Cantores Celestes at World Music Sunday

Dates: May 26, 2013 to May 26, 2013
Location: St. John’s United Church
Cantores Celestes, a non-profit auditioned choir featuring more than 40 women from all ages and walks of life, is thrilled to share its passion for choral music at St. Johns United Church on Sunday morning, May 26, as part of the congregations World Music Sundays program. The performance will include Circle of Days by one of New Zealands most highly performed composers, David Hamilton, selections from A Little Jazz Mass by renowned composer and conductor Bob Chilcott, and a 1000-year-old Georgian wedding song, Shen Khar venakhi (You are a Vineyard). Artistic Director Kelly Galbraith, who also serves as St. Johns Director of Music, says these selections reveal contrasting moods and languages. They will fit the service, which celebrates the feminine aspect of the divine, she says. St. Johns United Church invites the public to attend this unique and FREE performance at 10:15 a.m. on Sunday, May 26, 2013 at 2 Nobert Road, one light north (Meadowcacres Drive) of the 401 off of Victoria Park. ABOUT CANTORES CELESTES Cantores Celestes was founded in 1989 by Artistic Director Kelly Galbraith. They have appeared on CBC Radio I and Radio II, toured throughout Ontario and have recorded music for three films and released six CDs. A community-minded organization, Cantores Celestes has donated over $40,000 to local charities through concert proceeds. They are planning a tour of Perth Ontario to kickstart their 25th Anniversary celebrations on June 29, 2013. For a sampling of Cantores work, visit their website at, their Youtube channel, or find them on Facebook: ABOUT WORLD MUSIC SUNDAY World Music Sunday is a monthly music series unique to St. Johns United Church that showcases musicians from all cultures to share their language, music and faith in order to break through cultural barriers and create a better understanding of the global community in which we live. -30- For interviews or more information, please contact: Alison Lang (416) 491-1224

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