The Elora Singers, under the direction of  Mark Vuorinen, has established an international reputation as one of Canada’s finest professional choirs. Founded in 1980, it is the ensemble-in-residence of the Elora Festival for three weeks each summer, in addition to presenting a regular concert series, producing recordings, and touring across Canada and internationally.

Artistic Director and Conductor: Mark Vuorinen

Mark Vuorinen is Artistic Director and Conductor of The Elora Singers and the Elora Festival and Waterloo Region's Grand Philharmonic Choir.  He is also Associate Professor and Chair of Music at Conrad Grebel University Colleve at the University of Waterloo and is the President of Choirs Ontario.

Board of Directors

Julie Wilson, Board Chair
Legal Resources & Innovation Lawyer
Gowling WLG

Peter Barr, FCA, FCPA, Past Chair
Retired Deloitte Partner

Justin Gorgi, Treasurer
Accounting Manager
Chartered Professional Accountant
Calibre LLP

Christina Stelmacovich, Secretary
Mezzo-Soprano, Manager
The Elora Festival & Singers

Ken Frey
Frey Consulting

Brad Halls
Retired Lawyer


Marta McCarthy
Assistant Professor and Conductor
University of Guelph

Alex Miller
ESRI Canada Limited

Ken Seiling
Retired Regional Chair
Regional Municipality of Waterloo

Denise Williams
Artistic Director/Producer
Singer, Teacher, Adjudicator

Vision, Mission, and Values

To be a performing arts organization that gives the gift of inspiration, hope and joy directly to individuals and communities through immersive and meaningful experiences born of collaborative endeavour.

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