On our tours we conduct many performances with other young musicians in order to share a variety of music with the public.
Choir Tour Maritimes 2017
Starting the day we visited the New Brunswick Museum to learn about the geologic history as well as about early settlers, industries, and culture. The guided tour, and whale exhibit, were terrific. At lunch we sang for the staff, and then we reversed our route to the reversing falls – to see the tide move […]
Our last stop in Nova Scotia was at Grand-Pré National Historic Site where we learned about the Acadian settlers and their deportation. Most fascinating was discovering how Acadians diked and reclaimed the land from the sea to establish fertile farmland. A statue of Evangeline (the Heroine of a Longfellow poem) stood front of the chapel, at […]
The day began at Pier 21 and the Canadian Museum of Immigration, where many of our group thought of their parents or grandparents who arrived to Canada via this port. The Choir sang in the lobby at the Museum. Lunch was the Halifax Seaport Market. We visited the Art Gallery and saw an exhibit of […]
At the Maritime Museum of the Atlantic, in Halifax, we saw an the Titanic and the Halifax Fire exhibits, as well as a magnificent collection of ship models. We had an amazing tour of the Citadel Hill National Historic Site. The choristers tried on period uniforms, experienced the guard’s beds, the dungeon, the school room, […]