Doors Open For Music @ Southminster United Church

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Doors Open For Music @ Southminster United Church

Wednesdays at Noon

Elevate and refresh your spirit during these 45-60 minute weekly presentations.

Admission is by freewill offering ($5 – $20 is suggested) Complimentary Coffee

September 12:

Baroque Meets Folk –

Tunes from the English and Scottish countryside, and arrangements by music publisher and composer, John Playford from 17th‑century London.

Susan Toman, Celtic harp
Kevin James, baroque violin


September 19:

Soul Hour with Beats ‘n Keys –

Singer Jeff Rogers and drummer Jamie Homles bring their signature blend of soul and funk to the DOMS series, joined for this concert by special guest artist, trumpeter Ed Lister, interpreting music by Ray Charles, Bill withers, and Stevie Wonder along with originals of their own, in a program that will surely leave you dancing in your seat.

Jeff Rogers, vocals and keys

Jamie Holmes, drums

with Ed Lister, trumpet


September 26:

Torres Meets Tárrega –

Timothy Burris performs works by Francisco Tárrega, founder of the modern school of guitar-playing, and students Miguel Llobet, Emilio Pujol, and Daniel Fortea.

Timothy Burris, guitar


October 3:

The Nightingale Sings –

A tribute to Georgina Stirling, Newfoundland’s ‘Nightingale of the North’, born the same year as Confederation, who became a world-renowned opera singer, singing throughout Europe and the United States in the 19th–Century.

Tonia Cianciulli, vocals

Roland Graham, piano


October 10:

The Story of Ella –

A concert presentation of the riveting rags-to-riches story of Ella Fitzgerald, interwoven with anecdotes, iconic songs and scats, delivered in Faith Amour’s signature jazzy style.

Faith Amour, vocals

Mark Ferguson, piano

Scott Latham, drums

John Geggie, bass


October 17:

Brandenburg Concertos, Vol. 1 –

The first part in a 3-part series, DOMS artistic director Roland Graham leads a stellar line-up of local string players in a reading of J. S. Bach’s Brandenburg Concertos Nos. 3 and 6.

Adam Nelson, Brigitte Amyot, Jessie Ramsay, Olivier Philippe-Auguste, Kevin James, David Endemann, Gabriela Ruiz, Ethan Allers, Roland Graham


October 24:

Musique Française –

An enchanting program of French music for flute and piano, combining elegant melodies and virtuosic writing by well-known and lesser-known composers Debussy, Tulou, Ravel and Sancan.

Gertrude Létourneau, flute

Catherine Donkin, piano


October 31:

The Music of Eric Whitacre –

Having recently performed under the direction of Eric Whitacre at Carnegie Hall New York City, Coro Capriccio will offer Ottawa audiences some of his well known and new works as well as selections by Tallis, Monteverdi, Gjelio and others.

Coro Capriccio


October 31 2018


Date: October 31, 2018
Time: 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

An event every week that begins at 12:00 pm on Wednesday, repeating until October 31, 2018

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Southminster United Church

15 Aylmer Avenue
Ottawa,ONK1S 3X1Canada

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