The Miners Memorial Choir of Cumberland is re-convening with choral director Wendy Nixon Stothert to prepare some labour songs to sing at the No 6 Mine Park on Miners Memorial weekend.
*Tuesday evenings 7-8:30 (NOTE CHANGE) June 4, 11, 18
*@ the Masonic Hall in Cumberland
*Performance at Village Park during BBQ Saturday, June 22 @ 6pm
*$40 to participate
*4-5 labour songs in harmony
*All experience levels welcome
*Practice tracks provided
Labour songs are traditionally stories of struggle and pride, of timeless demands for respect and the hope for a better life. Union activists know that labour songs can unite and help people feel strong.
For more information and to register visit choralvalley.ca
Wendy Nixon Stothert, B.Ed, M.EdL, began playing piano and singing at age 6 and was hooked on music from then on. She is currently the choral conductor for 5 adult community choirs, including the 3 Just in Time Choirs, the Canadian Military Wives Choir Comox, and the choir at the Berwick Retirement Community. Wendy collaborates with fellow director, Jenn Forsland, to lead the CV Pop-Up Choir, a fun-focused one night, one pop song, drop-in choir. She has taught K-12 Music, Band and Choir in the Comox Valley school district. As a performer, you can hear Wendy sing as a soloist, leading Resonate Custom Live Music, and with the vocal jazz quartet, Swing Set.