Be part of the music, and music becomes part of your life
As part of the educational experience that is MusicFest, there are concerts in every idiom. These concerts feature professional musicians from all over North America as well as the MusicFest Canada Honour Ensembles comprised of the best young musicians in Canada.
When attending any one of these concerts, MusicFest Canada requests that all students and directors discuss the expectations pertaining to proper concert etiquette.
FEATURED ENSEMBLES AND EVENTS
MONDAY, MAY 14
TUESDAY, MAY 15
WEDNESDAY, MAY 16
6:30 & 8:30 p.m.: UNIVERSITY OF TORONTO FESTIVAL WINDS, directed by Dr. Gillian MacKay. MacMillan Theatre, Edward Johnson Building, University of Toronto.
THURSDAY, MAY 17
8:00 p.m.: HAMILTON ALL STAR JAZZ BAND, directed by Russ Weil, with special guest artist Kevin Turcotte. Walter Hall, Edward Johnson Building, University of Toronto. Co-sponsored by Yamaha Canada Music Ltd.
FRIDAY, MAY 18
1:30 p.m.: MUSICFEST AWARDS CEREMONY, featuring the National Youth Jazz Combo, directed by Kirk MacDonald. Isabel Bader Theatre, University of Toronto.
6:30 & 8:00 p.m.: DENIS WICK CANADIAN WIND ORCHESTRA, directed by Dr. Mark Hopkins and Dr. Gillian MacKay , featuring Yamaha artist Chris Gongos and the WOODSHED CANADIAN PERCUSSION ENSEMBLE, directed by Andy Morris. Isabel Bader Theatre, University of Toronto. The concerts will feature a wonderful variety of wind orchestra literature.