Winnipeg Jazz Orchestra
RPO Osborne Village
How the West Was Swung
Sunday, May 6, 2018
2:00pm • 7:30pm
Winnipeg Art Gallery (WAG)
This will be an incredible concert of hard-driving western swing tunes arranged by Marion Evans who arranged over 100 albums for Glenn Miller, Tony Bennett, Judy Garland, Count Basie, Perry Como, Doc Severinson, Tommy Dorsey and many others. Robert Young is a Winnipeg raised, Calgary based jazz crooner.
St. James Infirmary Blues
Thursday, May 24, 2018
Neil Bardal Funeral Centre (3030 Notre Dame Avenue)
An exciting concert of New Orleans‐inspired big band music and fundraiser. This traditional 'funeral without a body' is all the more appropriate in the unique and beautiful setting of the Neil Bardal Funeral Centre.
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COMMITMENT TO YOUTH PROGRAMS!
A mandate of the WJO is to make direct and meaningful connections with many eager young jazz students, driving their passion for music by giving them valuable tools, skills and inspiration through workshops and special classes to help them succeed in their year of jazz band at school and beyond. The WJO Youth Programs & Initiatives include: inviting school ensembles to play before and at intermission at every WJO concert, offering discounted student season ticket packages and complimentary tickets throughout the year.
WJO Big Band Workshops
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WJO Big Band Workshops are half-day workshops for middle and high school jazz bands teaching fundamentals in all areas of big band jazz.
Pre Concert School Jazz Bands
As a part of the WJO Youth Initiatives, we invite school jazz ensembles to play before WJO season concerts. We give all of our student performers & educators comp tickets to enjoy the WJO concert. We are also proud to offer these students’ parents & guests discounted ticket prices to the show!
Discount Tickets for Parents & Guests & Pre-concert Band Line-up
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Your funding of Arts & Culture and Youth Education
in Manitoba has been and continues to be essential
for so many Manitoban organizations
and communities to thrive!
We all truly could not do it without your belief in us!
Manitoba Arts Council: http://artscouncil.mb.ca
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