Invited Participating Groups

Conditions of Participation

All groups are required to participate in the entire Festival program (June 29 – July 4, 2024), including the Opening Ceremonies and Gala Concert.

*Groups from Newfoundland and Labrador are not required to adhere strictly to this condition, though participation in the entire Festival program is strongly encouraged.

Travel and Accommodations

All groups are responsible for arranging and paying for travel to and from St. John’s, Newfoundland and Labrador, Canada (YYT).

Groups are responsible for arranging and paying for their own housing, meals, and transportation. HarbourVOICES! will provide all invited choirs with information about housing and dining opportunities in the St. John’s area. The Festival can also assist in advising and organizing housing, transportation, and meals – for more information, contact us.

Participation Includes

  • 2 sharing/exchange workshops with guest artists/choral-singing leaders and/or other singing group/choir participants (to be arranged on an individual basis once the full participant roster is known)
  • Opportunity for individual singers to participate in additional Festival workshops, masterclasses, presentations via pre-registrations (pending space availability)
  • Performance in 1 afternoon concert of 25 stage-time minutes (if desired). Stage-time minutes include repertoire, movement on/off stage, introductions, applause, etc.
  • Opportunity to sing in a combined (HarbourSING!) and/or a massed choir (Gala Concert) event
  • Participation in Opening Ceremonies event (1-minute sharing performance)
  • Complimentary group tickets to 1 afternoon concert (choice of concert not guaranteed due to possible space restrictions). Priority tickets for HarbourSING! Event (if not performing).
  • Discounted ticket prices for a percentage of concerts (TBD)
  • Complimentary registration for the conductor or a representative of the group
  • Opening reception for conductors/group leaders

Participation Fees

10 people or less – $1,000.00
11-20 people – $1,500.00
21-30 people – $2,000.00
31-50 people – $2,500.00
50+ people – $3,000.00

All fees are in Canadian Dollars (CAD) and are subject to a 15% Harmonized Sales Tax (HST).

*Groups from Newfoundland and Labrador are not required to pay a participation fee.

Registration Closed

  • Collaborative Singing Project Groups

    Interested singing groups/choirs may register to participate in the Collaborative Singing Projects and other collective events that will take place during the HarbourVOICES! Festival.
    Registration Closed

  • Solo Together

    HarbourVOICES! welcomes individuals to join the Festival and share in the opportunity to attend all Festival events.
    Registration Now Open!