Sept. 11th ● 7:00 PM
Opening Ceremony with Marilyn Capreol
Rick Capreol & Brenda Margaret Muller
Paul & Ella Cowan ● Harbour ● Terry Storr
WRO Summer Students & local musical friends
Workshops for Beginners
Drop In: 10 AM - 11 AM
Orchestral Workshop: 11 AM - 12 PM
Private lessons: 10 AM - 12 PM
Sonia Klimasko Brenda Margaret
Emma Vachon Terry Storr
10 AM - 11 AM:
Drop In Workshops for Beginners - Meet and greet a new instrument! Learn to play the violin, viola, cello, double bass, clarinet, flute, piano, or percussion. Instructed by Sonia Klimasko (violin & viola), Emma Vachon (violin & viola), Brenda Margaret Muller (cello), and Terry Storr (clarinet & woodwinds). Limited to 10 minutes per person.
10:30 AM - 11 AM:
Music Moppets with Zach Louch
11 AM - 12 PM:
Orchestral Workshop for Beginners - Join us and rehearse beginner's pieces Ash Grove and Cripple Creek to be performed at Sunday's concert. Led by Sonia Klimasko, Emma Vachon, Brenda Margaret Muller, and Zach Louch.
10 AM - 12 PM:
Private lessons - available with Sonia Klimasko, Emma Vachon, Terry Storr, and Brenda Margaret Muller.
Drop In Mask Making and Arts & Crafts with Cassie Horley
For more information about our faculty, click here.
Growing Sustainable Culture: Discussion Circle - exploring the relationship between businesses and art to create a sustainable future
Brenda Margaret Muller, Artistic Director of Whispering River Orchestra with Composer Saman Shahi
Ron Zytaruck, Tiny Homes and Affordable Housing
Laura Blease, Seeds for Ecology
Mayor Ann MacDiarmid, Seguin
Kelli Ebbs, Muskoka North Good Food Coop
Wanda Davis, vendor (all vendors are also invited to join)
Composition Circle with Saman Shahi - Meet Saman Shahi, the composer of this weekend's premier! Try your hand at composing your own music or simply listen to a riveting discussion surrounding the composition of Shahi's piece, Suspended Doorways.
Songwriters Free-Jazz Jam with Brenda and Rick
Orchestral Workshop for Intermediate and Advanced Players - Play and prepare repertoire for Sunday's concert, including Suspended Doorways by Saman Shahi. Led by Brenda Margaret Muller and David McFadden.
Sept. 13th ● 3:00 PM
Local, Organic: A Sustainable Concert with the WRO
Opening and Closing Ceremony with Marilyn Capreol
J.S. Bach: Concerto in D minor for 2 Violins | Edvard Greig: Holberg Suite Traditional, Arr. Hopkins: Ash Grove | Traditional, Arr. Siennicki: Cripple Creek
World Premier of Suspended Doorways by Saman Shahi (Riversongs Commission Award 2020)
David McFadden & Christopher McFadden