VICTORIA – The Honourable Janet Austin, Lieutenant Governor of British Columbia, will present the Campus View Elementary in Victoria with their award for winning the Under 11 category for this year’s Sing Me A Song program.
Media are invited to the presentation and to watch the group sing their winning song, “Where I Wanna Be”. The video the choir submitted to enter the program is available here: https://youtu.be/BA4IEQcCS9M
Thursday, May 31, 2018
Campus View Elementary
3900 Gordon Head Road, Victoria
The Honourable Judith Guichon, 29th Lieutenant Governor of British Columbia, launched Sing Me A Song to promote music and community spirit across the province in honour of Canada’s 150th birthday celebrations in 2017. For 2018, musical groups of all ages and genres were invited to write and sing an original song in the lead up to 2021, the 150th anniversary of British Columbia’s entry into the Confederation. Groups are encouraged to write a song about what British Columbia means to them or their community.
Entries were scored on musicality, spirit and originality by a panel of musicians which included Louise Rose, music maker, teaches piano and voice in The Chwyl School of Contemporary Music at The Victoria Conservatory of Music, member of The Great American Song Book Trio; Maureen Archambault, musical director of the a cappella choir ‘Bel Canto’; Heather Pawsey, opera singer and artistic director of Astrolabe Musik Theatre; and Brian Wismath, music director of Vox Humana Chamber Choir, Linden Singers of Victoria, Victoria Choral Society and Victoria Conservatory of Music Chorale.
For more information on the program visit www.ltgov.bc.ca
Office of the Lieutenant Governor