The Elora Singers, under the direction of Dr. Mark Vuorinen, has established an international reputation as one of Canada’s finest professional choirs. Founded in 1980, it is the ensemble-in-residence of the Elora Festival for three weeks each summer, in addition to presenting a regular concert series, producing recordings, and touring across Canada and internationally.
Artistic Director and Conductor: Mark Vuorinen
Mark Vuorinen is Artistic Director and Conductor of The Elora Singers and the Elora Festival and Waterloo Region's Grand Philharmonic Choir. He is also Associate Professor and Chair of Music at Conrad Grebel University Colleve at the University of Waterloo and is the President of Choirs Ontario.
Executive Director: Laura Adlers
Laura Adlers has been Executive Director of The Elora Singers and Festival since March 2020. Recognized for her leadership skills, she has worked primarily with performing artists and arts organizations in Canada and abroad and is known particularly for her work with Canadian and international choirs over the past thirty years.
Board of Directors
Peter Barr, FCA, FCPA, Board Chair
Retired Deloitte Partner
Justin Gorgi, Treasurer
Chartered Professional Accountant
Laura Robertson, Secretary
Focus Assessments/CBI Health Group
Frey Communications Inc.
Experiential Learning Developer & Instructor
College of Arts, University of Guelph
Sub Management Group
Assistant Professor and Conductor
University of Guelph
ESRI Canada Limited
Chair, Board of Directors
Ralston CanSafe Inc.
Megan Korol Rooney
Retired Regional Chair
Regional Municipality of Waterloo
Digital Marketing Director
Legal Resources & Innovation Lawyer
Vision, Mission, and Values
To be a performing arts organization that gives the gift of inspiration, hope and joy directly to individuals and communities through immersive and meaningful experiences born of collaborative endeavour.