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Founded in 1968, Toronto Accolades is an all-female a cappella choral group singing four-part harmony in the barbershop style. We are members of Harmony, Inc., an international organization promoting friendship and personal growth through music and music education. Our repertoire includes a variety of music, both old and new, fast and slow. We put on shows, compete at Harmony, Inc. annual contests, and perform within the community. Please browse through our website to find out more about us.
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We would normally meet every Thursday evening, 7:00 p.m. to 9:30 p.m. at Earl Bales Community Centre, 4169 Bathurst St.  (Bathurst and Sheppard) for fun, friendship and song! We look forward to the time when visitors can come and experience the joy of a cappella singing with the Toronto Accolades once again.

In the meantime, we are connecting every Thursday evening at 7:00 p.m. on ZOOM.  We welcome anyone to join us on ZOOM, connect with our members and see what our chorus is all about.

Email our membership chair for more information. Join us and find your voice!

Contact Lisa Taylor: 647-886-1766,


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The Toronto Accolades wish to thank Wendy Arnold for her many years of dedication to our chorus. Wendy became our director over 20 years ago.  Through these years, she worked hard and took every educational opportunity to add to her directing skills.  She passed her knowledge on to the chorus, and brought us up to a level so that we have been consistently qualifying for Internationals for many years.

Unfortunately, Wendy's life has taken many turns, and she is no longer able to serve as our director.  We will miss her enormously.  Meanwhile, we are open to any interested applicants who might consider taking on this position.  

The chorus is continuing to meet each week on ZOOM to receive coaching from some of barbershop's top talent, rehearse repertoire, discuss singing techniques, and just connect with each other and socialize.  We are a friendly, welcoming group, and encourage anyone who is interested to check us out by joining one of our Thursday evening ZOOM meetings.

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Why not hire the Toronto Accolades to entertain at your next event?    Our chorus performs at corporate functions, community and charity events, birthday and Christmas parties, awards nights, engagements, weddings, and anniversaries.  We also have quartets and small groups within the chorus which sing for a variety of audiences, including businesses, community, civic and charitable organizations, retirement residences, church groups and social clubs throughout the Greater Toronto Area.

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