Music education in the European Cathedral tradition

We offer simple and friendly auditions for boys ages 6 – 12 on a rolling basis, year-round. For more information about our program or to schedule an audition, please send an email to Vanessa Halley (managing director) at We look forward to hearing from you!

Did you know…

•  Capella Regalis is free for any boy who passes a basic audition. We encourage donations from families who are able to contribute, but there are no dues.

•  Our one-hour-a-week Probationers Program allows new choristers to try the choir and learn music basics in a low-pressure environment. Probationers transition to the Senior Choir on an individual basis only when ready.

•  We help to coordinate transportation to and from weekly rehearsals and services for choristers who otherwise would not be able to participate. Our choristers hail from all areas of the Halifax peninsula as well as Bedford, Dartmouth, Eastern Passage, St Margaret’s Bay towns, Tantallon, and even the South Shore.

•  Capella Regalis is modeled on a centuries-old European tradition and is one of only a handful of liturgical men and boys choirs in Canada today. We offer the rare musical education of learning and singing new repertoire each week for our Choral Evensong services in the Cathedral Church of All Saints, Halifax. Choristers also perform concerts, tours, and recordings featuring music by Bach, Britten, Monteverdi, Palestrina, Tallis, and many other great composers.