Recordings

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Full Concerts

Love Came Down at Christmas

Love Came Down at Christmas is both the title of the Achill Choral Society's Christmas Concert Programme for 2016, and the new Cantata composed for this occasion by founding director A. Dale Wood, which comprises the second half of the concert, with organist Christopher Dawes, pianist Shawn Grenke, solos by chorister Cari Mistry, and emcee Dan St. Pierre.

 This performance occurred December 4, 2016 in St. James Roman Catholic Church, Colgan Ontario.

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Celtic Spirit

The Achill Choral Society presents a selection of Celtic music from Scotland, Ireland and Wales, and from Canadian composers influenced by those roots, with Founding Director A. Dale Wood, accompanist Christopher Dawes, and Canadian Trad Trio NUA.

 Recorded at Mayfield Secondary School, Caledon Ontario, on April 30, 2016.

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Mass In Blue

Will Todd's jazz mass is performed by the Achill Choral Society, with Founding Director A. Dale Wood, Soprano Alicia Ault, and Andrew Gilpin and Jazz Trio (Andrew Gilpin on piano, Colleen Allen on saxophone, Denis Rondeau bass, and Wilson Laurencin on drums).

Our gratitude to St. James Roman Catholic Church, Colgan, Ontario Canada, where this performance occurred April 26, 2015.

Uploaded with permission of Will Todd, Alicia Ault, and Andrew Gilpin and Trio.

Brahms Requiem

The Achill Choral Society with founding Director A. Dale Wood proudly presents a 30th Anniversary performance of Brahms Requiem, with Soprano Stephanie Kramer, Bass Kirk Lackenbauer, Organist Christopher Dawes, Pianist Shawn Grenke, and Timpanist Roger Flock, member of the Canadian Federation of Musicians.

Our gratitude to St. James Roman Catholic Church, Colgan, Ontario Canada, where this performance occurred April 28, 2013.

Uploaded with permission of Edition Peters Publishers, Stephanie Kramer, Kirk Lackenbaur, Christer Dawes, Shawn Grenke, and Roger Flock.

Gilpin Gloria

Songs 

Consider Yourself — Performed by the Achill Choral Society with chorus Director and Accompanist A. Dale Wood on April 27, 2014 in Knox Presbyterian Church, Alliston, Ontario Canada as part of the Chorus' "Broadway" series. Words and Music by Lionel Bart, arranged by Norman Leyden, Hollis Music, Inc., TRO: The Richmond Organization (00378865).
Everything's Coming Up Roses — From the Achill Choral Society's "Broadway" concert series, this performance with chorus Director and Accompanist A. Dale Wood in Christ Church, Bolton, Ontario Canada on May 4, 2014. From the musical "Gypsy", Alfred Pop Series (27241), Lyrics by Stephen Sondheim, Music by Jule Styne, Arranged by Philip Kern.

O Clap Your Hands by John Rutter, with permission from Oxford University Press.


All Things Bright and Beautiful by John Rutter, with permission from Hinshaw Music, Inc.


That Virgin's Child by K. Lee Scott, with permission from Hinshaw Music, Inc. A high-definition version is also available.


Jesus Christ the Apple Tree by Elizabeth Poston, with permission from Banks Music Publications A high-definition version is also available.

Albums

Sounds of Christmas (2005)

Sounds of Christmas CD cover

Featuring 18 of Achill's favourite choral compositions and arrangements, including Dale Wood's Three Kings, Best of Rooms, and O Holy Night.

The CD is available at our concerts, through choir members, or via Mark Whitcombe.

Together in Song (1997)

Together in Song CD cover

Featuring Achill in performance with The Georgetown Choral Society and The Hereford Male Police Choir. Recorded in live concert at the Toronto Center for the Arts.

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formerly The Ford Centre for the Performing Arts

Achill-Georgetown Choral Societies Holland Tour (1990)

Holland Tour cassette cover

This recording features selections as presented by the combined choirs while on tour representing Canada in commemoration of the 45th anniversary of the Liberation of Holland.

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