Permits & Licences

Toronto Mass Choir

The Toronto Mass Choir (TMC) founded in 1988, continues to be on the cutting edge of the Canadian gospel music scene bringing its distinct gospel sound to the world stage. Now 30‑strong plus a four‑piece band, this Juno Award-winning not‑for‑profit choir consists of members between their 20s and 40s who are from various local church denominations. TMC's music incorporates contemporary gospel, traditional gospel and Caribbean music influences. Karen Burke, a Professor of music at York University, is the director of the choir along with her husband, Oswald Burke, who is the executive producer. Toronto Mass Choir continues its busy concert schedule, appearing on many radio and television broadcasts for stations such as CBC Radio One, Citytv, and FLOW 93.5 FM. TMC's travels abroad have taken them to several different countries including Poland, Romania, Italy and Barbados. TMC has also been a special guest at countless church services, festivals, award shows and venues.