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Event Archive - 5th Annual Winter Solstice Cabaret: Cari Burdett (Vocalist), Sara Marreiros (Vocalist), Richard Moody (violin), Miles Black ( piano, sax, guitar), Anne Schaefer (piano, guitar, vocals), Marisa Jackson (Dancer)

Mon. December 21st 2015 - Mon. December 21st 2015 Oak Bay United Church (All Ages)
7pm - 9pm
Adult $15, Child $5, Adult at door $20
Tickets at: Ivy's Book Store 250 598 2731,
Big name Canadian musicians join Cari Burdett for the 5th Annual Winter Solstice Cabaret

Cari Burdett & Lila Music Centre present the 5th Annual Winter Solstice Concert. This Cowichan Valley tradition melds music, vocals and movement to present an unforgettable evening of joy and peace.

This year, the Winter Solstice Concert is hitting the road! Stops include Duncan, Salt Spring Island, Nanaimo and Victoria.  Every year brings new songs and 2015 is no different. Expect a beautiful and moving version of the Huron Carol - in English, French and Ojibwa! In addition, Cari will perform her version of Piaf’s La Vie en Rose from her recently released album, ‘Magnolia.’

2015 artists include internationally acclaimed musicians: Richard Moody (violin); Miles Black( piano, sax, guitar); Anne Schaefer (piano, guitar, vocals); and, vocalists Sara Marreiros and Cari Burdett. Dancer, Marisa Jackson adds movement to complete an extraordinary sensory experience.

To celebrate the returning light, the band will invite the audience to join them in song - creating a one-of-a-kind, improvised sound sensation.

Takes Place:

Fri, Dec 18, 7pm Duncan - Christian Reformed Church
Sat, Dec 19, 7pm Salt Spring Island - ArtSpringTheatre
Sun, Dec 20, 7pm Nanaimo - Harbour City Theatre
Mon, Dec 21, 7pm Victoria - Oak Bay United Church



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Cari Burdett

Cari Burdett lives through music. She mixes dashing personal energy, passion for community, and love of collaboration into her diverse musical outpourings as a vocalist, producer, teacher and collaborator. Cari has a significant background in operatic and vocal training. She graduated from McGill University and earned her Master’s of Music Per... more info

Sara Marreiros

Sara Marreiros embodies the Canadian mosaic. Her evocative, soulful voice, echoes folkloric forms from her father’s Portuguese village roots, and haunting songs of loss and longing are equally steeped in her mother’s passion for jazz improvisation. Galen Hartley guitar, Kelby MacNayr drums, Travis Short bass, Dan Weizenburger Portuguese guita... more info

Miles Black (Jazz)

Miles Black has been performing professionally since 1980, and has played with many of the jazz greats around the world. He is featured on many albums. more info

Anne Schaefer

ANNE SCHAEFER offers up a stunning jazz/folk fusion in promotion of her debut album "Twelve Easy Pieces" that has been heralded as "...simply sultry..." a " of art..." and "...extraordinarily well-crafted and orchestrated...". more info