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The Ukrainian Male Chorus of Edmonton (UMCE) was founded in 1984 and has performed at many events and festival both in Canada and internationally.[1][2] Performances include Expo '86, the International Choral Festival, along with tours to Ukraine, Poland, and Eastern Europe. Each year the UMCE hosts a Christmas concert, A Festive Mosaic.[3][4][5][6] A Festive Mosaic is hosted by the UMCE and hosts several different groups each year, including soloists, duos, and other choirs from the Edmonton region.[7] The concert is usually held at McDougall United Church.[3][8] The UMCE is also a member of the Alberta Choral Federation (ACF).[9] The UMCE has also performed numerous times with the Edmonton Symphony Orchestra (ESO) at the Winspear Centre in downtown Edmonton, Alberta.[2][10]

The current conductor of the choir is Orest Soltykevych.[11][12]



The UMCE has released four recordings, That Old Sheepskin Coat (1992), The Ukrainian Male Chorus of Edmonton LIVE! (2002), Malanka Suite (2006), and Kateryna (2007).[4][13]


Year Location(s) Description
2014 Latvia, Poland, Vienna
2011 Ukraine
2002 Poland, Ukraine
2000 Dauphin, Manitoba
1996 Missoula, Montana
1986 Expo 86Vancouver, British Columbia


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  2. ^ a b c "8-2012-Page-8-1".
  3. ^ a b todocanada. "The Ukrainian Male Chorus of Edmonton presents A Festival Mosaic". To Do Canada.
  4. ^ a b c "Ukrainian Male Chorus – Ukrainian Pysanka Festival". Ukrainian Pysanka Festival.
  5. ^ "A Festival Mosaic feat. Ukrainian Male Chorus of Edmonton at McDougall United Church (Edmonton) on December 6, 2014 – YEG Live". YEG Live.
  6. ^ "Ukrainian Male Chorus of Edmonton". Global News.
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  8. ^ "Guest Performances". Edmonton Metropolitan Chorus.
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  10. ^ Paramagnus Developments Inc. "A Festive Mosaic". ShareEdmonton.
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  12. ^ Great West Newspapers, LP. "Ukrainian Male Chorus celebrates the world". St. Albert Gazette.
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