As an organization, we have taken some proactive and specific measures to facilitate social distancing for our members and for the public at large. Please read the attached Statement from the DCCS Board of Directors (March 17, 2020) regarding our initial response to the COVID-19 pandemic. At this time, our programs are dormant and in the progress of adapting to how we will be able to continue our activities in the fall. For more updates, make sure that you follow our Facebook page.

National Association of Teachers of Singing

The NATS COVID-19 Resources Page offers support for the singing community, with links to scientific articles regarding group singing and COVID-19, as well as access to other associations.

British Columbia Choral Federation

BCCF is presenting Virtual Town Hall meetings related to maintaining singing culture during and after the pandemic. Watch Virtual Town Hall #1 – Safe Singing or visit the BCCF Website.

Choir Alberta

Guidelines for Choral Singing from Alberta HealthAlberta Health has strongly recommended that singing not occur in person at any gatherings, including religious services at this time. People and choirs who wish to sing together are strongly encouraged to explore alternatives to in-person singing, such as virtual training or recording sessions. 

Music Theatre International

A Message from MTI Regarding Coronavirus COVID-19). News and FAQ page regarding production postponements, licensing, etc.

National Alliance for Musical Theatre

View the NAMT COVID-19 Resources Page. There are also weekly round-table discussions on the future of theatre events.

Arts BC

Arts BC offers support to arts and culture organizations around our province. View the Arts BC Resource Package for resources during COVID-19.