On Saturday, October 28, 2017, Whitehorse Concerts will present The Rolston String Quartet, featuring Luri Lee, violin; Jeffrey Dyrda, violin; Hezekiah Leung, viola and Jonathan Lo, cello
First Prizewinner of the prestigious 2016 Banff International String Quartet Competition, the Rolston String Quartet has become Canada’s newest ensemble to attract attention on the international stage. As Germany’s Südwest Press stated of their recent performance, “an impressive, deeply serious interpretation…highly sensitive, delicately transparent. A musical sound treasure, blissful.”
The Rolston String Quartet was formed in the summer of 2013 at the Banff Centre for Arts and Creativity’s Chamber Music Residency. They are named after the Canadian […]Find out more
Veteran Vancouver Singer/Songwriter/Guitarist, Glenn Chatten, has made Whitehorse his second home this year, and is honoured to be performing in concert on Oct 29th at The Whitehorse United Church @ 7 pm. Glenn will be accompanied by renown Toronto electric violist, Ken Cade. Together, they will perform many of Glenn’s songs from his last 5 albums, including some new ones from his Yukon experience here and also from his latest solo instrumental album, Dragonfly, which has brought him a nomination for Instrumental Soloist of the Year by the Canadian Folk Music Awards (CFMA). Part of the proceeds from the concert […]Find out more
VOCALIST KARIN PLATO QUINTET featuring James Danderfer, clarinet/bass clarinet
Sun, Oct 29, 7:30 pm
Yukon Arts Centre
JUNO, WCMA, and National Jazz Awards-nominated jazz vocalist and ukulele player Karin Plato’s “confident, tuneful phrasing and hip articulation stands out as she weaves a musical spell” (Edmonton Journal) working with her quintet featuring some of Vancouver’s most sensitive and expressive players. A recording artist with several CDs, Karin has appeared in major jazz festivals in Canada and performed in clubs and for concert societies and […]Find out more
JAZZ IN THE HALL
Thursday, November 2, 7pm (doors at 6:30pm)
Old Fire Hall, Whitehorse
Learn, listen and jam!
1st – Educational vignette w/ Steve Gedrose.
2nd – Featured act “Major Funk & The Employment” with Etienne Girard/bass, Fiona Solon/vocals, David Dugas/guitar, Glen Emond/guitar, Andrea McColeman/keyboard, Adrian Burrill/trumpet and vocals, Olivier de Colombel/sax, Lee Campese/drums.
Closing with the jazz jam with instrumentalists and vocalists.
Old Fire Hall on 1st Avenue near Main Street. A mere $7 at the door. 19 and under are free.
Doors open 6: 30 pm and show starts 7 pm.
Youth 19 years and under must be accompanied by an adult.
@ The WestMark Steel Street LoungeFind out more