Market Square Series: Shallaway Youth Choir - Stratford Summer Music

Market Square Series In 2019, Stratford Summer Music will offer free, inclusive, weekly, high-quality cultural, ‘shareable moments’ programming in Stratford’s Market Square called Market Square Series for the six-weeks of our festival. Please bring your lawn chairs and blankets.  Rain venue for all performances is at The Avondale.

Shallaway Youth Choir is an internationally recognized and celebrated organization that is dedicated to exploring, developing, and celebrating cultural expression through choral music. Shallaway aims to foster independent musicianship and leadership in their choristers to empower the next generation of artistic innovators in Newfoundland and Labrador. Through their commitment to artistic excellence, youth learn the value of independence, discipline, and confidence, while also gaining a sense of pride and identity as Newfoundlanders and Labaradorians.

Founded in 1992, Shallaway Youth Choir is a highly-accomplished youth organization that expresses itself through choral music. Over the years, Shallaway has achieved both artistic and cultural acclaim and is now recognized as one of the world’s finest choirs. Not only has Shallaway placed first in several national and international competitions, but has also received numerous invitations to perform around the province, the country, and the world.

The choir actively seeks out new ways to connect with other cultures in a progressive way.  Steeped in the rich musical traditions of Newfoundland, Labrador and Canada, Shallaway has embraced the music of other cultures, with some 41 languages in our current repertoire. They continue to develop a dynamic program of intercultural outreach and exchange which has built cultural bridges throughout Canada, North and South America, Britain, Europe, Scandinavia, and Asia.

Please note, the rain venue for all Market Square events will be the Avondale, 194 Avondale Avenue.

Cost: Free

When: Tuesday Jul. 16th, 2019
Where: Stratford Market Square, 1 Wellington Street MAP
Contact: 519-271-2101 ext 5
info@stratfordsummermusic.ca