CBB-Kigali, is a Catholic choir that helps Christians to praise the Lord through singing. It is based in the City of Kigali, more precisely in Saint Michael parish, Archdiocese of Kigali. It serves in different masses as well as various languages. It originates from its mother choir CBB-Huye, which is based at the University of Rwanda, Huye campus, in Huye town. In CBB-Kigali, all those who want to be part the family are allowed only under the condition of being a Catholic believer who possessed a sacrament of baptism.

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Name Chorale le Bon Berger Kigali
Service Helping people to praise the Lord through Catholic worship songs
Rehearsal time 5:30PM on Wednesday and Friday
Parish Saint Michael Parish
Diocese Archdiocese of Kigali

Above 100 members

List of Chorister Members of Chorale le Bon Berger Kigali.

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4 Voice categories

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1. Alto

2. Basse

3. Soprano

4. Tenor

3 Commissions

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1. Marketing and Design

2. Music Technical

3. Spiritual and Social


We promote and develop choral music in a local, national and international context, driving excellence, community and public engagement, and personal fulfillment through singing. In this context, we make sure to support the community, from the family members to outwardly, to praise the Lord by singing and being connected to God as they sing or hear our songs. At the same time, we help the community to learn music, how to sing and all the techniques to sharpen the spirit of singing.


A vibrant choral community across Rwanda as well as the entire East African region. To inspire through our work a love and appreciation of choral singing to present and future generations.


Excellence We deliver the highest quality experience in everything we do.
Integrity We carry out all of our work with the greatest responsibility and accountability. We believe it is critical that our members can rely on a qualified, efficient, visionary and transparent Board and staff.
Creativity and Innovation We instil our work with imagination and innovation. We believe in the importance of expanding the boundaries traditionally applied to choir, and encourage creativity in programming, rehearsal, and performance.
Collegiality We ensure openness, trust and respect in all our working relationships
Diversity We capitalise on the richness inherent in differences. We see and support choir as a wide and varied art form and are committed to a choir community that is diverse in age, gender identity, race, physical or mental ability, and level of musical experience.
Positivity We believe in the “power of positivity” and approach our communications, interactions and daily work with a positive and collaborative spirit.
Accessibility We are intentional about providing universal access to the wide-ranging benefits of choir.
Lifelong learning We are committed to the importance of continuous learning opportunities for singers and leaders alike, with the belief that they are the surest path to building and maintaining success.
Achievement + Artistry We believe that the development of knowledge and skills paves the way to masterful and expressive performances.

The logo

The logo of Chorale le Bon Berger Kigali is made up of 2 colors: yellow and blue respecting the white background. Yellow and blue are the two symbolic colors of the Catholic Church. The white background symbolizes purity, virginity, innocence and birth.

The uniform

It is pleased to present the uniform that is used by the CBB Kigali family. The idea and design of this uniform was inspired mainly by its mother choir's (Chorale le Bon Berger) uniform. The uniform is composed mainly of two colors: the white and the light blue colors.

The family Anthem

The title of the family Anthem is “CBB NI NZIZA, IMANA ISHIMWE” [CBB is better, so thank God].

CBB ni nziza Imana ishimwe, ni niza kubera Imana. CBB ni nziza Imana ishimwe, kandi Yezu arayikunda.!

CBB-Kigali Info

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Noella Tumukunde, The Chorister of the Year 2020

Noella Tumukunde, is the sopranist and exampular chorister of the year 2020 in the family of the Choral le Bon Berger Kigali. She has helped the choir whenever the family needed it. Since joining the family, Noella has continued to follow the family's instructions and has strongly helped the family especially during the Covide-19 pandemic period. In addition, Noella has made every effort to improve her voice and steer the soprano's voice, as well as helping the entire choir during the various masses. Thus, everyone in the family is happy to sing alongside this strong chorister Noella, and having her in the family gives everyone the power to serve well, as well as to develop the quality of singing.