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Upcoming Concerts


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Tollendale Village Concert
Tuesday, February 16, 2016     
7:15-8:30 pm 

Tollendale Village,
274 Hurst Ave., Barrie, Ontario  
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The Barrie Concert Band will be presenting traditional and repertoire favourites for both the band and audience that will evoke pleasant memories and dispel the winter blahs. 

The main entrance is located at the rear of the building. An optional donation will be collected at the door to help cover operational costs. Thank you for your support. 
 





Gershwin!
Saturday, June 11, 2016     
7:30 pm (doors open at 6:30 pm)

Hi-Way Church, 
50 Anne St. N., Barrie, Ontario  
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Special Guest Pianist: Amanda MacLeod
Guest Vocalists: Maria Branje and Scott Boyer  Link
Master of Ceremonies: Dan Dooley 

Tickets: to be announced in April. 

Originating from an important movement in the Tin Pan Alley era, when the best composers and musicians of its day met to make popular music, George Gershwin preceded modern composers as being the first to converge classical music with jazz. Under his approach, classical improvisation gave clear way to jazz nuances and techniques across the popular media for the first time. 

No other composer has had as much influence in contemporizing music across all entertainment sectors as George Gershwin. The program will convey the amazing impact of his short lifetime to produce some of the most influential compositions and melodies of the 20th century that still set the tone to this day.