Schedule

The following schools will be competing for the title of 2018 Show Choir Canada Junior Champions:

Junior Session (4:00pm to 7:00pm)
Pierre Laporte Middle School “PLP Pride”, North York, ONT
All Saints Catholic School “All Saints Glee Club”, Toronto, ONT
Milton Show Choir “Flash”, Milton, ONT
St. Paul’s Elementary “St. Paul’s Glee”, Alliston, ONT
Collingwood Glee “Major Treble”, Collingwood, ONT
St. Denis “St. Denis Show Choir”, Toronto, ONT
KW Glee “KW Glee Jr”, Waterloo, ONT
Milton Show Choir “Flare”, Milton, ONT

Guest Performance/Awards Ceremony (7:00pm to 8:00pm)

Choir Bios:

Pierre Laporte Middle School “PLP Pride”, North York, ONT
“PLP Pride” is a glee club composed of students from Pierre Laporte Middle School, located between Keele and Jane St. in North York, ON. This is the first year that Pierre Laporte M.S. has offered a glee club under the direction of Middle School Teacher, Ms. Tessier. Pierre Laporte M.S. is a part of the Toronto District School Board and it is a Model School for Inner Cities. The Middle School serves a diverse, multiracial, and multicultural group of students, with the focus on creating a positive environment in which all students can excel. The “PLP Pride” glee club is excited to perform for the first time and to demonstrate their uniqueness through the performing arts.

All Saints Catholic School “All Saints Glee Club”, Toronto, ONT
All Saints Glee Club is in its first year but that doesn’t mean that they aren’t bringing it! With the leadership of three incredible teachers and the hard work of the entire team this glee club is excited to compete and see what everyone else brings to the stage.

Milton Show Choir “Flash”, Milton, ONT
Milton Show Choir operates multiple community-based show choirs in Milton, Ontario. Flash consists of 22 talented youngsters. Under the musical direction of Melanie Silva and Bob Hall, the group performs at local community events and stages an annual “Gleeful” Showcase each spring. Milton Show Choir’s Flash is excited to participate in the Show Choir Canada 2018 Junior Championship!

St. Paul’s Elementary “St. Paul’s Glee”, Alliston, ONT
St. Paul’s Glee team began in 2012 as a small group of students who shared a passion for music. Since its inception, it has grown into Simcoe County’s most requested Elementary Glee Club. Hailing from Alliston, Ontario, under the Musical Direction of Mr. John Miorin, OCT, the St. Paul’s Glee Club will be making its second appearance at Show Choir Canada Jr. Championship on April 6th, 2018.

This year’s Glee team was chosen to perform at the 2017 Advent Mass at the Simcoe Muskoka Catholic District School Board offices on December 21st, 2017. Since then, the St. Paul’s Glee team has been selected to professionally record the new, gender-neutral Canadian National Anthem, which is being played on morning announcements in schools across Simcoe County, featured on the 6pm CTV Barrie news and appearing in the Alliston Herald newspaper.

St. Paul’s Glee team has taken to the stage in a variety of school performances celebrating The Arts, Education, Inclusiveness, Diversity and Catholic Faith. St. Paul’s Glee team always strives to entertain and, in partnership with local and provincial organizations, perform at events such as the Wonderland’s Festival of Music, South Simcoe Arts Council Music Festival, Rogers Community TV Christmas Special, Alliston Herald, CTV2 Barrie, Stephenson Memorial Hospital and Alliston Town Council.

Collingwood Glee “Major Treble”, Collingwood, ONT
Collingwood Glee Club is a community group of 24 girls ranging in age from 8 -13 years old. These talented young ladies meet once a week and are led by Musical Director Naomi Cohen and Choreographer Davis Kadwell. CGC’s goal with each season is to continually expand and improve their level of performance in order to give the audience the most exciting and enjoyable experience possible! This is their second year competing at Show Choir Canada, and they hope to repeat last year’s performance when they won Best Vocals, Best Choreography and 1st Place Overall!

St. Denis “St. Denis Show Choir”, Toronto, ONT
East of Toronto’s downtown amongst the rolling waves and sandy shoreline lays the gem of the Beach community; St. Denis Catholic School. This will be St. Denis’ first time ever appearing in the Show Choir Competition. Our group is comprised of Grade 6 to Grade 8 students with various musical talents and artistic backgrounds. Our musical repertoire was selected with a purpose to surprise those who have competed before, inspire those who have yet to compete and empower those looking for an avenue to express themselves! This dynamic group of students has been hard at work in order to showcase the talents of a small school with a HUGE heart! Marie McBride, Sandrina Richea, Susan Nijmeh and Timoteo Ciprietti are very proud and excited to present for the first time, the St. Denis Show Choir!​​

KW Glee “KW Glee Jr”, Waterloo, ONT
KW Glee Junior is a private, auditioned kids pop choir from Waterloo Region made up of 54 young performers aged 9 to 13 whose enthusiasm for song and dance are off the charts. Performing two concerts annually alongside the senior group, singing in harmony and rocking out on stage with their friends is what these kids love best. Today, these young artists are thrilled to return to Show Choir Canada to perform their Broadway Rocks set featuring some awesome pop songs that have also been adapted for musicals! Please welcome to the stage, KW Glee Junior!

Milton Show Choir “Flare”, Milton, ONT
Milton Show Choir operates multiple community-based show choirs in Milton, Ontario. Directed by Melanie Silva and Bob Hall, Flare consists of 20 talented youngsters who are absolutely thrilled to showcase their set-list at the Show Choir Canada 2018 Junior Championship!

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