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CONCERT: Laura Hawley conducts Da Camera Singers with Orchestra Borealis

November 2, 2019 | Edmonton, AB

Laura’s inaugural program as the new Artistic Director of Da Camera Singers, this All Souls Day program features Mozart’s Requiem conducted by outgoing AD, John Brough, and Stephanie Martin’s new cantata, Winter Nights.

CONFERENCE: Music Conference Alberta

October 24-26, 2019 | Calgary, AB

Laura will present three sessions at Music Conference Alberta 2019 in Calgary: Choral Reading Session: Self-Published Music by Canadian Composers The subtle art of choral accompanying: ideas for conductors One-on-one Session

PREMIERE: And we kissed – arr. laura hawley

October 6th, 2019 | Ottawa, ON

‘Nothing but Treble’ premieres laura hawley’s arrangement, And we kissed.

Nova Scotia Choral Federation: Sing Summer Camp

August 19-24, 2019 | Berwick, Nova Scotia

Laura will be joining the artistic staff of the 2019 Adult Choir Camp as collaborative pianist.

AUDITIONS: Summer auditions for Laura’s two choirs: ChandraTala, and Da Camera Singers

Summer, 2019 | Edmonton, AB

Laura is holding auditions throughout the summer months for these two excellent choirs. ChandraTala is Kokopelli Choirs’ newest ensemble. An upper voices choir for experienced soprano and alto singers of any gender identity, ChandraTala has a number of exciting projects planned for their inaugural season, including works centering the voices of Canadian composers, and programming … Continue reading “AUDITIONS: Summer auditions for Laura’s two choirs: ChandraTala, and Da Camera Singers”

PREMIERE: Call yourself beautiful – laura hawley

May 23, 2019 | Vancouver, BC

WVSB Treble Honour Choir, directed by Suzanne Fulton, premieres Call yourself beautiful. Click here to see the video!

RECORDING SESSION: In Song – laura hawley, with Canadian Chamber Choir

May 15-21, 2019 | Waterloo, ON

Canadian Chamber Choir – Artistic Director, Julia Davids and Associate Conductor Joel Tranquilla – records a new edition of In Song commissioned for album Seasons of Life and Landscape slated for release in autumn of 2019. Laura performed as part of the ensemble alongside Kieth Hamm (viola), Beverly Johnston (vibraphone), and Jeff Reily (bass clarinet). … Continue reading “RECORDING SESSION: In Song – laura hawley, with Canadian Chamber Choir”

CONCERT: Sonnet 113 performed by Phoenix Chamber Choir with Kathleen Allan

May 11, 2019 | Vancouver, BC

Sonnet 113 performed in concert, The Looking Glass: Reflections on identity, technology, and self-perception in the digital age. Music by Jeff Enns, Arvo Pärt, Hugo Wolf, Holst, Britten, Schumann and Lassus centres around the musical fairytale by Canadian composer Jason Noble: “Furiouser and Spuriouser” or “Unforeseen Consequences of the Democratization of Knowledge.” Andrew Staniland’s “On … Continue reading “CONCERT: Sonnet 113 performed by Phoenix Chamber Choir with Kathleen Allan”

PREMIERE: Remember, woman – laura hawley

May 11, 2019 | Calgary, AB

Savridi Singers Association premieres Remember, woman in a concert celebrating the power of women’s voices.

PREMIERE: Chelsea Morning – arr. laura hawley

May 4th, 2019 | Vancouver, BC

Elektra Women’s Choir premieres laura hawley’s arrangement of Joni Mitchell’s Chelsea Morning in their concert, “I am in need of music”

CONCERT: Walking Through Light – Laura Hawley conducts Hypatia’s Voice Women’s Choir

April 27, 2019 | Ottawa, ON

Laura’s final concert as Artistic Director of Hypatia’s Voice, comprising a musical dissertation on the many facets and experiences of light – internal, external, and celestial. The program featured the premiere a stunning work by Ottawa composer John Armstrong alongside works by O’Regan (A light exists in spring), Chilcott (Song of the stars), Paulus (Songs … Continue reading “CONCERT: Walking Through Light – Laura Hawley conducts Hypatia’s Voice Women’s Choir”

WORKSHOP for Michael A. Riffel Catholic High School Choir

April 10, 2019 | Regina, SK

All-day choral art workshop with the fantastic students of Riffel High School and their director, Stacy Allan, exploring group improvisation, vocal technique, accompanying, and workshopping interpretation of The Sun is Mine.

WORKSHOP for Archbishop M.C. O’Neill High School (Saskatoon)

April 4, 2019 | Edmonton, AB

Afternoon choral workshop with the students of Riffel High School as part of their Alberta tour, working on repertoire, sound production, vocal technique, and exploring group improvisation.