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In-Person Auditions Set for August 24, 2024!

If your child is looking for new friendships, and a fun and caring environment with world-class musical training, Shallaway is for them! Here’s what awaits at the audition: Your child can showcase their talent with any song they’re comfortable with – whether it’s a Broadway hit, a chart-topper, a cultural melody, or even “Happy Birthday.” … Continued

Japan Tour 2024: A Musical and Cultural Journey

Shallaway Youth Choir is embarking on an incredible tour to Japan, filled with amazing workshops, cultural exchanges, and performances. Here’s a sneak peek at our itinerary: 🎶 July 27 – Workshops and cultural sharing with The Kyoto Junior Chorus. 🎤 July 30 – Concert at the Cultural Museum of Kyoto. 🕊️ July 31 – Performance … Continued

Acclaimed Conductor Panda van Proosdij to Lead Movement Workshops

Shallaway Youth Choir is thrilled to welcome the world’s leading choral movement specialist to Newfoundland and Labrador. Originally from Holland, Panda van Proosdij is a highly respected figure in the world of choral arts, renowned for her expertise in movement and expression. Her first time in Canada, van Proosdij will spend ten days, March 3-12, … Continued

Big congratulations to our Nobile Jr. Ensemble!

We are thrilled to announce that following an outstanding performance at the 2024 Provincial Music Festival, Nobile Jr. has been selected to represent Newfoundland and Labrador at the National Music Festival. Thank you to our conductor Robert Colbourne and accompanist Andrea Lane Gardner. Also, a special shoutout to Shallaway Chorister Aoife Strand for her award … Continued

Shallaway Youth Choir Welcomes “Terra” to Its Musical Family

Shallaway Youth Choir is thrilled to announce the official name of our newest ensemble: Terra. This name, inspired by the Latin word for “earth,” beautifully encapsulates the essence and spirit of our newcomer’s choir. Terra represents not just the ground beneath our feet, but the shared home of all humanity, reflecting the diverse backgrounds and … Continued

New pilot program for newcomer children

This week, Shallaway Youth Choir launched an exciting pilot program for newcomer children in partnership with elementary schools in the St. John’s area. Shallaway professionals are working with music teachers at Bishop Abraham and St. Andrews, beginning ensembles specifically targeting children newly arrived to our province. Choristers in these ensembles will sing and learn together … Continued

We’re grateful to the TELUS Friendly Future Foundation

We’re grateful to the TELUS Friendly Future Foundation for sponsoring sensory tools and musical instruments to engage and support individuals with sensory sensitivities during rehearsals and performances. Our Lauda ensemble will benefit greatly from this generous grant. Envisioned to embrace diversity and inclusion and to challenge norms and practices around music-making, Lauda provides an enriching … Continued

Notice of Annual General Meeting

To: All Members   TAKE NOTICE that the Annual General Meeting (the “meeting”) of Shallaway Youth In Chorus Inc., will be held vat 7:30 p.m. on Thursday, October 19 for the following purposes:  1.      To receive the Joint Report from the Board Chair, Artistic and Executive Directors 2.      To approve the minutes of the Annual … Continued

Help us, rise up!

For 31 years, Shallaway has relied on our community’s kindness and performed on borrowed risers. However, as we grow, diversify our performance spaces and artistic activities, these structures no longer meet our needs. With a monthly donation of $10, or a one time donation of any amount, you can help us purchase our very first … Continued

Exsultate back from the Cork International Choral Festival, Ireland

Our newest ensemble Exsultate represented Canada in the 2023 Fleischmann International Trophy Competition at the Cork International Choral Festival. They were ecstatic about their performance and held their own on a stage of the world’s best choral ensembles.  After the awards ceremony, Conductor Kellie Walsh said, “This is a hugely proud day. Exsultate received a … Continued