Thank you for your interest in our VanMan Male Choral Summit! Chor Leoni welcomes experienced individual male singers to be part of the VanMan Male Choral Summit by registering for the VanMan Festival Singers. Join us for rehearsals and performances in the spectacular Chan Centre for the Performing Arts, one of Western Canada’s premier concert halls. Rehearse, perform, and enjoy the camaraderie of over 400+ singing men.
VanMan 2019 will be held on the beautiful University of British Columbia campus, with concerts in the stunning Chan Centre for the Performing Arts. The Chan is one of Canada’s best concert halls and we know you’ll love singing there.
Please note some of these details may change, but the basic outline of the weekend is correct. We’ll update this as more details are confirmed.
Friday April 12, 2019
Chan Centre for the Performing Arts
• opening mass rehearsal at 5:30pm at UBC’s Old Auditorium (to be confirmed)
• Cantus & Chor Leoni concert at 7:30pm
Saturday April 13, 2019
Chan Centre for the Performing Arts
• opening rehearsal at 10am
• workshops and rehearsals throughout the day
• sing mass choir selections at 4pm concert – MYVoice at the Chan
• sing mass choir selections at 7:30pm concert – Summit Concert
REGISTRATION FEE: $150 (Cdn) – includes A-level ticket to Cantus & Chor Leoni, and participant seating for the Summit Concert
Your VanMan experience begins on Friday (5:30pm) with a rehearsal (location to be confirmed) led by Chor Leoni’s Erick Lichte prior to the Cantus & Chor Leoni concert. We will adjourn in time to be seated for the concert. Your registration includes an A-level ticket to the hottest choral event of the season, and we’ve save some of the best seats in the house for you.
Saturday is a full day (10am – 10pm) at the spectacular Chan Centre for the Performing Arts (UBC) that includes rehearsals, workshops, shared meals, and two performances of our mass choir repertoire:
4pm – We sing the massed choir selections as part of the MYVoice at the Chan concert, where we will be seated in the Chan Centre’s choral loft.
7:30pm – We sing as part of the VanMan Summit Concert. This concert also features solo sets by Cantus, Chor Leoni Men’s Choir, Chor Leoni’s MYVoice choirs, and the Chor Leoni PROMYS Honour Choir.
AT A GLANCE (note: rehearsal times may change a bit as we finalize the schedule)
Friday April 12 on the UBC Campus – venue to be determined| 5:30pm – mass choir rehearsal
Friday April 12 | 7:30pm – Cantus & Chor Leoni – Chan Centre
Saturday April 12 at the Chan Centre for the Performing Arts (UBC)| 10am – 3:30pm
– mass choir rehearsal, workshops, and camaraderie!
Saturday April 13 | 4pm
– perform mass choir selections during MYVoice at the Chan
Saturday April 13 | 7:30pm
– perform mass choir selections during VanMan Summit Concert (your ticket price is included in the registration fee)
- Friday: Plan to eat dinner before arriving, please.
- Lunch & Dinner on Saturday
Music for mass choir selections, as well as score study materials as deemed necessary (mp3 files, etc)
All VanMan Festival Singers registrants will receive a t-shirt. Be sure to indicate what adult size you wear when registering.
WHAT TO WEAR
- For the Cantus & Chor Leoni show on Friday, there is no required dress code.
- For the Festival Day (Saturday) wear the VanMan t-shirt and casual slack or jeans.
ACCOMMODATION & TRAVEL
It is up to each singer or attending choir to make their own accommodation and travel arrangements. Chor Leoni will not arrange home stays.
REGISTRATION FOR 2019 IS NOW CLOSED