I received a nice email the other day informing me of some upcoming events for the 25th Anniversary of the Guelph Youth Singers, so I thought I’d share it with the community! Poster is at the bottom of this post too!
Here’s what to expect:
Concert One: “Heartstring,” Sunday, October 25, 2015, 3 p.m. at Dublin Street United Church
Harrow Fair, with Miranda Mulholland (Great Lake Swimmers, Belle Star) and Andrew Penner (Sunparlour Players), and string players from Suzuki String School of Guelph will join GYS Choir III and SATB Choir in a fresh melding of voices and strings.
Concert Two: “Snowforms,” Saturday, December 5, 2015, 7 p.m., Harcourt Memorial United Church
Markus Howard, artistic director & conductor, and Heather Fleming, Choir I conductor, will showcase all GYS choirs in our annual Winter concert. The perfect way to start off the holiday season and set the stage for a happy 2016.
Concert Three: “Honour Song,” Sunday, February 21, 2016, 3 p.m., The Frank Hasenfratz Centre of Excellence, Tech Hall
A new musical partnership and friendship for Guelph Youth Singers with the Wiiji Numgumook Kwe Drum Circle will highlight Canadian Aboriginal music and culture and introduce our singers and audience to a previously unexplored sound, rhythm and repertoire.
Concert Four: “The Mythical Forest,” Sunday, April 3, 2016, 3 p.m. Guelph Youth Music Centre
Markus Howard will write, direct and conduct this special children’s concert to be performed by GYS I and II choristers. Costumes and props will add drama, excitement and fun to this production, which will be a favourite for our young singers.
Concert Five (the Finale): “Bountiful: A 25th Celebration,” Saturday, May 28, 2016, 7 p.m. River Run Centre
This 25th Anniversary Spring Concert will both honour our foundation and usher GYS into the next 25 years. The concert will also feature a performance with GYS alumni.