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Our Raffle (Licence # M853828) had its final grand draw on November 20, 2023. Thank you to everyone who participated in this fundraiser for the choir! The winners are: Neil…

A message from the Grand Philharmonic Choir

We at the Grand Philharmonic Choir want to express our sadness, and our solidarity, for the musicians who are dealing with the bankruptcy of the former Kitchener-Waterloo Symphony and cancellation of their upcoming season.The choir’s own 2023-24 season will continue as planned, starting with Mozart’s Requiem on Saturday October 21st at Centre In The Square, accompanied by symphony orchestra. To accompany the choir, we will be engaging the individual Musicians of the KWSymphony, following the practices set out by the Canadian Federation of Musicians. For our audience members, this means that your experience will be the same as other Philharmonic Choir concerts in other years: a deeply moving evening with some of the most beautiful music ever written.Thank you for supporting the Grand Philharmonic Choir and the Musicians of the KWSymphony. We need music now, more than ever.

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Link to article in the Waterloo Region Record

Grand Philharmonic Choir to hire symphony musicians for its concerts

Clarification on our raffle ticket prizes

October 16th draw: The tickets to Snow White with the State Ballet of Ukraine are for Tuesday, December 5th. An incorrect day of the week is printed on the ticket

October 23rd draw: The tickets to Yuletide Spectacular with the K-W Symphony are no longer available, since the orchestra has stopped functioning since the raffle tickets were printed. However, the winner will receive cash equivalent to the value of the tickets ($110) as the prize.

Breathing Life into Music: Singing in the Waterloo Region

A short documentary in celebration of our 100th anniversary

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Andrea deBoer-Jones, conductor

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7:30 pm — 9:30 pm
@ St. Matthews Lutheran Church
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