Double-Header Seniors Home Christmas Concerts, and St. Albert Music Instruction Student Recital

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Monday was a double header of concerts! Ironwood Seniors Home had a Christmas party and no band, due to a cancellation, so we rounded up some of our community band members to entertain the seniors before travelling to Youville for … Continue reading

Aspen Lodge Concert

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We played for the seniors at Morinville’s Aspen Lodge for a Christmas Concert this evening…We were joined by St Albert Music Instruction students Dennis and Jacob, and our usual community of musicians and singers! Aspen Lodge made a donation to … Continue reading

Laurier House Concert

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We played a mixture of Christmas music and the usual favorites for the seniors at Sherwood Park’s Laurier House this evening…Our percussionist was unavailable, so we gave the residents percussion instruments and lyric sheets, and they sang and kept the … Continue reading

Caleb Manor Christmas concert…..reached our Stollery fundraising goal!

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WE MADE OUR FUNDRAISING GOAL TODAY! Thanks to Caleb Manor for hosting the first of our Christmas Concerts this year, and for their generous donation, which they are sending directly to the Stollery Childrens Hospital. It brings our total fundraising … Continue reading

Chateau Mission Concert

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We had a wonderful time playing for the seniors at Chateau Mission in St Albert this evening…We were a ten-piece band, with fiddles, banjos, guitars, string bass, drums, mandolin and even a Russian balalaika instrument for the Ukranian set! As … Continue reading

Youville Seniors Home Concert

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Our community group, Bluegrass Breaks, had some great musical guests this evening as we played for the seniors at St Albert’s Youville Seniors Home. In addition to Bluegrass, we managed to throw in some country, Gospel, ukrainian fiddle music, Irish … Continue reading

Jasper Place Continuing Care Centre (Edmonton)

Our community group, Bluegrass Breaks, entertained the seniors at Jasper Place in Edmonton on Monday evening…We were delighted to be joined by special guests Ed Grant on guitar and Dustin Friesen on percussion!

St Albert Music Instruction Student of the Year 2014

Congratulations to guitar player Jacob Kryger, our student of the year for 2014! He worked really hard this year, and made some great progress… Both Jacob and 2013’s winner Jaden Schultz play regularly with Bluegrass Breaks, our community serving group.