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Avanti Chamber Singers

Contact Details
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Primary Contact Rachel Rensink-Hoff, Artistic Director and Conductor; Email:
Primary Executive Tim Slade, President; Email:
Site Details
Areas Served Niagara Region
Located In Community St Catharines
Address & Map
Westminster United Church
180 Queenston St
St Catharines, ON L2R 2Z7
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Intersection Queenston St and Eastchester Ave
Mailing Address c/o Dr. Rachel Rensink-Hoff 
Marilyn I. Walker School of Fine and Performing Arts 
15 Artists' Common St 
St. Catharines, ON L2R 4H5
Service and Access Details
Description (Service) A community-based SATB chamber choir based in Niagara. Dedicated to presenting intimate choral performances in genres ranging from the Renaissance to present-day, with an emphasis on the works of living composers. Concerts typically feature an eclectic range of old and new musical styles, from small-scale compositions to extended choral works. Offers three concerts each season as Ensemble-in-Residence at Brock University with additional performances in collaboration with area ensembles and festivals.
Hours Rehearsals Tue 7:30 pm
Dates Concert Season - Sep-Apr
Eligibility Ages: 18 year(s) and up 
Choral experience, a secure singing voice, and music reading ability are required.
Application Auditions are available year round but are typically scheduled in early fall, early winter and late spring. Potential choristers will meet with the conductor to assess vocal range, undergo a range of vocal exercises and a music reading test. Contact the choir via
Languages English ; Communications in English. Performance of choral works in other languages.
Fees Membership - $175/year *$100 students
Physical Access Fully Accessible
Other Details
Legal Status (50) Non Profit
Established 2006
Funding Fees - Membership ; Concert Revenue
Service Categories Music Groups
Events Avanti concerts are normally presented as part of the "Viva Voce" Choral Series sponsored by Brock University's Department of Music. For concerts and ticket information on the entire series, please see website.