What we're about

Rain Coast Choir is a non-auditioned, 4-part Rock/Pop choir based in East Vancouver, BC and led by Joline Baylis. We create fine-tuned vocal arrangements of classic songs and current favourites. Over the years, we’ve sung songs by Paul Simon, Fiona Apple, The Beach Boys, Neil Young, Bahamas, M. Ward, Billy Joel, Fleetwood Mac, Bruce Springsteen and more! All songs are learned by ear with lyrics sheets and practice tracks provided... no need to read music notation, and no prior choir experience necessary!

We meet every Wednesday evening from 8:30-10pm at the gorgeous Full Circle Studio (1183 Odlum Drive). We hold performances at the end of each season, bringing in local independent artists to showcase and collaborate.

For our Spring 2019 Season, we will be paying tribute to artists we’ve lost - Michael Jackson, David Bowie, Dolores Riordan (The Cranberries), Gord Downie (The Tragically Hip), Amy Winehouse, Joe Cocker, Leonard Cohen, Levon Helm (The Band), and Aretha Franklin. The new season starts Wednesday, January 9th and we are welcoming new members. We'd love for you to join us!

First practice is free for new members. For more information about rates, season schedule and events, please visit our website (https://raincoastchoir.com/about).

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RAIN COAST CHOIR Fall 2019 Season is underway!

Full Circle Studio

Rain Coast Choir is a non-auditioned, 4-part Rock/Pop choir based in East Vancouver, BC and led by Joline Baylis. All songs are learned by ear with lyrics sheets and practice tracks provided... no need to read music notation, and no prior choir experience necessary! Rain Coast Choir's Fall 2019 Season starts Wednesday, September 11th and we're welcoming new members. Practices are held at Full Circle Studio (1183 Odium Drive) every Wednesday evening from 8:30-10pm. We closed off last Season with 37 members, and it's anticipated we will be around 45-strong this year... we'd love for you to join us! • What we'll do This Season will see us slowing our roll a bit, after our ambitious Legacy Tribute Showcase in May. We will be going back to basics and cultivating ease, with a focus on listening, dynamics and projection. We’ll learn to care for our voices as we continue to develop our skills, singing songs by Radiohead, Eric Clapton, Seal, Billie Eilish, and more! We learn songs by ear, and with the use of lyrics sheets and online practice tracks (example here: http://bit.ly/trackexample). All you need is a desire to sing and an open mind. We are a very encouraging and welcoming group, and it is important to us that you feel comfortable and empowered to take risks and push yourself to discover new talents and abilities. We spend each term gradually building our repertoire and working towards a concert at the end of the Season. Here's a little vid from our Spring Season performance in May: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=89rdeXm_hEc MEMBERSHIP OPTIONS All new members enjoy their first practice free - come see if Rain Coast Choir is right for you! Fall 2019 Membership dues are as follows: $140 Full Season (Paid by Sept. 1st - 140 weeks) $110 Post Cut-off Season (Paid by Oct. 1st - 11 weeks) $45 Monthly Membership $15 Drop-in (New members, first month only) We can't wait to meet you! • What to bring Pen or pencil, warm socks (rehearsal takes place in a yoga studio, so we are required to remove our shoes) • Important to know You will be asked to sign a liability waiver upon your first visit. This is at the request of Full Circle Studio and need only be signed once. For more information, visit https://raincoastchoir.com or email [masked]

RAIN COAST CHOIR Fall 2019 Season is underway!

Full Circle Studio

Rain Coast Choir is a non-auditioned, 4-part Rock/Pop choir based in East Vancouver, BC and led by Joline Baylis. All songs are learned by ear with lyrics sheets and practice tracks provided... no need to read music notation, and no prior choir experience necessary! Rain Coast Choir's Fall 2019 Season starts Wednesday, September 11th and we're welcoming new members. Practices are held at Full Circle Studio (1183 Odium Drive) every Wednesday evening from 8:30-10pm. We closed off last Season with 37 members, and it's anticipated we will be around 45-strong this year... we'd love for you to join us! • What we'll do This Season will see us slowing our roll a bit, after our ambitious Legacy Tribute Showcase in May. We will be going back to basics and cultivating ease, with a focus on listening, dynamics and projection. We’ll learn to care for our voices as we continue to develop our skills, singing songs by Radiohead, Eric Clapton, Seal, Billie Eilish, and more! We learn songs by ear, and with the use of lyrics sheets and online practice tracks (example here: http://bit.ly/trackexample). All you need is a desire to sing and an open mind. We are a very encouraging and welcoming group, and it is important to us that you feel comfortable and empowered to take risks and push yourself to discover new talents and abilities. We spend each term gradually building our repertoire and working towards a concert at the end of the Season. Here's a little vid from our Spring Season performance in May: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=89rdeXm_hEc MEMBERSHIP OPTIONS All new members enjoy their first practice free - come see if Rain Coast Choir is right for you! Fall 2019 Membership dues are as follows: $140 Full Season (Paid by Sept. 1st - 140 weeks) $110 Post Cut-off Season (Paid by Oct. 1st - 11 weeks) $45 Monthly Membership $15 Drop-in (New members, first month only) We can't wait to meet you! • What to bring Pen or pencil, warm socks (rehearsal takes place in a yoga studio, so we are required to remove our shoes) • Important to know You will be asked to sign a liability waiver upon your first visit. This is at the request of Full Circle Studio and need only be signed once. For more information, visit https://raincoastchoir.com or email [masked]

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