The Fireside Singers

This year marks 50 years of sharing powerful and engaging music performances for The Fireside Singers. They are thrilled to be collaborating with the SSO again to celebrate this milestone. The Fireside Singers performed previously with the SSO in October 2016 for their “On Broadway” concert. The Fireside Singers’ concerts and theatre productions proudly showcase the amazing choir of gifted singers, stunning vocal soloists, as well as internationally recognized instrumentalists. Their repertoire continues to delight audiences with their wide

variety of musical genres, from classical to contemporary. Previously, The Fireside Singers have been awarded First Place at the National Music Festival Competition on five occasions, recorded seven albums, and produced 12 full-scale Broadway productions including Children of Eden (2007), Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat (2008), Aida (2009), Beauty and the Beast (2010), Oliver (2011), Fiddler on the Roof (2012), Les Misérables (Spring 2013 and Fall 2013), Jesus Christ Superstar (2014), The Wizard of Oz (2015), Pippin (2017), The Hunchback of Notre Dame (2018), and Evita (2019). As with every successful production it is essential to draw from the talents and expertise of many people. The Fireside Singers production team is led by the groups Founder and Artistic Director Marilyn Whitehead, Orchestral Director and Artistic Collaborator Bonnie Nicholson, and Stage Director and Choreographer Kelsey Stone. Additional members of the production team include Kennedy Siba, Meaghan Dormuth, Kristin Siba, Sarah Chapman, and Cheryl Kiefer. Marilyn is grateful, humbled and honoured to share the stage with all of these marvelous individuals who have committed countless hours of their time and talent to maintaining the standard of excellence the group has established for 50 years and counting!

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