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Cozy up with Kokopelli!

Every December, Kokopelli hosts Edmonton’s largest seasonal choral concerts. This year, we present seven ensembles of all ages, for a total of almost 400 singers. Wintersong fills historical McDougall United Church with music Saturday, December 21, at 2 p.m. and 7 p.m.

Both concerts will embrace a wide array of holiday music and traditions—with the afternoon concert including the abundant charm of our youngest ensembles. Highlights include Kokopelli performing Allison Girvan’s moving arrangement of “Christmas in the Trenches,” and then some inspired silliness—followed by some exquisite Mozart—from Òran, plenty of creative choreography from Shumayela, and Vacilando shares a hauntingly beautiful Norwegian carol in a folk style. The 7 p.m. show will also feature the latest performance by ChandraTala, our brand-new ensemble for upper voices.

For a rousing finale, our choirs are looking forward to premiering a commissioned arrangement by ChandraTala conductor Laura Hawley of “The First Snow of the Year” by Canadian singer-songwriter Hawksley Workman.

Wintersong takes place at 2:00 and 7:00 p.m. Saturday, December 21 at McDougall United Church (10025-101 Street NW, Edmonton). Tickets ($25 adults, $20 students, $15 ages 7-12, 6 and under are free with ticket and accompanied by an adult) are available at Tix on the Square (, from choristers, and at the door.

Still searching for the perfect gift?

We have three amazing gift baskets that will be raffled off at the Wintersong concerts on December 21!

Baby Bliss - including a beautiful homemade baby nest, baby toys, books, and other baby goodies, this basket is a must-have for new parents

Christmas Spirit  - featuring two tickets to the Edmonton Symphony's Christmas Pops concert on December 23, as well as loads of fun Christmas activities and goodies

Wellness Bundle - pamper yourself or a loved one with this collection of yummy and indulgent items, including a massage certificate, tickets to a comedy show, a free blowout, and a bottle of wine to unwind over the holidays

Tickets are $5 each or 5 for $20, only available at Wintersong!
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Skip the lines!

Don’t miss a concert in the Kokopelli season!  Join us for memory-filled afternoons and evenings as we showcase all our choirs and their rich performance traditions. 

With your subscription you get to skip the line-ups and save on your tickets by purchasing in advance with just one easy online or in-person transaction.  Passes are still available for the children’s choir series which includes Wintersong, Stories and Guardians of the Harmony.  You can also still get subscriptions for the youth series, which includes Wintersong, Stories and Colours of Spring, performed in superb venues like McDougall United Church and the Winspear Centre.

The passes make a fantastic gift for someone who has it all – give them an experience they will really cherish! 

Music for Littles

We are delighted to be extending our new program offering for preschool children in early 2020!

Using the excellent research-based curriculum developed by Musikgarten, Spíra (pronounced SPEE-rah, an Icelandic word meaning "sprouts") gives parents and young children the chance to bond through making music together. With games, songs, and activities, Spíra immerses your child in music and movement to help them grow and develop.

To learn more about Spíra, or to register your little one for the next round of classes running January-March 2020, please click the button below.

Let the music soar this Giving Tuesday!

The Kokopelli Choir Association is a registered non-profit society and relies on both public and private funding in order to keep the music going. Your help can make all the difference for a young singer. In this season of plenty, it's wonderful to remember to give back to our community.

We accept donations in person or by mail via cash or cheque, with tax receipts issued for all donations over $20. We are also pleased to accept donations online, with either a one-time gift or a monthly amount in support of our work.

Did you catch this? We were so proud to see three Kokopelli Choirs sopranos on stage as featured soloists with the Edmonton Symphony on November 29 and 30! The trio performed as the "sirens" in John Adams' work Grand Pianola Music, under the baton of Alexander Prior.

From left to right: Jennifer McMillan (Kokopelli & Òran alum, former accompanist, and frequently-commissioned composer/arranger); Lisa Dolinsky (Kokopelli alum and current Òran member); and Rachel Majorowicz (Kokopelli alum, current Òran member, and conductor of Tamariki)

Will the Force be with you?

Exclusive for Kokopelli Livewire subscribers! We are giving away a pair of tickets to see Kokopelli Choirs on stage with the Edmonton Symphony Orchestra at 7:30 PM on Saturday, December 14 at the Winspear Centre.

Click the button below to enter for your chance to win. Please note that the email address used to enter must be on our list of subscribers!

We will draw a winner on Monday, December 9 at noon, and notify the winner in the early afternoon that day.
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