News and Upcoming Events
Come Join Us For Our Spring Concert
On May 29, 2016 at 3pm, Atlantic Voices celebrates a giant among Canadian songwriters, Cape Breton's own Allister MacGillivray. Join us for Songs of Home: A Celebration of Allister MacGillivray. One of Cape Breton's true artistic treasures, MacGillivray is the composer of Maritime classics such as Song For the Mira, Coaltown Road, Song for Peace and Away From the Roll of the Sea.
We are pleased to present a selection of his most popular songs, as well as other treasures from the MacGillivray songbook, newly arranged especially for this concert. We are also thrilled to be presenting special guest Ciarán MacGillivray, Aliister's son and member of The Cottars. We're excited that our friends in the Castenchel Choir are also joining us for a number of songs in our concert.
Doors open at 2pm and the concert starts at 3 pm at Centretown United Church, 507 Bank Street. Pre-show entertainment with our resident house band Fumblin' Fingers starting at 2:15. Silent auction and refreshments afterward.
Tickets are $15 in advance until May 27/$20 @ the door, free for children 12 and under. For tickets:
- Contact any chorister - or -
- Call Hannie: 613.722.9240 - or -
- Request tickets via mail - or -
- Visit The Leading Note (370 Elgin St.)
Anyone wishing to place an ad in our collectable program please check out the options. The program will be seen by more than 400 people on concert day and beyond and is a great bang for your advertising dollar.
Special Concert Guest
Atlantic Voices is thrilled to announce that we wil lbe joined in our spring concert by Ciarán MacGillivray, Allister's son and member of The Cottars. Ciarán will help make the celebration of his father's music even more special by performing a few songs. We are incredibly happy to have him with us.
A Special Concert
Monday June 27 we will be holding a joint concert with Aurora Women's Chorus of Newfoundland at Orleans United Church. The concert will include songs from our spring concert, plus a few selections from our January show.
100th Anniversary of The Battle of Beaumont Hamel
July 1st, 2016 marks the one-hundredth anniversary commemoration of the Newfoundland Regiment at the Battle of Beaumont-Hamel. Once again this year, Atlantic Voices will be participating in the memorial. This year the ceremony will take place at the War Museum due to the ongoing construction at the War Memorial.