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Classical meets modern

  • Date

    Wednesday, November 17, 2010

  • What

    The Correction Line Ensemble is a newly formed chamber ensemble involving six highly creative musicians from diverse backgrounds, weaving together an engaging and seamless conversation between classical and modern music: Cristina Zacharias, a Toronto-based violinist who specializes in early music; Leanne Zacharias, a Brandon-based cellist specializing in contemporary music and pedagogy; Ed Reifel, a Toronto-based percussionist of classical and modern music; Robert Honstein, a Brooklyn-based composer from the classical music tradition; and Christine Fellows and John K. Samson (Weakerthans), two Winnipeg-based narrative songwriters.

    Together, these six musicians create and perform arrangements of original repertoire by Honstein, Fellows and Samson, alongside classical repertoire arranged for cello, violin, marimba/percussion, piano, electric guitar and six voices, bridging the gap between musical genres and disciplines. To experience this kind of interaction and movement between genres in one concert is unique.

    Kite Hill is a string, drum and winds band from Toronto featuring songwriter and composer Ryan Carley (Ohbijou) from Guelph.

    http://www.cbc.ca/radio2/cod/concerts/20100122cline
    www.myspace.com/restandrun

    Presented by Kaleidoscope Promotions and the Central Students Association

  • Where

    Van Gogh's Ear, 10 Wyndham Street North (3rd floor)

  • When

    9:00 door

  • Why

    Great collection of musicians in an amazing venue!

  • Cost

    $10 at the door

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