Soundings Vocal Ensemble was founded in September of
2001 by Denis Donnelly,
who is also the Co-Director of the Gettin' Higher
Choir. Denis was the recipient of the
Drost Award from the British Columbia Choral
Federation for his contributions to choral music
throughout British Columbia.
is an auditioned group of 26 singers who seek to
present music that is entertaining, innovative, and
The Soundings repertoire is made up of a highly
eclectic mix of music from many traditions, at the
core of which are the arrangements of its
Director. This music includes arrangements of
songs by contemporary songwriters such as James
Taylor, The Roches, and Sinead O'Connor, among many
others, but also includes choral music from the
Renaissance and Baroque, as well as folk song
arrangements and songs from both the
African-American and white gospel traditions.
A Soundings concert is always a diverse trip through
the world of music.
Bass Richard Baldwin