The Aeolian Singers

Halifax, Nova Scotia

These are links to performers and composers that the Aeolians have worked with or sites we think are of interest to choirs:

Alys Howe

The harp sparkles beneath the fingers of this award-winning performer, whose speciality is music springing from Scottish and Irish traditions.

Karen Myatt

Jazz vocalist and theatre artist Karen Myatt has appeared on stages in New York, Mexico, and throughout Canada.

Holly Arsenault

Jazz pianist, composer, arranger, educator.

Daniel Matto

His music showcases a unique style of jazz through original compositions, standards and rarities.

The Halifax Gay Men’s Chorus (HGMC)

The brainchild of Tim Callahan-Cross and four other local gay men. They’re there to sing and have fun, and build an incredible community.

Donna Morrissey

Bestselling fiction writer, originally from Newfoundland living in Halifax, Nova Scotia.

Anthony Rissesco

Versatile violin player and educator, experienced in all styles of playing from classical violin to traditional fiddle.

Zoe Leger

One of the brightest emerging talents on the Canadian jazz scene, composer, arranger, vocalist and pianist Zoe Leger joined us in concert in 2017. Her first album The Girl From Yesterday is now available.

Meaghan Smith

Meaghan Smith is a Canadian singer-songwriter, musician and visual artist and we were thrilled that she joined us in concert in February 2016. Here is a link to her site with tour dates, music, and video.

Stephen Hatfield

In celebration of our anniversary and heart health theme, we’ve commissioned world-renowned Canadian composer Stephen Hatfield to create a new suite of songs for the choir. This will be premiered on May 14, 2011 at the Cohn.

Oxfam Canada

The Aeolians were honoured to have been invited to sing at Oxfam Canada’s Stand Up! Speak Out! fundraising concert in celebration of activist Muriel Duckworth’s 100th birthday. Muriel is an inspiration, and the choir paid tribute to her life’s work in our 2006 Celebrating Mother Earth concert.

Rita Joe

The Aeolians were privileged to commission music to poetry by Rita Joe for a performance in the early 1980’s, and to have her participate with us in the performance at the Rebecca Cohn Auditorium. We remember her fondly with love and affection, and thank her for her gift of poems.

Susan Crowe

Singer/songwriter Susan Crowe is one of Canada’s most highly respected musicians. The Aeolian Singers are proud of their collaborative relationship with Susan, having recorded with her and worked on two of our IWD shows together.

Donna Rhodenizer

Celebrating Mother Earth
International Women’s Day 2006

We premiered Donna’s Suite of Elements at our Celebrating Mother Earth concert, March 5, 2006 in the Rebecca Cohn Auditorium of the Dalhousie Arts Centre.