Take advantage of a rare opportunity to hear symphonic wind band music performed by some of Victoria's finest musicians and music educators! Meridiem Wind Orchestra invites you to North Douglas Church on Wednesday, May 22nd for an evening of movie and television music, as well as a new thematic work for symphonic wind band written by acclaimed Canadian composer,Robert Buckley, titledSeas of the Moon.
If you don't think you're familiar with Bob's work, think again - he has has recorded and worked with artists including David Foster, Aerosmith, Motley Crue, The Cult, Bryan Adams, Our Lady Peace, Jack Lemmon, B.T.O., Rita McNeil, Valdy, Randy Travis, The Irish Rovers, the Vancouver Symphony Orchestra, the London Philharmonic and the Seattle Symphony Orchestra, among many others! In the film and television world, Bob has scored numerous award-winning shows for Disney, Alliance, ABC, FOX, CBS, PBS, CBC and the Cartoon Network. Lucky for us, Bob also composes and arranges an array of music for symphonic wind band that is performed worldwide.
The program on May 22 will also include theme music from favourites likeStar Wars, Doctor Who, How To Train Your Dragon, Star Trek,James Bond, and more! And for your viewing pleasure, Stelly's Secondary School Media Class is creating accompanying visuals.
Meridiem hopes to draw music lovers from across the CRD, as well as band and music students from across all local school districts to hear an exemplary performance of wind orchestra works both familiar and new.
The program will be conducted by Meridiem's Artistic Director,Scott MacInnes, as well as two guest conductors -Dr. Steven Capaldo, director of the University of Victoria Wind Symphony; and local school teacher who you'll also find in Meridiem's clarinet section,Andrea Blair.
It will be an evening of music to delight the senses!
Meridiem Wind Orchestra presents TO THE MOVIES AND BEYOND!
Wednesday, May 22 | 7:00 PM
North Douglas Church, 675 Jolly Place, Victoria
Scott MacInnes, Artist Director
Andrea Blair, Guest Conductor
Dr. Steven Capaldo, Guest Conductor