Address: PO Box 91048 2901 Bayview Avenue North York ON M2K 2Y6
Hailed by critics and audiences alike as one of Canada’s finest oratorio choirs, Pax Christi Chorale delivers stirring performances with great polish and total conviction.
Under the leadership of artistic director David Bowser, the award-winning choir aspires to build on its strengths and accomplishments to achieve new levels of performance and audience engagement. Collaborations with outstanding guest artists and partners give audiences and performers a deep appreciation for choral masterworks and new Canadian music.
The Pax Christi Chamber Choir placed first in its category in Choral Canada’s 2017 national competition for amateur choirs.
We champion great choral music among a diverse community. We have an inclusive philosophy and welcome audience members, choristers, from all backgrounds and walks of life.
The Folks Behind It All
David Bowser, Artistic Director and Conductor
David Bowser is Artistic Director and Conductor of Pax Christi Chorale, and the Toronto Mozart Players. He is Artistic Director of the Mozart Project and Music Director of the Oakville Choral Society. He is an active guest conductor, composer, university instructor and vocal coach.
David has conducted music for opera, ballet, film, television and the concert stage, and has performed in Canada, the United States, Japan, Belgium, France, Austria, Italy, Slovenia, Slovakia and the Czech Republic. He has been music director of the Thunder Bay Symphony Orchestra and Chorus, the Brantford Symphony Orchestra, the North York Concert Orchestra and the Hart House Chorus. He has also served as resident conductor of the Orchestre Symphonique de Québec and assistant conductor of the Nova Scotia Opera. David has conducted the National Arts Centre Orchestra in Ottawa, the Vancouver Symphony Orchestra, the Waterloo Chamber Players, the Hart House Orchestra, the Cathedral Bluffs Symphony Orchestra, the National Youth Orchestra, and has performed at the Nassau City Opera in the Bahamas, and the Flanders Music Festival in Belgium.