Christmas with Eclipse

Sunday, December 11, 2016, 7:30 pm
Broadway Theatre, 715 Broadway Avenue, Saskatoon, SK

Let it be Christmas with Eclipse! Better than a mug of hot apple cider and a sugar cookie snuggled up by the fireplace, Eclipse Chorus’s 13th annual holiday concert is sure to warm your heart. Join us at the Broadway Theatre December 11th, 2016 at 7:30 pm for a smorgasbord of traditional, country and pop music. This year we feature special guest artists Byron Olsen and Lana Quinn. Send your spirit soaring with selections such as “Above the Northern Lights” by Chip Davis/Ed Wilson/Penny Rosten, “Sparkle” by Andrea Menard/Robert Walsh, and “This Christmas” by Kelly Prescott.

Directed by the entertaining Roy Sydiaha, we are accompanied by the very talented Sheldon Corbett on keyboard, Don Tatchell on drums, and Bruce Wilkinson on bass.

Tickets are $25 at The Broadway Theatre Box Office or from an Eclipse Chorus member.

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Eclipse Spring Concert, Saturday May 28, 2016

Eclipse Spring Concert 2016From Sock Hop to Woodstock – Music From the 50’s & 60’s

This spring Eclipse rekindles the musical fires of the Doo-wap era, Elvis, the Age of Aquarius, the Beatles and many other favorites from the 50’s and 60’s. Come join the retro fun at the Broadway Theatre. Can you dig it?  Let it all hang out…be cool, dress up and really get in the spirit. Resurrect your poodle skirts, flat tops, mop tops, grannie glasses, tie-dyes and Afros. Be there or be square!  We guarantee you’ll be “Feelin’ Groovy!”

Enthusiastically directed by the multitalented Roy Sydiaha, Eclipse Chorus is energized by one of the finest bands in the land: Wes Froese on electric smile and keyboards, Don Tatchell on drums, Byron Olsen on guitar and Warren Hay on bass.

Tickets $25 at The Broadway Theatre Box Office or from Eclipse Chorus Members

Christmas Concert December 13, 2015

2015 Christmas Poster_Final.jpgLet Eclipse Chorus bring warmth to a chilly winter night with our spirited and sparkling 12th annual holiday concert, being held at the Broadway Theatre on December 13, 2015, at 7:30 pm. This year we’ve added some country flavor to our repertoire of traditional, original, gospel and pop music. John Denver’s “Take Me Home Country Roads” and LeAnn Rimes’ “Put a Little Holiday in Your Heart” are among the new selections in our holiday buffet of songs and surprises. Joining us this year are special guest artists Scott Patrick and Daniel Fortier of the country rock band Wyatt.

 Enthusiastically directed by the multitalented Roy Sydiaha, we are energized by one of the finest bands in the land: Wes Froese on electric smile and keyboards, Don Tatchell on drums, Byron Olsen on guitar and Bruce Wilkinson on bass.

Tickets $25 at The Broadway Theatre Box Office or from Eclipse Chorus Members

 

Tisdale Concert, Saturday April 25, 2015

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What better way to spend a spring evening than listening to the upbeat sound of Eclipse Chorus! We’re off to Tisdale, Saskatchewan to sing an upbeat medley of jazz, rock and pop tunes, accompanied by our smokin’ hot band.   We are ready to rock the stage, Tisdale, so come on out!

The concert is at the Maurice Taylor Performing Arts Theatre on April 25, 2015 at 7:30 pm, courtesy of the Tisdale Arts Council.   Advance tickets can be purchased through Ticket Pro.

 

Yorkton, Here We Come!!!

Yorkton PicEclipse will be rocking the stage in Yorkton, Saskatchewan on January 13, 2015 as part of the Stars for Saskatchewan Concert Series hosted by the Yorkton Arts Council.  With songs ranging from classic southern gospel to modern singer-songwriter, Eclipse carries a message of hope, faith and love that will warm your heart while keeping your toes tapping and hands clapping.   And to make sure that you have a really great time, Eclipse is singing with its stage band, adding sizzle to its sound.

So stare winter down by bundling up, grabbing your family and friends, shoveling your way out to your vehicle, and meeting us in Yorkton at the Anne Portnuff Theatre, Yorkton Regional High School,  on January 13, 2015.   What a great way to start off the New Year!

For ticket information, visit the website of the Yorkton Arts Council.

