The Sudbury Chamber Singers was formed in 1975 through the merging of two small chamber groups (the Copper Cliff Singers and the Tudor Singers). The core repertoire of the choir was historically cappella music although programmes have included accompanied works by such composers as Schutz, Purcell, Bach, Handel, Mozart, Britten and Willan.
The present choir represent many different walks of life, including students, business people, and retirees. The choir has had some unusual events in its history – from shoveling dirt in preparation for the RCMP Musical Ride, which the choir co-sponsored in 1996; to performing as back up singers during Celine Dion’s “Falling Into You” concert in Sudbury. Typically, the choir performs two concerts each year in the Sudbury area, and has enjoyed the opportunity to sing at church services and benefit concerts.
The Sudbury Chamber Singers have transitioned from strict classical / chamber concerts to now perform a variety of styles, including contemporary, jazz, pop and musicals.
In Spring 2015, the Chamber Singers celebrated their 40th Anniversary, with a special concert featuring past and present members.