Nanaimo Sings! is a catalyst for collaboration between choirs and the presentation of quality choral events in our city.  Committed to creating “community through song”, Nanaimo Sings!  provides a tangible demonstration of the extent, diversity and calibre of choral singing in this area. Our member choirs include 19 choral groups in Nanaimo and the surrounding areas of Lantzville, Cedar, Yellowpoint, Ladysmith and Gabriola Island, numbering about 350 singers.

Our Mandate

  • build networks between the choirs in our community
  • strengthen and enhance quality choral music experiences in our community
  • highlight and further develop choral opportunities for the community at large
  • showcase our choirs

Our Organization

Nanaimo Sings! relies on many volunteers.  A Planning Committee consisting of five Directors plus other volunteers consults regularly with member choirs to bring Nanaimo Sings! projects to fruition.


  • Fiona Anderson
  • John Collison-Baker
  • Linda Dier
  • James Duthie
  • Doug Roszmann

Planning Committee Members-at-Large:

  • James Chappell
  • Patricia Plumley
  • Cathy Tanner

For more information: askus@nanaimosings.ca