The Creston Concert Society is pleased to present the following performers for our 2019-2020 concert series
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Voices for the Salish Sea
Friday, October 4, 2019 at 7:30 p.m.
Voices for the Salish Sea – comprised of the members of the well known BC group Tiller’s Folley and the environmental champions and musicians The Wilds, the goal of Voices for the Salish Sea is to entertain, engage and educate by presenting family- friendly live music concerts. The purpose of each performance is to promote awareness, a sense of advocacy, stewardship, and support for the unique Ecosystem that is our Salish Sea. This lively group of 5 musician/singers performs boisterous and vivid stories about coastal pioneers and oceanic life.
Sunday, November 3, 2019 at 3:00 pm
RubberbanDance– a unique blending of classical ballet and Westcoast hip-hop, this company reflects the freedom and openness of the ebullient Montreal dance scene. Theatricality, eclecticism, and humour characterise this dynamic performance.
Atlantic String Machine
Friday, January 24, 2020 at 7:30 pm.
Atlantic String Machine -Comprised of 5 brilliant classical musicians from PEI, the ASM invites us to experience traditional classical music juxtaposed with selections from folk, jazz, world and pop music as well as their own compositions.
Friday, February 14, 2020 at 7:30 pm
Vivace –four unique and exceptional pop and classical singers, this group is the latest addition to the classical/popera genre. Their stirring combination of powerful male voices and emotionally driven female vocals come together to create a sound that is exclusively their own.
Marc Atkinson Quartet
Sunday, March 15, 2020 at 2:00 pm
Marc Atkinson Quartet – the renowned Marc Atkinson Trio (guitars and upright bass) is joined by violinist Cameron Wilson who we have heard as a member of Joe Trio. Wilson and Atkinson are each consummate musicians in their own right. Together they bounce off each other. Watching and listening becomes a pure delight.
Symphony of the Kootenays
Sunday, April 19, 2020 at 2:00 pm
Symphony of the Kootenays – back in Creston by popular demand, the symphony has delighted us on each of its previous visits. In 2020 they will be performing “Spanish Fiesta” with compositions by Rimsky Korsakov, Chabrier, Debussy, and Rodrigo.
Summer Concert in the Park
This event is not part of our regular series; Admission is by donation.
Thursday, August 15, 2019, 6:30 pm at Millenium Park:
Story House – is a modern bluegrass band steeped in the old tones. The band features original songs and tunes, mixed with covers of great songs old and new.