Choral 560The Choral Summer Music program performing the ‘Summer of ’87,’ an ode to the 30 years of Summer Music, July 28 at the Southampton Coliseum Annex.

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A week of crafting musical technique and learning new compositions was highlighted with a final performance for family and friends at Summer Music’s Gala performance July 28 at the Southampton Coliseum Annex, the Southampton United Church and the Walker House.

The week-long music experience celebrated 30 years of making music in Southampton July 24 to 28, which featured over 40 musicians teaching the music to students who enrolled.

Morning performances in the Gala included the Tots & Tunes program, Musical Beginnings, Instrumental Beginnings and Guitar. The afternoon performance at the Annex included performances by the Junior Band, the Percussion Ensemble, Intermediate Band, the Senior Band and the Coral class. The Walker House hosted the final act, a Jazz performance and all of the performance had a Canada 150 theme.

junior 560The Junior Band conducted by Matthew Patterson (left) received applause following their last performance of ‘Thor’s Hammer’ at the Summer Music Gala July 28.

intermediate 560Conductor Lesley Hallett helps the intermediate band shine during their performance at the Summer Music Gala July 28.

senior 560Senior band member Gabi Cathrae stepped in for conductor Scott Harrison to conduct the senior band performance of ‘Maple Leaf Forever’ which was accompanied by a vocal choir.

choir 560A choir of voices accompanied the senior band during their performance of Maple Leaf Forever, July 28 during Summer Musics Gala concert.