Chor Leoni debuted its exciting educational outreach program called PROMYS – PROgram for Mentoring Young Singers in 2005. From inception until the 2013/2014 season, PROMYS performed as part of the choir’s Remembrance Day concerts.
In the 2014/15 season, the PROMYS Honour Choir will perform with Chor Leoni as part of their The Dream We Carry concerts, April 18 & 19, 2015.
The ideal PROMYS student should:
- be one of the top choral students in his school or college choir
- have at least two years choral experience
- possess strong musical skills
- has an in-tune voice
- have an ability and willingness to learn his part on his own or with his teacher
- love choral singing
How to Join the PROMYS Honour Choir
Auditions Saturday January 17, 2015, from 10am – 5pm
Each prospective singer will audition in person for Erick Lichte.
audition will include sight reading and the singing of a prepared piece downloadable from this site. (Click here to download.)
Workshop Saturday April 11, 2015, 10am – 5pm
Ryerson United Church, 2195 W45 Ave (lunch will be provided)
Joint rehearsal with Chor Leoni Wednesday April 15, 2015 7pm – 10pm
Ryerson United Church
Dress Rehearsal with Chor Leoni Friday April 17, 2015 7pm – 10pm
The Dream We Carry performances
Saturday April 18, 2015 7:30pm, St. Andrew’s-Wesley United Church, Vancouver
Sunday April 19, 2015 2pm, West Vancouver United Church
PROMYS members are expected to attend all of the above commitments.
Online registration deadline is January 14, 2015.
If you have young men in your choirs who would be interested in and benefit from participating in the PROMYS programme, please email PROMYS [at] chorleoni.org.
2013 PROMYS participants
Matt Alvernaz, Killarney Secondary | Ryan Chou, Killarney Secondary | Jeremy Dela Cruz, Hamber Secondary | Alex Kim, Point Grey Secondary | Alexander Lee, Point Grey Secondary | Brian Lee, Argyle Secondary | Jomar Mascardo, Burnaby Central Secondary | Dylan Morin, Maple Ridge Secondary | Gabriel Ng, Burnaby Central Secondary | Elfren Ordanza, Douglas College | Nick Renaud, Maple Ridge Secondary | Isaac Sejbjerg, Burnaby Central Secondary | Ian Stewart, Burnaby Central Secondary | Christian Tolentino, Point Grey Secondary | Nicholas van der Velden, Douglas College | Philip Wing, Tupper Secondary | Steve Zimmerman, Burnaby Secondary
Jerome Tan (Windemere), Matt Alvernaz (Killarney), Aksel Taylor (Burnaby Central), Alex Kim (Point Grey), Min Soo Uim (Tupper), Oliver Robertson (Tupper), Issac Sejbjerg (Burnaby Central), JP Radalet (UBC), Tommy Vo (Burnaby Central), Alvin Lin (Magee), Jiro Dumrique(Tupper), Ian Hill (Point Grey)
Aksel Taylor (Burnaby Central), Cole Grabinsky (Burnaby Central), Isaiah Bemrose-Fetter (Prince of Wales), Zainen Suzuki (Burnaby Central), James Whitlock (graduate of Argyle), Nicholas Burns (Burnaby Central), James Eastwood (Kwantlen College), Roger Tsui (Burnaby Central), John-Paul Radelet (Home school), Anton Siedlecki (Gleneagle)
Graham Au-Lange (Burnaby Central Secondary), Isaiah Bemrose-Fetter (Prince of Wales), Daniel Broderick (Archbishop Carney), Nicholas Burns (Burnaby Central), Cole Grabinsky (Burnaby Central), Colin Jones (University Hill), Kevin Lin (Burnaby Central), Scott Murphy (Burnaby Central), John-Paul Radelet (Magee), Zainen Suzuki (Burnaby Central), Aaron Wong (Magee)
Graham Au-Lange (Burnaby Central Secondary), Dennis James Bastillo (St. Thomas Aquinas), Logan Drackett (Argyle Secondary), Daniel Gilmour (Argyle Secondary), Victor Hsu (R.E. Mountain Secondary), Thomas Lamont (New Westminster Secondary), Kevin Lin (Burnaby Central Secondary), John-Paul Radelet (Home School), Zainen Suzuki (Burnaby Central Secondary), Jun Qi (Jason) Wang (Prince of Wales Secondary), Aaron Wong (Magee Secondary), Cliff Wong (Windemere Secondary), Justin Woo (Eric Hamber Secondary)
Douglas Au-Lange (Burnaby Secondary), Josh de Guzman (Eric Hamber Secondary), Thomas Lamont (New Westminster Secondary), Christopher Li (Eric Hamber Secondary), Ezra Park (Windemere Secondary), Zainen Suzuki (Burnaby Secondary School) ,Cliff Wong (Windemere Secondary), Edward Wong (Eric Hamber Secondary)
Sky Kao (Burnaby Central Secondary School), Keith Sinclair (Capilano College), Edmund Natividad (Churchill Secondary School), Harry Ahn and Robert Mackin-Lang (Collingwood Secondary School), Buddy Bailey and Jason Costa (Windermere Secondary School)
Allan Chang, Corey Hollett, Noel Hollett, Woong Hee Lee, Max Liu, Jamie Turner, Mathew Cownden, Damon Guy, Justin Hamilton, Ben James-Groom, Chris Kilgore, David Monkman, Mark Russell, Jesse Setka, Clayton Sheldon, Cedric Spry, Toshi Uyeda, Brendan Walsh, Paul Winkelmans, Richard Zhou.
Stephen Baker, Corey Hollett, Noel Hollett, Sean Jackman, David McHugh, Jamie Turner, Michael Allison, J.C. de Vos, Chris Kilgore, Jesse Lupini, Dan McPeake, Jesse Setka, Cedric Spry, Brendan Walsh, Paul Winkelmans.