Vancouver Bach Choir
ADULT SYMPHONIC CHOIR
Now in its 91st season, the Vancouver Bach Choir (VBC) provides high quality training and performances of traditional and new choral works for all communities of all ages. As one of the largest symphonic choirs in Canada, the Vancouver Bach Choir explores a wide range of repertoire from the past to the present with passion and commitment. Under the baton of Maestro Leslie Dala, the VBC continues its mission and tradition to share the vibrant and culturally diverse beauty of choral music with local, national and international communities. Through its series of concerts presented at the magnificent Orpheum Theatre, the adult choir continues to meet its mandate of commissioning and performing works by Canadian composers, performing with numerous world class musicians and presenting the world’s favourite symphonic choral works.
Visit our EVENTS page for listings of all upcoming concerts.
If you prefer a chamber choir that explores a diverse variety of repertoire from Renaissance madrigals, to a cappella pop covers, Sarabande may be the fit for you. You can find more information on Sarabande here.
The Vancouver Bach Choir symphonic choir is always looking for new members to join our program! If you are interested in auditioning please email Rosemary, our auditions coordinator, at firstname.lastname@example.org.
*Please note that for the 2020-21 season all auditions will be conducted virtually in the first two weeks of September.*
At the audition you will be expected to prepare a song or two, sight read, and vocalize. Vocal training and ability to read music is highly recommended.
Rehearsals in the 2020-21 season will begin virtually via Zoom. When rehearsals resume in person they will be in East Vancouver at either First Christian Reformed Church (2670 Victoria Drive) or the Vancouver Opera Centre on McLean Drive on Tuesday nights from 7:30 – 10:00 pm, September to May.
There is a membership fee to join the choir. Financial assistance is available for those who pass the audition and contact the office about the assistance needed. We also offer a discounted rate to members under 30 and full time students.