Spring 2024, Haydn Creation

North Island Choral Society, with orchestra and soloists, will be performing Haydn’s Creation on April 12th and 13th, 2024 at St. Georges United Church.


The choir meets every Tuesday evening 7:00 – 8:30 pm.  Membership fees are $100 per session ($10 per year for membership), $30 for students, Winter and Spring sessions.

Paul Colthorpe – Artistic Director

Paul arrived in the Comox Valley in 1991 with his Bachelor of Music degree and a Master of Education (U. Vic.),  He has taught secondary school band and choir and elementary classroom music.  He is also Director of Music Ministries at Comox United Church.  His mantra of “music by and for the community” has served him well.  He has been the Artistic Director of the North Island Choral Society for more than 20 years and is proud of the choir’s many accomplishments and continued growth.

Elvera Penner – Accompanist

Elvera, an accomplished musician, has been working with soloists, choirs and instrumentalists since leaving high school.  She has earned her Associate of the Royal Toronto Conservatory (ARTC) and teaches piano as well as accompanying church community and school choirs.  Elvera has been with the North island Choral Society since 1992.

Mary Gray – President
Joyce Falkowski – Secretary
Keith Fawcett – Librarian
Ruth Hibberson – Membership, Website
Deirdre Rennie – Member at Large
Unfilled- Vice President
Maureen May – Assistant Librarian
Jo-Anne Preston – Publicity
Unfilled – Treasurer