Wonder Concert in Victoria

Music is a world within itself and is a language we all understand.  It gives soul to the universe, wings to the wind, light to the imagination and life to everything.  It makes us think, feel, dream and wonder.

The Victoria Freedom Gospel Choir invites you to explore the world around you with songs of “Wonder” at their end of season family-friendly concert.

Directed by Ann Antonides and accompanied by Tanya Gillespie, the performances will feature songs composed specifically for the choir as well as some traditional well-known gospel pieces.  Cara McCandless will accompany on Bass Guitar and Sheri Clayton on the Drums.

So don’t miss out and join us on Saturday 11th May at 7pm at the First Church of the Nazarene (4277 Quadra Street in Victoria).

Tickets are only $20.00 each and children under 12 are free when accompanied by an adult!  Tickets can be purchased from Choir members, at the door on concert days, at The First Church of the Nazarene Office or from the Christian Music and Book Store located at 3090 Nanaimo Street in Victoria.

For more information visit www.freedomgospelchoir.ca or find us on Facebook.

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Our Director

Musical Director Ann Antonides has a history of more than 30 years of choral conducting on Southern Vancouver Island, including a dozen years at the helm of the Duncan Choral Society, as well as conducting elementary and high school choirs during her teaching career.

In September of 2013 Ann started the Freedom. Gospel Choir. Ann has always loved gospel music and sometimes you can catch her dancing to the tunes. Ann loves bringing together singers who are enriched by this music and want to share their joy with the community.

Tanya Gillespie

Yes, she plays guitar. And drums. And other instruments. But her real forté is the piano. She loves the gospel genre, and it shows in the way she plays. After graduating with first class honours in piano and harmony at the Royal Conservatory of Music, Tanya continued to expand her musical horizons by developing her preordained passion for singing, writing, and composing.

In 2006, she won the Monday Magazine designation as “Who Will Be Victoria’s Next Big Thing”, and took the runner-up prize in the category of Favorite Solo Artist.

She has produced 3 CD’s including a restful assortment of improvisational piano instrumentals entitled “Impromptu”, and an infectious Indie-pop collection produced by Juno-nominated musician/producer Matthew James.