A CONDENSED HISTORY OF ST. NICHOLAS SERBIAN ORTHODOX CATHEDRAL CHOIR
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Visit of His Holiness Serbian Patriarch Irinej in June 2015
The St. Nicholas Serbian Orthodox Cathedral
Choir came into existence in 1964 under the leadership of President
Jovo Borovich and the capable directorship of Slavko Zubac. The
choir had a humble beginning, singing responses to the Holy Liturgy
held at the Queen’s hall, a temporary home which was donated by Mrs.
Milica Chelar and Mr.
The choir has
continuously sang responses to the Holy Liturgy at our now, St.
Nicholas Cathedral since consecration in 1965.
Zubac started a junior choir in 1968 and passed on the directorship
of the senior choir to Roger
Todorovic with teaching help from Peter Bila.
In 1972 the St. Nicholas Cathedral Choir's
current directress Protinica Mira Stojsavljevic arrived. Mira's
dedication to the choir has lasted over 3 decades and continues to
The St. Nicholas Cathedral choir holds
annual concerts where we host choirs from other Serbian Church
communities. We often represent our community by singing events
hosted by other communities. The St. Nicholas Cathedral Choir
continues to uphold the SSF mission to help perpetuate and promote
the cultural, liturgical and ethnic music of our Serbian
1964 Inception with Slavko
Zubac director. Jovo Borovich first president.
1972 Mira Stojsavljevic director.
1974 Induction into the SSF with our Kumovi choir, SSS Sloboda of
1976 Sang responses for the consecration of Holy Trinity Church
in Montreal, Quebec.
1986 Sang at Ontario Place, Toronto for the 20th
Anniversary of the Ontario Folk Arts Multicultural Council
1987 Honoured guests at the 46 Annual SSF Festival held in
1989 Sang responses for the consecration of Holy Trinity Church
in Kitchener, ON.
1992 During the visit of His Holiness Serbian Patriarch Pavle,
sang responses along with the Stevan Mokranjac choir for the
Pontifical Divine Liturgy at the St. Nicholas church on Barton St.
in Hamilton and at Vespers at our church on Nash Rd.
1995 Sang responses for the Consecration of the Holy
Transfiguration Monastery and Pontifical Divine Liturgy with His
Holiness Patriarch Pavle officiating.
1996 Bestowed with the St. Sava Award for 20 years of dedicated
participation in Divine Liturgies and functions of the Canadian
2005 Hosted SSF Choral Workshop.
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- CHOIR EXECUTIVE
- FOR 2016
PRESIDENT: George Peic
TREASURER: Millie Stanar
FINANCIAL TREASURER Draga
AUDITORS Milan Sanader
LIBRARIANS: Nikola Jovanovic & John Novakovic
MEMBERSHIP: Merilyn Gligoric
COMMITTEE: Jasie Belajac
“I will sing unto the Lord as long as I live; I will sing
praises to God while I have my being.” (Psalm 103:33-34)
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