Welcome to the Cape Breton Chorale website!

50 years

The Cape Breton Chorale has been thrilling audiences since its formation fifty years ago. The Chorale has given more than 200 performances throughout the Maritimes, England, Wales, Ireland and Scotland.

The Chorale has shared the stage with a variety of musical stars, ranging from Celine Dion to Rita MacNeil and has performed before numerous visiting dignitaries including Queen Elizabeth II.

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Sister Rita Clare Music Scholarship

SisterRitaClare

The Cape Breton Chorale is pleased to offer the Sister Rita Clare Music Scholarship to a student of the Cape Breton - Victoria Regional Centre for Education who plans to pursue full-time studies in music or music education at a recognized post-secondary institution. The successful applicant will receive a one-time scholarship of $800.

The music scholarship was established in 2009 in Sister Rita's name to honour her many years of dedication to the love of music and the pursuit of excellence in its teaching. Sister Rita Clare was recognized as an outstanding educator and director throughout her life.

Download the application here .  Applications are due on May 15. If you have any questions, please email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

We are happy to accept donations to this fund. Click HERE to get started.

Support Us

Support Our Music

 photo by Corey Katz Photography

Photo by Corey Katz Photography

There are many ways to support the Cape Breton Chorale as we spread our love of choral music around the island and abroad. 

  • Donate using our simple and secure online donation form (you will be redirected to canadahelps.org). Donations of $10 or more will receive a tax receipt.
  • Buy tickets and attend our concerts
  • Support fundraising initiatives like our annual gala
  • Follow us on Facebook 
  • Tell your friends and family about us

This year in particular we hope that you will consider supporting us with an online donation. This will help us weather the storm of the current pandemic and ensure that we are able to return to live performances as soon as it is safe to do so.