Performances

Escapades
Saturday October 29, 2016 at 7:30pm
St. Michael’s College Centre for the Arts
1515 Bathurst Street, Toronto
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Special Guest:
Marcus Ali, saxophone

Our season opens with a performance with the Symphonic Winds and the Wind Orchestra boasting works from the whimsical to the outrageous.  Leading this musical escapade is celebrated musician Marcus Ali, member of the multi-award winning latin-jazz ensemble Cruzao and also an alumus of TYWO! You’ll certainly want to catch this if you can!

Program includes:
BRYANT – Dusk
MAHONEY – Sparkle
WILLIAMS – Escapades (from “Catch Me If You Can”)

 

 

 

 

 

A Joyful Noise
Saturday, December 3, 2016 at 3:00pm
St. Michael’s College Centre for the Arts
1515 Bathurst Street, Toronto

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Special Guests:
The St. John’s York Mills Handbell Ringers
Festival Choir

Bells a-ringing, drums a-drumming and choirs a-singing. It’s the Toronto Youth Wind Orchestra’s annual holiday concert featuring our three ensembles in an afternoon of holiday classics, familiar tunes, concert masterworks and audience sing-a-longs. There may also be a visit from the North Pole’s number one resident! A musical holiday treat for the whole family!

Repertoire includes:
WAGNER – Tidings
ANDERSON – Sleigh Ride
WILLIAMS – Harry’s Wondrous World
REED – Russian Christmas Music

 

 

 

 

 

 
Annual Fundraising Luncheon & Concert
Sunday February 12, 2017
Le Parc Dining & Banquet Hall
8432 Leslie Street, Thornhill
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Arrival & Silent Auction: 11:30am
Luncheon: 12:30pm
Concert: 2:30pm
The Archaeological Institute of America presents it's 4th Annual Spring Gala at Capitale in New York City.

 

Our annual fund-raising dinner-concert will take place once again in the beautiful and elegant setting of Le Parc’s banquet halls.  This evening of fun, food and frivolity will feature all the Concert Winds, Symphonic Winds and the Wind Orchestra in a toe-tapping, jazz-inspired musical presentation.

Program includes:
DEGANAIS – Symbiopholie!
CLAMAN – Hockey Night in Canada
ESTACIO – Frenergy

 

 
 
 
 
The Shuffle Demons
Friday, May 12, 2017 at 8:00pm
Toronto Centre for the Arts
5040 Yonge Street, Toronto
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Special Guests: The Shuffle Demons

“…the horn section immediately grabs your attention with their foot to the floor articulated pop reminiscent of Tower of Power!”
– The Ottawa Citizen

For our season finale, the Wind Orchestra will share the stage with the iconic group the Shuffle Demons, a high-energy Canadian band that blends virtuosic jazz and funk playing with eye-catching costumes and over the top stage antics to produce an incredible show. A hit at festivals all over the world, the Shuffle Demons are a crowd pleasing, full-on musical group that backs up wild stage antics with phenomenal playing by some of Canada’s most talented musicians. “Get on the bus” and catch these guys in action!

DOWNING – Graphic Rondo
MARQUEZ – Conga del Fuego Nuevo
GORB – Awayday

All repertoire subject to change.