Festive Harp Ramblings

LAKEice
photo by Sharlene
Shar’s Festive Concerts & a NEW CD.
Yes… a new CD!!!!!
In Night’s Deep Silence
Christmas & Winter music with a spacious, peaceful vibe.
Myself on Celtic harp and George Koller on bass.
… stay tuned for the release date. (soon!)
AND…
Three Christmas concerts done… eight to go!!
Below, you will find my next festive concerts and more!
NOTE two concerts with Grammy nominee, Ron Korb in Ajax and Oakville.
Wishing you beauty and gentleness this season,
Shar

DEC 9:15 XMAS concert
TORONTO, ON – December 9
Montage Music’s Holiday Concert
Wednesday December 9th at 8pm
Heliconian Hall, 35 Hazelton Ave, Yorkville, Toronto, ON
A festive evening of holiday favourites, classical gems, jazz standards, Celtic music and more featuring a sparkling collaboration of musicians including: Melanie Conly (soprano), Jordan Klapman (piano), Bill Bridges (guitar), Lew Mele (bass), Greg Millar (piano), Laura Nashman (flute), & Sharlene Wallace (harp).


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photo by Jamie Thompson
GUELPH, ON – December 13, 3pm
Guelph Symphony Orchestra
Holiday Celebration
guest artist, Sharlene
Sunday December 13th at 3pm
River Run Centre, 35 Woolwich St, Guelph, ON
Guelph Symphony Orchestra’s Holiday Celebration!
Back by popular demand, the GSO will perform live, to a screening of Raymond Brigg’s animated classic, “The Snowman”, as part of our December 13th Holiday Celebration Concert! This heart-warming animated Christmas film has been a beloved staple of family holiday entertainment for nearly 30 years and will feature boy soprano Simion Antoniu Ciobanu singing “Walking in the Air”, live with the film. The program also includes scenes from Tchaikovsky’s Nutcracker, your favourite carols, harpist Sharlene Wallace and the Millennium Choir.

GSO info click here


 

KINGSTON, ON – December 15,16
Kingston Symphony
Candlelight Christmas
Sunday December 15th & 16th at 7:30pm
Isabel Bader Centre for the Performing Arts

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Shar & Ron

photo by Jade Yeh
Sharlene, harps
& Grammy nominated Ron Korb!!!, flutes

in concert
Music for a Winter’s Eve
December 18th – Ajax, ON
December 19th – Oakville, ON
Beautiful Christmas, Celtic and Original Music for Flutes and Harps.
Friday December 18th at 7:30pm
Pickering Village United Church
300 Church St North, Ajax, ON
Saturday December 19th at 7:30pm
Maple Grove United Church
346 Maple Grove Drive , Oakville, ON
$20 in advance / $25 at the door / under 12 free

photo by Jade Yeh
Ron Korb, Grammy nominee!!, is an internationally renowned flutist and composer with thirty solo releases in over twenty countries.  After graduating from University of Toronto with a degree in music performance, he travelled the globe for years studying and collecting world flutes. Ron’s talent has been employed in dozens of films by award-winning directors and composers. In 2014 Ron represented Canada along with the Royal Winnipeg Ballet and the Montreal Symphony at the China Shanghai International Arts Festival. Ron’s sold out concert was voted the audience choice by the fans. In 2015, Ron released his new album, Asia Beauty, with all original compositions based on his 13-year experiences of travelling and performing in Asia. Asia Beauty has been nominated for a Grammy Award (Best New Age album) won Gold Medal-Best of Show” at the Global Music Awards as well as awards for “Best Instrumental Solo Performance” and “Best Album Design”. It also won “Best Instrumental Album” and “Best Instrumental Song” at the Akademia Awards. Asia Beauty is the official entry for the 58th Grammy Awards.
Ron & Shar have been talking about giving a concert together for many years… actually, since they first met in university!! Sharlene has played harp on a few of Ron’s CDs, including Asia Beauty, but they are excited about playing together their original music as well as festive and Celtic music. A Classical harp and Celtic harp will be played as well as Classical flute and numerous indigenous native and Asian flutes!! These will be special and memorable concerts in Ajax and Oakville.

TORONTO, ON – December 21

Solstice Service
Monday December 21st at 7pm
First Unitarian Church
175 St. Clair Ave West, Toronto, ON

IN NIGHT'S DEEP SILENCE cover
TORONTO, ON – December 22
In Night’s Deep Silence CD Launch!!
Tuesday December 22nd at 7:30pm
Boxcar Social – Riverside
4 Boulton Avenue, Toronto, ON
(2 streets east of Broadview Ave, just north of Queen St E)
The evening will be social, festive & celebratory with a wee performance by Sharlene & George Koller (bass) around 8pm plus yummy food and beverages purchaseable from Boxcar Social.

Guelph, ON

photo by Sharlene
Guelph, ON – January 1
Guelph Symphony Orchestra – New Year’s Day in Vienna
Friday January 1st at 3pm

River Run Centre, 35 Woolwich St, Guelph, ON

GSO


 

photo by Sharlene

King Edward Hotel, Toronto, ON

Brunch & Holiday Dinners!
I will be playing at the King Edy (background music during brunch/dinner) on the following dates:
Sunday December 20th: 11-2pm
Thursday December 24th: 5-8
Friday December 25th: 5-9pm
Sunday December 27th: 11-2

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