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Mount Royal Kantorei has evolved over the past few years into a dynamic and adventurous ensemble with a reputation for excellence. This mixed voice auditioned choir is the adult flagship chorus of MRU Conservatory and has been delighting Calgary audiences for 23 years.

The choir strives to embrace a diverse and wide-ranging program of performance and collaboration under the vibrant leadership of Artistic Director John Morgan. Concerts of contemporary music and Canadian repertoire, as well as choral classics, are pulling in larger audiences than ever.

Through its connection with Mount Royal University, the choir aims to strengthen the musical and vocal skills of individual members and is unique in offering individual vocal coaching to all choristers. Regular sectionals and clinician-led workshops enrich and develop the choir as a whole.

Our collaborations have provided exciting opportunities to sing recently with the Kenyan Boys Choir, headliner Jocelyn Alice (“Jackpot”) as well as various local choirs and orchestras.


CRN Day Date Time Room Fee

CRN 90090

Monday Sept. 9, 2019 - May 11, 2020 7:15 - 9:45 p.m. ED2102 $399

*Note: Fees pro-rated if joining in Winter Term 2020.

For any questions involving joining and auditioning new members, please contact John Morgan, Artistic Director.



For new students, you will need create a log in ID and PIN

For existing students, you can log in directly through the "Register Now" button. 


Join Us

Interested new singers are welcome to attend an open rehearsal. After you attend an open rehearsal, the director will talk to you about setting up an audition. A prepared solo is not required. The audition will evaluate vocal range and tone quality, vocal technique and tuning, tone and rhythm memory and sight reading.

Open Rehearsals

Interested singers are welcome to join the choir for one of our open rehearsals. This gives potential choristers an opportunity to meet other members of the choir and get a feel for the group, the music and the fun!

The Choir rehearses in the Taylor Centre for the Performing Arts, TransAlta Pavilion (Room ED2102).

Fall 2019

Monday, Sept. 9, 2019
7:15 to 9:45 p.m.

Monday, Sept. 16, 2019
7:15 to 9:45 p.m.

Winter 2020

Monday, Jan. 6, 2020
7:15 to 9:45 p.m.

Monday, Jan. 13, 2020
7:15 to 9:45 p.m.

If an open rehearsal is not imminent, contact the Artistic Director for further details.



2019 / 2020 Upcoming Concerts


After the War Remembrance Day Concert 2019

November 11, 2019 at 7:00 PM

Cathedral Church of the Redeemer

Sounds of the Season

December 14, 2019 at 7:30 PM

Bella Concert Hall

A Celtic Connection

March 16, 2020 at 7:30 PM

Bella Concert Hall

Talk to us

If you need a hand registering or have a question about our programs, we would love to help you!