Community Choir: Auditioned

    Conductor Mark Ramsey on stage with the MNjcc Community Choir

    Wednesdays, September 12 2018 – June 6 2019 (*no class Sep 19, Dec 26, Jan 2)
    7:30 – 9:30 pm


    Conductor: Mark Ramsay
    Assistant Conductor: Briony Glassco

    The MNjcc Community Choir has been making music together for over 20 years! The dynamic 80-voice SATB choir sings a variety of repertoire and styles including world, jazz, classical, Jewish, folk, gospel, and pop. The program includes sectional rehearsals, small ensemble opportunities, and two annual cabarets to feature the diverse talents of the singers in the choir.

    Auditions for new members are being scheduled for the end of August and early September.

    3% CIF plus HST charges may apply 

    Please fill out this form if you are interested in auditioning for the Community Choir.

    Mark Ramsey 235x200Mark Ramsay is the conductor of the MNjcc Community Choir and Chamber Choir. He is also the director of the University of Toronto Men’s Chorus, the assistant conductor and pianist for the Exultate Chamber Singers, and recently joined the Choirs Ontario Board of Directors as the editor of its publication, Dynamic. He has been a student conductor with the Elmer Iseler Singers, conducting fellow with the Canadian Chamber Choir, apprentice conductor with the Ontario Youth Choir, and tour manager for the National Youth Choir of Canada. Before moving to Toronto, Mark worked for ten years as a high school music teacher and curriculum specialist in Summerside, PEI where he was also the conductor of the Summerside Community Choir. He holds a Master of Music (Choral Conducting) from U of T as well as a Bachelor of Music Education (Piano) from the University of Prince Edward Island. Currently, Mark is enrolled in the Doctor of Musical Arts (Choral Conducting) program at U of T under the guidance of Dr. Hilary Apfelstadt and teaches an undergraduate course in choral music education. He is a recipient of an Elmer Iseler National Graduate Fellowship in Choral Conducting as well as a University of Toronto Fellowship. (


    Contact & Info

    750 Spadina Ave. (at Bloor), Toronto, Ontario M5S 2J2

    Phone: 416.924.6211
    Fax: 416.924.0422

    Charitable registration:
    140344243 RR0001

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