Young Sudbury Singers was established in 2007 by Dr. David Buley, Associate Professor of Music Education at Laurentian University. He has a deep commitment to accessible music education, and provides high calibre training to the singers.
Dr. Buley and Associate Director Heather Charsley are supported by a team of choral assistants and a volunteer Board who bring a wealth of expertise and enthusiasm to the choir.
Young Sudbury Singers present two concerts annually and perform at various community events in the Sudbury area, often in conjunction with other musical ensembles such as:
- Sudbury Symphony Orchestra
- Bel Canto Chorus
- Sudbury Chamber Singers
- Trillium Brass Quintet
- Sudbury Youth Orchestra
- Kampana Bells
- No Strings Attached Community Band
- Arts North
- Laurentian University Chorus
- Laurentian University Concert Band
YSS shares their joy of singing at seniors’ residences and nursing homes, and participates in fundraisers such as:
- CBC Radio’s annual Food Bank Fundraiser
- CTV/Lions’ Club Children’s Telethon
The choir also contributes their talents to a variety of special events, such as:
The Olympic Torch Lighting Ceremony (January 2010)
Remembrance Day Ceremony – Sudbury Arena (November 2012)
Sudbury Sings! A Choral Celebration (May 2014)
Canada Day Celebrations – Science North (2016) and Sudbury Arena (2017)
- Something to Sing About! Canada/Ontario 150 choral concert – Fraser Auditorium (May 2017)
The Young Sudbury Singers have earned a Gold or High Gold Standard at each of the last nine Kiwanis Music Festivals. YSS is a proud member of Choirs Ontario.
For more information about the choir and its activities, please contact General Manager Ralph McIntosh at (705) 662 0115 or email: firstname.lastname@example.org