Community Orchestra Spotlights Musicians of All Ages in ‘Autumn Serenade’

For classical, jazz, and piano music lovers, the Oakville Chamber Orchestra's fundraiser raises the bar.

Press Release (ePRNews.com) - OAKVILLE, Ontario - Sep 17, 2017 - Leslie Ashworth is not only a respected young Canadian composer and multi-instrumentalist who has performed with numerous orchestras across Canada and in celebrated venues, but she is a great supporter of the Oakville Chamber Orchestra (OCO).

“I’m really looking forward to performing at the OCO’s fall fundraiser, celebrating this amazing community organization with a beautiful afternoon of music making,” said Leslie. “It is always a pleasure to perform in my hometown for familiar faces, as well as to meet new supporters of classical music.”

At the Oakville Chamber Orchestra’s September 24 event, Leslie will be accompanied, in part, by a gentleman who, at age 88, has no intention of slowing down.

“It’s exhilarating to perform with someone who shares the same passion for music, and performing with pianist Herb Williams is a privilege,” Leslie adds. “He is an inspiration to me and I’ve learned so much by collaborating with him.”

Herb has travelled the world and starred in TV shows, movies, and  documentaries, but nowadays his focus is on music.

Also making an appearance xbqx between 3:00 p.m. and 6:00 p.m. at the Joshua Creek Heritage Art Centre will be Linda Ruan, recently named among CBC’s “Top 30 Classical Musicians under 30”, and Eliana Cuevas together with Jeremy Ledbetter plan to offer up some jazz.

The OCO is a registered charitable organization devoted to fostering emerging talent and OCO’s new Board of Directors formed this summer hopes for a strong showing of community support, as most arts and culture organizations increasingly rely upon the time and money Canadians give as volunteers and donors.

A Steinway ‘Spirio’ player piano will be on display, while a silent auction and delightful refreshments round off this elegant Sunday afternoon supporting the OCO’s ongoing youth initiatives. A limited number of tickets is available for purchase online via Eventbrite and charitable donation tax receipts will be issued for a portion of the ticket value. Visit https://www.eventbrite.ca/e/autumn-serenade-tickets-36455… for details.

Source : Oakville Chamber Orchestra

You may also like this  

CATEGORIES : Entertainment
DISCLAIMER : If you have any concerns regarding this press release, please contact the Author / Media Contact / Business of this press release. ePRNews is not resposible for the accuracy of the news posted and do not endorse, support any product/services/business mentioned and hereby disclaims any content contained in this press release.

Login

Or using ePRNews Account

Don't have an account ? Sign Up

Register New Account

Or form here

Already have an account ? Login

Reset Password

Already have an account ? Login