Our Programs

At the Oakville Choir for Children and Youth, 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 co-ed introduction to choral singing and music for JK/SK/Grade 1 boys and girls. This 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.

Conductors
Kate Wright and Erica Astles

Full-year tuition: $525
Rehearsals: Tuesdays 5:00–5:30pm
Ages: 4–6 (grades JK-1) co-ed

Raise Her Voice – Cherub

Raise Her Voice Cherub is comprised of singers in grades 2 to 4. In this ensemble, our youngest singers are introduced to the foundations of choral singing and music theory fostering independence and confidence.

Conductors
Kate Wright and Gwenna Fairchild-Taylor

Full-year tuition: $1000
Rehearsals: Tuesdays 6:00–6:45
Ages: 7–9 (grades 2-4) girls

A Few Good Men In Training

Comprised of boys in grades 2 and 3, and lays the vocal and musical foundation boys need to thrive in A Few Good Men.

Collaborative Pianist
Yvonne Choi

Full-year tuition: $1000
Rehearsals: Wednesdays 5:45–6:30pm
Ages: 7–9 (grades 2-4) boys

Raise Her Voice – Junior

Raise Her Voice Junior is a training choir for girls from grade 5 and 6, focusing on continued musical development. The more experienced singers in RHV Junior collaborate with the Raise Her Voice singers in a unique mentorship program each season.

Conductor Dr. Sarah Morrison | Collaborative Pianist Cheryl Duvall
Full-year tuition: $1375
Rehearsals: Mondays 5:00–6:00pm
Ages: 10–13 (grades 5-8) girls

A Few Good Men

A Few Good Men is one of Canada’s most exciting and dynamic male choirs. AFGM is a true team-based environment where everyone is supported and accepted. The wide range in ages (grades 4 to 12) allows for strong mentor/mentee relationships to form naturally, and creates a foundation for powerful learning, development, and long-lasting friendships.

Collaborative Pianist
Yvonne Choi

Full-year tuition: $1375
Rehearsals: Wednesdays 7:00–8:45pm
Ages: 9–19 (grades 5-12) boys

Raise Her Voice

Raise Her Voice 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. Raise Her Voice 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 grade 7 to 12, RHV singers are empowered to contribute artistically through collaboration, improvisation, and sharing. The girls of Raise Her Voice work together to build a dynamic sisterhood through singing.

Conductor
Thomas Burton

Collaborative Pianist
Cheryl Duvall

Full-year tuition: $1725
Rehearsals: Monday 6:30–8:30pm
Ages: 14–19 (grades 9-12) girls

Raise Her Voice Chamber Choir

Raise Her Voice Chamber is a select group of choristers from “Raise Her Voice” 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. Sarah Morrison and Dr. Charlene Pauls

Associate Conductor
Natalie Fasheh

Full-year tuition: $330 (in addition to Raise Her Voice full-year tuition)
Rehearsals: Every other Tuesday 7:00-8:45pm
Ages: 14-19 (grades 9-12) girls, auditioned. All singers who are part of RHV Chamber are also part of RHV.