Keio University Collegium Musicum is part of the University’s ordinary liberal arts education program. The “Academy Vocal Ensemble” (directed by Professor Nozomi Sato) is the small-sized chamber choir (ca. 25 singers) of the Collegium. The members receives regularly vocal training aiming unity of independent singers. Since its founding in 2013 the Ensemble has performed repertories from Baroque to Modern era (H. Schütz, D. Buxtehude, G. F. Handel, G.Fauré, A.Miyoshi etc.), working together not only with its instrumental counterpart “Early Music Academy” of the Collegium, but also with professional musicians residing in Tokyo Metropolitan area. Their performance of Handel’s Messiah (full-length) in February 2018 has received great reputation. The Ensemble will appear in a concert that will be held on March 8, 2019 at Christ Church Cathedral, Vancouver, featuring, among all else, D. Buxtehude’s Membra Jesu Nostori, one of the most notable Passion cantatas of seventeenth-century Germany. This is a collaboration concert with UBC Baroque Orchestra Mentorship Programme (BOMP) and Early Music Vancouver.