Cantares Venezuelan Cultural Foundation

A reference for Latin American cultural expressions in Calgary

Cantares Venezuelan Choir

The Choir was established in June 2010, building on the long term choral experience of its founders (left). 

In July 2010, Mr Juan Sosa (bottom left), born in Tinaco-Venezuela and founder of the Columba Mendez choir in the 1980`s, joined this initiative as the choir Conductor. 

The group also counts on the experience of renowned
Puerto-Rican lyric soprano Mrs. Gloria Vargas (bottom centre)
as Vocal Coach. 

Mrs. Norka Marcano (bottom right), experienced chorister and enthusiastic musician,  acts as Assistant Conductor.


5th Anniversary

In July 2015, Cantares celebrated its 5th Anniversary. For this ocassion, the Foundation prepared a special edition of the traditional Let's Sing Together with renowned invitees: Raul Delgado Estevez (Venezuela), Timothy Shantz (Canada) and Shana Yang (Canada).

This video shows a series of testimonials about the Choir mission, vision and history.

Choir members Winter 2016

Rehearsals are Mondays 6:30PM - 9:00PM

Would like to join the choir? Please contact [email protected]