Monday, Sept. 12
The Jewish Community Choir of Victoria welcomes
singers in all voice ranges. While there is no strict audition process,
prospective members are invited to an Open House for a chance to sing with the
existing group and find the best section fit. The Jewish Community Choir of
Victoria’s Open House takes place on Monday, September 12, 7:00 pm at
Congregation Emanu-el Synagogue, 1461 Blanshard Street (main door) Victoria.
Regular choir rehearsals begin on Tuesday
evenings starting in late October. For further information on the Jewish
Community Choir, please email Carol or phone her at 250-385-3378.
intimate vocal ensemble includes inter-faithmembers but sings music from a
stunning array of Jewish sources from different times and places including
traditional and new synagogue music, Yiddish folk and theatre selections,
Israeli folk and pop music, Judeo-Spanish or Sephardic tunes, Broadway and
Standards and songs by Jewish composers such as Gershwin, Leonard Cohen etc..
Although the choir performs songs in English, Hebrew, Aramaic, Yiddish and
Ladino, all songs are learned as transliterated English syllables.