Leading Innovators in Choral Education

VIVA! Youth Singers of Toronto is a vibrant, innovative choral organization for children and youth ages four to young adults.

2014-15 marks VIVA!’s fifteenth anniversary season as a downtown group of choirs whose mission is to offer youth the opportunity to achieve artistic excellence through innovative education in a singer-centred, inclusive community.

* Orff classes for younger choirs
* Support for youth with disabilities

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Key Upcoming Dates:

Sat. Feb 7 – Bowlathon Fundraiser 

Wed. Feb 25Ontario Vocal Festival in Caledon – For Main Chorus

Wed. March 11 - Roy Thomson Hall Concert (Part of the Noon Hour Choir and Organ Series) – Main Chorus and Chamber Youth Choir

March 30 – Rehearsal – Bring a Friend to Choir Day/Open House – and Prep/Junior Orff Showcase

Wed. April 29 - 15th Annual Gala Fundraising Dinner - Sweet Lovers Love the Spring: Madrigals for Springtime with lutanist Terry McKenna, soprano Katherine Hill, countertenor Daniel Cabena and the Chamber Youth Choir

Highlights of recent seasons:

2013-14Canada’s Walk of Fame Performance with rocker Alice Cooper in honour of legendary music producer Bob Ezrin, broadcast on Global TV 
-performance at the Elgin and Winter Garden Theatre’s 100th Anniversary Chandelier Gala
– annual performance in The Nutcracker with The National Ballet of Canada Orchestra
– 5th Annual City Carol Sing, a foodbank fundraiser, broadcast on City TV
– Carols by Candlelight, Readings & Carols
- Brother Heinrich’s Christmas, a seasonal concert
– Requiem by W. A. Mozart with the Talisker Players Orchestra
– Gilbert & Sullivan’s classic operetta The Mikado  performed by all choirs with the Kingsway Chamber Strings

2012-13 – children’s opera Noye’s Fludde by Benjamin Britten
A Medieval Bestiary with Toronto Consort by Dean Burry

2011-12 – music inspired by Greek mythology
– music by Greek Canadian Christos Hatzis
– Greek folk dancer participation
– all choirs house organization by Greek gods
– season culminating tour to Greece in July 2012