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Making Music/Making Democracy

The issues of diverse cultures living close to each other lies at the heart of this project.  The NYS/Quebec Artist Residency project is designed to build creative bridges between artists on both sides of the border. The Missa Kreyol adds to this cultural “mash-up” by focusing upon the creative meeting point between French Canadian musicians…

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Concert Announcement

Missa Kreyo?l d’Hai?ti et du Que?bec Saison 2014-2015 Titres et descriptions Sous la direction de Tiphaine Legrand, le Chœur classique de l’Outaouais vous invite a? venir ce?le?brer Noe?l avec une cre?ation tout a? fait originale : la Missa Kreyo?l (messe cre?ole). Compose?e par Glenn McClure, elle est un hommage a? la culture et a? la…

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Texts from Quebec saints and Haitian saints

As for Quebec saints, I can give the list to the Choir.  http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Roman_catholic_saints_of_canada The Canadian Martyrs also known as the North American Martyrs were eight Jesuit missionaries from Sainte-Marie among the Hurons, who were martyred in the mid-17th century in Canada and upstate New York. They comprised the six priests and two companions missioning to the Huron during colonial days of New…

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Suggestions for additional text!

Chers choristes, Je vous ai parlé mardi dernier de la demande de Glenn McClure qui souhaite votre participation à l’élaboration de la Missa Kreyol. Glenn mentionne qu’il a déjà inclut des citations de saints au milieu du texte liturgique des messes qu’il a créées. À titre d’exemple, la Messe des Caraïbes comprend plusieurs extraits de…