From the Executive Director’s Desk – Spring 2015

The Toronto Mendelssohn Choir’s 121st season has been hugely exciting, with an average of 92 percent of house at TMC performances, a new series of concert webcasts that have garnered 11,622 followers, and a pair of pop-up concerts that received front page coverage in the Toronto Star. Where do we go from here? you might ask.
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Looking Ahead with Noel and Cynthia

We sat down with Artistic Director Noel Edison and Executive Director Cynthia Hawkins to talk about artistic excellence and how the TMC as an organization can maintain its hard-earned excellence in a changing arts landscape.
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Alumni Futures

Whether a chorister's tenure with the TMC has ended after a single year or has spanned decades, an invitation to join the TMC alumni lies at the end of their days as a full chorister. We value our alumni members, many of whom maintain active connections with the TMC family, singing at Singsations or as part of the Alumni Singers programme, attending concerts, and volunteering in the office. So it is important to the TMC that we find ways to stay engaged, connected, and associated with choristers who have transitioned to the alumni.
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Moving on Up: Apprentices on the Edge

The TMC Apprentice program is growing by leaps and bounds. This year saw a record 12 apprentices. Five of these young singers have come to the end of their TMC apprenticeships, and will be eligible to audition as full, adult TMC members for the 2015-16 season. We caught up with four “graduating” apprentices to chat about their plans for the future.
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Voices from the Choir

We talked about the TMC and the future with TMC members.
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Planning (Strategically) for Excellence

“The Toronto Mendelssohn Choir will be the champion for choral music in Canada, striving to change lives, directly and indirectly, through performances and educational programming.” [Mission Statement from 2012-15 TMC Strategic Plan.] This could mean any number of things: ...
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