Where is the VanMan Male Choral Summit held?
VanMan is held at the Chan Centre of the Performing Arts on the University of British Columbia campus. Map

What is the day by day schedule?
Your VanMan experience begins on Thursday, May 11 with an A-level ticket to The Turning: Chor Leoni & The Leonids and we’ve saved some of the best seats in the house for you.

Saturday the 13th is a full day (10am – 10pm) of shared rehearsals, workshops, meals, and a performance at the spectacular Chan Centre for the Performing Arts (UBC) A detailed schedule for Saturday will be emailed to registrants closer to the opening of the festival.

7pm – We sing as part of the VanMan Summit Concert. This concert also features solo sets by The Leonids, Chor Leoni, and the MYVoice choirs.

What is the payment process?
Payment is required upon registration and is not complete without it.

How do I get the music for VanMan?
Sheet music will be mailed to each registrant in mid-March.

What meals are included?
Lunch and dinner are provided on Saturday, with vegan, gluten-free, and vegetarian options available.

What should I bring?
• Your music
• A pencil
• Your own refillable water bottle. Vancouver has some of the best tap water in the world and bringing your own water bottle helps reduce our environmental impact.

What should I wear?
There is no dress code for the Thursday concert.
On Saturday please wear the VanMan t-shirt and casual slacks or jeans.

How do I get my VanMan t-shirt?
You’ll order your t-shirt on the registration form and pick it up at The Turning on Thursday.

Can I get tickets for my friends and family?
Yes, singing for friends and family is one of the best parts of being a Festival Singer! The Festival Singers sit in a block together for both the Thursday and the Saturday concerts. Your friends and family may order tickets here:

The Turning: Chor Leoni & The Leonids – click here

VanMan Summit Concert – click here

Both concerts are popular and all seats are reserved, so purchasing early is recommended to ensure you get the tickets and seats you want.

Where should I stay?
Vancouver has a range of accommodation options, but it is up to each registrant to make their own travel and accommodation arrangements. Chor Leoni does not arrange home stays.

How do I register our group of 10 or more singers?
We’re thrilled that you’re bringing a group to VanMan! Please have your contact person email us at info@chorleoni.org and we’ll send them a group registration form. We look forward to singing with you!