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Whitehorse Big Band

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Issue: 2015-05-21 PHOTO: Tony Gonda

Fawn Fritzen joined the Big Band in 2008 and took over as its vocalist from Rebekah Bell in 2013, when the latter left the territory. Yet despite seven years in the outfit, Fritzen is keenly aware that she is a newcomer in the grand scheme of things. Read more

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Issue: 2015-02-12 PHOTO: courtesy of Tristan Fox

Many of us were introduced to dessert combined with music was through Tchaikovski's Nutcracker. Imagery of Spanish chocolate, sugar plum fairies, lemonade waters, and a kingdom of sweets delights viewers while the orchestra plays on. 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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Even in 2010, the fear that gay people have is strong. The play, concerning the 1998 brutal beating, torture and abandonment of Matthew Shepard on a fence outside of Laramie, Wyoming, because he was gay, can't help but hit gays and lesbians.... Read more

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The hallowed halls of learning are hushed, today ... Bell has been teaching band for 11 years – 10 of them at PCSS. She is also the originator the Dessert & Dance event to raise funds for student, parent and community band members. Read more

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Musicians really know how to raise money. Dances are popular and most everybody likes dessert so, for the eighth year, the All-City Concert Band Society is holding a Dessert & Dance in the Porter Creek Secondary School Cafeteria ... Read more

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