 

Eclipse Chorus Christmas Concert December 14th, 2014

Eclipse Poster Graphic2Let Eclipse Chorus bring warmth to a chilly winter night with our spirited and sparkling 11th annual holiday concert, to be held on December 14th, 7:30 pm, at the Broadway Theatre.  Our mix of traditional, modern and original music offers a holiday buffet of songs and surprises. Joining us this year are special guest artists Rosie and the Riveters.  (They say they’ll charm your  socks off!).

Enthusiastically directed by the multi-talented Roy Sydiaha, we are energized by one of the finest bands in the land: Wes Froese on electric smile and keyboards, Don Tatchell on eye-twinkles and drums, Spencer Rayner on glitter notes and guitar and Bruce Wilkinson on heartbeat and bass guitar.

Tickets are $23 and can be purchased through the Broadway Theatre Box Office  or from Eclipse Chorus Members.  Tickets sell out quickly, so buy yours now!

Eclipse 10th Anniversary Spring Concert, Saturday May 10th

Eclipse Poster_ Spring Concert May 2014_Guitar.psdDon’t miss our 10th anniversary show at the Broadway Theatre, Saturday May 10th, 7:30 pm.   Tickets are $20 each and can be purchased at any time from the Broadway Theatre by phone, online, or during box office hours.  Visit their website for more details.      Tickets are also available from chorus members.

Our anniversary show hits a variety of Eclipse’s musical highlights from the past ten years, with arrangements by current and past directors and accompanists Roy Sydiaha, Wes Froese, BJ Harris, Penny Rosten and the compositions of well-known local and internationally renowned musicians Angie Tysseland, Eileen Laverty, Burton Cummings, Trooper, Ray Charles, The Rankin Family, Marvin Gaye, Billy Joel and more.

Artistic Director Roy Sydiaha conducts the 30 voices of Eclipse, and cues our smokin’ band of seasoned musicians: Don Tatchell on drums, Jack Tatchell on trumpet, Bruce Wilkinson on bass, Michael Lander on guitar, Wes Froese on keyboard.

Special guest Ken Marco has helped to shape the evolution of the North American pop music scene.He is an original member of both Motherlode and Dr. Music and twice a guitarist with David Clayton-Thomas bands including Blood Sweat and Tears and Sanctuary: a first prize winner of Rio De Janerio’s Song Festival in Brazil. Kenny has recorded with Etta James, Moe Koffman, and Rick James among many; while Kenny’s songs have been recorded by Money Boss Players and Quincy Jones. Kenny has graced the live stages of big International and American pop festivals, as well as appearing with television icons Johnny Carson, Dick Cavett and Henry Mancini. Eclipse is enormously excited to be sharing the stage with Kenny!!

We’re looking back, but we’re also looking ahead. Eclipse is a resilient, vibrant and joyful community of singers and musicians whose passion for energetic and engaging concert experiences lifts the spirits of patrons and performers alike. Everyone leaves the theatre on a high. Don’t miss it! These shows always sell out, so buy your tickets early!

Eclipse Christmas Concert, December 1, 2013

Love_for_the_Arts_by_DelacorrJoin us for an evening of songs of love, peace and happiness to get your ready for the Christmas season!   The theme for this concert, “Love Came Down at Christmas” is filled with the spirit of joy and harmony that is Christmas. Joining us are band members Wes Froese, Bruce Wilkinson, and Rick Van Dusen.

The concert is December 1, 2013, 7:30 at the Broadway Theatre in Saskatoon.  Tickets are $20 per person, and can be purchased in advance from the Broadway Theatre box office or any group member.

 

Eclipse Spring Concert, May 25, 2013

PrintAlthough spring may be a little late this year, Eclipse is ready to warm your hearts with singer-songwriter favorites such as Bridge Over Troubled Water, California Dreamin’, If You Could Read my Mind Love, Lovers in a Dangerous Time, Constant Craving, Teach Your Children Well, and others.  Eclipse, with its smokin’ band, will be heating up the Broadway Theatre on May 25, 2013,  starting at 7:30 pm.

Our guest artist for this concert is award-winning guitar player,  Bob Evans. Bob, in his own words, “… combines an eclectic mix of contemporary finger-style guitar and traditional roots music with a warm vocal style, tilted sense of humour and down to earth stage presence.”

So join us for a great evening of music on May 25th, at 7:30 pm.   Tickets are available at the Broadway Theatre, and from group members.   Call (306) 384-3456 for more information.