Joy of Life Choir
The Joy of Life Choir is a non-auditioned, adult choir open to all who are seeking a joyful musical experience. Repertoire is drawn from great songs found in the gospel, folk, country, jazz and R&B traditions as well as original songs composed by Daniel specifically for this choir. While participation in concert performances is not mandatory, there are usually several performing opportunities throughout the year including the annual “Home for Christmas” and “Joy of Life” concerts. Founder and Director Daniel Lapp has lead this community experience for almost 20 years, and in 2012 received the Queen’s Diamond Jubilee Medal for his efforts in bringing community together.
Daniel Lapp is a world-renowned singer, multi-instrumentalist, composer, teacher, archivist, band leader, sideman, producer, promoter and – no kidding – the list goes on. And like the true-blue Canadian he is, Daniel does it all with trademark energy and warmth. As a fiddler, jazz trumpeter and singer/songwriter, Daniel Lapp has played on over 100 albums and performed across Canada, United States, Ireland, England, Scotland, Wales, Finland and Germany with some of the world’s most renowned Folk and Jazz musicians. Daniel is the winner of the B.C. Fiddle Championship and has appeared as a soloist with the CBC Chamber Orchestra as well as (…)