Kanata Symphony Orchestra

January 2011

Our own Ann Downey opens up for Sarah Chang with her folk trio, Finest Kind during the Pre-Concert performance.  
Sarah Chang January 20 - 21, 2011, 8:00 pm, Southam Hall ;
Pre-Concert Music at 7:00pm  –Grammy nominated folk trio, Finest Kind. 

  For information on Finest Kind performance calendar follow this link:  http://ianrobb.com/finestkind/FKcalendar.htm

For information on the NAC concert featuring Sarah Chang follow this link:  

November, 2010

Sunday, November 28th, 2010, Musica Ebraica conducted by Iain Macpherson, presents a Chanukah concert at the Glebe Community Center. Laura McElroy will be helping out on clarinet, and Violinist Al Trampuli helps out in the Tenor section. Here is a link to the Musica Ebraica website http://musicaebraica.ca/ . Click here to visit Iain's website www.macphersonmusic.com.

February 25, 2010

One of our very talented KSO Double Bass players, Ann Downey, is a member of Finest Kind, a traditional folk music trio. Finest Kind plays at folk music concerts, events and festivals across the U.S., Canada and the UK and sometimes on good ol' CBC. They are one group out of many artists on a tribute CD, "Singing Through the Hard Times - songs of Utah Phillips", which was nominated for a Grammy in Best Traditional Folk this year!

Check out Finest Kind in Concert at the Unitarian Church 
this Saturday night, Feb. 27th 2010.

For more details visit their webpage www.finestkind.ca .

November 14, 2007
Kanata Symphony has made it's Youtube debut. Check out the following videos:
Morricone: Gabriel's Oboe
Hockey Night in Canada
Una Voca Poco Fa
Deslibes: Flower Duet
Oh Mio Babbino Caro

August 31, 2006
We renewed our partnership with the Ottawa Public Library. We will be giving pre-concert talks and demos on October 29 (2pm, Hazeldean branch), Feb. 25 (2pm, Beaverbrook branch), and May 6 (2pm, Beaverbrook branch). These are free and everyone (especially kids!) is welcome!: http://www.BiblioOttawaLibrary.ca. .

November 14, 2002:
The Kanata Symphony has just registered their own domain, so you can now reach us at http://kanatasymphony.ca

October 14, 2002:
Our very own violinist Ed Hollyer was among a select few Canadians to dine with the Queen during her Golden Jubilee visit to Canada

August, 2002:
We are happy to announce that Alexandre Boily is joining the Kanata Symphony as as artistic director, replacing Brian Barker has chosen to continue his studies in Berlin. Best of wishes Brian, from all of us.

May 2001:
The Kanata Music Association, the parent organization of the Kanata Symphony has been awarded an Ontario Trillium Foundation grant.

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