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Event Archive - The British Are Coming! British Invasion for Wind Band: Meridiem Wind Orchestra

Wed. October 24th 2018 Dave Dunnet Theatre
7:30pm doors at 7:00pm
By Donation
Meridiem Wind Orchestra invites you to Dave Dunnet Theatre on Wednesday, October 24th for an evening of British band music. This program will delight you with the stylings of some of the most beloved of music written for Wind Orchestra and the interpretations of three very fine local conductors.

There will be music from William Byrd, Percey Grainger, Vaughn Williams, Gordon Jacob, William Walton, and Gustav Holst.

The Conductors include the current director of the University of Victoria Wind Symphony, Steven Capaldo; one of our Meridiem Wind Orchestra musicians, Risa McDonnell; and our beloved Director of Music, Scott MacInnes.

It will be a thrilling evening of music. The British are coming!!!

Suggested donation: $20 (pay what you can)
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Currently in their seventh season, Meridiem Wind Orchestra is a group of professional musicians, music teachers, and superb community musicians. These remarkable players volunteer their time to bring high quality performances of wind band music to the Capital Regional District, creating a model for the next generation of musicians and concertgoers, as well as an exciting and challenging collaborative experience for the musicians themselves.

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Meridiem Wind Orchestra

Wind Orchestra comprised of professional musicians & educators who share a passion for playing the uniquely challenging & expressive music written for wind ensemble. Although Victoria boasts a rich selection of community ensembles, the Meridiem Wind Orchestra stands out due to its complex repertoire which demands a skill level that only highly trai... more info