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Sing Fires for Justice for Stolen Sisters



Sing Fires of Justice for Stolen Sisters

Sing Fires of Justice Choral Workshop October 5 and 6, 2013

Benefit for The Good Hearted Women Singers

Come and experience the spiritual gifts of a unique sacred choral retreat weekend with focus on ‘Stolen Sisters’, exploring social justice issues faced by Aboriginal women. The Good Hearted Women Singers are a local group of women singers and drummers who offer healing and renewal to aboriginal women. The weekend will culminate in a benefit concert featuring The Good Hearted Women Singers, First Nations story-teller Lee Maracle, Wilfrid Laurier Chapel Choir, Laurier Singers, and the mass community choir – that’s you!

 

A collaboration among Waterloo Lutheran Seminary, Laurier Centre for Music in the Community, and RCCO Waterloo-Wellington


Where: St. Matthews Lutheran Church, 54 Benton Street (corner of Charles and Benton)

When: Saturday, October 5, coffee and donuts at 9:00a.m.; choral workshop 9:30 – 12:30, snack provided.

Sunday, October 6: rehearsal 3:00 – 5:30. Supper is provided.

Concert: Sunday, October 2, 7:00 – 8:30 p.m. followed by a reception.

Clinicians: Dr. Gerard Yun (U of W) and Dr. Lee Willingham (WLU).

Repertoire: Canticle of Thanksgiving – John Rutter; Life – Jeff Enns: piece by aboriginal composer Columba Robb.

Repertoire is available in advance from Corinne Dutton; cdutton@bellnet.ca

Cost: $15. The weekend is open to anyone interested in participating in a weekend of choral music. Each chorister will be provided with a music package and Sunday supper.

Cheques should be made out to “ Sing Fires of Justice – St. Matthews Lutheran”

Registration: Please send registration information to cdutton@bellnet.ca, or give completed forms to your music director. .