Charlottetown is getting ready for a day-long Music Monday celebration—“Music Monday In The Streets.” There will be clinics, jazz improv with Rowan Fitzgerald, artwork created to music, multi-cultural presentations, and showcase performances. A march is planned up Great George Street to Province House.
Alexander Shelley, Music Director with the National Arts Centre Orchestra (NACO), will conduct the Singing Strings and a mass choir of over 700 singers as they perform the Music Monday anthem, Sing It Together.
Events at Trinity United Church include a 1:30 pm performance with Singing Strings conducted by NACO conductor, Alexander Shelley, a mass choir of students representing several Island schools, Westwood Primary Adventures Orff Ensemble, WarHorse (Tian Wigmore), and more. At 3 pm a multicultural concert will take place with music from Acadian, First Nations and Chinese traditions.
At 4:30 pm take in the sounds of Great George Street Brass Band, Second Chances Band and more, on parade.
Murphy’s Community Centre will host a show at 1:30 pm with Elementary rock bands, school concert bands, Andrew Waite, and more. St. Paul’s Anglican Church will host a concert at 3 pm with Singing Strings, “Here Comes Treble” Montague High School female vocal ensemble, and harpist Lise Morin. At 5:30 pm a St. Dunstan’s Basilica concert with Teachers and Friends in Harmony Choir, organ recital, community hymn sing
In the evening Receiver Coffee will hold a 7 to 9 pm Open Mic for school students.