Each year, the Artistic Director and Guest Conducting Clinician work together to decide on a program of repertoire that will challenge and enrich the participating conductors.

HCCI 2019 will focus on Contemporary Chamber Choir Repertoire.

Specific repertoire will be announced closer to the program date.

Here are some examples of previous years’ programming:

2017 Repertoire

Canadian Composers

Citadel Hill • Mark Sirett

Grandmother Moon • Eleanor Daley

Paradise – Song of Georgian Bay • Eleanor Daley

Song of the Stars • Imant Raminsh

Song my Paddle Sings • Ruth Watson Henderson

Rise up my Love • Healey Willan

I beheld her beautiful as a dove • Healey Willan

Ave Verum • Peter Togni

Sun on Water • Hussein Janmohamed

Lover’s Chant • Matthew Emery

Danse mon moine danse • Derek Healey

Kicking Horse River • Jeff Smallman

Feller from Fortune • Harry Somers (Sung with the Elmer Iseler Singers)

We rise again • Arr. Lydia Adams (Sung with the Elmer Iseler Singers)

2016 Repertoire

Choral Standards

Liri Bililirum • Rossino Montavano

Come let’s Rejoice • John Amner

Sicut Cervus • Giovanni Pierluigi da Palestrina

“And the glory of the Lord” from Messiah • Georg Frederic Handel

“Dona nobis pacem” from Mass in B Minor • Johann Sebastian Bach

“Awake the Harp” from The Creation • Franz Josef Haydn

Verleih uns Frieden • Felix Mendelssohn

Rise up my love • Healey Willan

Sure on this Shining Night • Samuel Barber

Since I Lay my Burdens Down • Rollo Dillworth

I thank you God • Lloyd Pfautsch

Siod Mar Chaidh an Càl a Dholaidh • Trad. Nova Scotia, arr. Gary Ewer

Paradise – Song of Georgian Bay • Eleanor Daley