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The Singing Network is the starting point for creating and building a MUN-provincial-national-international network of individuals and organizations interested in singing and song: scholars, performing artists, educators, students, as well as professional and community-based musicians organizations and associations. The network generates and produces a series of voice-singing-choral events ranging from workshops, seminars, master-classes, performances, dialogues, the formation of new ensembles, and a biennial International Symposium on Singing and Song.


This Month


Due to the uncertainties related to vaccines and international travel, we are unable to proceed with our plans to have a 'live' Canadian presence at Europa Cantat 2021.


Nevertheless, Europa Cantat is still happening and we strongly encourage you to attend this extraordinary festival offered with an online component. All the festival sessions can be accessed LIVE, without a fee, through EC TV.


Europa Cantat 2021

Covid-inspired singing-choral projects in Canada... to the future!
On 20 July 2021, The Singing Network presented this webinar as part of the festival's Reading Sessions series. The webinar features three Canadian Covid-inspired projects (Messiah/Complex, Sonic Timelapse Project, and Convolution Project) with guest panelists Deantha Edmunds, Laura Hawley, Jason Noble, and Brendan Lord. Watch the webinar to explore how the Canadian singing-choral arts sector is reimagining how our community communicates and how it collaborates.


EXTRA webinar content

Dialogue with panelists about Messiah/Complex

Dialogue with panelists about Convolution Project

Dialogue with panelists about Sonic Timelapse Project

Full Sonic Timelapse Presentation



Upcoming Events


‘New Normal’ – Reimagining Choral Singing
October 19-21, 2021, in St. John’s, Newfoundland and Labrador

The Singing Network, in collaboration with the Newfoundland and Labrador Music Special Interest Council (NLMSIC) and Choral NL presents an intimate, 3-day professional development retreat with Dr. André de Quadros during which 16 choral conductors can explore innovative practices and develop strategies for offering relevant opportunities for singing together in their local communities, schools, and choral organizations.


Given the uncertainties related to the Covid-19 pandemic, the retreat has been postponed from October 2020 to October 2021.


Shanghai Cooperation Organization Countries Youth Choir,\: André de Quadros and Maria Goundorina, conductors

The second edition of the World Choral Expo EXchange!
will occur 3-7 September 2022 in Lisbon, Portugal. More information will be announced in the coming months. Mark your calendar and plan to join us!

Partners: Memorial University of Newfoundland, Bruneau Centre for Excellence in Choral Music