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President’s Message – Our new season has begun

In News by Jan

Welcome to Tone Cluster’s website!  If you haven’t visited us before, please take a few moments to check out the site and get to know us a little better… Our 2017/18 Concert Season is well underway… In August Tone Cluster walked proudly in the Pride Parade (see previous blog for more details). In September the choir had a very successful …

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Tone Cluster Retreat at Camp Merrywood

In News by Jan

Our annual retreat in September was a huge success… On Friday night we had a chance to listen to some of our upcoming repertoire and had a short practice with Kurt. On Saturday we became familiar with some of the pieces we will be performing throughout our concert season as Kurt led us through morning and afternoon practices. Then on …

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Tone Cluster at Pride Parade

In News by Jan

On August 27th, 2017 a group of Tone Cluster members joined thousands to walk  proudly and loudly in Ottawa’s Pride Parade. It was a beautiful sunny day and much cavorting and good fun was had by all…

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Tone Cluster Does Broadway

In News by Jan

Broadway! If you’ve strolled down the bustling streets of New York City, joined the jet set to London’s West End, or just imagined doing so while singing along to some of the best musicals out there, this concert is for you. Old and new, stories and music will never go out of style. Sharing the stage with the Nepean High …

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Voices of Earth Concert – April 22nd

In News by Jan

You know those nights where you find yourself laughing from the sheer joy of being alive? Those nights can be rare after a long Ottawa Winter, but they happen a lot more often when you get to work with Kathy Armstrong and experience the drumming and dance of Ghana. The rhythms and exuberance are simply infectious. I dare say you’ll …

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Swirl and Twirl Fundraising Event

In News by Jan

Tone Cluster is honoured to be chosen as one of Swirl and Twirl’s beneficiaries for 2017.  Join us May 25th for the 13th annual Swirl and Twirl presented by Royal RBC. This is a fantastic fundraiser (19+) for Ottawa’s LGBTQA community, which includes a silent auction, wine and beer tasting, snacks and food, socializing, entertainment and a chance to help …

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Tone Cluster to perform with Rakestar and Christine Duncan

In News by David Fowler

Tone Cluster – quite a queer choir is delighted to be performing with Rakestar jazz Arkestra in a concert titled Sung Ra: Songs of Sun Ra.  The concert is Sunday, Jan 22, 7:30pm at Church of the Ascension, 253 Echo Drive, Ottawa. SUNG RA: Songs Of Sun Ra This concert spectacle combines two unique Ottawa musical groups, the 8-piece jazz …

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Start of a new season – President’s Message

In News by David Fowler

Start of 2016–2017 Season It’s my honour to have been elected President of Tone Cluster—quite a queer choir. In my 16 years with the choir, my joy in singing is consistently renewed by this fantastic bunch of committed singers and the diverse repertoire that is a signature of the group Last season we were chosen to perform at one of …

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Looking for a fab choir? Come Sing With US!

In News by David Fowler

Have you got what it takes to join an enthusiastic group of performance oriented singers with a diverse set of repertoire? This auditioned, 35 voice mixed choir is seeking select individuals in all vocal ranges to join the 2016–2017 season of focused rehearsals, challenging workshops with skilled clinicians, engaging fundraisers, amazing concerts and the support of queer community. Artistic Director …

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Tone Cluster at Ottawa Pride 2016!

In News by David Fowler

Pride is quickly approaching!  The parade and community fair will be held Sunday, August 21 starting at 1pm. Tone Cluster is marching – do you want to march with us? We’ll have a small SUV with lots of water. It’s a great opportunity for us to show our community support. Leave us a message here or send us an email …