Introducing Lumo, a once-a-week choral program for singers in grades 6 – 12 who want to explore singing as a group without a heavy workload or commitment level.
This program focuses on the experience of singing, which means plenty of vocal technique and performance skill-building, without the rigorous performance calendar of other HCC programs, and no expectation of individual practice or music theory work between rehearsals. Lumo requires NO previous musical experience or skill.
Lumo is perfect for youth who love to sing, make new friends, and learn more about their voice in a low-stress environment.
This low-commitment ensemble will participate in two performances during the year at our December and May concerts.
For singers looking for a more in-depth experience, or want to prepare to join our touring choir, Ilumini, we recommend registration in our Esprimas program.
Registration in this program does not require a vocal assessment. Please fill out Come Sing With Us form and indicate your interest in Lumo.
Thursdays 6:15PM-8:15PM
Hillfield Strathallan College, 299 Fennell Ave. W., Hamilton, ON L9C 1G3
Artistic Staff
Kate Boose, conductor
Brent Fifield, collaborative accompanist
Fees are pro-rated and paid over 8 months. For more information, please view our Fee Schedule.

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  • Ashley Carpenter, Alumna
    I feel so honoured to be a chorister with the HCC. It has opened up my learning capabilities and allowed me to express myself artistically in an amazing environment.
    Ashley Carpenter, Alumna
  • Sarah Davis, Alumna
    I credit being part of the choir assisting me in my career path, giving me confidence in front of groups of people and giving me the ability to be successful and grow quickly in my roles.
    Sarah Davis, Alumna
  • Alyssa LeClair, Alumna
    What the HCC does best is give people who are feeling like they don’t belong a place to express themselves, and as a young artist… that’s truly invaluable.
    Alyssa LeClair, Alumna
  • Nathan Fledderus, Chorister
    Through the HCC, I’ve made so many strong friendships and advanced musically to a level I never thought I could. The HCC is a safe learning environment in which choristers and director learn more than just music, which is brought together by a common goal.
    Nathan Fledderus, Chorister
  • Ardra Shephard, Alumna
    The ways in which my years as part of the HCC have affected my life and who I am today are too manifold to count. HCC was the most influential experience of my teenage years and I am incredibly grateful for it.
    Ardra Shephard, Alumna
  • Erica Charles, Alumna
    There’s a perfect balance of discipline, work ethic, fun, and creativity that’s encouraged within this group. You learn how to pull together as a team: both musically and intellectually. You succeed alongside one another. You encourage each other’s highs and are there for one another for the lows. You literally learn how to breathe together: what could be more magical than that?
    Erica Charles, Alumna
  • Sophia Brohman, Chorister
    When I joined the HCC, suddenly there was a whole room of people who felt the exact same way I did when I was singing.
    Sophia Brohman, Chorister