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Ambrose University Singers

The Ambrose University Singers want YOU for the Fall 2017 term.  Come sing with us. . .

The Ambrose University Singers is a mixed choral ensemble drawn from the Ambrose campus community.  Participation in the choir offers you an undergraduate university course with 1.5 academic credit per semester.  Students registering for the University Singers are encouraged to participate for both Fall and Winter terms (2017-2018) for a total of 3 credits.  Students in ALL disciplines (music as well as non-music) are encouraged to sing in the choir as an option towards fulfilling fine arts requirements for their program.   All first year students registered in a MUSIC PROGRAM (BMus, BA Music) are required to sing in the Ambrose University Singers for the first two terms of      their program. 
The choir meets once a week for rehearsal in Room G2195—Mondays from 3:00 to 5:30 PM (with a short break in the middle)—the equivalent of two 75-minute class periods.
There is no formal audition, though new choir members will be asked to give evidence within the first few rehearsals of minimum requirements—the ability to match pitch (sing in tune and learn a part) and a commitment to the rehearsal/performance schedule of the choir.  

 

With a contractual agreement, a student may also opt to join the choir on a non-credit basis.   Ambrose Seminary Students (as well as undergraduate students) may be admitted to the choir on this basis.

 

Some exciting plans for the Fall 2017 term will include the following

            (subject to changes):

            --Chapel performances at Ambrose University—celebrating the musical and seasonal                              worship events of the Fall 2017term

            --Church performance/collaboration with a Calgary area church

      --Collaboration with a Calgary-based choir for a combined choral performance on                                  November 14, 2017—a celebration in music of 500 years since the beginning of                           the Reformation (the music of Martin Luther and others)    

      --Performance at the annual Ambrose Christmas Concert, Friday, December 1, 2017                          

If you are taking the choir for ensemble or fine arts credit, you may register now for Ambrose University Singers (MU 190-1, MU 290-1, MU 390-1, or MU 490-1—depending on the term you are entering.  Come see us in the Music Department if you have further questions.  Our first rehearsal will be on Monday, September 11, 2017 at 3:00 PM in Room G2195.

 

 

Ian Charter, Director    icharter@ambrose.edu     403-410-2000    Ext. 4900

Ambrose Music Department

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Registration Deposit

If you are unable to register for Fall 2017 or Winter 2018 due to a Registration Hold on your account, it means that you have yet to pay a $250 non-refundable registration deposit. This deposit is not an additional fee, but you will need to pay it prior to registration for Fall 2017 or Winter 2018.

Acceptable payment methods can be found here: Payment Methods

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Grace Baptist Church Internships


We are excited to announce that there are two summer internships available for students at Grace Baptist Church Airdrie.  The positions are:
Events Coordinator with Emphasis on Worship Arts Ministry
Events Coordinator with Emphasis on Children’s Ministry
For information, please go to http://www.graceairdrie.ca/Employment for position details.
 

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Counseling Services till the end of June!

Hello Students!
 

Just a reminder that counseling services are available until the end of June with Carissa Muth or Jackie Stinton! To book online go to: https://my.ambrose.edu/content/counselling-services

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Final Chapel today: A Celebration of Excellence (11:15 in gym)

  •          Acknowledging student academic and leadership excellence
  •          President Smith speaking
  •          Ambrose University Singers, Jazz Ensemble
  •          Refreshments served immediately following chapel
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Financial Aid Office News

Financial Aid Office News

Continuing Student Scholarships have been processed. Only those who are a recipient of a scholarship(s) will be contacted. Please check your Ambrose email account.

Celebration of Excellence

Next Tuesday April 11 is the Celebration of Excellence Chapel. Come out and celebrate achievements from this last year with your peers & professors. This is also an excellent opportunity to meet Donors and thank them for their generosity. Light refreshments will be served after chapel with our jazz ensemble: Ralf’s Combo.

Funding for Fall 2017

If you are still in need of funding, there is still time to apply for Financial Assistance (includes all bursaries). Deadline is June 1. If you would like help with Student Loans or would like to know how to access federal grant money, book an appointment to see me.

Questions? Contact: Hannah Temple

Hannah.temple@ambrose.edu

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Chapels this Week

Tuesday 11:15am - Final TRC Chapel: Ken Draper presents Ambrose TRC Response Committee Presentation

Wednesday 4:30pm - Chelsea Lamb on Ezekiel 37:1-14 (Fifth Week of Lent)

Thursday 11:15am - "Hope For Things to Come": Graduands reflect on the meaning of their experiences at Ambrose University. Final Communion chapel of the year.

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Financial Aid Office News

Financial Aid Office News

Students, if you are a recipient of a Continuing Student Scholarship you will be notified through your Ambrose email account during the first week of April. Only those who are recipients will be notified. Award letters can be picked up after the Celebration of Excellence Chapel on April 11.

Please note, Bursaries (based on financial need) are no longer part of the Continuing Student Scholarships but are part of Financial Assistance.  Applications will not be processed until the deadline closes on June 1. There is still time to apply here: https://new.ambrose.edu/financial-assistance-application

Graduating Students

If you’ve had a Student Loan and are graduating this April, know your rights for repayment. Sign up for a webinar to learn about repayment here: http://studentaid.alberta.ca/resources/resources-for-students/student-lo...

 

Got Questions?

Contact: Hannah Temple, Financial Aid Coordinator

Hannah.temple@ambrose.edu

 

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Guest Speakers

The DVST/SO 402 Human Trafficking class invites you to join them in A2210 for the following guests speakers:

 

Wednesday, April 5 @ 9:30 – Shari Aspinall – She Has a Name producer/owner

 

Friday, April 7 @ 9:30 – representative from Fair Trade Calgary

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