Starting March 4, Cambridge Street United Church will be hosting its seventeenth annual noon hour concerts during Lent. The concerts start at Noon on Wednesdays and typically run between 30-45 minutes.
Performers include the return of trumpeter Martin Neuland with CSU’s Director of Music, Erwin Stroobach, accompanying on organ and piano to start off the series.
On March 11, a fabulous concert titled Mainly Mozart will be presented by Gael Morrison and Liana Cooper playing duet piano, soprano Sarah Stone and bass baritone Ev Brooks.
March 18 we welcome songwriter, recording artist and performer Artemis Chartier with Dale Russell (former lead guitarist with The Guess Who) and Pierre Chartier.
Two exceptional piano players, brothers Hunter and Nick Peeters will perform many of their own compositions on March 25.
The series ends on April 1 with Sunset 4, a vocal quartet involving Peter O’Brien, Fred Rapson, Moe Schroter and Max van der Voet. Their repertoire spans a variety of musical styles including popular music, show tunes, gospel and traditional barbershop.
There is no admission charge, however there is a freewill offering that is used to help offset costs. Concert goers are also encouraged to bring their lunch and stay for a social time after each concert where tea and coffee is provided.
*Pictured: Artemis Chartier with Dale Russell