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Choir founded in 1998, the ensemble Les Voix Boréales is part of the organization Les Petits Chanteurs de Laval, which brings together three choirs (Les Petits Chanteurs de Laval, Les Voix Boréales and the Chœur des Jeunes de Laval) and represents the largest organization Quebec choir bringing together more than 350 young boys and girls aged between 8 and 28 years old.


Under the musical and artistic direction of Philippe Ostiguy, the choristers have collaborated with some of the greatest artists such as Céline Dion, The Tenors, Marie-Mai, André Gagnon, Cœur de pirate, Richard Séguin, Ariane Moffatt, Louis-Jean Cormier, Marie-Denise Pelletier, the Opéra de Montréal, Cavalia, Cirque du Soleil, the Video Games Orchestra, the Orchestre symphonique de Montréal and the Orchestre symphonique de Laval.


Their reputation goes far beyond the borders of Quebec following numerous tours in Canada, the United States, Europe and Asia. The choristers are also very present on the Quebec scene thanks to their frequent participation in various television events and their involvement with several charities.


In the spring of 2017, the choristers of Les Petits Chanteurs de Laval recorded, with 18 other laureate choirs chosen from across Canada, the album Chœurs d'ici, chansons d'ici produced by Radio-Canada to mark the 150th anniversary of Confederation. Canadian. In August 2017, several choristers had the privilege of participating in the grand open-air concert Montréal Symphonique, a key event of the festivities for Montréal's 375th anniversary bringing together the city's three largest orchestras – the Orchestre symphonique de Montréal, the Orchestre Métropolitain, the McGill Symphony Orchestra – and 20 renowned artists including Rufus and Martha Wainwright, Pierre Lapointe, Diane Dufresne, Daniel Bélanger, Patrick Watson and DJ Champion.


In the spring of 2019, Les Voix Boréales won the Grand Prix of the Sing'n'Joy Princeton 2019 competition (Princeton, NJ) organized by the international association Interkultur. They also joined several great voices from Quebec for the recording of the hit Tu sai la paix in tribute to a great lady of song from here, Madame Renée Claude.


The three choirs had the chance to sing the national anthem of Canada during the opening game of the Montreal Canadiens hockey season at the Bell Center in October 2019.


In the spring of 2020, during the forced shutdown of our activities during the pandemic, the organization recorded five virtual choir-type videos with all groups of choristers, from the youngest to the most experienced.



The sub-groups reflect the degree of seniority, the school level and the age of the choristers.


 less than a year old (4th or 5th grade of Primary School)


 1 to 2 years of seniority (5th or 6th grade of Primary School)


3 to 4 years of seniority (1st or 2nd grade of High School)


5 years of seniority or more (3rd to 5th grade of High School)



Each season, Les Voix Boréales participate in 4 concerts produced by the organization.



mid-season concert in December


vocal and instrumental show of numbers entirely put together by the Tenors and Basses and the Voix Boréales' Chorus.


presenting various numbers interpreted by the Preparatory Choir, Junior and Senior groups.


popular music



Regular rehearsal sessions take place in premises set up in the Pavillon d'Argenteuil of the Centre de création artistique de Laval on Tuesday evenings (7 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.) and Saturday mornings (9 a.m. to noon).


However, the schedule is reduced during the first year of participation (preparatory choir): weekday rehearsal ends at 8 p.m. and Saturday morning rehearsal ends at 11 a.m., with some exceptions.

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