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Please Note: Family Passes are not available online, but can be purchased by calling Patron Services at 519.745.4711.

Doors open at 1:15 pm for fun and interactive pre-concert activities including: Art activities hosted by the Kitchener-Waterloo Art Gallery, music activities hosted by Music for Young Children, and 'My First Music Lesson' where kids can take a mini lesson from a KWS musician on a variety of instruments. Pre-concert activities are FREE with ticket purchase!

Subscriptions are available now, single tickets go on sale in August 14, 2017.

 

1 - DRUMMERS,DANCERS AND A BEAVER!

DAM! The Story of Kit the Beaver

SAT SEPTEMBER 30 | 2:30 PM

Daniel Bartholomew-Poyser, Conductor
Sosolya Undugu Dance Academy
White Pine Dancers
Aaron Bell, Ojibway storyteller

See drummers, dancers, musicians and cultures come together in a concert you have never experienced before! The KWS welcomes Uganda’s Sosolya Undugu Dance Academy, performing together with Canada’s Ojibway storyteller, Aaron Bell, and his White Pine Dancers. Watch DAM! The Story of Kit the Beaver, a special Canada 150 commission, on the big screen while the KWS provides the music.

 

2 - SPECTACULAR STRINGS

The Runaway Bunny

SAT JANUARY 20 | 2:30 PM

Evan Mitchell, Conductor
Ann Baggley, Narrator

Check out the KWS’ unbelievable string section! They pluck, they sing, they swoon and soar! Come learn about all the different instruments in the string section, from the violin to the big bad bass, while your KWS plays some of the most amazing music ever written. Concertmaster Bénédicte Lauzière and narrator Ann Baggley perform The Runaway Bunny by Margaret Wise Brown, author of the beloved Goodnight Moon.

 

3 - WONDERFUL WINDS AND BEAUTIFUL BRASS!

Wonderful Winds and Beautiful Brass

SAT APRIL 7 | 2:30 PM

Evan Mitchell, Conductor

Who’s playing that amazing melody? Who’s making me jump up and down with that unbelievable fanfare? It’s the winds and the brass! From flutes to French horns, and the itty bitty piccolo to the enormous tuba, this concert showcases our awesome wind and brass sections. An amazing afternoon filled with beautiful, sweet and powerful music!