Upcoming gigs and concerts!

As we head into December, here is a quick update on upcoming gigs and concerts:

SENIORS: Friday, November 30: 6:30pm call for playing at 6:55pm – Georgian Room, Rodd Charlottetown Hotel, Kent Street, Charlottetown (tutti)

SENIORS: Wednesday, December 5 – selected players (confirm with Jen)

SENIORS: Friday, December 7 – selected players (confirm with Jen), Geneva House

SENIORS: Sunday, December 9 – 7:30pm concert (6pm call possibly?) – Trinity United Church, Summerside (tutti) – concert with Summerside Community Choir – tickets $15 adults, $10 students

JUNIORS, INTERMEDIATES & SENIORS: Wednesday, December 12 – 3pm call at Confederation Court Mall, upstairs in food court, to play our annual Christmas performance (will be attended by the PEI Association for Newcomers)

Thanks all, and Happy Holidays!


Another wonderful upcoming concert!

String players – try to come out to this fabulous concert tomorrow night – cellists especially!

Cellist Brian Yoon of Victoria, British Columbia, first-prize winner of the 35th Eckhardt-Gramatté National Music Competition will be performing at the Dr. Steel Recital Hall on Tuesday, November 6th at 7:30pm. Accompanied by pianist Eliza Ching of Houston, TX, the concert will feature the 2012 commissioned work—String Theory by John Burge. Other works to be performed are by Elizabeth Raum, Francis Poulenc, Vincent Ho, and Gary Kulesha.

The Eckhardt-Gramatté National Music Competition is the most important annual contemporary music competition for exceptional emerging Canadian performing artists in piano, voice, and strings. Since 1976, the E-Gré promotes the performance of Canadian and contemporary music of the 20th and 21st centuries and has commissioned 31 new works by leading Canadian composers.

Tickets are $15/$10 (students/seniors) and are available at the door
For more information contact music@upei.ca or 566-0507