Higher Ground Women's Ensemble

A North Vancouver-based Women's Choir

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Interview with Jenny Morgan


Photo credit: Laura Krutz

Until recently, Jenny Morgan stood with me and my fellow altos and sang solos in songs like Music in my Mother’s House and Blame it on my Youth. The first time I heard her voice, goosebumps stood the hair on my neck straight up.

Jenny has other hidden talents, one of which is composing music. In fact, Higher Ground will debut one of her compositions, Like Barley Bending, during our upcoming spring concert. Not being a composer myself, I asked her about her connection with music.


Hippopotamuses & Other Favourites This Year


Celestial Sounds

“Loved the concert last night – good job!”

It’s hard to tell which was THE crowd favourite this year, but I Want a Hippopotamus for Christmas certainly got their attention! Jenny Tennant’s clever choreography had us stomping, frowning, throwing, wiggling, and even turning our backs while Abby Creek – our resident actress – took on the child’s role…


Up for a Challenge

“Hey Janet, what would you say to a collaboration?” If you know Janet Warren, you’ll know she couldn’t resist Michael Perkins’ suggestion, and thankfully she didn’t.

Higher Ground Women's Ensemble W/ Sea "T" Sky Big BandIn a rare pairing, the Sea ‘T’ Sky Big Band out of Squamish shared the stage with Higher Ground Women’s Ensemble for three jazz sets in a concert called “It’s All About Jazz.” A significant challenge given the distance between our two groups, but with two experienced directors, and our full trust in them, we were well prepared for our first meeting at the Eagle Eye Theatre in Squamish. (more…)