Conkey
Collaborative Pianist: Cheryl Duvall

Rehearsals: Mondays 6:15-9:00pm
Central Baptist Church

Ages: 13-19, girls treble voices

NOBLE VOICES

Noble Voices is one of Canada’s most exciting and dynamic male choirs. It is a true team-based environment where everyone is supported and accepted. The wide range in ages allows for strong mentor/mentee relationships to form naturally, and creates a foundation for powerful learning, development, and long-lasting friendships.

Conductor: Walter Mahabir
Assistant Conductor: Daniel Webb
Collaborative Pianist: Yvonne Choi

Rehearsals: Wednesdays 6:00–8:30pm
St. John’s United Church

Ages: Boys – Advanced SATB Voices

CHAMBER VOICES

Chamber Voices is a select group of choristers who have attained a high level of vocal skill and musicianship. These singers are frequently called upon to serve as ambassadors for our community and leaders within the organization. This ensemble has also achieved notable national and international recognition through competition achievements and collaborative choral work.

Conductors: Dr. Charlene Pauls & Maria Conkey
Collaborative Pianist: Janet Correia

Rehearsals: Every other Tuesday 7:00-9:00 pm
Central Baptist Church

Ages: Girls – Advanced Treble