“A Winter Day”

“A Winter Day”

This year Achill’s holiday concert celebrates the season with a wonderful array of bold, lively and serene pieces. Our featured work, A Winter Day, by Canadian composer Sarah Quartel, celebrates the passage of time through one glorious winter day, invoking visions of a frosty day and glistening snow.

Comfort & Joy — Winter 2021 Concert

Comfort & Joy — Winter 2021 Concert

Thank you for supporting us this past season as we continued through this pandemic. We hope our message of Comfort & Joy resonated within you, sustaining you and leading you forward into what we trust will be a more open and happy future.

STAR LIGHT, HOLIDAY BRIGHT!

STAR LIGHT, HOLIDAY BRIGHT!

The concert link is no longer active … sorry! What a wonderful reaction we've had to this virtual concert — thank you so much for supporting us! We had over 1100 views of this compilation video of past seasonal music. Our festive collection of recorded performances...

Achill begins anew in September 2020!

Achill begins anew in September 2020!

We are excited about our 2020 Fall Program at Achill and have many activities planned to keep us all in the choral mood as we work our way through the experience of this extraordinary pandemic. Here are some of the initiatives that we will be engaging our members in...

Journeys

Journeys

Due to escalating concerns regarding the spread of COVID-19, the Achill Choral Society is cancelling all rehearsals and concerts this season, with intentions to resume in the fall of 2020. It is with deep regret that we make this decision. The health and safety of our...

Glorious Sounds Christmas 2019

Glorious Sounds Christmas 2019

Our Glorious Sounds concerts include traditional Christmas favourites and feature Bob Chilcott’s spectacular and upbeat Gloria, performed with our pianist, a string ensemble and soloists. We include an audience singalong. 2019 Nov 30: Christ Church Anglican, 22 Nancy...

In the Heart of the World

In the Heart of the World

Our 2019 Spring concert is filled with wonderful choral music that will both calm and stir your soul. The centrepiece is Mozart’s Coronation Mass in C major.
We’ll be singing other works, including classical as well as more modern and popular choral works. Accompanying us will be a piano, a string quintet, and four vocal soloists.

Sing-along Messiah

Sing-along Messiah

We had a great Sing-along of G.F. Handel's Messiah on Sunday March 3rd at 3:00 P.M. in Westminster United Church in Orangeville. Achill members plus audience members did all the singing! Most of us sat with our regular vocal sections.. Some come to listen! We sang...