Community Outreach Events


December 9, 2019
Directed by Gary Ewer with accompaniment by Tara Scott, the 85-voice choir presents Morten Lauridsen’s Chansons des Roses (poetry by Rainer Maria Rilke), and works by Bach, Vaughan Williams, and Elgar. Featured guests are tenor Patrick Simms and the Halifax Boys' Honour Choir conducted by Pamela Burton.

March 30, 2020
Gary Ewer directs the choir, soloists, and orchestra to present Handel's oratorio Solomon (1748).

Both concerts at St Andrew’s United Church, 6036 Coburg Road. Tickets available from the Fountain School office, choir members, online at, and at the door. Contact for more info. Tickets: $25/$20


January 3-9, 2020
Open Waters celebrates new and improvised music from many traditions, presented by Upstream Music Association, fostering adventurous composition and improvisation since 1990. This year features celebrated European composer/improvisor/bassist Barry Guy and baroque violinist Maya Homburger. Celebrate Upstream’s 30th Anniversary with national and international creative musicians.

Free admission for FSPA students. Tickets for general public and more information available at


Sunday, January 12, 2020
The Women’s Division of the Dalhousie Alumni Association presents Fountain School students as soloists and in chamber groups to raise funds for scholarship, bursary, and medal programs. Enjoy some of the literature’s finest works and support academic achievement. Followed by an open reception. 

3:00 pm, Room 406, Dalhousie Arts Centre
Tickets available at the door: $15 ($10 for students) - please note there is no senior’s discount for this event.