Saskatchewan Choral Federation

Past Events


Part of the Canada-wide Culture Days festivities, Music Mosaic 2014 was a unique musical experience highlighting and celebrating Saskatchewan's rich cultural diversity.  Audiences turned out on a cold and windy day to enjoy music from around the world presented by Saskatchewan performers.


Sunday, September 28 - River Landing Amphitheatre:

Fun Balagan Folk Group - Created by the Russian Language School to encourage performance and sharing of cultural heritage, the Fun Balagan Folk Group perform traditional Russian and Russian Gypsy songs and dances.

Koricancha - This Andean folk group, based in Saskatoon, will perform haunting melodies of the Andean flute with crisp notes of the charango and guitar and the soft and steady beat of the drum.

Santo Nino Choir - The performance arm of the Filipino Catholic Community of Saskatoon, the Santo Nino Choir regularly performs at weddings, fundraising concert and music festivals.

Sounds of the Steppes - Local Saskatoon Ukrainian musicians who bring together the traditional sounds of the accordian, tsymbaly (hammered dulcimer) and bubon (drums) to perform Western Ukrainian music.

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Sunday, September 28 - Wascana Park Bandstand:

 Lone Creek - A family drum group that sing in the orginal style of song and perform all over North America teaching and sharing their First Nations culture through song and drumming.

Prairie Gold - Singing four-part a cappella harmony, Prairie Gold is a group of talented and motivated women who love to share their gift of music with the community through performances at conventions, social functions, sports events, hospitals and nursing homes.

Savchenko Family - Now located in Esterhazy, the Savchenko Family moved from the Ukraine just a few years ago.  Mom and Dad (Helen & Vitali) are skilled singers who accompany their children Diana, Emmanuel and Daniil in performances throughout the Esterhazy area.  David (4) and Samuel (1) are still in training.

Volksliederchor Harmonie - Founded in 1955, this choir sings traditional German songs and performs works by well-known German composers. Volksliederchor Harmonie stages a Spring Concert in May and a Christmas Concert in December, and they also take part in Mosaic and the Rotary Carol Festival and performance at senior citizens' residents and local churches in and around Regina.



On Sunday, September 29, spectators gathered at the Bandstand in Wascana Park (Regina) to experience Saskatchewan Choral Federation’s first Music Mosaic. Music Mosaic is a unique musical experience highlighting and celebrating Saskatchewan’s rich cultural diversity.  The event was one of the many free cultural events that took place across Canada as part of the Culture Days celebrations.  Spectators had the opportunity to hear diverse genres of music including First Nations drumming, Filipino Art Songs, Women's Barbershop Harmony, Gospel/R&B and German folk songs, reflecting Saskatchewan’s rich cultural diversity.







Performing at this year’s Music Mosaic were Lone Creek singers (First Nations drumming and singing), Dominic Gregorio (Filipino Art Songs), Prairie Gold Chorus (Women’s Barbershop Harmony), Matt Rapley (Gospel/R & B), and Volksliederchor Harmonie (German folk songs).

Saskatchewan Choral Federation would like to thank the Honourable Ralph Goodale and CJTR Regina Community Radio for their support of Music Mosaic and gratefully acknowledges Saskatchewan Lotteries funding accessed with the assistance of the SaskCulture and the Saskatchewan Arts Board.