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From the Steeple to the Stage | PMCC’s Spring Concert

The Pacific Mennonite Children’s Choir is thrilled to be able to present their Spring Concert, “From The Steeple To The Stage” on Saturday, June 11th, 2022 at Central Heights Church in Abbotsford.  Singers ranging in age from 5 -to 18, under the direction of Sonja Hindmarsh and Andrea Pederson will be performing a wide range of music from the sacred ‘Freedom Trilogy’ by Paul Halley to the fun, playful folk song ‘The Fox’ to one of today’s most popular worship songs, ‘Raise a Hallelujah’. After the intermission audiences will be wowed by choreographed excerpts from Broadway musicals such as ‘It’s the Hard-Knock Life’ from Annie, ‘Food Glorious Food’ from Oliver, ‘A Million Dreams’ from The Greatest Showman, the happy-go-lucky melody from the favorite Disney film Mary Poppins, ‘Let’s Go Fly a Kite’ and many, many more!

The choir will join their voices together with The Abbotsford Youth Orchestra and their director Calvin Dyck who will be lending their talent to enrich the singer’s and audience’s experience.

Don’t miss this delightful concert on Saturday, June 11th at 3:00 pm or 7:00 pm at Central Heights Church (1661 McCallum Road).  Ticket prices are $20 for Adults, $15 for Seniors, and $10 for Students and are available online from Eventbrite or at the door.

https://www.eventbrite.ca/e/from-the-steeple-to-the-stage-tickets-332497919227

 

 


Published on May 10, 2022 by Cheryl Harder

Concert – A Canadian Christmas

After the last very unpredictable two years of limited singing together and no concerts, the Pacific Mennonite Children’s Choir is thrilled to be able to present  “A Canadian Christmas” concert on Saturday, December 11th, 2021 at Central Heights Church in Abbotsford.

The entire program features Canadian composers and arrangers whom you’ll be astonished by! Our Senior group will be Irish dancing to “I Saw Three Ships” as well as performing a handful of old Canadian carols. Our Junior group will perform some haunting lullabies for the Christ Child as well as lead you in a Christmas favourite, “It’s The Most Wonderful Time Of The Year”.

PMCC just recently added a brand new grouping of young singers ages 5-8 years old called “The Tinies”, directed by Andrea Pederson.  We are so thrilled to be able to feature these young singers in our concert this year.  Just think, how glorious it might sound to hear 80 young voices singing together with incredible musicians and a wonderful audience!

We will join our voices together with The Vancouver Brass Quintet, members of the Abbotsford Youth Orchestra, and some other special guests. We look forward to celebrating and singing about the true meaning of Christmas, Jesus Christ’s birth.  And of course, the program will include some fun Christmas favourites as well!

*PLEASE NOTE: As a condition of our rental of the facility, this concert must comply with the BC Public Health Orders which include that all concert attendees 12 and older must be fully vaccinated in order to attend. Please have your vaccine card and ID ready to present at the door.

Masks are required while inside the building.

We look forward to seeing you!


Published on December 10, 2021 by Cheryl Harder

Canada Turns 150! Concert

On Friday, June 30th the City of Abbotsford will host a FREE celebration of the performing arts in Abbotsford with young talent from 8 different community groups at Rotary Stadium. Producer Calvin Dyck has put together an entertaining line up including 3 choirs, orchestra, dancers, skippers, and drummers.
The Pacific Mennonite Children’s Choir will be performing Karl Jenkins’ tribal “Dos a Dos” complete with choreography and orchestral accompaniment as well as a world premiere of “O Canada, the Place We All Call Home”, composed by Abbotsford’s own Joyce Janzen. Don’t miss this special concert at Rotary Stadium in celebration of Canada’s 150th Birthday on Friday, June 30th at 6pm!


Published on June 22, 2017 by Cheryl Harder

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