Follow CBC Montreal as we collect donations and raise awareness for Project PAL, a Montreal-based non-profit organization that provides a bridge between people struggling with mental health issues and the greater community.
Sunday, Dec 8, 3 p.m. (doors open at 2 p.m.), Church of St. Andrew and St. Paul, corner of Sherbrooke St. West and Redpath; Bourgie Hall, 1380 Sherbrooke St. West (Guy Concordia Metro). Free admission.
Add your voice to the CBC Christmas Sing-In on Sunday, December 8th at the Church of St. Andrew and St. Paul and Bourgie Hall (at the Montreal Museum of Fine Arts.
Just steps from the Church, Bourgie Hall provides a unique experience to sing along via HD simulcast so more Montrealers than ever can enjoy this annual tradition. Choose your own experience: in the Church of St Andrew and St Paul or watch in HD on the big screen at Bourgie Hall.
No matter where you sit, you’ll want to sing along with the Choir of the Church of St. Andrew and St. Paul with musical director Jonathan Oldengarm at the organ and our very own Sing-In Brass, all led by conductor Jordan de Souza. Special guest choirs will include the Project PAL Choir, the FACE School Choir (on stage in Bourgie Hall), as well as an outdoor a cappella pre-show by Soulstice and Effusion.
Mike Finnerty and Sonali Karnick will co-hosts at the Church and Nancy Wood will host inside Bourgie Hall. Readers include Homerun’s Sue Smith, Daybreak’s Jeanette Kelly, CBC News: Montreal’s Debra Arbec and Espace musique’s Mario Paquet.
All donations collected at both venues during the “free-will offering” will go directly to Project PAL.
The CBC Christmas Sing-In will be recorded for CBC Music—Canada’s new free digital music service—and will be available for streaming at CBCMusic.ca/SingIn. The Sing-In will be broadcast on Sunday, Dec. 22 (5 p.m. on CBC Radio 2) and on Christmas Day (9 a.m. on CBC Radio 2, noon on CBC Radio One) hosted by Katherine Duncan.
Get into the spirit of the season with your favourite Christmas music performed by choir, organ, brass and percussion — and a couple thousand carollers singing along.