Higher Ground Women's Ensemble

A North Vancouver Based – Women's Choir

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Carolling for a Cause: Yule Duel Dec 7 2017

Higher Ground is excited and proud to join this year’s Yule Duel!

We are “Carolling for a Cause” in support of May’s Place, a hospice for compassionate end-of-life care.

Please come! Please donate!

Yule duel brings together choirs from across the Lower Mainland to sing Christmas carols loud and proud from the sidewalks of Gastown. The best in show go head-to-head in a series of sing-offs on the main stage. All proceeds benefit May’s Place.

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Hello 2017/18 Season!

After a 3 month summer hiatus, Higher Ground women’s ensemble is back for our 2017-2018 season. As the summer wound down, the choir countdown began, 8 more sleeps until choir… 7 more sleeps until choir… 6 more… 5 more… Finally the night arrived, and there was an amazingly warm energy in the room – smiles, hugs, catching up, and welcoming new members (we are thrilled to welcome Julie and Erika).  (more…)

Choir babies

Another season of Higher Ground has come to a close and we are currently on our break for the summer. This past season was a different one for me because in February, my husband and I welcomed our first child, a baby girl.

A lot of my friends and family assumed that I would take a break from singing once the baby arrived but I knew that Higher Ground was the kind of choir where I would not have to do that. I returned to choir, baby in tow, when my daughter was a week and a half old and I continued to bring her with me to rehearsals for the next several weeks. (more…)