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True North Brass

(Brass Ensemble)

Friday, January 15, 2016 at 8:00p.m.

True North Brass

TRUE NORTH BRASS burst on to the scene in 1997, and has since solidified its reputation as one of the world’s finest brass ensembles. With a roster of some of Canada’s finest brass instrumentalists, True North’s membership includes two outstanding composer / arrangers who create the ensemble’s fresh and unique programming. Proudly Canadian in focus and expression with a truly international outlook, True North Brass has been welcomed not only in Canada but in China and throughout North America. True North Brass has released four critically acclaimed recordings, been featured on CBC Television’s Opening Night program, is heard frequently on public and private radio and collaborated on other recording projects with such artists as the Elmer Iseler Singers, Rick Fox, Lori Cullen, Eleanor Daley and St. Michael’s Choir School. The ensemble’s most recent recording project is a transcription of Pictures at an Exhibition for brass quintet and organ by J. Scott Irvine.

True North Brass Website

Admission: Regular $20 | Seniors (65+) $15 | Student $5

Payments can be made in cash or by cheque, debit, and credit over the phone, in person at TSH 414, or at the doors.


Ceremonial Fanfare……….J. Scott Irvine

Ontario Pictures……….Howard Cable

  1. Downbound from Thunder Bay
  2. Point Pelee
  3. Old Fort Henry

Aria from the Goldberg Variations……….J.S. Bach, Arr. J.S. Irvine

Hollywood Nocturn……….James McGrath

Stardust……….Hoagy Carmichael, Arr. Kay

Beginning to See the Light……….Duke Ellington, Arr. Kay




In the Land of Spirits……….Kim Bell/ Miklos Massey, Arr. Irvine

  1. Wedding Scene
  2. Ceremonial Dance
  3. In the Land of Spirits

The Star Crossed Lovers……….Duke Ellington, Arr. Kay

Canadian Folk Song Suite……….Morley Calvert

  1. Marianne s’en va-t-au Moulin
  2. She’s Like The Swallow
  3. J’entends le Moulin

Three Folk Songs……….Traditional, Arr. Irvine, Kay, Pattinson

  1. Purple Bamboo
  2. Red River Valley
  3. Ho Ro, My Nutbrown Maiden

True North Blues……….Alastair Kay


Phone: 905.525.9140 ext. 27671


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Date(s) - January 15, 2016
8:00 pm - 10:00 pm

Convocation Hall (University Hall 213)


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