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Whether you have a lot, a little or absolutely no previous musical experience, ARCS choirs are welcoming, nurturing and a lot of fun. The only prerequisite to joining us is the ability to match pitch - and, we like to say, to have fun too! Over the past 16 years, our programs have flourished and developed a culture of camaraderie, encouragement and wholesome fun. You don't know what you've been missing! Complete information and registration forms for each program are available by clicking on the appropriate links below.

ARCS 2017-2018 Season Calendar

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Up2Something just celebrated their 15th Anniversary!  This mixed chorus of 85 men and women has flourished over the past decade-and-a-half owing to their esprit de corps, commitment to excellence and an eclectic repertoire that is equal parts entertaining and challenging.  Membership is open to all without audition, however an ability to match pitch is required.  Under the direction of Brian Bowman, this mixed-voice choir participates in all ARCS performances during the season, including "Something Christmas", the ARCS Annual Talent Show & Silent Auction, and the Year-End Production.

  • Non-auditioned, adult mixed choir
  • Rehearsals from September to June 
Tuesday Evenings

2017/18 Program Information

She's Up2Something marked its tenth season in 2015-16, and enjoys an enthusiastic and talented membership of 85 women.  This SSA chorus rehearses from January through June on Thursday evenings under the direction of Michelle Kotelko.  Their repertoire is fun and challenging, affording exceptional learning opportunities with highly entertaining performances.  She's Up2Something participates in the ARCS Annual Talent Show & Silent Auction and the Year-End Production, as well as some community events such as Choral Fest.  No experience or audition is required to join, however an ability to match pitch is necessary.

  • Non-auditioned women's choir
  • Rehearsals from January to June
Thursday Evenings

2018 Program Information

Up2Christmas is a women's chorus that performs seasonal repertoire for performance over the Christmas season.  A highlight of their season is "Something Christmas", ARCS popular annual Christmas production.  Now in their thirteenth successful season, this fun-loving, energetic and joyful group rehearses weekly on Thursday evenings from 7:00 - 9:30pm at Altadore Baptist Church.  Directed by Michelle Kotelko.


  • Seasonal, non-auditioned women's choir
  • Rehearsals from September to December
Thursday Evenings

2017/18 Program Information

Something Lite offers men and women the opportunity to sing in a fun, friendly and nurturing environment without the pressure, choreography and time commitment required of performing choirs in the ARCS family.  Rehearsing on Wednesday evenings from September through May, this group is a fit for those whose lifestyle, travel schedule, physical limitations or preference favors a lighter, non-performing (or perfromance optional) program.  Now under the direction of Lorne Pankratz, this group enters its seventh season in 2017-18 and we have some great repertoire to dive into!

  • Three-semester, non-auditioned, non-performing mixed choir
  • Rehearsals run
    • September - December
    • February - May
    • June - August
Fall & Spring:
Wednesday Evenings
Something Lite - Summer
Tuesday Evenings
7:00pm - 9:00pm

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