Powell River Academy of Music

Chor Musica Men's Choir presents A Chor Musica Christmas

Walter Martella, conductor

Featuring popular carols both sacred and secular.

Monday, December 12, 2022 | 7:30 PM | Historic Dwight Hall

Admission $25

Tickets are also available:

• at the Academy Box Office – 7280 Kemano Street, Monday – Thursday 9:30 - 4:30
• by phone at 604-485-9633
• and at the door 30 minutes before the concert

cmChor Musica is a male voice community choir comprised of 40 singers. Formed in 1998, the choir provides an opportunity for men to explore and perform a variety of music written for the male choir. In its short history the choir has become popular with audiences of all ages. In 2007, the choir performed at the 3rd International Male Voice Festival in Cornwall, England and in 2013 performed concerts in the Yucatan, Mexico.

The choir returned to England for the 2015 Cornwall International Male Voice Choral Festival. The men were honoured to have been invited to sing in the opening ceremonies. More than 70 male choirs participate in this festival from across the world, the UK and Cornwall.

martellaWalter Martella, conductor and music director of the Powell River Academy of Music is a pianist, trumpeter, and accordionist. He is one of the great gems of the Sunshine Coast. Walter has taken the stage with many world class musicians and conductors. He has recorded 5 CDs. Performing is a significant part of Walter’s career but just as important to him is his involvement with the Academy of Music. He is a strong believer in the power of music as part of community. Walter is currently the conductor of Chor Musica, Academy Chamber Choir, and the Powell River Chorus and has a full private teaching schedule. He is a graduate of Banff School, Vancouver Island University, University of Victoria, and the BCCF conducting program.