The DCAT Chorus was created in 1994. We perform at private functions, community events, conventions, and many other places. We also produce our own show, "Love of Music", at the Playhouse Theatre in Vaughan every fall. We have appeared at Roy Thomson Hall and on Breakfast Television, and have been described as
"energetic and dynamic, an unusual choral group". The music director's spectacular arrangements of our music have been noted.
We sing a cappella because with 7 - 8 part harmony, back-up instruments are not needed - we are our own accompaniment. And since we do not carry music sheets on stage, we can - and do! - incorporate choreography into our performances.
Our chorus is certainly multi-facetted. We are proud to sing anthems and devotional music as well as songs of great strength and emotional impact. Our repertoire includes Leonard Cohen's Hallelujah, John Lennon's Imagine, and Black & Barry's Here's to the Heroes.
In our repertoire are also show tunes including songs from "Les Miserables" (On My Own) and many "evergreens", such as Danny Boy, Georgia, Wonderful World, and Somewhere Over The Rainbow.
Several of our members also do individual numbers, like "Johnny Souffle", "The Supremes", and more recently, the "Purr-fections".