Wednesday, August 24, 2022 - 12:00pm to 1:00pm
Bring a picnic lunch and a blanket and join us for a free, outdoor, family-friendly concert at the Okotoks Art Gallery!
Brought to you by the Town of Okotoks Culture & Heritage with sponsorship from the Okotoks Arts Council.
*In the event of poor weather, the event will move to RPAC, 3 Elma Street E.
About the performers:
From its start in the summer of 2014, the Foothills Philharmonic Society has had a simple vision - “to bring beautiful music to the Foothills”. This began with the Foothills Philharmonic Chorus and Chamber Chorus, focusing on Classical choral music and quickly expanded to developing an Opera chorus in partnership with the Calgary Concert Opera Company. After 2 years, a small group of vocalists wanted to explore the Jazz tradition, and started the FP Vocal Jazz as an experiment in the summer of 2016. This experiment was so successful that it quickly became permanent, and grew to include the Ladies Vocal Jazz.
Our dream continued to grow, leading to the official creation of the Foothills Philharmonic Orchestra in Fall of 2016, with first rehearsals in the Spring of 2017. The dream is just getting started, and we’re extremely excited to see where we will go in the future.
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