Concert this weekend – free tickets!

All the student members of the Singing Strings (Junior, Intermediate and Senior) are entitled to free tickets to this weekend’s concert of the Atlantic String Machine with Duane Andrews, on Saturday, November 21st at 7:30pm at St. Paul’s Anglican Church, 101 Prince Street, Charlottetown.

Please email and let Natalie know if you are interested in the free tickets – only available for students – and children aged 12 and under are also free. There are tickets available at the door for $25 each.

This should be a wonderful concert with music performed by Newfoundland jazz guitarist Duane Andrews accompanied by PEI’s own Atlantic String Machine (featuring the Senior Singing Strings orchestra’s conductor Natalie on cello, plus teachers Sean Kemp, Karen Graves and Louis Garson as well). Check out the video below to see and hear some of the music that will be played on Saturday night!

Upcoming concert – violinists should plan to attend!

Hey everyone! On Sunday night, November 1st at 7:30pm, the UPEI Department of Music Recital series presents violinist Joshua Peters, winner of the Eckhardt Gramatte National Music Competition. He will be performing works by Canadian Composers Vivian Fung, John Estacio, and Jordan Pal, with Katherine Dowling, piano.

The concert is in the Dr. Steel Recital Hall on the UPEI campus. Admission is $15 for adults and $10 for students and seniors. Tickets are available at the door, online at (available until 3:30 p.m. on November 1) or by calling (902-566-0507) or emailing ( This latter option is available only until 4 p.m. Friday, October 30.

Registration for 2015-16 Singing Strings Orchestra

Hi everyone!

We now have our registration forms ready and will send out hard copies with the students this week. If you want to get a jump on things, here is a form that you can download in PDF format from our website.

Reg Singing Strings 201516

Singing Strings fees are the same as last year; $210 for Juniors, $240 for Intermediates and $255 for Seniors. Payments can be made in full or in two installments, due by September 23/15 and February 3/16.

Any questions, please let us know via email at and we will do our best to answer your question!


Natalie, Jen, Wendy & Sue

Camp is underway!

Monday August 31 and we have started camp at Park Royal church… already you can hear the haunting strains of ‘Skye Boat Song’ and the coolness of ‘Moonlight Tango’ drifting through the hallways…

Regular rehearsals start as of Wednesday, September 9th at our usual times:

Junior Orchestra from 3:30 – 4:40pm in the Parlour of Park Royal church

Intermediate Orchestra from 3:30 – 4:45pm in the Sanctuary of Park Royal church

Senior Orchestra from 5 – 7pm in the Sanctuary of Park Royal church

Looking forward to seeing everyone back from vacation and a few new faces into the crowds!

SALE: Buy One, Bring a Friend!

Hi everyone – this came in this week and apologies for not posting this sooner, but there is still time today!

From the Indian River Festival:
Do you regularly attend our classical shows, and have always wanted to introduce a friend to the IRF experience? Perhaps you are a fan of our singer-songwriter performances, but have never attended a classical concert…well, now is the time!

From July 20 to July 24, purchase a ticket to any show from our Classical Series, and bring a friend for free! Concert dates include July 26 with Cecilia String Quartet, August 9 with Ensemble Polaris, September 12 with Pallade Musica and September 18 with Maritime Brass Quintet.

Come enjoy beautiful music in the celebrated acoustics of St. Mary’s!

Contact the Indian River Festival at their website for further details: