Horn Fanfare Program Notes

Alice Hong(1992- , Canada) is an international award-winner both as a violinist and composer; she was featured on CBC’s 2018 edition of “30 Hot Classical Musicians Under 30”. She has performed her own compositions at the Kennedy Center in Washington, DC, Spoleto Festival USA, and Heifetz on Tour and has also played with the Toronto Symphony Orchestra, Charleston Symphony Orchestra, and Kitchener-Waterloo Symphony as a substitute violinist. As a composer, Alice has had compositions performed throughout Europe, North America and China and featured in film-scores for Studio3D productions. Her pieces have been performed and read by the Toronto Symphony Orchestra, Ludwig Symphony Orchestra, and m

Dear Music Lovers

It is my great pleasure to announce our Concert Program for the 47th Season! LXLMS​​ The repertoire includes masterworks by Tchaikovsky, Prokofiev, Britten, Dvorak, and Sibelius. For October we are very proud to present Hübler’s Concerto for four Horns performed by our own horn players! Well-known Christmas Carols and music from the Nutcracker suite will please your ears at the Christmas Concert. The GBS has prepared a fantastic repertoire for the whole family at the February afternoon concert. March will see Vivian Chen, a very talented young Canadian pianist, present Shostakovich’s Piano Concerto No.2 and GBS will play the famous Symphony No.9 “From the New World” by Dvorak. Finally, I am

Owen Sound Music for Youth

StartFragment Owen Sound Music For Youth is very excited for our 2018 Season. We would like to announce our new conductor, Bill Legate. Bill has been a part of music in Grey County for more than 40 years. He attended OSCVI where he performed in orchestras under Paul Bartlett with support of the late Eduard Bartlett, maker of the violin Bill plays to this day. He was a founding member of the Georgian Bay Youth Orchestra in the early 1980s. He attended Wilfrid Laurier University earning an Honours Music Education degree. Upon receipt of his teaching degree, he returned to Grey County where he has taught music for 21 years, at both Osprey Central where he started a string program, and at Beaver

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