Stabat mater

The Stabat Mater is a hymn to Mary, portraying her suffering as Jesus Christ’s mother during his crucifixion. The title comes from its first line, Stabat Mater dolorosa, which means “the sorrowful mother was standing”. The earliest version of the...

Mass for Four Voices

William Byrd’s Mass for Four Voices is a choral Mass setting composed around 1592 – 93 during the reign of Queen Elizabeth I. Like most masses, it consists of fives sections: Kyrie, Gloria, Credo, Sanctus & Benedictus, Agnus Dei. It is a noted example of English...

Richard Hansen

Originally from Windsor, Ontario, Richard Hansen began formal organ studies at age thirteen under Victor Batten. He has since studied with David Palmer at the University of Windsor, Ian Sadler in Stratford, Ontario and Helga Hoffman in Stuttgart, Germany. In June of...

Anne Kae

When Alberta-born Anne Kaewmongkol found herself in Ontario five years ago, not only did she discover a new place to call home, but a new voice to go with it. Her musical career started as a young pianist in Edmonton as an accompanist. After a few years of travelling...

Kasia Konstanty

Soprano, conductor, and educator Kasia Konstantyis driven by her passion for music. After completing her music degree and diploma in vocal performance under the tutelage of Richard Cunningham at McMaster University, she obtained a Masters degree in choral conducting...