HPERC
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Established in 1986, the Hastings and Prince Edward Regional Chorus is now in its 33rd year of supporting the musical and personal growth of youth in grades 4-12. Renowned for its high level of excellence, the chorus has gained an international reputation and has been the recipient of both Canadian and European awards.
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The choir performs a wide variety of music, including both classical and contemporary pieces, challenging ourselves to learn different languages and cultures through our repertoire.
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It's mostly practice but there is also...
A lot of fun!
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New members are welcome to join the choir during the months of September and January. Those interested in becoming a part of this talented group are welcome to attend a regular practice evening.
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About the chorus

Established in 1986 by Maestro Rudolf Heijdens, the Hastings and Prince Edward Regional Chorus is now in its 33rd year of supporting the musical and personal growth of youth in grades 4-12. Renowned for its high level of excellence, the chorus has gained an international reputation and has been the recipient of both Canadian and European awards. The Chorus is dedicated to having both choristers and their audiences (re)discover that music is first and foremost an art form. The chorus is under the direction of Jennifer Curtis.

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New members are welcome to join the choir during the months of September and January. Those interested in becoming a part of this talented group are welcome to join us during practice Wednesday evenings from 5:30 to 8pm at St. Thomas' Anglican Church to learn more or...

Benefits to joining a choir:

  • Learn to sing and read music
  • Improve psychological well-being
  • Enhance brain function
  • Reduce stress
  • Create friendships and lasting memories
  • Great exercise for your lungs
  • Increase memory and concentration

Choir in the news

CULTIVATING CREATIVITY: Local youth chorus inspires confidence through music

August 2, 2019

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White Winter Hymnal

Cajon Drum Song by Robin Pecknold

One of our alumni choristers created this slide show featuring some memories of her time with the choir.
Thank you Jessica!

Compliments of Alumna Chorister Jessica.

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The Hastings and Prince Edward Regional Chorus would like to express their gratitude to supporters over the years who have made donations and purchased advertising space in concert programs.

Featured sample of our music

Do you Love to Sing?

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You are welcome to join us during practice Wednesday evenings 5:30-8pm

St. Thomas' Anglican Church
201 Church St. Belleville, On

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The Hastings and Prince Edward Regional Chorus received financial assistance from the City of Belleville through the Belleville Community Arts & Culture Fund.