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Issue: 2018-04-18, PHOTO: Danny Macdonald

Kim Hart has spent 10 years shaping young Yukoners into polished performers and also building an appreciation for their community. As the music teacher at Vanier Catholic Secondary School, she teaches the Vanier Junior Jazz Band program that... Read more

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Issue: 2017-11-01, PHOTO: Bruce Barrett

Good results lead to good opportunities. Thanks to earning gold medals at the Whistler Cantando Music Festival last spring, the 20-year-old Whitehorse All-City Band Junior and Senior Wind Ensembles have been honoured to receive their first... Read more

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Issue: 2015-03-26 PHOTO: Eamon MacMahon

Eastern European roots run strong in the Lemon Bucket Orkestra. The band name is inspired by a song from Odessa —the third largest Ukrainian city — that refers to lemons as money, like “dollah dollah bills,” clarifies Mark Marczyk Read more

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It's the night after the Big Band's annual Spring Swing event, and Nita Collins is relishing the memory of an evening that saw 40 couples take to the floor of the Mount Mac Recreation Centre. "Those crowds are just fabulous to play for," ... Read more

Whitehorse's All City Band Society is about far more than just making music. This largely volunteer run non-profit organization is also about creating a sense of community. "People don't realize what a benefit being able to play in a large group li Read more

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Everyone knows about Squeak & Squawk. It is the night that first-year band students from F.H. Collins and Porter Creek Secondary Schools and Jack Hulland and from Whitehorse Elementary Schools receive their chosen instruments.... Read more

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It's an oasis of quiet? Rebekah Bell lets slip a laugh and then struggles to compose herself. We are, after all, discussing the popularity of her band room at lunch time. But she allows that I am on the right track. Read more

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