Local youth choir to perform with Grammy award winning conductor Charles Bruffy


What does it mean to “belong” in today’s world?

Photo: Vancouver Youth Choir Facebook


Tonight, the Vancouver Youth Choir (VYC) will perform with Grammy award-winning conductor Charles Bruffy at Christ Church Cathedral in downtown Vancouver.

Belong: VYC & Charles Bruffy In Concert is part of the celebrated conductor’s residence with the local choir, which has been taking place throughout this month. Mr. Bruffy has been working with VYC in rehearsals and workshops, culminating in tonight’s collaborative performance.

Charles Bruffy’s work with the Phoenix Chorale and The Kansas City Chorale has yielded a total of 13 Grammy nominations and 5 Grammy wins.

According to the Vancouver Youth Choir Facebook event, Tonight’s concert examines different aspects of belonging, exploring aspects of family, romantic love, home and homeland, friendship and the growing sense of identity and belonging that youth experience as they become adults.

You can purchase tickets for tonight’s event HERE.

Belong: VYC & Charles Bruffy

Where: Christ Church Cathedral (690 Burrard St.)
When: March 10, 2018 at 7:30pm

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