When he isn't "surfing" (the net), Ian is diligently and joyfully learning several new songs as a brand new Soundscaper. Ian didn't provide any text for this blurb, so let it be noted that his wife has complete licence to type "anything" she likes. ;-) What she(I) can say, is that I'm finding it...more
Welcome Bruce Yu! It's been a joy getting to know you, and to hear you and the other basses deliver such a deep, rich sound!
The lovely Catherine Meleady discovered Soundscape in April 2015 when she attended the Surrey Sings event. She was very surprised to see her colleague, Brenda Folvik, singing up on the stage. Brenda was having so much fun that Catherine decided to try us out too, and we have been making...more
Makayla Boisvert joined Soundscape this year after watching her mom, Renee, enjoy the experience!
Makayla enriches our sound with her lovely, light angelic soprano tones, and we are delighted to sing with her!
Soundscape is delighted to welcome Steve Stanage, the newest tenor on the block! Steve comes to us from Bellingham, Washington - and he is no stranger to singing.
Here he is, in his own words:
Dominique is another returning member this year, and it is so lovely to have her back! The altos managed to fight it out with the sopranos, and as a result they are benefitting from Dominique's beautiful voice and friendly camaraderie. On top of that, she has happily joined in with a shiny new...more
This year Soundscape welcomed returning members Brad and Judy Craig with open arms! We'd like to introduce you to this lovely couple - so here they are, in their own words:... more
A hearty welcome to Jeff Magel! Jeff is the latest recruit to the booming bass section. Here's a brief intro to Jeff in his own words:
"My wife Nathalie and I have been married for almost 22 years now, and we have four children ages 12-16. I’ve never sung in a group before, other than at...more
Newspaper article, by Lauren Bacon, voice major from UBC, member of Musica Intima, a 12-member, self-directed chamber choir:
They say that odours unlock memories. There is truth in that, for the scent of roses, of rain-drenched forests, of a salty sea breeze, of...more
I've come across a very intriguing concept that could have a lot of influence on our performances and self-confidence. If you have an extra 15- 20 minutes, google the link below, about body language. We know that how we sit, stand, and carry ourselves has an influence on others who are...more