Timmins Youth Singers

Timmins Youth Singers

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The Timmins Youth Singers is a Canadian Cabaret Choir that performs a variety of musical styles, ranging from pop to musical theatre to classical music!

Biography

The Timmins Youth Singers was founded in 1978 by Rosanne Simunovic and her ability to create and implement innovative programming opportunities has attracted numerous artists of exception to perform with the Timmins Youth Singers.
Musical theatre and pop stars have also created memorable performances with the Timmins Youth Singers, including Phantom Of The Opera stars Paul Massel and Gregory Cross, Cats stars Greg Bond and Larry Herbert, Les Miserables star Michael Burgess and Stratford and Shaw Festival star, Karen Skidmore and world class a cappella pop artists,"The Essentials".
Performance highlights in Toronto include a showcase at the International Choral Festival in 1993, the Canadian Premiere of Andrew Lloyd Webber's "Requiem" at Roy Thomson Hall in 1985 under the direction of Dr. Elmer Iseler and guest artists of the Scarborough Philharmonic Orchestra in 1998 under the direction of Howard Cable, a concert that was repeated the next year in Timmins with the Timmins Symphony Orchestral Ensemble.

Many current and alumni members of the Timmins Youth Singers have continued to establish exciting musical careers winning provincial and national recognition in solo and choral achievements. Over the past 23 years, over 40 TCS members have been selected to perform with the prestigious 40 voice Ontario Youth Choir and many have gone on to perform with the National Youth Choir.

Discography

The TYS have recorded three very successful CDS: I Remember December in 1994 with Canadian Cabaret Star Patricia O'Callaghan & Canadian Celtic ArtistsKevin Closs;
A Christmas Legacy in 1999 featuring music arranged and conducted by internationally renowned Canadian conductor, Howard Cable;
Scenes From A Dream in 2000 ...a double disc CD featuring highlights of live performances staged between 1984-2000, with special appearances by Cabaret Star Patricia O'Callaghan; Canadian A Cappella Pop Sensations, The Essentials; Canadian stars of "Phantom of The Opera" and "Cats".

Set List

Typically, our concerts begin with classical "first half" set. The second half usually features music from the Broadway and Pop genres.

We are very well known for staging concerts of a thematic nature. For example, one such concert was called "Holiday Magic" and the music reflected the different holidays of the year...beginning with New Year's and ending with Christmas. In this concert, classical, pop and musical theatre music were effectively intermingled to create a very entertaining show!